FOR SALE

6490 Woodbine Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19151

Overbrook

Local Information

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  • Schools
    1 Elementary School
    1 Middle School
    1 High School
  • Crime
    Lowest crime relative to the rest of Philadelphia county.
  • Commute
    52% of residents commute by car.
  • Shop & Eat
    75 Restaurants
    20 Groceries
    7 Nightlife

Description

This stately home sits proudly on the highest elevation in the vastly sought after historic neighborhood of Overbrook Farms, Philadelphia, known as “The Gateway to the Main Line”. You enter this Georgian Brick Mansion designed by renowned architect, Horace Trumbauer, through a massive, solid Mahogany door into a 3 story open staircase foyer naturally illuminated by the oversized windows on each of the 3 landings. A Powder Room, large coat closet, sitting area and doorway access into the backyard are at the far end of the foyer. To the left of the Foyer is the vast Living Room with four sets of arched French doors that lead to the side and back porches and a hand carved wooden floor to ceiling wood burning fireplace mantel with a marble surround and Mercer tile hearth and the original silver chandelier hanging in the center of this beautiful room. Wander to the right of the foyer into the elegant Dining Room with a 2nd marble fireplace, hand painted wallpaper, 12” plaster crown molding, wainscoting and a 12 light glass pane floor to ceiling door leading into the glass enclosed sun porch drenched with the afternoon sun. Travel through the Foyer through the back hall which leads you to the basement staircase as well as the three story back staircase and the impressive professionally designed kitchen featuring custom wood cabinets, granite countertops, SS appliances, breakfast nook, pantry, Italian hand painted tile backsplash, under cabinet lighting and two tall pantry cabinets for extra storage. As you exit the kitchen towards the back door is a custom designed office space with solid cherry cabinetry. The grand staircase leads you upwards to the Primary bedroom suite offering, his and hers closets, a large walk-in closet, sitting area, fireplace, breakfast porch, bathroom with oversized glass and tumbled marble shower, vanity with granite top and arched window. Bedroom 2 has access to a sun porch with views of Morris Park and the most beautiful sunsets. Also on 2nd level is the Washer/Dryer as well as a large walk-in linen/storage closet. Bedroom 3 features updated en suite bathroom and two oversized storage closets. On the third level you have bedroom 4 and 5 with an updated Jack and Jill Bathroom and walk-in closet. Bedroom 6 has private access to the back staircase leading into the Main floor back hall/kitchen, two large walk-in closets. The walk-out basement remains unfinished and is ready for you to add your personal touches or leave as is for all of your storage needs. Trumbauer was known for his grand designs as seen in this home as well as his more famous masterpieces, the Art Museum of Philadelphia and the Free Library of Philadelphia. This home features 10ft. ceilings, oversized rooms and windows, solid mahogany doors with cut glass knobs, hardwood throughout the first floor and countless other amazing hand crafted details. The driveway has off street parking for up to 8 cars. In addition to the main house, the home offers a detached two-story 1,840 sq ft carriage house/garage perfectly suited for up to three cars plus room for storage. The second floor could be developed into the perfect two-bedroom guest or in-law suite, dream studio or gym space. The over ½ acre property is professionally landscaped and perfect for outdoor entertaining or sitting around the built-in fire pit on a cool fall evening stargazing. This home is steps away from the 147 acre Morris Park which boasts miles of hiking trails along Indian Creek, a meadow, a brook, and a playground. Just a 15 min walk to the regional rail, which offers an 11 minute trip into Center City or a convenient trip to many of the Main Line private schools. Welcome Home to 6490 Woodbine Avenue!

