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In the middle of the Philadelphia’s Art Museum Area neighborhood, one of the most scenic mixes of green space and public buildings along the East Coast, is the three-building apartment community called Park Towne Place. The complex sports the clean lines, blond brick and sharp corners representative of its mid-century origin. Its amenity-laden campus of almost nine acres creates a park-like setting for residents. Park Towne Place puts its residents steps from the city’s major museums, from The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the glorious golden temple on the hill, to the imposing Franklin Institute on the south end with the Barnes Foundation and Rodin Museum in between. Alternately, step out your front door and in minutes, be on a bike trail that runs along the Schuylkill River through Fairmount Park. The area also provides easy access to I-76 and 30th Street Station for commuters. And because we are in Philadelphia, after all, expect a wide range of neighborhood restaurants and pubs to choose from, along with a Whole Foods across the street. Here’s more information on the community from Cary Simons, Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty listing agent for the penthouses at Park Towne Place. Contact Cary for more information or to schedule a tour.
For those who want a prime city residence with panoramic views in the Art Museum Area, the Park Towne Place penthouses are one of the newest options in the neighborhood. Come home to on-site parking. Step into an art-filled lobby with a 24-hour concierge. Head up to your private world, freshly redesigned and renovated, with living spaces lined in windows for sun-splashed interiors. New wood floors, new lighting, fireplaces with a granite surround and freshly painted walls create a neutral canvas for any style. Best of all, Park Towne Place’s penthouses have been outfitted with sleek, modern kitchens with glass-front cabinets, glass backsplashes, built-in wine refrigerator, Quartz countertops and stainless steel GE Café appliances. Equally well-designed bathrooms offer generous storage, double vanity sinks in the main suite baths, all-new tile and glass showers and Quart countertops. There are in-unit laundry facilities, too.
The Park Towne Place penthouses offer a number of floor plans – some have stunning cityscape views while others look out to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Some have private balconies large enough for fresh air and al fresco dining.
Pets are welcome at Park Towne Place penthouses. Not only do dog owners have plenty of green space on the property for long walks, including a dog park with fenced play areas, the entire Ben Franklin Parkway awaits. Use the community’s on-site groomer to keep your furry friends looking their best. Park Towne Place also offers boarding/doggy day care and cat sitting.
For your own salon needs, there is an on-site Salon & Spa, and on-site dry cleaning and alterations services keeps your wardrobe fresh. Relax or entertain in the incredible pool complex with private cabanas, lounge areas, a catering kitchen and a sleek fire pit. Stay in shape for the pool at the state-of-the-art fitness center with TechnoGym equipment, strength machines, free weights, on-demand with virtual classes in spin-yoga studio. At night, watch the game or meet friends at the Oar Pub with gourmet demonstration kitchen, pool table, shuffle board, large screen TVs, leather seating, gas fireplace, screening/event room with theater-style seating. Get dinner to go at the on-site Gourmet Market and Café, which offers a variety tea, coffee, sandwiches, soups, salads, fresh seafood, fine cheese and organic meats, fresh produce and more!
A rare feature — Park Towne Place may be the only building with this amenity — is the on-site Create Art Studio with high-top work tables, lockable storage units, utility sink and gallery wall to pursue your fine art and crafts projects and showcase your work!
The community includes a Technology Lounge with free Wi-Fi, conference room, seating and lounge areas and touchscreen TVs.
Whether you’re moving to Philadelphia from across the country or from a neighboring county, or want to rent until you find just the right property to purchase, the penthouses at Park Towne Place are a fabulous value for the person seeking luxe accommodation. Park Towne Place was designed with convenience for you in mind. Reach out to Cary Simons of Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty for more information about Park Towne Place.