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The Larry DiFranco Team at Elfant Wissahickon REALTORS®, Sales Associate

49 E Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia, PA, 19118 is now new to the market!

49 E Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia, PA, 19118 is now new to the market!
New To Market!
Single Family HomeActive

49 E Mermaid Lane,

Philadelphia, PA 19118

  5 Beds
  1 Full 1 Half Baths
  2032 Sq Ft.
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Larry and Neil DiFranco 6/27/2024

Discover this exquisite Victorian home, a historic brick single built circa 1890, offering timeless charm and room for modern potential. Situated on a double lot (49 and 53 E Mermaid Lane) under a single tax ID, this rare gem boasts 2032 square feet of living space adorned with period features and ample room for creativity.This home showcases a distinctive period slate Mansard roof, enhancing its Victorian elegance. The covered front porch provides a welcoming entrance, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the neighborhood. Historic brick construction highlights the craftsmanship of a bygone era, and wood floors throughout add warmth and character to every room.With five spacious bedrooms, this home accommodates family and guests comfortably. The second-floor features three bedrooms and a full bath, while the third floor offers two additional bedrooms. The side porch, conveniently located off the dining room, is ideal for outdoor dining or relaxation. The large eat-in kitchen awaits a new buyer's vision and creativity to transform it into a culinary haven.Some updates include a high efficiency Lochinvar boiler with two heating zones plus a summer/winter hookup for hot water. The home is also equipped with four mini-split heat pumps providing individualized heating and cooling on the first floor and in the second-floor bedrooms.The property includes a driveway for off-street parking and a rear patio, offering a tranquil outdoor space for entertaining or unwinding. Gardening enthusiasts will appreciate the apple trees, a peach tree, and a mature fig tree, providing ample opportunities for cultivation.Overlooking the renowned Skyspace designed by James Turrell, this home is nestled in the vibrant Chestnut Hill neighborhood. Enjoy the convenience of nearby restaurants, shopping, and the natural beauty of the Cresheim Trail. Plus, it's just a stone's throw from the amenities of both Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy.This Victorian home offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern potential, making it a rare find in a sought-after location. Don't miss the opportunity to make this your dream home.