Lovely, bright, sun-graced detached home c. 1952. Two-story brick custom residence that sits far back from the street on .73 green acres that have an estate-like feel, especially in the very private deep rear grounds. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 3 half baths, including a large south-facing master bedroom with its own renovated master bath. 1st floor: large center hall entry; living room that stretches from the front to the back of the house with its own exit to the side; formal dining room; eat-in kitchen, recently renovated, compact and easy to work in with polished granite counters, commercial style Viking 6-burner gas stove/oven, dishwasher and large stainless steel double-door refrigerator/freezer, space for table and chairs surrounded by lots of storage cabinets; exit to rear drive from kitchen; powder room; extra first floor room offers possibilities for office/den/guest bedroom with closet and 5x9 room for powder room and washer and dryer; second door to the rear exits onto patio that overlooks the deep landscaped grounds. 2nd floor: 2nd floor landing can be cozy sitting area; master bedroom (25x15) huge with two excellent closets; master bath with stall shower; two more good-sized bedrooms with closets; hall bath with whirlpool tub; walk-in cedar closet; pull-down stairs lead to broad attic with attic fan. Full basement offers enormous finished area including wet bar with small refrigerator, closets; powder room; unfinished area for utilities, work space, storage, extra refrigerator. Gas hot air heat. Central air conditioning with two zones. 200 AMP circuit breaker electric service. Public water service. On-lot private sewer system built to last and recently serviced. 747 West Allens Lane shares a driveway with a cordial neighbor, has plenty of private parking, as well as an attached over-sized garage. It is located in popular West Mount Airy, home of Weavers Way Food Co-op and High Point Cafe, steps from the Wissahickon Creek section of Fairmount Park, walking distance to the Allen Lane commuter rail station, 20 minute drive to Center City. This house is easy to show. Fast settlement possible. Move right in!