29 W Bells Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19118

$499,900
List Price
$499,900
Closing Date
May 09, 2019
Days On Market
181
Status
ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
MLS#
PAPH361880
Lot Size (Acres)
1.13
County
Philadelphia
School District
The School District Of Philadelphia

Property Description

One-of-a-Kind Opportunity to create your own mark in the history of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Potential to build your dream oasis on just over an acre of park side property abutting one of the largest most pristine City Parks in the nation. An outdoor enthusiast's mecca with unfettered access to hike, fish and explore Fairmount Park and the Wissahickon Valley. Hike or Bike to Center City Philadelphia with direct access to the Orange Trail and Forbidden Drive. A rarity to live perched on a portion of the Morris Estate with an existing terraced hillside landscape and driveway access from West Bells Mill Road. There are only 10 properties on this elite strip of roadway between Germantown Avenue and Valley Green/Forbidden Drive. Neighboring properties range in size from 3,000+/- to 7,200+ Sq. Ft. on lots ranging from .12+/- to 3+ acres; and with recent sale values greater than $2MM. Remarkable setting to create verdant grounds and fertile gardens around sophisticated and custom new construction. Walking distance from the 'Top of the Hill's' chic shops and fabulous restaurants. Convenient to public transportation and short distance to major traffic routes. Site is unimproved with approval for subdivision. One building lot subject to Wissahickon Watershed Overlay and Steep Slope Ordinance. All information is approximate. Water Department States there is storm and sanitary sewer as well as water available on the street.Buyer should perform all necessary due diligence to verify. Being sold as-is. Drive-by or By Appointment to Walk Site. Country living in the City. The Essence of Chestnut Hill.NOTES:1. The Seller has requested a dwelling height restriction of two stories, which is less than the 38' maximum height restriction permitted by zoning. 2. Site is marked with flags, however, the flag markers are approximate boundaries and for general reference only.3. Buyer is responsible for all due diligence pertaining to Improvement and Building Permissions.4. Per Water Department, there is storm and sanitary sewer in the street; There is water in the street though may not be in front of subject property and may need to be extended to the subject property. The Listing Broker, nor Seller, are making no representations with respect to the sewer or water and is the responsibility of the buyer to perform all due diligence for same. 5. 29 W Bells Mill has been subdivided from 31 W Bells Mill. Reference documents refer to 29 as "Lot C"6. Please request Schematic Plan and Approved Subdivision Plan. Refer to Schematic Plan, Option A

Additional Information

Area
19118 (19118)
Subdivision
Chestnut Hill
School District
The School District Of Philadelphia
View
Creek/Stream, Trees/Woods
Utilities
Sewer Available, Water Available
Water
Public Hook-up Available
Sewer
No Septic System, No Sewer System

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