BEDROOMS: 3 | BATHROOMS: 1.5
LISTING PRICE: $400,000
Rare find, olde meets new in the land of cookie cutter new homes! Happy Hour at Peacock Room, shop till you drop on Frankford Ave, dinner at Memphis Tap, dessert at Little Babies, then sashay up the stairs of your porch, and enter your dream home through a romantic antique vestibule complete with original tile and glass doorknobs. Be welcomed by gorgeous original details that have been thoughtfully preserved and modern upgrades that have been skillfully added. This custom restored home is an artful combination of new and original. Be awed by the tall ceilings illuminated by sky lights on the first and second floor while you glide your shearling slippers across the exotic hardwood floors. The first floor transitions between living and dining, each space defined by original woodwork and built ins adorned with crown molding. The central room has been opened up for maximum flow. Enjoy cooking in the modern kitchen featuring solid oak cabinetry and penny tile backsplash and gathering in the rear yard for grilling and dining alfresco. The rear yard is comprised of 2 additional lots combined to make a 24 x 36 ft lot. Half of the lot you see that boarders Boston belongs to the neighbors. The 24 x 36 ft lot directly behind the property is available to rent on an annual basis for 1200/year. Upstairs find 3 sizeable bedrooms with custom closets and designer lighting. Find a freshly renovated bathroom with a tub and creative storage options. Notice more clever utilitarian features on the first floor including a coat nook under the stairs, and first floor laundry with open shelving behind the powder room. In addition to the kitchen and bathroom, new upgrades to this home include heater, hot water tank, front porch water proofing, and roof with a 5-year warranty. Throughout the home find weather shield windows, each is solid hard wood inside and all clad outside (huge upgrade, no vinyl here). After enjoying all this wake up in the morning, have coffee at Flow State, do yoga at Grace and Glory, get a blow out at FAN and mingle at Philadelphia Brewing Company, Martha, Greensgrow, River Wards Produce , Park Bench Dog Daycare, and Thunderbird Salvage. Shop at Vestige, Minnow Lane or Field. Don’t bother driving, everything you need is in walking distance including the subway and bus lines downtown. If you insist on owning a fancy pants car, parking is a cinch without much competition for spots on York and Tulip St. Also the entrances to I-95 north and south are right down the street by the independent grocer which sells wine and beer. All good things. We mean all the good things.