147 Sumac Street


Own a piece of Philadelphia History with this red brick Queen Anne style twin home with characteristic Eastlake architectural styling. This home was originally built in 1882 and has been fully renovated and restored to its greatness. This architectural gem features 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a fully finished basement (with full bathroom) and 14 foot tall ceilings on the main floor. This level consists of a living room, sitting parlor area, a dining room, and an expanded modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The main entrance creates a grand center hall with original switchback stairs, in varnished wood carved in the Eastlake style. There is mantelpiece in the main living room with original woodwork and inset tiles with a center tile depicting a scene of the Wissahickon Creek. The second floor consists of two bedrooms, both with ample closet space plus a shared full bathroom w laundry station. The master suite boasts a walk-in closet, bathroom with dual vanities, frameless glass shower and a stand-alone tub with hydrant faucet. The third floor has two bedrooms with curved walls adding character. The outdoor spaces include a private back patio area and a large wrap around porch in the front overlooking the garden and front lawn. The front facade is adorned with a restored ornate bracketed cornice with decorative eave returns just below the gabled third floor. The gable contains restored decorative wood elements below and along the eave. The new custom windows were designed to mimic the original wood windows, with classic Queen Anne upper sashes comprised of one large center pane and smaller panes wrapping around it. This home is part of a development, Sumac Court, consisting of six new construction homes and this historical gem located in the coveted neighborhood of Wissahickon. This tranquil Philadelphia neighborhood is just a short walk to the Wissahickon park trails & train station with easy accessibility to Manayunk’s Main Street, Center City, major highways and the suburbs.

Address:147 Sumac Street
Square Feet:3,200
Lot Square Feet:0.130 acres
Half Bathrooms:1
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