Your Own Country Club in Mt. Airy for $700K
Not only can you offer your guests overnight accommodations and meals here - you can invite them for a tennis match or to practice their putting skills.
Mt. Airy may not have any athletic clubs, but Germantown has two: the Germantown Cricket Club and the Philadelphia Tennis Club. And on its other side, up in Chestnut Hill, you’ll find the venerable Philadelphia Cricket Club.
None of these should be of any interest to you if you buy this handsome center-hall Colonial with carriage house in East Mt. Airy.
That’s because, in addition to the spacious main home and the carriage house with its studio apartment, this property has a tennis court and four-hole putting green in its backyard. (And you can put a home gym in its semi-finished basement.)
The home itself has been very well maintained over the years. Its inlaid patterned hardwood floors sparkle and its family room is freshly carpeted. You’ll find a working fireplace in its living room and a decorative one in its dining room. The butler’s pantry features glass-front china cabinets and a vintage sink, while the kitchen has been completely renovated with granite counters and high-end appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, wine fridge and commercial-quality Viking range with hood.
The bathrooms in the master suite and the second-floor hallway have likewise been upgraded with things like marble vanities, frameless glass showers and Kohler bidet toilets. You’ll find a genuine clawfoot tub in the third-floor full bathroom.
With a total of seven bedrooms in the main house and the studio apartment, you should have no problem putting up your visiting country club members. And not only do you have a kitchen that’s equipped to feed them, you have a patio that’s all ready for you to hook up a grill and install a refrigerator overlooking your outdoor recreational facilities.
You’re also a short walk away from Sedgewick Regional Rail station, and SEPTA’s Route H bus runs up your street. Mt. Airy’s funky, eclectic shopping and dining district on Germantown Avenue is also close by.
THE FINE PRINT
(all figures main house only)
BATHS: 3 full, 2 half
SQUARE FEET: 3,987
SALE PRICE: $699,900
OTHER STUFF: The upper two floors of the main house and the carriage house studio apartment all have central air conditioning. The furnace in the main house and the climate control system and water heater in the carriage house are all brand new.
518 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19119 [John S. Duffy | Duffy Real Estate, Inc.]