Home Details for 6490 Woodbine Ave

Year Built
1925
Parking
3 Car Garage
Price/Sqft
$121
HOA
None
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Yes
Outdoor
Patio and Porch
Pool
No
Interior Features
Interior Details
Basement: Full,Unfinished,Walkout Stairs
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 6Number of Bathrooms: 5Number of Bathrooms (full): 4Number of Bathrooms (half): 1Number of Bathrooms (main level): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 7025 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Cooktop, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Double Oven, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Washer, Water Heater, Dishwasher, Gas Water HeaterDishwasherDryerLaundry: Upper LevelMicrowaveRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Radiator,Steam,Natural GasNo CoolingAir Conditioning: Ceiling Fan(s),Window Unit(s),ElectricHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 5Fireplace: Mantel(s), Marble, ScreenHas a Fireplace
Gas & Electric
Electric: Circuit Breakers
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Window: Skylight(s), Sliding, Wood FramesDoor: French Doors, Storm Door(s), Double EntryFlooring: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Laminate, Wood Floors
Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Stories: 3Levels: ThreeAccessibility: NoneFloors: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Laminate, Wood Floors
View
View: Garden, Street, Trees/Woods
Security
Security: Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Security System, Smoke Detector(s), Motion Detectors, Exterior Cameras
Exterior Features
Exterior Home Features
Roof: PitchedPatio / Porch: Brick, Deck, Enclosed, Patio, Porch, ScreenedFencing: PartialOther Structures: Above Grade, Below GradeExterior: Lighting, Flood Lights, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Stone Retaining Walls, Balcony
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 3Number of Covered Spaces: 3Uncovered Parking Spaces: 8No CarportHas a GarageNo Attached GarageHas Uncovered ParkingParking Spaces: 11Parking: Garage Faces Side,Garage Faces Front,Oversized,Other,Enclosed,Private,Secured,Paved,Detached Garage,Driveway,On Street
Pool
Pool: None
Frontage
Not on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer
Finished Area
Finished Area (above surface): 7025 Square Feet
Days on Market
Days on Market: 19
Property Information
Year Built
Year Built: 1925
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceStructure Type: DetachedArchitecture: Colonial
Building
Construction Materials: BrickNot a New Construction
Property Information
Not Included in Sale: Any Item Including Light Fixtures / Chandeliers That Is Not Specifically Listed As An Inclusion Is Excluded, But Could Be Negotiated With The Buyer.Included in Sale: Washer, Dryer, RefrigeratorParcel Number: 344128800
Price & Status
Price
Price Per Sqft: $121
Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Negotiable
Active Status
MLS Status: ACTIVE
Location
Direction & Address
Community: Overbrook Farms
School Information
Elementary School: OverbrookElementary School District: The School District Of PhiladelphiaJr High / Middle School District: The School District Of PhiladelphiaHigh School: OverbrookHigh School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
Agent Information
Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: PAPH1020662
Community
Not Senior Community
HOA
No HOA
Lot Information
Lot Area: 0.53 Acres
Listing Info
Special Conditions: Standard
Offer
Listing Agreement Type: Exclusive Right To SellListing Terms: Cash, Conventional
Tax Information
Annual Tax Amount: $7,605Tax Lot: 251
Compensation
Buyer Agent Commission: 2.5Buyer Agent Commission Type: % Of Gross
Business
Business Information
Ownership: Fee Simple
Miscellaneous
BasementMunicipality: PHILADELPHIAZillow Home Type: SingleFamily
Last check for updates: about 7 hours ago
Listing courtesy of Thomas Toole III
RE/MAX Main Line-West Chester, (610) 692-2228
Sarah Tymon Hogg
RE/MAX Main Line-West Chester, (610) 692-2228
Source: Bright MLS, MLS#PAPH1020662
Also Listed on RE/MAX International.

Price History for 6490 Woodbine Ave

Event DetailsPrice
05/28/2021
Listed For Sale
Bright MLS #PAPH1020662
$850K

04/06/1995
Sold
Agent Provided
$355K

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Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2018
Tax$8,337
Assessment$595,600
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 19151
$186,301
Typical home value
This home: $850,000 78% above
$211
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $121 74% below
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about Overbrook

