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5841 Overbrook Ave


Philadelphia - West, PA 19131

Overbrook Philadelphia City School District
8 bed, 4 bath, 1 pt. bath, Single Family, 5,850 sq ft,
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    21,000 Sq. Ft.
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    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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    MLS Listing Information for 5841 Overbrook Ave

    Interior Features
    Laundry Hook-ups On Main Floor
    Full, Outside Entry/Workout Basement, Finished
    Floor Coverings:
    Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Marble
    Full Bath: 1 on Lower Level,3 on Upper Level; Partial Bath: 1 on Main Level
    Eat In Kitchen, Gas Cooking, Pantry, Dishwasher, On Main Level
    Kitchen Dim.:
    14 X 15
    Dining Room:
    Dining Room On Main Level
    Dining Room Dim.:
    14 X 20
    Living Room:
    Living Room On Main Level
    Living Room Dim.:
    18 X 21
    Master Bedroom:15 X 19,Upper Level; 2nd Bedroom:14 X 16,Upper Level; 3rd Bedroom:19 X 15,Upper Level; 4th Bedroom:13 X 12,Upper Level
    Master BR Dim.:
    15 X 19
    Exterior Features
    Colonial, Dutch
    No Garage, Attached Garage, 3+ Car Parking
    Stucco, Stone
    Lot Description:
    Level Lot, Open Lot
    Roof Type:
    # of Stories:
    Stories Desc.:
    3+ Story
    Sidewalks, Exterior Lighting
    Lot Size:
    21,000 Sq. Ft.
    Gas Heat, Steam Heat, Radiant Heat
    Public Water
    Public Sewer
    Elementary School:
    Gompers Samuel
    Middle School:
    Beeber Dimner
    High School:
    School District:
    Additional Information
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    Tract or Subdivision:
    Overbrook Farms
    Security System, Ceiling Fan(s), Bay Window, Stall Shower, 200 - 300 Amps, Access Panel
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    Price History for 5841 Overbrook Ave

    Date Event Price Source
    02/26/14 Price Change: -$41,600 $495,900 TRENDMLS
    01/31/14 Price Change: -$12,000 $537,500 TRENDMLS
    01/24/14 Price Change: -$20,400 $549,500 TRENDMLS
    New Listing $569,900 TRENDMLS

    Schools Information for 5841 OVERBROOK AVE

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    School District: Philadelphia City School District
    From the Listing Agent:
    Elementary School: Gompers Samuel
    Middle School: Beeber Dimner
    High School: Overbrook
    School District: Philadelphia

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    Public Record Information for 5841 OVERBROOK AVE

    Full Baths0.0
    Partial Baths0.0
    Property TypeSingle Family
    Sq. Ft.1350
    Lot Size21000
    Year Built1925
    SourcePublic Records

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    15 yr fixed 2.875% 4.172%
    5/1 ARM 2.375% 3.396%
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