Jeff City Block ¦ Compass Pennsylvania, LLC ¦ 215-833-7088
About This 1911 Historic House In Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Perhaps the Grandest, Brightest home in the Penn Alexander CATCHMENT. 2-car PARKING. Featured in Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, with stunning original character, this “spacious corner dwelling” (c.1911) has “many windows” on its southern face and 6 large bedrooms, 4 baths, capacious living room, huge family room, large library/office/playroom, and a finished lower level with full bath and separate entrance. Every room in this home is so bright. Ideal for those who love natural light, original hardwood floors and high ceilings throughout, detailed woodwork, leaded glass, an “elegantly carved stairway, seen through pocket doors,” restored original and period light fixtures, a spectacular facade, and a high-end chef’s eat-in kitchen. 2 fireplaces.
Spacious, comfortable front porch, perfect for hanging out, with steps down to a built-in “lovers’ bench” and front & side garden. The 2-car parking-in the rear can also be converted to 1-car plus a lovely patio, as street parking is also readily available. Prolific sour cherry tree for awesome pies. Just idyllic. A superb home in an ideal location. Easy walk to Clark Park and its fabulous Farmers’ Market, Knockbox Cafe, ReAnimator Coffee, Baltimore Avenue’s Restaurant Row (so many places to eat), Penn Alexander Catchment School, Clarkville, Green Line, TacoTaco Mexican, Local 44 and the Bottle Shop, CVS, and so many coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping. Close to HUP, CHOP, Penn, Drexel, St Joe’s Science Campus . 10 minutes to Center City by car or bike and plenty of convenient SEPTA options. Tremendous opportunity to own a significant home in the Penn Alexander Catchment.