Mt. Airy Rental: Six-Bedroom Home With Sauna

This enormous house would be pretty special even without a sauna, but you have to admit, that’s certainly a distinctive feature. In addition, the home has beautiful floors, from hardwood to tile; a fireplace; a finished basement with multiple, discrete spaces; a servant’s stairway to the second floor; three full bathrooms; and more.

Most important to those who embrace Mt. Airy for its proximity to green, the home has a front yard, a side yard and a backyard–as well as a front porch and a storage shed.

It’s only a couple blocks from Germantown Avenue and a few more than that to SEPTA’s Allens Lane station. It’s convenient but technically in East Mt. Airy. If you’re someone who gets snobby about such a distinction, well, you may be missing out.

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Splendiferous Interiors: Entirely Purple Dive Bar for Sale

The blue-on-the-outside, purple-on-the-inside (like a gobstopper) Ingram Lounge is for sale in East Mt. Airy, and it’s being marketed as an investment opportunity with a “well-established clientele.” The bar is “ready for a new owner operator looking to start their own brand or expand an existing concept.”

May we issue a request to the new owner of this bar? PLEASE DO NOT ALTER THE INTERIOR PAINT OR TAKE DOWN THE STREAMERS.

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The Most Expensive Home in East Mt. Airy Is a Terrific Renovation

Property’s Property of the Week: 500 Woodbrook Lane in East Mt. Airy


This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath in East Mt. Airy was last purchased in February 2011 for $340,000 and is now selling, two years later, for $625,000. That makes it the most expensive home on the market in that area. Why? Upgrades and a canny renovation, my friends, with name brands to boot. In the kitchen there’s a cast iron farm sink, Carrara marble countertops and Italian porcelain tile floors. There’s two-zoned central air, a dressing room with built-in shelving, a master bath with dual marble sinks, as well as a powder room with gray walls and a chandelier that a new buyer probably can’t keep but that is a stroke of genius in the tiny space. There’s also a finished basement (currently home to some lonely midcentury furniture), a agarage, a fenced yard around landscaped grounds, and a porch. The whole house is 3,700 square feet of renewed and upgraded loveliness.
Open House: 3/10 12pm-2pm
More info: 500 Woodbrook Lane, Philadelphia PA 19119, listed by Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill

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