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309 South 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

This classic 1814 Federal Style Society Hill mansion captures the soul of historic Philadelphia. Value begins at its almost 26' width, 14' ceilings, original pine floors, restored plaster mouldings and sweeping staircase that rises softly from floor to floor. The home's east/west exposures and large paned windows (3-across) insure bright natural light throughout the home. The grand Federal proportions offer elegance to any personal style of living or entertaining. Of course, its marbled baths, elevator service to all five floors and Clive Christian kitchen seamlessly deliver the modern luxury you'd expect from this caliber of home. The chandeliered entry foyer gives way to the grand hallway which features an original work of art by White House muralist Zuber & Cie. The hallway is the home's gateway to both its public and private areas. The first floor is home to both formal living and dining rooms; both complete with antique crystal chandeliers and gas burning fireplaces. In addition, the hallway provides access to the grand stairs, elevator, powder room and fabulous eat-in chef's kitchen which overlooks a formal garden with fountain and immediate access to your parking. Halfway up the staircase you'll find a family/den/library room for more casual living, complete with custom wood cabinetry and powder room. Up another ~ floor to the 2nd is master suite with fireplace, his & her walk-in closets and luxurious marble bathroom. This floor is also home to a private office. Up to the 3rd floor you'll find a guest suite w/ marbled bath, two additional bedrooms and full bath along with storage upon storage. The 4th floor is set up with a custom wet bar, media room, half bath, greenhouse and spectacular views of the city and bridges. The 1,980 sq. ft. lower level has been beautifully renovated and home to an au pair suite w/ full bath, large multipurpose room, sauna and gym.
Property Class
Type of Property
1-Car Parking
Pool Type
No Pool
Full, Fully Finished
Has AC?
Society Hill
Society Hill
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Detached
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 3,380
Laundry Type: Basement Laundry
Area: 19106
Lot Area Acreage: 0.080000
Lot Dimensions: 25X133
Lower Half Baths: 1
Main Bedroom: Whrlpool-MBR, FullBath-MBR, PartBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Baths: 2
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 9062
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Deck, Patio, Porc
Property Age: 99
Condition: Average+
Type: Row/Townhouse
Roof: Flat Roof
Room Count: 22
Upper Floor Baths: 2
Upper Floor Half Baths: 1
Year Rehabilitated: 2006
Zoning Code: RSA5
Heat: Gas, Forced Air
Cooling: Central A/C
Water: Public
Sewer: Public Sewer
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm
Lower 1, Main, Up
Master Bedroom
17 x 21, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
15 x 15, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
12 x 18, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
10 x 16, level Upper 1
Living Room
18 x 23, level Main
Dining Room
18 x 23, level Main
Family Room
20 x 24, level Main
16 x 16, level Main
Interior Features: Security System, Skylight(s), Vaulted Ceiling, 9'+ Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Stained/Leaded Glass, Cable TV-Wired, Sauna, Elevator, Wet/Dry Bar, Intercom, Energy Efficient Windows
Appliances: KitIsland, KitPa
Basement Type: Full, Fully Finished
Fireplace Features: Marble Fireplace, Dining Room Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Stone Flooring
Exterior: Stucco, Brick
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Mastery Charter High School

Type: Charter

Level: 7-12

Knowledge Learning Enterprises, Inc.

Type: Private

Level: N/a

Arise Academy Charter High School

Type: Charter

Level: 9-12

St Mary Interparochial School

Type: Private

Level: K-8

Constitution High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12

St. George Greek Orthodox School

Type: Private

Level: N/a

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Level: K-8

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Level: PK-8

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