At least 406 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 94%
    There are sidewalks
  • 86%
    It's dog friendly
  • 84%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 76%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 69%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 69%
    Kids play outside
  • 60%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 59%
    Car is needed
  • 58%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 53%
    Parking is easy
  • 52%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 51%
    There are community events
  • 50%
    It's quiet
  • 48%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 46%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 41%
    There's wildlife
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  • Trulia User
    "The neighborhood is very walkable with a lot of park space. The hills aren't for the faint of heart though."
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    "It’s a normal Philly neighborhood................................. not too quiet not too noisy the G runs like water around there"
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    "it's best use nearby parks. Caution children to cross street safely & always use crosswalks. Be courteous to neighbors & respectful of their property "
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    "Homeowners cleaning behind their dogs. Minimizing dogs walking off leash. Control excessive barking."
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    "...Lived in this neighborhood for most of my life. It has changed a lot, but it’s still relatively lowkey, typically quiet and well-kept. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Great diverse neighborhood. It has a sense of pride also. We’ve encouraged dear friends to move here and the love it also."
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    "I lived in this neighborhood for roughly a year and a few months. The neighbors are friendly but they keep to themselves for the most part. The corner stores are pricey and sketchy and don’t get me started on parking on my block. "
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  • Trulia User
    "awesome neighborhood. great for families and couples. Very friendly community. Great commute and beautiful scenery with great parks "
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  • Trulia User
    "My neighborhood has easy close access to SEPTA bus routes and regional rails to get you to center city in under 30 mins. "
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  • Trulia User
    "I've lived here for one year and it has a suburban feel - Overbrook park That sets it apart from many neighborhoods in the city."
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  • Trulia User
    "The bus is one stop from the train. The train is a 20 minute ride into center city. It's also a 20 minutes away from Center City."
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  • Trulia User
    "There's a lot of transit here. We're close to 69th St station. I usually drive to work but it's convenient since I'm close to Route 1 and I-76."
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood. We appreciate the diversity in race and same gender couples. The houses are old and well maintained."
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  • Trulia User
    "We have many community events,football,basketball and baseball teams. Community meetings, a very active senator and community leaders."
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  • Trulia User
    "Tree lined streets and some individuals have backyards (like me). I enjoy how many other little dogs are in the neighborhood. Others look out for me and my puppy. "
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    "Block parties in the summer time , it’s safe for the kids to play outside. Neighbors are very nice, people help you out when needed. The neighborhood feels like home. Everybody knows everybody which makes it a big community "
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    "It is a cultural eccentric. You never feeling unsafe or you don’t belong. I’m very happy here. Public transport is just a short walk away. Shopping is close to me and I could easily chose what type of recreation I want to do anytime."
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s close to popular schools, hospitals and supermarkets. The crime is fairly low compared to the rest of the city"
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  • Trulia User
    "This area is hilly so winter brings a bunch of problems and the buses tend to be late. A few of the routes have an early cutoff of 7pm so night commuters need to be aware. "
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  • Trulia User
    "we have neighborhoods flea market on an annual basis which brings the neighborhood together and helps us get to know each other and we also have an annual block party with the neighbors on the block which promotes unity in the community "
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  • Trulia User
    "Safe neighborhood. Would appreciate more public school attendance. Also need investment in public schools. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Just visiting but I really like it over here. Some very beautiful homes, hoping to move over here in the future."
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s a pretty cool and nice community. It have its days, but overall is a great place to live in West Philly "
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  • Trulia User
    "Loving and diverse neighborhood. And I mean diverse in the true manner...color, gender, sexuality, age... we all work it out."
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    "There are block party to after block party to and everybody just get together to and everybody just can come to and get some food to and there is some food to for anybody to "
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  • Trulia User
    "dont have a dog and I never owned one so I really couldn't say one way or the other but I do see many dog owners "
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    "It’s safe and well patrolled by police. The schools in the area are very nice. It’s also very diverse. "
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    "I love it to much to I love people to and people to there are so chill to n so cool to n they mind there own business to n it is chill to n cool to n just mind you own business to "
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  • Trulia User
    "They would not like that there is not a dog park close by. They would like that many neighbors have small dogs"
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  • Trulia User
    "We have a neighborhood group that looks out for our neighbors such as safety, streets, and beautification called NOAH"
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  • Trulia User
    "the commute to downtown is quite easy the train is available there are buses and the trolley also. the train is a walkable distance I from this address and the trolley and the bus is supposed stop right outside with a Transportation Hub right up the street for the buses. the bus is in the trolleys run on a regular schedule at night it can be a little loud with the buses and trolleys traveling up and down the street most of the night "
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  • Trulia User
    "I have lived in the neighborhood for nearly 16 years and all of the neighbors here have always been friendly. There may be a few that are challenging, but if your willing, you can work past it. Parking in the neighborhood CAN BE challenging especially after 5:00. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Great access to public transportation to get anywhere in the city I've lived in overbrook my whole life.. "
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  • Trulia User
    "This place sucks! Bad area, crime rate is very high, there’s always a shooting on this block. There are also abandoned cats every where that sprays all over the porch and also a lot of raccoons that digs through the trash "
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  • Trulia User
    "I live in Overbrook Park Specifically, not just Overbrook which is a different neighborhood. The area is ok, I moved here from the Haddington Area and it’s much quieter and safer but it’s not perfect and the houses are tiny. Beware the tiny 3rd and 4th bedrooms 😱"
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood. Great people. Most people been here longer than I’ve been alive so respect is dear here."
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  • Trulia User
    "No idea I don’t have a dog but people tend to refuse to scoop their dog’s poop and let them poop on other people grass and walk away so please be aware"
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  • Trulia User
    "There’s plenty of dog lovers and owners in this community. Super friendly pet community. The children love to stop pet owners and make no friends"
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  • Trulia User
    "Lived here for over 15yrs I love it! I would have more lighting throughout the neighborhood if I had it my was especially in the driveways "
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6490 Woodbine Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 is a 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 7,025 sqft single-family home built in 1925. 6490 Woodbine Ave is located in Overbrook, Philadelphia. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by Bright MLS on May 24, 2021. The asking price for 6490 Woodbine Ave is $850,000. The MLS # for this home is MLS# PAPH1020662.