Michael R McCann ¦ Keller Williams Philly ¦ 215-607-6007
About This 1800 Historic House For Sale In Philadelphia Pennsylvania
A true oasis in the heart of Rittenhouse Square – 258 S 16th Street is a historic 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home situated a few short blocks from Rittenhouse Square. This is a unique property in countless ways. You will not see another home like this in Philadelphia. Not only does this home feature stunning original character throughout, it features a long list of modern amenities and upgrades. There is a massive, private rear courtyard which will make you feel as though you are on vacation every day.
A tiled entry hall guides you through the main level of the home where oversized windows and a section open to the level below create a bright and airy feel. The home is steeped in original character shown in the beautiful hardwood floors, intricate millwork, and grand fireplaces throughout. The first two levels of the home feature an elegant den with a powder room and wet bar, perfect for entertaining. A Chef’s kitchen equipped with professional-grade appliances boasting a luxury tile backsplash, granite counters, and custom cabinetry. This entertainer’s paradise is ideal for indoor/outdoor gatherings.
The French doors off the kitchen/dining area lead to the home’s showpiece – a secluded bi-level courtyard that spans 1,495 sqft! With cafe lights strung above, vines growing up the walls, and bespoke wrought iron all around, a trip to your rear patio will feel like a trip to the French countryside. Back in the home, the second level is dedicated to an expansive primary suite with its own sitting room with ornate fireplace and mantle and tremendous natural light. The third level boasts two bedroom suites each with luxury baths and amazing closet space.
The top-level is an open bonus space that could serve a variety of purposes including a bedroom, office, media room, gym or game room. The home has a designated area for a future elevator to be easily installed in the pre-designed elevator shaft area. There are four different zones of heating and air conditioning, upgraded 400 amp electric service, new plumbing throughout and two tankless hot water heaters.
In addition to all that’s inside, this location can’t be beat with tons of restaurants, shopping, and Rittenhouse Square Park just steps away. Famous nearby landmarks and eateries include the Kimmel Center, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Lacroix Restaurant at The Rittenhouse, Parc, Devon, Monks, and Alma De Cuba. There’s also easy access to surrounding neighborhoods via Broad Street, Market Street, I-76, and public transportation. Walk everywhere! Parking available – seller will pay for two parking spots for six months with an acceptable offer. Schedule your private in-person or virtual tour today!! *Square footage and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer to have verified.