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A Glimpse of Greater Philadelphia’s Most Sought-After Properties

Philadelphia and its surrounding areas exude historic charm and modern energy. From vibrant city neighborhoods to tranquil suburban towns, Greater Philadelphia offers a place to call home for every lifestyle.

These four homes for sale showcase ultra-modern amenities, architectural excellence and unrivaled views. Read on to discover some of the area’s most sought-after properties.

209 W Chestnut Hill Avenue, Chestnut Hill

  • Price: $1,995,000
  • Square footage: 16,581
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4.4

Once a decade a residence like this comes to the market. Greylock Mansion is a 25-room, 16,500 square foot, eight bedroom, four full and four half bathroom mansion that sits on seven acres of beautiful land bordering the 1,800 acres of Wissahickon Valley Park. The tree-lined winding driveway leads to a grand circle and covered entrance of this stone masterpiece originally built in 1909 by steel magnate Henry A. Laughlin. The gorgeous exterior stone was quarried on site to construct this marvel. The ceiling height, grandeur of the marble tile, the white marble stairs, and the windows everywhere show the pure class of this building and its potential. Enjoy the tree-lined abundant land with taxes equivalent to a home much smaller in size.

Agent: Nigel Richards, nigel.richards@compass.com

221 W Northwestern Avenue, Springfield Township

  • Price: $1,695,000
  • Square footage: 4,258
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3.1

This spectacular home with a two-car garage is nestled on 2.15 acres, situated alongside Wissahickon Valley Park. Drive up to this dream location at the end of Northwestern Avenue through a gated entrance. The newly renovated kitchen boasts an oversized island, custom Bulthaup cabinetry and a Bosch appliance suite. The dining area and open living area features vaulted ceilings and a fireplace. Upstairs the master suite with vaulted ceilings and wood fireplace is nestled along the tree line with more incredible views. The second floor is complete with another spacious bedroom and fourth bedroom/nursery/office. The newly finished basement allows more living space. On the property is an equally well-designed guest house. Outside enjoy the slate patio, a magnificent koi pond and several tiers of landscape.

Agent: Keith Adams, keith.adams@compass.com

2415 Delancey Street, Fitler Square

  • Price: $1,199,000
  • Square footage: 1,700
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.1

Situated on a quaint street just off of the Schuylkill River Park sits this three bedroom townhouse with two large outdoor spaces plus a private garage. Enjoy a newly upgraded eat-in kitchen outfitted with quartz countertops and premium appliances. The kitchen is open to a spacious dining area with glass sliders out to the private patio. The second level is a fabulous double-height living room with oversized windows, hardwood floors, a gas fireplace and custom built-ins. The third floor includes a large bedroom and a full stone-tiled bathroom. The fourth level is comprised of the owner’s suite, plus a third bedroom which could be converted into a home office, fitness room or den. This level also provides access to the stunning roof deck with an irrigation system and 360-degree views of the city.

Agent: Mary Genovese and Margaux Pelegrin, mary.genovese@compass.com | margaux.pelegrin@compass.com

305 Avian Alley, Media

  • Price: $575,000
  • Square footage: 3,100
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.1

Welcome to 305 Avian Alley, a beautiful 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhouse in the sought-after Ravenscliff community in Media and only minutes from downtown Media. The open concept main floor is eloquently upgraded with beautiful features throughout. The beautiful gourmet chef’s kitchen boasts a stunning 12 -foot all quartz custom built island, top of the line Wolf appliances and a Sub-Zero refrigerator, an additional wine refrigerator built into the island, and a super quiet dishwasher. Moving upstairs you will enter through double doors to the massive master bedroom with equally large his and hers walk-in closets and an en-suite master bathroom featuring an oversized custom tiled shower, his and hers sinks and a water closet. This amazing home was built by Toll Brothers only two years ago.

Agent: Joseph Smogard, joe.smogard@compass.com

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