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5914 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Single Family
  • 10 Beds
  • 6 Full Baths
  • 8,240 Sq. Ft.
  • 4 Car Garage
5914 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131 View this property at 5914 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
5914 Overbrook Ave Philadelphia PA 19131

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Located in charming Overbrook Farms, this 7 bedroom and 5 full bathroom Victorian home and carriage house was built in 1895 by a famous architect, Angus Wade. He was known for his florid architectural style. Quarter sawn oak is used throughout. As rare as it was then, one can only imagine how rare and priceless at the present time. Complete with many original features such as mahogany wainscoting and doors, claw foot tubs in 2 of the bathrooms, 4 fire places and stained glass windows throughout. The first floor features a living room and formal dining room, an additional room that can be used as a study or family room, a huge kitchen, breakfast nook, a walk-in pantry and a newly renovated full bathroom. Off the living room you will find
an amazing greenhouse filled with award-winning plants and flowers. Walk up the mahogany stair case to the second floor where you will find 4 huge bedrooms and 2 bathrooms or to the third floor complete with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a full kitchen ? perfect for an in-law suite. Located behind the house lies the carriage house with one carport. On the first floor you will find all open space that can be used for a 4-car garage, an art studio or whatever your imagination desires. There is a counter weight elevator and stairwell to the second floor. On the second floor you will find a 3 bedroom home filled with character and original features. Off of the master bedroom is a wraparound deck that will make you wish you never had to leave this stunning property. This space also features centralized heating and air conditioning as well as a heated floor in one of the bedrooms & bathroom. Electric is separate from the main house but the gas and water is shared. Do not miss out on this residential oasis! Square footage includes both main and carriage house.

Full Property Details for 5914 Overbrook Ave

  • Sold For: $496,000
  • Taxes: $3,410 (2015)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 6561082
  • Added: 849 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 5914 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sold at $496,000 on 6/30/15
  • Listed at $495,000 on 4/26/15


  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number of Fireplaces: 3
  • Fireplace(s): StoneFirePl, FamRoomFireP



  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 6


  • Total Bedrooms: 10
  • Bedroom 1: 1 x 1, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: 1 x 1
  • Bedroom 3: 1 x 1
  • Bedroom 4: 1 x 1

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: 1 x 1
  • Family Room: 1 x 1
  • Kitchen: 1 x 1
  • Dining Room: 1 x 1

Additional Information

  • Pool Description: No Pool


  • Garage: Yes
  • Attached garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 4
  • Garage Description: Attached, Carport


  • Area: 19131
  • Subdivision: Overbrook Farms

School Information

  • School District: Philadelphia

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central Air Conditioning, Wall Unit
  • Heating Type: Gas, Radiator


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Victorian
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Partial, Unfinished
  • Square Feet: 8,240
  • Year Built: 1927

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.51
  • Lot Dimensions: 115 x 192

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $3,410
  • Tax Year: 2015

Listed by RE/MAX @ HOME - Philadelphia
Sold by Keller Williams Main Line Realty

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5914 Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131 (MLS# 6561082) is a Single Family property that was sold at $496,000 on June 30, 2015. Want to learn more about 5914 Overbrook Ave? 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.

Listed by RE/MAX @ HOME - Philadelphia
Sold by Keller Williams Main Line Realty

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