Bedrooms: 2 | Bathrooms: 2
Closing Price: $465,000
Welcome to 1953 Locust Street, a wonderfully designed and rarely offered boutique luxury brownstone condominium which manages to marry the Old World charm of the neighborhood and modern aesthetic and conveniences required for today's savvy buyer. Located mere steps from Philadelphia's celebrated Rittenhouse Square, the location is second to none. The prized square dates back to the late 17th century as one of the five original open space parks designed by William Penn. Its lush grass, canopy of trees and benches serve as a gathering spot during all seasons and the Paul Cret designed entrances and fountain are works of art. The grandeur of this boutique building is felt immediately upon entering. The common entryway is warm and welcoming with soaring ceilings and a restored main staircase. The handsome bi-level unit features a sunny and open floor plan with beautifully finished original hardwood flooring with walnut trim, high ceilings with recessed lighting and a skylight flooding the space with natural light. The kitchen boasts sleek granite countertops and breakfast bar, maple cabinets, a marble tile backsplash and wine fridge. A gorgeous antique marble fireplace anchors the sunny open floor plan. Upstairs find two nicely appointed bedrooms and a clean and modern bathroom with large frameless glass shower. In a neighborhood where private outside space is coveted, this unit will not disappoint. The roof is spacious and perfect for entertaining and dining al fresco while taking in the magnificent view of the city's acclaimed skyline. Rittenhouse Square boasts the best restaurants, retail shopping and nightlife the city has to offer. If you are looking for the modern conveniences of today in a coveted neighborhood of rich history, we have the home for you.