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49 E Mermaid Lane

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
  • $635,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 26 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2359298
UPDATED: 30 min ago
$635,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.34
    ACRES
  • 1
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,032
    SQFT
  • $313
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1890
County:

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School District:

Description

Discover this exquisite Victorian home, a historic brick single built circa 1890, offering timeless charm and room for modern potential. Situated on a double lot (49 and 53 E Mermaid Lane) under a single tax ID, this rare gem boasts 2032 square feet of living space adorned with period features and ample room for creativity.This home showcases a distinctive period slate Mansard roof, enhancing its Victorian elegance. The covered front porch provides a welcoming entrance, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the neighborhood. Historic brick construction highlights the craftsmanship of a bygone era, and wood floors throughout add warmth and character to every room.With five spacious bedrooms, this home accommodates family and guests comfortably. The second-floor features three bedrooms and a full bath, while the third floor offers two additional bedrooms. The side porch, conveniently located off the dining room, is ideal for outdoor dining or relaxation. The large eat-in kitchen awaits a new buyers vision and creativity to transform it into a culinary haven.Some updates include a high efficiency Lochinvar boiler with two heating zones plus a summer/winter hookup for hot water. The home is also equipped with four mini-split heat pumps providing individualized heating and cooling on the first floor and in the second-floor bedrooms.The property includes a driveway for off-street parking and a rear patio, offering a tranquil outdoor space for entertaining or unwinding. Gardening enthusiasts will appreciate the apple trees, a peach tree, and a mature fig tree, providing ample opportunities for cultivation.Overlooking the renowned Skyspace designed by James Turrell, this home is nestled in the vibrant Chestnut Hill neighborhood. Enjoy the convenience of nearby restaurants, shopping, and the natural beauty of the Cresheim Trail. Plus, its just a stones throw from the amenities of both Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy.This Victorian home offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern potential, making it a rare find in a sought-after location. Dont miss the opportunity to make this your dream home.

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49 E Mermaid Lane PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

  • Price: $635,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 26 Days
  • Updated: 30 min ago
  • ID#: PAPH2359298
5
Beds
1
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.34
Acres
2,032
SQFT
$313
$/SQFT
1890
Built
Neighborhood:
Chestnut Hill
County:
Philadelphia
Area:
19118 (19118)
School District:
Philadelphia City
Property Description
Discover this exquisite Victorian home, a historic brick single built circa 1890, offering timeless charm and room for modern potential. Situated on a double lot (49 and 53 E Mermaid Lane) under a single tax ID, this rare gem boasts 2032 square feet of living space adorned with period features and ample room for creativity.This home showcases a distinctive period slate Mansard roof, enhancing its Victorian elegance. The covered front porch provides a welcoming entrance, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the neighborhood. Historic brick construction highlights the craftsmanship of a bygone era, and wood floors throughout add warmth and character to every room.With five spacious bedrooms, this home accommodates family and guests comfortably. The second-floor features three bedrooms and a full bath, while the third floor offers two additional bedrooms. The side porch, conveniently located off the dining room, is ideal for outdoor dining or relaxation. The large eat-in kitchen awaits a new buyers vision and creativity to transform it into a culinary haven.Some updates include a high efficiency Lochinvar boiler with two heating zones plus a summer/winter hookup for hot water. The home is also equipped with four mini-split heat pumps providing individualized heating and cooling on the first floor and in the second-floor bedrooms.The property includes a driveway for off-street parking and a rear patio, offering a tranquil outdoor space for entertaining or unwinding. Gardening enthusiasts will appreciate the apple trees, a peach tree, and a mature fig tree, providing ample opportunities for cultivation.Overlooking the renowned Skyspace designed by James Turrell, this home is nestled in the vibrant Chestnut Hill neighborhood. Enjoy the convenience of nearby restaurants, shopping, and the natural beauty of the Cresheim Trail. Plus, its just a stones throw from the amenities of both Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy.This Victorian home offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern potential, making it a rare find in a sought-after location. Dont miss the opportunity to make this your dream home.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Victorian Construction Materials Masonry Exterior Features Street LightsSidewalks Garage YN No Lot Features Additional Lot(s)Rear YardSideYard(s) Other Structures Shed Parking Types DrivewayOn Street Patio And Porch Features Porch(es)Patio(s) Pool No Pool Roof FlatSlate Water Access YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 2032 Basement Unfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Ductless/Mini-Split Fireplace YN No Flooring Wood Heating RadiatorHot Water Heating YN Yes Inclusions Washerdryerrefrigeratorall in "as-is" condition at the time of settlement. Shed/outbuilding is being sold "as-iswhere-is" Interior Features Floor Plan - TraditionalKitchen - Eat-InWood Floors Laundry Type Has LaundryLower Floor Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5KitchenBedroom 1LaundryFull BathHalf Bath Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3 Walls Ceilings 9'+ Ceilings

Property Features

Acceptable Financing CashConventionalFHAVA Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street Winston Rd Electric 100 Amp Service Foundation Details Stone Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water S/W ChangeoverNatural Gas Lease Considered YN No Municipality PHILADELPHIA Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 803101107168 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 8605.00 Tax Lot 19 Transportation Bus Stop less than 1 mileCommuter Rail Station less than 1 mile Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning RSA3

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©2024 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Redstone Realty. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2024-07-20T08:53:18.75.
 
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