1909 Philadelphia Jewel Box Of Jacobethan Splendor “Maison Rex” For $1.5M!

8700 Seminole St, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Property Details:

  • Price: $1,500,000
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Square Footage: 9,136 sqft
  • Lot Size: 1.5 acres

Key Features:

  • Historic Charm:
    • Jacobethan Architecture: Featuring many original architectural details.
    • Grand Foyer: Enter through a hand-hewn oak door and unique vaulted vestibule.
    • Main Hall: Double-height with a dramatic oak-paneled staircase and large stone fireplace.
    • Library: Wood-paneled with floor-to-ceiling built-ins, a bay window, and corner marble fireplace.
    • Music Room: Sun-washed, with a beautiful brass chandelier and French doors leading to the outdoor terrace and greenhouse.
    • Formal Dining Room: With intricate Elizabethan strapwork on the ceiling and hand-carved details on the fireplace mantle.
  • Modern Upgrades:
    • Newly Renovated Chef’s Kitchen: Equipped with a professional 8-burner gas range, custom wood cabinetry, honed marble countertops, and farmhouse sinks.
    • Detached Two-Car Garage: Newly renovated.
    • In-Ground Pool: Situated west of the house beyond an iron gate.
  • Spacious Living:
    • Bedroom Suites: Two spacious bedroom suites on the second floor, each with full bathrooms and fireplaces.
    • Additional Bedrooms: The top floor has three large dormer-windowed bedrooms and two smaller rooms for additional bedrooms or studios.
    • Basement: Includes a fully outfitted home bar, mechanical systems, and endless storage.
  • Outdoor Features:
    • Large Outdoor Terrace: Accessible from the music room.
    • Greenhouse: Connected to the outdoor terrace.
    • Gated Private Rear Yard: Includes a 1,450 square foot bluestone patio and a large south-facing lawn.
    • Wrap-Around Porch: Featuring a whimsical turret with a conical roof.


Listed by: Marc Hammarberg 215-790-5501

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