Huge private lot & Rare opportunity in Prestigious Overbrook Farms to own an incredible mansion. This grand Fixer-upper only needs the cosmetics. All of the mechanicals are top of the line & recently upgraded. Majestic Circa 1925 home, the signature of the neighborhood. It was built by a University president for his family with massive tapered stone pillars & covered porch, & a stone's throw away from desirable St Joe's campus. Large 13 X 18 formal foyer has original leaded glass windows, leading into a spacious living room designed for entertaining, formal dining room with bow window, large eat-in kitchen with ceramic tiled floor, all newer appliances, & rear stairway, powder room, 10 X 10 mudroom & first floor laundry, pantry, & rear exit to driveway, side and rear yards. Possible in-law quarters with upstairs 2nd kitchen and 8 large bedrooms for the extended family unit. Loaded with improvements, including $23,000 roof, $14,000 heater system, 200 amp electric upgrade service, 2 newer 50 gallon gas hot water heaters. The impressive home has many improvements not found in comparable neighborhood homes. Master suite has a large 20 X 10' dressing and make-up room, an over $40,000 (2010) master bath, complete with Italian hi-fire tile floor & walls, white Carrera marble accents, solid cherry wood vanity, a radiant heated floor, body spraying shower stall, & all the comforts one can imagine in the morning. Newer upgrade washer/dryer(2010). Exterior large, curb appealing wrap around porch. Finished basement has one of the 4 full baths, a sauna, separate workshop (10 X 9) and utility (12 X 8) room, wet bar with handy, built in shelves, & 26 X 35 extra finished sq foot area. Great investor opportunity in proximity to all shopping. Easy access and close to train & Center City work & entertainment. Own a piece of Philly history, Formerly owned by St Joe's University, backing up to the Cloistered Convent. Entire exterior has photo-electric cell LED & CFL lit lights & front overhead exterior wall sconce light. This home features a fully monitored security system with panic buttons on all floors. Overbrook Farms, the first train stop outside of Philly, is the oldest Surburban community in America, with many prominent neighbors including famous chefs, 2 Philly mayors, a state representative, a judge. Served as a part of the City Avenue Special Services District with plenty of security protection. A HOUSE WITH 8 BEDROOMS HAS ENDLESS POSSIBILIITIES
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