4726 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143, USA

5875 Sq.Ft.
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Carefully restored and meticulously updated with state of the art systems, this 1892 Queen Anne Victorian home for sale in University City features 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 5875 square feet. This gorgeous end of row was awarded the Outstanding Preservation Award from the University City Historical Society for historically accurate restoration. Walking up to this impressive home, you will see how thoughtfully the exterior has been landscaped and restored. Through the original wrought iron gate, passed the rain garden, fruit trees and raised beds garden area at the side yard, the quintessential wrap around porch with classic Victorian spindles leads to the vestibule entrance. Southwestern exposures fill this home with tons of natural light. Warm hardwood flooring throughout and original millwork are accented by high ceilings, gorgeous turn of the century lighting, pocket doors and sweeping staircase with Lincrusta wainscoting throughout. At the front of the house is a large parlor, wood burning fireplace with antique mantel, vintage wallpaper and picture moldings. Windows in this room run from floor to ceiling and open to the front porch. At the center of the home is a formal dining room with turn of the century chandelier and stained glass bay windows. Beyond the dining room is the chef’s kitchen with Blue Star stove, prep island, original built in buffet and pantry closet. This kitchen is equipped with modern stainless steel appliances, granite counter-tops and farmhouse sink. Towards the rear of the home is a large multi-purpose room with antique built in stove that has been converted into a bar, powder room, laundry closet and breakfast room with seating area. This room connects to the sun room currently being used as a storage area and gives you access to the back large back yard. One the 2nd level at the rear of the house is a tremendous great room with coffered ceilings, large fireplace with mantel, stained glass windows and chandelier. From here the hallway leading to the front of the house includes one full bathroom with claw foot tub and restored Victorian tiles; a middle bedroom with walk in closet and a large front bedroom with a cozy nook inside the turret. The 3rd level features one master suite with walk in closet, one hall bathroom and two more large bedrooms, one with another nook inside the turret. The 4th level of this home is set up as a media or game room. This level includes built-ins with wine refrigerator, one bedroom and one bathroom with skylight tubes and windows that face west. The improvements are too numerous to list but pay attention to the restored slate roofs with copper flashing. The scalloped slate roof tiles on the turret are very characteristic with this style of home. This home has a new wiring and electrical systems. Enjoy new plumbing with pressurization system including two water heaters. Never wait for hot water to reach the shower again with this instant hot water system. Energy efficient Marvin windows and 3 zone HVAC will keep you comfortable all year-round. The large walk out basement has been completely waterproofed with French drains and sump pumps. It’s perfect for storage and makes the perfect wine cellar. A vector security system and cameras keeps this home safe and sound. Ask for the complete list of improvements and schedule a tour today.
Listing provided courtesy of Tom Englett
About The Property
List Price: $949,900
Area: 5875 Sq.Ft. Beds: 6
Full Baths: 4 Half Baths: 1
Type: End of Row - Single family