Estate Edition: Gardens, Grounds & Grandeur in Chestnut Hill

i heart you hartwell lane

Way back in time before they went “down the shore”, Chestnut Hill is where Philadelphia’s upper crust spent their summers.   With this tony history it’s no wonder that Chestnut Hill has consistently been one of the most affluent sections of Philadelphia.  In the 19th & the 20th century many prominent Philadelphia architects were commissioned to design homes for the city’s elite.  Thanks to them Chestnut Hill is rife with some serious architectural gems.  I spend many a nice Saturday or Sunday strolling around Chestnut Hill gawking at the gorgeous homes (& doing a little hiking).  Even the adorable Victorian twins right off the Ave make me swoon.  But, this one?  This one has my heart racing & my petticoats all in a bunch.   Now, can somebody buy me a pony?

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Welcome Home

603 w. hartwell lane details:

$5,000,000
Over 11,000 Square Feet
$19,510 Annual Taxes
7 Bedrooms/6 Full Baths/5 Half Baths
3 Car Garage/Plenty of Parking in the Driveway
3.6 ACRE Lot (ACREAGE!!!)
Manicured Gardens
Patio/Terraces/Balconies
6 Fireplaces
Full Gym
Primo Chestnut Hill Location

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Sprawling Grounds AND Home

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Now That’s An Entry With CHARACTER

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Arches, Columns, Moldings Galore AND A Monkey Tail Banister

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Want to Host Dinner for 12 By A Roaring Fire? Done.

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Breakfast Bar AND A Nook

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Sweet Range & Double Oven….I Wonder If They Cook?

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So.Many.Architectural.Details.

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And So.Many.Windows. Views on Views!

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Very…West Palm Beach.

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I Now Need a Chandelier in My Bathroom

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Private Patio Off Your Bedroom? Don’t Mind It. Not One Bit.

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Blues on Blues. So Soothing.

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Obviously, A Home Gym.

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And A Game Room

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Where’s The Pool Boy?!

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Feel Free to Keep Your Car Collection

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The Most Charming Grounds

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Can We Call This “Waterfront”?

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Does This Look Like Philadelphia To You?

 Listed by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Chestnut Hill