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521 E Murdoch Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19119


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521 E Murdoch Rd Philadelphia PA 19119

Property Description

Absolutely Stunning inside and out. Classic Wissahickon Schist Stone, Center Hall Colonial you will not want to miss. This grand home has a huge fenced, beautifully landscaped frontage for exquisite curb appeal and privacy plantings on 3 sides. There is a new paved patio within the completely fenced yard, the largest on the block. The shutters and trim have recently be painted and all the window were replaced. The owners have lovingly maintained the beautiful details of an era of careful craftsmanship, yet blended the convenience that is demanded in today's lifestyle. As you enter the home you are greeted by high ceilings, wooden staircase with iron handrail. The flow throughout the first floor is accentuated by the gorgeous original oak
floors that have been refinished from the first all the way up to the 3rd. The large LR to the left features deep windowsills, mantle over the wood burning fireplace with glass front safety screen, the firebox rebuilt and chimney cleaned. This room flows into the office/sun-room with 2 walls of windows and a large pretty powder room at the end of the room. The flow of the house to the right of the center hall is into the DR with a new chic "Candelabra" chandelier. The kitchen is very hip contemporary with all the conveniences sought after today, lots of quartz counter tops, all SS, chefs gas range with high tech hood, dishwasher, side by side refrig and conveniently next to the breakfast room. You will find bathrooms on every level of this home for convenience. Up to the 2nd floor is the Master BR with en-suite bath recently redone, and 2 walk in closets, one of which is a whole room within the eves. In addition there are 2 large BRs with ample closets as well as the hall bath with a deep soaking tub/shower. All the BRs and the LR have ceiling fans. The 3rd floor has 2 more good sized rooms with closets and the 3rd full bath in the hall. On the lower level, you'll find a large beautifully finished familyroom with 1/2 bath, generous storage closet and recessed entertainment center shelving. The laundry and utilities are tucked away on this level as is the indoor access to the oversize garage. There is also space for driveway parking outside the automatic door. Location can't be beat, near area highways, public transit, trains, Chestnut Hill and Mt Airy shopping districts. Showings need prior day notice, to remove dog.

Full Property Details for 521 E Murdoch Rd

  • Price: $500,000
  • Taxes: $6,242 (2017)
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 6928089
  • Updated: 5/5/2017
  • Added: 99 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 521 E Murdoch Rd, Philadelphia, PA
  • Reduced to $500,000 on 5/5/17
  • Reduced to $510,000 on 4/17/17
  • Reduced to $529,000 on 3/13/17
  • Listed at $539,000 on 2/14/17


  • Rooms/Areas: Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Sunroom/Florida Room
  • Interior Features: High Ceilings (9 Feet or More), Energy-Efficient Windows, Replacement Windows
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number of Fireplaces: 1
  • Fireplace(s): StoneFirePl
  • Eating Areas: Full Kitchen - No Eat In
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal
  • Cooking Fuel: Gas
  • Flooring: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick



  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 2
  • Upper Floor Baths: 3
  • Main - 1/2 Baths: 1
  • Lower - 1/2 Baths: 1


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedroom 1: 17 x 15, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: 15 x 11, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3: 15 x 11, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 4: 15 x 13

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: 22 x 15, Main
  • Family Room: Yes, 17 x 13, Lower 1
  • Kitchen: 14 x 9, Main
  • Dining Room: Yes, 15 x 14, Main
  • Laundry: Lower-Floor Laundry
  • 5 BR: 15 x 15, Upper 1
  • SUN ROOM: 12 x 8, Main

Additional Information

  • Pool Description: No Pool


  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Streetlights, Fencing


  • Garage: Yes
  • Attached garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Parking Features: 2 Car Parking, Driveway/Off-Street
  • Garage Description: Attached


  • Area: 19119
  • Subdivision: Mt Airy (East)
  • Cross Streets: STENTON
  • Direction Faces: Northeast

School Information

  • School District: Philadelphia

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Wall Unit
  • Heating Type: Gas, Radiator
  • Water Heater: Natural Gas


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Colonial
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Partially Finished
  • Foundation: Stone Foundation
  • Roof: Pitched Roof, Slate
  • Entry Location: Center Hall
  • Stories/Levels: Lower 1,Main,Upper 1
  • Stories Description: 3 or More Stories
  • Square Feet: 2,804
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Assessor
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Property Condition: Average+

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.18
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 7,798
  • Lot Dimensions: 71 x 110
  • Zoning: RSD3
  • Lot Description: Corner Lot, Level Lot, Front Yard, Side Yard(s)

Green Features

  • Green Features: Energy Efficient replacement windows throughout.

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $6,242
  • Tax Year: 2017

Disclosures and Reports

  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Exclusions: White Board In Kitchen
  • Lot: 46

Listed by Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill

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521 E Murdoch Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19119 (MLS# 6928089) is a Single Family property with 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 partial bathrooms. 521 E Murdoch Rd is currently listed for $500,000 and was received on February 14, 2017. Want to learn more about 521 E Murdoch Rd? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Philadelphia? You can browse all Philadelphia real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.

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