Truly one of a kind, this gorgeous Victorian single occupies a beautifully landscaped half acre of land in a wonderful neighborhood. In addition to the breathtaking main house, there is an attached 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom guest house/au pair/in-law suite that also has a legal a variance for use as a rental. Currently rented for $2,100 a month, it can drastically contribute to your living expenses! Built in 1865 by Robert Kemp Wright, member of the prominent local Quaker Wright family, this elegant home has been lovingly maintained and carefully updated over the years, offering that rare and elusive combination of old and new. You will find ornate original details throughout along with new systems, high-end upgrades, and nearly all new double-paned windows outside of those few architecturally significant, irreplaceable ones that simply cannot be replicated. The perfect size home, there is almost 4,000 square feet of space in the main house and over 1,000 in the guest house. The main house has 5 spacious bedrooms plus a large family room, 2 full and 2 half bathrooms, one gas fireplace, one wood fireplace, and two decorative fireplaces, and a full basement. The grand center foyer offers a dramatic welcome with high ceilings and gorgeous hardwood floors that continue throughout. A spacious, sunny living room with gas fireplace and French doors open onto a lovely porch. The handsome dining room has gorgeous built-ins featuring leaded glass windows and a hidden wet bar. A modern chef's kitchen features custom concrete countertops, center island, double drawer dishwasher, stainless steel appliances, and a wood burning fireplace. The kitchen opens onto a beautifully landscaped private slate patio with automatic drip water system, built-in gas grill and speaker/sound system that is all just perfect for entertaining. Ascend the center stairs to a gracious second floor landing. The light-filled master suite features a bay window, elegant decorative tile fireplace and mantel. The large ensuite bathroom has been beautifully renovated with custom wainscoting, vintage marble sink and stall shower. This floor is also home to a laundry room, another spacious bedroom with built-in cabinetry and marble sink, an additional bedroom with decorative fireplace, water closet and vintage marble sink. The third floor has 2 additional bedrooms, full hall bath and spacious additional room with wet bar. Additional notable features include keyless entry, touch pad alarm system, upgraded electric, high efficiency boiler with thermostatic radiator valves, central a/c downstairs and in the master bedroom and 3rd floor. As if that wasn't enough, you will find the 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, guesthouse/rental with a separate private entrance in the back of the home. It has a living room with exposed brick wall, decorative fireplace, kitchen, 2nd floor laundry, beautifully renovated bathroom, central air, and an outdoor patio. This home will make you feel like you are a world away, when in reality, you are a super quick (20 minute) commute via car or regional rail into Center City. Just a few blocks from the train station, the trails of the Wissahickon, Historic RittenhouseTown, Ultimo Coffee, and conveniently located right on the border of East Falls and West Germantown with close proximity to many other great northwest neighborhoods including Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy and Manayunk,. This is a truly one-of-a-kind home that you certainly will not want to miss!