419 Gate Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119 | MLS PAPH2347168 | Listing Information | The Larry DiFranco Team - Elfant Wissahickon REALTORS | Elfant Wissahickon-Mt Airy Skip to main content
The Larry DiFranco Team at Elfant Wissahickon REALTORS®, Sales Associate
Courtesy: Neil DiFranco - Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill; Phone: (215) 247-3600

419 Gate Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Sq. Ft.
Acres Lot
Single Family
22 days on Nestfully 219 views
Welcome to 419 Gate Lane, a remarkable 2 -story stone gatehouse nestled within the prestigious French Village Historic District in West Mount Airy. Commissioned by George Woodward and designed by Robert R McGoodwin, this home is a true architectural gem, offering a unique blend of timeless elegance and modern comfort.Historic Charm with Modern Upgrades - Built between 1924 and 1936, the French Village comprises 24 stone houses designed in the French Norman Revival Style. 419 Gate Lane, with its steep bell-cast hipped roof, gable, and eyebrow dormer windows, is a standout example of this exquisite craftsmanship. This home received historic designation in 2021, ensuring its place in history for generations to come.Meticulously Maintained and Upgraded - This 3-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home has been lovingly maintained and benefits from significant system upgrades, including a newer boiler, high-velocity central air, updated electrical work, ceiling fans, and recessed lighting, and beautiful wood floors throughout.Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Living - The living room features a wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookshelves, crown molding, and recessed lighting, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Updated French doors in the living room, dining room, and sunporch open to a magnificent full-length Trex deck, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living spaces.Gourmet Kitchen and Elegant Dining - The stunning kitchen renovation boasts two sinks, stainless steel appliances, quartzite countertops, gas cooking, and custom cabinets made by Pappajohn Woodworking, providing ample storage space. The kitchen's open design flows into the dining room, which features large openings to the living room and sunporch, creating an ideal space for entertainment.Luxurious Retreat - Upstairs, the second floor offers a spacious primary suite with ample closet space and a private bathroom with a stall shower. A second bedroom, hall bath, and laundry closet complete the second floor. The top floor features a third bedroom and full bath, perfect for additional family members, guests, or a home office.Versatile Lower Level - The lower level, accessed through the kitchen, features a finished bonus room with a fourth full bathroom, offering endless possibilities for use, such as an in-law or au pair suite, office, or recreational space.Prime Location - Nestled in a serene setting, this home is surrounded by mature gardens and offers direct access to walking trails of Cresheim Creek and the Wissahickon Valley. It is conveniently located blocks from the Allens Lane Art Center, Carpenter's Woods, and the Allen Lane Train station. Enjoy easy access to the shops and dining in Chestnut Hill, downtown Mount Airy, and Mount Airy Village, making this property an ideal blend of historic charm and modern convenience.
Single Family
2 Story
4 Full/1 Half
0.31 Acres
Public Sewer
Courtesy: Neil DiFranco - Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill; Phone: (215) 247-3600
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