Welcome to Beaufort, a truly spectacular property, in the most desirable Chestnut Hill location, beautifully sited on 1 acre overlooking the Wissahickon Valley Park. Designed by Tilden and Register architects, and built circa 1910, this exquisite center hall colonial underwent an extensive renovation in 2013. The first floor features a brightly lit, gracious floor plan with coveted architectural details and moldings. Enter a large entry hall with handsome staircase, formal living room with french doors, large formal dining room, cozy wood paneled library, all with working fireplaces. Fabulous Joanne Hudson gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles, adjacent butler’s pantry and family room. Upstairs, in addition to a wonderful master suite with sitting room, fireplace and terrace, two floors of bedrooms, baths, laundry, offices and gym The separate carriage house has a 4-car garage and well appointed 3-room apartment. Extensive landscape plan with tiered lawns, stone walls, brick patios, lovely pool with restored bluestone pool surround. Enjoy an extremely private setting, enviable commute to Center City, and a short walk to the Chestnut Hill village, schools, public transportation, just steps from the coveted Wissahickon trails.
|Address:||8872 Towanda Street|
|Lot Square Feet:||42,921|
|Property Type:||detached single family dwelling|
|Lot size:||228.91 x 187.50|
|Parking:||4 car garage, driveway parking, on street parking|
|Laundry:||Upper Floor Laundry|
|Utilities:||Cable TV, Natural Gas Available, Central A/C, Cooling Fuel: Electric, Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service, Heating: Hot Water, Radiator, Heating Fuel: Natural Gas, Hot Water: Natural Gas, Water Source: Public, Sewer: On Site Septic|