MLS® ID: PAPH795784
101 E SEDGWICK STREET
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19119 $749,900
Welcome to 101 East Sedgwick. This Majestic home sited on half of an acre is a standout of the Sedgwick Farms Development in the Mt Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. Beautifully situated on a corner lot, the symmetry of the classical facade has a commanding presence. The columned portico leads to the mahogany front door surrounded by the leaded glass fanlight and side lights.This home offers impeccable architectural design and extensive detailed mill-work through-out. The forty foot foyer/center hall runs the axis of the house. The open Living Room is a dramatic space with Corinthian columns,wainscoting, large windows, a leaded glass bay with window seats and a handsome fireplace. The sun-drenched Music Room opposite the foyer from the Living Room has picture moldings and detailed mantel with gas fireplace.The Dining Room is exquisitely appointed with handsome mantelpiece and built in china cabinets with detailed moldings - this space is perfect for entertaining on a grand scale or an intimate dinner party. French doors off the Dining Room add wonderful flow to the outside. The Library has built in mahogany bookcases and gas fireplace. The leaded glass windows add an Edwardian flair from a bygone era. The Kitchen has been completely remodeled with an attention to detail that is unsurpassed. The working Kitchen has custom cabinetry,newer stainless steel appliances, honed granite counter tops, reclaimed Victorian tile back splash and custom mill-work in keeping with the character of the home. The butlers pantry is a beautiful yet functional room with wine fridge, marble counter tops and plenty of storage and display cabinetry.The mud room off the Kitchen is a functional area.The sweeping staircase with leaded glass Venetian window is a classic .Upstairs the Master Suite is an indulgent space with tall windows,ample closets and renovated en-suite bath. The Master Sitting Room is a lovely space with bay window and French doors to a Juliet balcony. Two lovely bedrooms with ample closet space and a remodeled and redesigned Jack and Jill bath are perfect . the 4th bedroom on the 2nd floor has a new en-suite bath with frame-less glass shower enclosure.The 3rd floor has 4 bedrooms, updated bathroom and the maids linen room - all versatile spaces that can be used as guest suite,home office, playroom etc... Outside the house is surrounded by terraces with a covered porch and doors for access from the principle rooms to the terraces. The mature landscape is a delight with specimen trees, perennial flower beds and magical garden rooms. The handsome Carriage House sized for 2 cars and an old Chauffeurs quarters upstairs that could make a glorious studio space. 3 year old central A/C system . All newer Baths and Kitchen, This wonderful home is close to public transportation, Lovett Library, commuter rail, Acme supermarket, fitness club, shopping, Mt. Airy Playground, and the fantastic choices of dining and shopping on Germantown Avenue. The convenience of city living within a friendly neighborhood setting. This home has been restored and maintained for the past 20 years by the current owners - They has hosted a Wedding,family events,holidays and lavish parties. It is time for someone new to create their memories in this beloved home.