869 N 24th St

Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5
Listing Price: $625,000

The fabulous neighborhood of Fairmount is known for its proximity to the parkways' world-renowned cultural institutions, easy access to the Schuylkill River Trail, all the recreation Fairmount Park has to offer and the lively shopping and restaurant scene along Fairmount Avenue. It's typically identified by old world architecture framed by mature trees and 869 N. 24th St. is a prime example of your quintessential Fairmount home. Rarely offered, this coveted 3184 SF, 17' wide home is fully stocked from top to bottom from finished basement to roof deck. Be welcomed home by your handsome brick façade and arrive through a traditional double glass door into a charming foyer entrance. Our first floor offers a modern open floor plan with gleaming hardwood floor and oversized windows bathing the living area in natural light.  There's an adorable powder room for added convenience.  Pass the formal dining room into a fabulous stainless and stone chef's kitchen with a fun breakfast bar complete with custom built bar height chairs.  The kitchen opens out through double sliding glass doors to the spacious stone-paved patio offering private outdoor space perfect for entertaining, grilling and dining alfresco under the ornamental Japanese maple tree.  Consider this area your indoor outdoor livings extended living space. 

Downstairs find a fully finished basement with a gas fireplace and a professional bar with custom cabinetry, task lighting, a whimsical martini glass shaped sink and a dual-zoned beverage refrigerator that can be set with separate temperatures for red and white wine.  There's a super functional laundry room with tile floor.  Upstairs find 1 of 4 bedrooms set up as a cozy family room or den, and 2 adorably decorated spacious bedrooms with good closets and ceiling fans. A cottage chic hall bathroom will make you feel right at home with its beadboard wainscot and extra storage. The expansive, sun bathed, open 3rd floor master suite complete with super high ceilings, lots of closet space and a luxurious spa-like master bath with double sinks, soaking tub, natural stone tile, and glass shower enclosure. Travel to great heights and enjoy skyline views from the composite roof deck. There are tons of extras yet to be mentioned including whole house audio throughout the home. Technology upgrades include wiring for Fios and direct Cat5 ethernet.  Two wall mounted flat screen TVs and outdoor infrared gas grill included in sale. The roof has 8 years of warranty left including the roof under the deck. There's a new tankless hot water heater and new dual zoned central air. Because the homes on this block are wider than typical there is less competition for parking, enhanced by the presence of a church and a school nearby, parking on both sides of the street and endless options available on Girard Avenue, parking is a breeze.  This distinct and elegant home nestled in a rich historical context has it all and is bound to suit your lifestyle.