New Listing! 45 W. Springfield Ave. (Chestnut Hill) Offered at $624,900

August 11, 2015 | by Brooke Willmes

Built in 1872, this stone Colonial single home has been extensively updated, boasting modern conveniences with classic architecture and period charm. The living room greets with a wood fireplace, bay window, and coat closet. Living and dining rooms feature rosewood flooring and custom shutters. A true entertaining kitchen awaits with custom wood cabinets, quartz countertops and built-in butcher block. It has a Subzero refrigerator and double chiller, Thermador commercial 4 burner with griddle stove, second oven, Kitchenaid separate ice maker, Bosch dishwasher, island prep sink and slate flooring. The kitchen connects with a conservatory dining area with a powder room with copper sink and soapstone vanity and a lovely side garden entrance. French doors lead to a rear shady terrace with manicured gardens. Upstairs, a master suite is appointed with double closets and a spacious master bathroom with hand-glazed tile, a jetted tub, separate shower, double sink and water closet with pocketed door. In the rear, there is a second bedroom with closet. On the third floor, there is a patio door that leads to the large roof deck, a third bedroom with closet and a second full bath with large clawfoot soaking tub, shutters and white tile and a large hall closet. A newer roof, newer heating system with central air with electronic air cleaner and humidifier, water softener, newer wiring with 200 amp service. Original windows were rebuilt with modern glass for efficiency. This home is easily walkable to shops, the train and Pastorius Park. 


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