School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
Address: 5800 OVERBROOK AVE
Rare opportunity available for a classic 3-story, stone, center-hall, colonial set on a beautiful corner lot, only steps away from Saint Josephs University. "The St. Alphonsus House", a former boarding home for the religious order at St. Josephs, offers meticulous craftsmanship and character only seen in homes from the early 20th century. This large and robust home features large living spaces, 9 ft + ceilings and incredible millwork, moulding and finishes that will delight lovers of home from this era. This wonderful home welcomes you through a grand foyer with a handsome stone fireplace and chandelier. Adjacent is the extra large living room with oak flooring, built-ins, fireplace and wainscoting. Glass panel doors bring you to the enclosed porch flooded with sunlight and sectioned off into two separate living spaces. To the left of the foyer is the lovely formal dining room with glass pocket doors, deep window sills and glass chandelier. Entry door from DR to the enormous kitchen with separate breakfast area featuring corner built-ins, two gas ranges, two dishwashers, huge pantry and wood cabinetry. Next to the kitchen is a sizable mudroom, access to the 2nd staircase, Powder Room and side exit. Up the grand staircase you'll find a window seat, leaded windows and beautiful woodwork. The 2nd and 3rd floor of this amazing home offer 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on each level. Each bedroom on the 2nd floor has designated mini-split units while the third floor has a central air system. The rooms are large and spacious with solid wood doors, brass door knobs and original woodwork. Finishing out the home is the large, full unfinished basement with laundry and utilities. The .46 acre property has beautiful plantings, landscaping, privacy and a flat, level yard. In addition, there is a large detached garage that has been split into a studio area with plumbing and heating. Located steps from the campus of St. Josephs on a leafy, tree-lined street, this home is a gem that should not be missed, make your appointment today!
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