256 W GORGAS LANE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19119

West Mt. Airy at Gorgas Lane and Weatham Street. This quiet pocket is surrounded by beautiful trees and has a very short walk to the Carpenter Station for the Chestnut Hill line. Located almost at the end of a row of stunning stone homes that rarely come available. Walk up the sidewalk along the white picket fence that surrounds the small front yard/garden and enter through the light filled patio sun room with a clay tile floor. Original hardwood floors are found throughout the home. The living room, with a working wood burning fireplace, is bright and spacious and flows gracefully into the dining room. The formal dining room has sliding glass doors that open to a nice sized deck. The deck gets beautiful light and privacy as the back of the house is on a private alley bordered by a large moss covered stone retaining wall. The alley leads out to the main road and can be used for parking under the deck. The kitchen has been refaced and expanded to offer a breakfast area surrounded by windows. Head up the original wooden staircase to a large master bedroom, two additional bedrooms, hall bath and hall closet. All bedrooms have nice sized closets. The dry basement is huge as the garage has been combined into the basement. Washer/dryer and utility sink located in basement as well. This home is in the Henry Houston catchment and about a block away from Germantown Ave and the lovely restaurants and shops. There is a walking path from the house down to the train station about half a block away. This sweet house is in the perfect LOCATION!

Pending Sale


Single Family / Detached

3 bds

1 ba


0.04 Acres



199.470 per sqft

Built in 1965


2860.00 (2020)


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  • Street Address: 256 W GORGAS LANE
  • City: Philadelphia
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • County: Philadelphia
  • Subdivision: MT AIRY (WEST)
  • Directions:
    Take Germantown Ave NW and turn left on to Carpenter Lane, turn right off of Carpenter onto Cresheim Rd. and turn left onto W. Gorgas Ln.



  • Fireplace
  • Basement

General Information

  • Pool Features: No Pool
  • Below Grade Area Total: 0   Square Feet

Heating /Cooling Features

  • Cooling Type: Window Unit(s)
  • Has Heating
  • Heating Type: Hot Water
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas

Rooms Information

  • Room List: Living Room,Dining Room,Master Bedroom,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Kitchen,Basement,Foyer
  • 1st Floor Bathrooms (Full) : 1
  • 1st Floor Bedrooms : 3

Interior Features

  • Interior Features: Breakfast Area,Kitchen - Eat-In,Tub Shower,Window Treatments,Wood Floors
  • 1 Fireplace(s)
  • Fireplace Features : Wood
  • Window Features:Replacement
  • Appliances: Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer - Gas,Oven/Range - Gas,Refrigerator,Washer
  • Laundry Type : Has Laundry,Basement

Parking Features

  • Parking Types : On Street,Alley,Off Street
  • Parking Features: Private

Construction Features

  • With Basement
  • Basement : Full
  • 2 Level(s)
  • Stories: Upper 1
  • Architectural Style : AirLite,Traditional
  • Construction Materials: Masonry,Stone
  • Flooring: Hardwood

Utility Information

  • Electric: 100 Amp Service
  • Utilities:Natural Gas Available
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public

Other Features

  • Inclusions: 4 window a/c units, window treatments, washer/dryer, dehumidifier
  • Year Built Source: Assessor
  • MLS Area: 19119 (19119)
  • Zoning: RSA5
  • Zoning Description: residential


  • Courtesy of Space & Company, Brooke Willmes
  • Property last updated on BRIGHT : 3/25/2020 2:24:04 PM