Every now and then comes along a property that is truly awe inspiring, this is such a property. This 3 story building, zoned CMX2, has been renovated from top to bottom in a meticulous fashion. The owner's attention to detail, design sense, and overall exquisite taste has transformed a dilapidated shell of a building into a masterpiece. This building has so much to offer and it would be a challenge to find another property like this in all of Philadelphia. It is currently set up as a retail shop with work space on the 1st floor and living quarters above. Located on the Westside of a fantastic block of Frankford Avenue across the NKCDC garden center; it is a prime location for any retail business. As you enter the store you will find a large open room w/ 11ft ceilings, exposed brick walls, original flooring w/ceramic tile entrance, and several antique fixtures included in the sale. There is a ADA compliant half bathroom and as you continuing towards the back you'll find a large workspace with many possibilities Just past the workspace there is a large 12X43 ft garage that can easily house two cars and has plenty of room for storage or an additional work area. Head down the cement slope which leads to a very dry, extremely clean, usable basement which houses all the mechanics and utilities. Everything to code and well cared for. The building spans street to street w/ access to the upstairs through the front or the back. As you enter the 2nd floor you will feel as if you are walking through a work of art. You immediately enter the kitchen, which, like most of the upstairs living quarters is extremely well thought out and impeccably designed. The 2nd floor features a fantastic fiberglass deck, an amazing antique kitchen mixed with top of the line appliances , a Laundry/ utility room, a beautiful full bathroom, large living area with skylight and two wonderful bedrooms. There are just too many details to mention so,MAKE SURE TO DOWNLOAD FULL DESCRIPTION. Also ask to see the detailed renovation sheet that explains all the materials used throughout the building, mechanical systems installed, and items included in the sale. Only the best building materials, high end components, and well thought out antique fixtures were used when renovating this property. As you can see, this is not your typical property. It is as close to perfection as you can get.
Type of Property
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 2,178
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Lot Area Acreage: 0.050000
Lot Dimensions: 18X122
Net SqFt: 4355
Ownership: Fee Simple
Property Age: 80
Zoning Code: CMX2
Cooling: Central A/C
Sewer: Public Sewer
Living Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Workshop, Commercial/Retail Space
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