7821 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
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7821 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Chestnut Hill

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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
74% of residents commute by car.
Shop & Eat
67 Restaurants
15 Groceries
15 Nightlife

Description

7821 Germantown Avenue is a bright and spacious 4 bedroom, 2 full and 2 half bath home. Currently, the rear of the house is used as a 2 bedroom/1.5 bath accessory unit with a separate outside entrance providing an amazing opportunity to help pay the mortgage or to house your home office or professional practice. Or simply remove the second fl. linen closet which hides the original hall doorway you have the full house again. This lovely porch-front brick house has loads of garden space front, side and back with beautiful plantings. As you enter the house you are greeted by a large living room with high ceilings, original moldings and hardwood floors. The open floor plan leads you through a columned archway to the formal dining room which has a door leading to the side and read of the house.The cheery eat-in kitchen displays a Mediterranean atmosphere, with warm colors and terracotta tile floors. It is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, including a European style 2 drawer refrigerator that resides under the counter. There are lots of cabinets, and ample counter space. Beyond the kitchen is a large office with a chic powder room and a storage closet. This could easily be converted to a first-floor bedroom by adding a door off of the kitchen, and there is space to convert the powder room into a third full bath. The upper floor of the main home has two large sunny bedrooms and a tiled full bathroom. The front bedroom has a wall of beautiful closets. There is a hall closet and for additional storage there is an access panel to the attic.The home has a full basement with a washer and potential hookup for a dryer. As well as an additional refrigerator/freezer. There is plenty of space for storage. The basement has Bilco doors for easy use of the basement space There is a separate entrance to the bi-level accessory unit off the side garden/walkway. The downstairs of the unit has a large fully equipped eat-in kitchen with a stack-able washer/dryer and a powder room. Upstairs a large hallway leads to two bright bedrooms with views of the private side garden and a full bathroom. Currently one bedroom is used as a den/living room.

Home Details for 7821 Germantown Ave

  • Townhouse
  • $234/sqft
  • Lot Size: 2,433 sqft
  • Built in 1925
  • 151 Days on Trulia
  • 9 Rooms
  • Heating: Baseboard
  • Heating Fuel: Electric
  • Cooling System: None
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Price History for 7821 Germantown Ave

DatePriceEvent
03/06/2020$515,000
Listed For Sale
09/30/2018$500,000
Posting Removed
06/07/2018$500,000
Listed For Sale
12/29/2008$270,000
Sold
12/07/2008$274,900
Posting Removed
10/26/2008$274,900
Price Change
10/14/2008$299,900
Listed For Sale

Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2020
Tax$4,722
Assessment
Land$0
Improvements$0
Total$0

Price Trends

For homes in 19118
$600,337
Typical home value
This home: $505,000 16% below
$260
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $234 10% below

Comparable Sales for 7821 Germantown Ave

Address
Distance
Property Type
Sold Price
Sold Date
Bed
Bath
Sqft
1.68
Single-Family Home
$580,000
01/03/20
-
-
3,000
3.15
Multi-Family Home
$500,000
10/29/19
5
2
2,268
3.15
Multi-Family Home
$500,000
10/29/19
5
2
2,268
2.73
Multi-Family Home
$595,000
01/15/20
5
4
4,224
8.45
Multi-Family Home
$550,000
01/21/20
-
-
3,640
2.74
Single-Family Home
$546,500
12/16/19
4
3
3,738
7.20
Multi-Family Home
$265,000
09/10/19
-
-
2,008
7.20
Multi-Family Home
$265,000
09/10/19
-
-
2,008
1.53
Multi-Family Home
$430,000
12/13/19
8
4
3,690
4.01
Multi-Family Home
$519,000
09/05/19
4
2
2,841

What Locals Say about Chestnut Hill

At least 135 Trulia users voted on each feature.
95%
There are sidewalks
94%
It's walkable to grocery stores
93%
It's dog friendly
91%
It's walkable to restaurants
86%
People would walk alone at night
83%
Streets are well-lit
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  • Resident
  • 3w ago
"I live in this area. Its very safe and has grocery, pharmacy, post office etc. near by which makes it easier!"
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  • Resident
  • 4mo ago
"Great place to live. Good people. Good location. Good public transit. Lots of dogs. Good food. Good parks"
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 5mo ago
"Historic neighborhood, beautiful architecture and public spaces, quaint business district. Diverse and inclusive community."
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 6mo ago
"Lots of dog families and safe walking areas. Close to Parks but no formal off-leash areas. Most people are respectful of others’ right to have a dog."
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 7mo ago
"Some families, all ages, great nearby schools. Access to parks and outdoor space is outstanding. Easy access to center city. "
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 8mo ago
"You see other people walking their dogs and at night it is safe to walk up and down chestnut hill (Germantown ave) where all the shops are located. It is safe and dog friendly. "
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 10mo ago
"I don’t commute from this neighborhood to work but know people who do and it seems pretty easily done. "
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  • Resident
  • 11mo ago
"I've lived here 50 years and it's great! If able you can walk to almost anything you want or need. Neighbors are pleasant and helpful. Only downside is Philly property tax."
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 1y ago
"I work from home. It’s very easy to get around though because of the train stops and easy access roads near by."
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  • Resident
  • 1y ago
"Harry Potter Festival, trick or treating is insane, antique and garden festivals, open air movie nights, history, awesome sports for kids... the list goes on."
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 1y ago
"Lived here for 5 years. Community feel. Lots of restaurants, bars, shops, playgrounds, parks. Diverse mix of people !"
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 1y ago
"Historic walkable diverse and accepting neighborhood, public transportation into center city. Parks, restaurants, festivals, concerts! "
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  • Resident
  • 1y ago
"We've lived her for over 20 years and love our neighbors, the walkability and especially Weavers Way Co-Op and Killians Hardware Store. Univest Bank, Robertson's and Killians all treat our dog with treats every time we visit!"
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Trulia User
  • Prev. Resident
  • 2y ago
"Friendly neighbors. Walkable neighborhood. Close to shops, restaurants, parks, and recreation. Very pet and family friendly."
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Trulia User
  • Resident
  • 2y ago
"No issue with dog owners at all they are completely fine. It’s nice to see them walk around that makes me feel good "
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  • Resident
  • 2y ago
"I've lived in this community for 10 years. I love it here. it's clean and safe and the people are friendly."
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7821 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 2,160 sqft townhouse built in 1925. 7821 Germantown Ave is located in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. This property is currently available for sale and was listed on Mar 6, 2020. The asking price for 7821 Germantown Ave is $505,000. The MLS # for this home is MLS# PAPH876692.
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