437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19118

1/2 Bath
11,100 Sq. Ft.
$269 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

MLS #PAPH831296
Year Built1906
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size2.87 AC / 125,000 SF
Taxes$37,221 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyPhiladelphia County

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Property Details for 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

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Presenting 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue, one of Chestnut Hill's finest estates, set on 2.87 beautifully landscaped acres. The 2 and 1/2 story Georgian Styled residence was designed by noted Philadelphia Architect Arthur Brockie. This one-of-a-kind property has been lovingly updated, cared for and preserved throughout the years, and includes many recent improvements by the current owners. The front to back entry hall with fireplace is the perfect place to greet guests, and both formal and cozy spaces... abound. Large formal dining room with fireplace and original moldings, paneled study with built in's and fireplace, formal living room and a delightful sunroom with commanding views of the entire property. The new eat-in kitchen is a chefs delight with center island, prep area, Sub-Zero's, a Viking commercial range and breakfast area, perfect for everyday family meals. Just off the kitchen is the new family room, with custom built-ins, small bar/beverage area and study. The lavish master suite offers his and her updated baths and closets, including an extra-large walk-in closet and separate dressing room. Multiple bedroom suites with updated baths, large second floor laundry and den, inviting and large third floor with additional bedrooms, baths and gym. A carriage house, green house, pool and multiple terraces complete this spectacular estate. Rich with original details and complimented by many recent improvements, this property is one of the area's finest offerings.


Building Information for 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

Stories-Year Built1906Building Size-Lot Size2.87 AC / 125,000 SF

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$13,856 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Details
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 11100
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Total Finished SQFT: 11100
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Oven - Self Cleaning, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal
  • Fireplace Features: Marble, Stone
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Flooring Type: Wood
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Hot Water
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Stain/Lead Glass, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Laundry Type: Upper Floor
  • Wall and Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Window Features: Bay/Bow
  • Room and Floor: Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-5, Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 3-3, Bedrooms-Upper Level 3-3, Bathrooms Half-Main Level-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-4
    Parking Information
  • Num of Detached Garage Spaces: 3
  • Total Garage Spaces: 3
  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Features: Garage Door Opener
  • Type Of Parking: Detached Garage
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: Yes - Personal
  • Personal Pool Features: In Ground
    Location Information
  • Cross Street: TOWANDA
  • Directions: Germantown Ave to West on Chestnut Hill Ave
  • MLS Area: 19118 (19118)
  • Federal Flood Zone: N
  • Sub System Locale: BRIGHT_MAIN
  • System Locale: BRIGHT
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: No
  • Water Access: No
  • Water Oriented: No
  • Waterfront: No
    School Information
  • School District County ID: 300200397108
    Building Information
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • New Construction: No
  • Other Structures: Above Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s)
  • Roof: Slate
  • Levels Count: 3+
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 3
    Association Information
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
    Property Information
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Lot Features: Trees/Wooded
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 250X500
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 125000
  • Lot Size Acres: 2.87
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: RSD1
  • Age: 1906.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Sewer Septic: On Site Septic
  • Water Source: Public
  • Utilities: Cable TV
Room Information
  • Basement Type: Full, Unfinished, Outside Entrance
    Bathroom Counts
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 8
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 5.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3: 3.00
    Bathroom Information
  • Bathrooms Full: 8
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 9
    Bedroom Information
  • Bedrooms Count: 7
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 7
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 4
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3: 3
    Full Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 8
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 5
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3: 3
    Half Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Attic
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • City Town Tax: $16,797
  • School Tax: $20,424
  • Tax Annual Amount: $37,221
  • Tax Year: 2020
  • Tax ID Number: 092227400
  • Year Assessed: 2020
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $1,861,300
  • Land Assessed Value: $797,700
  • Tax Assessed Value: $2,659,000
    Sale Information
  • Possession: Negotiable
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Sep 7, 2019Withdrawn

BRIGHT #1000364018

Sep 7, 2019Listed (Active)


Apr 4, 2018Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #1000364018

DateEvent & SourcePrice

BRIGHT #1000364018

Listed (Active)


Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #1000364018


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$832,500Additions$1,942,500Total$2,775,000
Tax Record2019$38,844
Home Facts
Beds7Finished Sq.Ft.11,100 SqFtStories3Lot Size125,000 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1903ZoningRSD1CountyPHILADELPHIAAPN092227400

Schools near 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue

The Crefeld SchoolPrivate7-120.4 mi
Norwood-Fontbonne AcademyPrivatePK-80.6 mi
Jenks John S SchoolPublicK-80.8 mi
Springside Chestnut Hill AcademyPrivatePK-120.8 mi

The Crefeld School

7-12, 0.4 mi, Private


Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

PK-8, 0.6 mi, Private


Jenks John S School

K-8, 0.8 mi, Public


Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

PK-12, 0.8 mi, Private


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437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue is a single family home for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19118. This property was listed for sale on September 7, 2019 by Compass at $2,990,000. It has been on the market for a total of 139 days and was last sold on July 13, 2010. Nearby schools include The Workshop School, Roosevelt Theodore Middle School and Parkway West. 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue is a 7-bed, 8.5-bath, 11,100 sqft single family home built in 1906.

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