8500 Seminole Street

Philadelphia, PA 19118

1/2 Baths
7,920 Sq. Ft.
$297 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


When you've had a hand in the design of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, your own residence must serve not only as a professional calling card of sorts but also as a delightful oasis for your family. "Greenacre", architect Clarence C. Zantzinger's grand-scale home in an ideal Chestnut Hill location, was built in 1911 during the height of the Arts & Crafts movement. From its one-of-a-kind mahogany entry doors to its Mercer tile floors grand scale tall windows, numerous fireplaces and exquisite moldings,...

Property Details for 8500 Seminole Street

Fee Simple
Structure Type
Garage and Parking Spaces
County Name


Listing Courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

Building Information for 8500 Seminole Street

Stories-Year Built1925Building Size-Lot Size1.97 AC / 85,845 SF

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$10,032 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 8500 Seminole Street

Rental Info
    Rental Info
  • Ground Rent Exists: No
Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Details
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 7920
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 7920
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Total Finished SQFT: 7920
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Exhaust Fan, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Fireplace Features: Mantel(s), Wood
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces Count: 5
  • Central Air: No
  • Cooling Type: Other
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Radiant
  • Interior Features: Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Window Features: Wood Frame
  • Room and Floor: Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-1, Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-2, Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-3, Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-4, Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 2-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 2-1, Bathrooms Half-Main Level-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-2, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-3, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-4, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-5, Bathrooms Half-Lower Level 1-1, Bathrooms Half-Upper Level 1-1, Bathrooms Half-Upper Level 1-2
    Parking Information
  • Garage: No
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 5
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: Yes - Personal
  • Spa: No
  • Personal Pool Features: In Ground
    Location Information
  • Cross Street: Highland
  • Directions: From Germantown Avenue, South on Chestnut Hill Avenue, left on Seminole
  • 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: Stone
  • New Construction: No
  • Exterior Features: Water Fountains
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Levels Count: 3+
  • Story List: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1, Upper 2
    Green Information
  • Clean Green Assessed: No
    Association Information
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
    Property Information
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Horse: No
  • Land Use Code: C48
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 195.15 x 250.00
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 85845
  • Lot Size Acres: 1.97
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: RSD1
  • Age: 1925.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Sewer Septic: On Site Septic
  • Water Source: Public
Room Information
  • Basement Type: Other
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
    Bathroom Counts
  • Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 7
  • Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 6.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2: 1.00
    Bathroom Information
  • Bathrooms Full: 5
  • Bathrooms Half: 4
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 9
    Bedroom Information
  • Bedrooms Count: 6
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 6
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 5
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2: 1
    Full Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 5
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 4
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2: 1
    Half Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels: 2
  • Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1: 1
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1: 2
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • City Town Tax: $8,556
  • County Tax: $0
  • School Tax: $10,403
  • Tax Annual Amount: $18,959
  • Tax Lot: 30
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Tax ID Number: 092295100
  • Year Assessed: 2019
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $948,080
  • Land Assessed Value: $406,320
  • Tax Assessed Value: $1,354,400
    Sale Information
  • Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional, Private
  • Disclosures: Prop Disclosure
  • Home Warranty: No
  • Possession: 31-60 Days CD
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 8500 Seminole Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jan 21, 2020

Listed (Active)


May 23, 2016


BRIGHT #1008003170

Apr 1, 2016

Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #1008003170

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)




BRIGHT #1008003170


Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #1008003170


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

Public Records for 8500 Seminole Street

Taxable ValueLand$406,320Additions$948,080Total$1,354,400
Tax Record2019$18,958
Home Facts
Beds6Finished Sq.Ft.7,920 SqFtStories3Lot Size85,845 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1925ZoningRSD1CountyPHILADELPHIAAPN092295100

Schools near 8500 Seminole Street

The Crefeld SchoolPrivate7-120.4 mi
Jenks John S SchoolPublicK-80.5 mi
Norwood-Fontbonne AcademyPrivatePK-80.7 mi
Springside Chestnut Hill AcademyPrivatePK-120.7 mi

The Crefeld School

7-12, 0.4 mi, Private


Jenks John S School

K-8, 0.5 mi, Public


Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

PK-8, 0.7 mi, Private


Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

PK-12, 0.7 mi, Private


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Property Details for 8500 Seminole Street

MLS #PAPH858088
Year Built1925
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size1.97 AC / 85,845 SF
Taxes$18,959 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyPhiladelphia County

Listing Agent

Camilla F Whetzel

Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty


P: 215.870.3138

Contact Agent(s)

Chestnut Hill
Affluent families and commuting professionals.

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8500 Seminole Street is a single family home for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19118. This property was listed for sale on January 21, 2020 by Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty at $2,350,000. Nearby schools include The Workshop School, Roosevelt Theodore Middle School and Parkway West. 8500 Seminole Street is a 6-bed, 7-bath, 7,920 sqft single family home built in 1925.

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