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$940,000 739 Germantown PIKE, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
Welcome to Chez Nous. This beautiful French Normandy-style 5 bedroom, 4/1 bath property will delight those seeking a home with charm and architectural significance on a picturesque 1.61 acre lot. Designed by prominent architect, Harry Sternfeld, this stunning property boasts a Chestnut Hill stone exterior facade, slate roof, impressive entry foyer, two fireplaces, hand-painted exposed cypress beams, decorative radiator grilles, front and back staircases, built-ins and a unique floor plan. On the Main Level, you will find a formal living room with imported carved stone fireplace, built-ins, and wood ceiling decorated by artist Carlo Ciampaglia, a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. Also on this level, you will find a formal dining room with deep sills, arched solid wood doors, and built-ins. The adjacent eat-in kitchen features an island, built in Sub-Zero refrigerator, gas cooking, large windows and door to rear balcony that leads down to the slate patio and backyard. A half bath featuring imported mosaic tile rounds out the Main Level. Just a few steps down from the Main Level, you will find the family room featuring wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling shelving, and French doors leading to the rear patio. Ascend the main stairway to the Upper Level and you will find an impressive hall/studio at the top of the landing. The Upper Level also boasts a large primary bedroom with balcony. Additionally, you will find two more bedrooms - each with their own full baths. The remaining two bedrooms on this level are spacious with ample closet space and lovely views of the rear yard. The finished Lower Level consists of an exercise area, bonus office space, a full bath, and laundry room. The property has gas heat, central air, an attached garage and circular driveway. Conveniently located near award-winning private and public schools, upscale boutiques & restaurants including those in nearby Chestnut Hill, the Wissahickon Valley Trail, and Morris Arboretum. Proximity to major routes and highways and just 25 minutes to Center City, Philadelphia Airport, 30th Street Station, and 90 minutes to NYC.
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 5
  • 1900
    Year Built
  • 4,450 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 4,450 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1.62 Acres
  • MLS® ID: PAMC2012502
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Architecture Styles: French, Normandy
  • School District: COLONIAL


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Flooring: Wood, Carpet, Hardwood
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Refrigerator, Oven, Washer
  • Other Interior Features: Eat-in Kitchen, Kitchen Island, Entrance Foyer

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Garage Space: 1
  • Water Source: Well, Public
  • Roof: Slate
  • Parking: Circular Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Off Street, Attached
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Substructure: Stone


  • Sales Price: $940,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $9,438/yr
  • Zoning: Residential
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