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Secluded Chestnut Hill carriage house next to a pond asks $650K

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It’s a private oasis

This secluded Chestnut Hill carriage house is on the market for $650,000.
Photos courtesy of Janice Manzi, Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill

If you’ve ever dreamed about picking up and escaping the city life, here’s your chance to do so without ever leaving Philly limits. This carriage house is sitting pretty next to a pond in Chestnut Hill, secluded by woods and fields, and is looking for its next owner.

The carriage house clocks in at 1,755 square feet and sits on a half-acre of land. It’s so secluded that you’d never know it exists unless you flew over it—the home is hidden behind a row of big stone homes along E. Bells Mills Road and across the street from the Morris Arboretum.

It’s a cozy home with three bedrooms (one is used as a den) and two full bathrooms that are packed into the home along with a whole lot of charm and character. There are hardwood floors, slanted ceilings, and a wood-burning fireplace.

The amount of big windows are a nice touch, offering multiple vantage points of the grounds throughout the house. There’s also a surprising amount of storage (look at all that kitchen cabinetry!).

Such privacy comes at a premium: The carriage house is on the market for $650,000. And if you move fast, there’s an open house on Wednesday, January 10 from about 12 to 1:30 p.m.