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124 S Van Pelt St
  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
$1,295,000
4 beds | 2 baths | 2,520 sqft
  • Details
    • Basement
      Yes
    • City
      Philadelphia
    • County
      Philadelphia
    • Fireplaces
      1
    • Property Class
      Residential
    • Status
      Active
    • Style
      Traditional
    • Subdivision
      Rittenhouse Square
  • Additional Information
    • Building Facade Orientation:
      East
    • Condition:
      Average+
    • Cooling:
      Central A/C
    • Gross SqFt:
      2,520
    • Heat:
      Hot Water
    • Hot Water:
      Natural Gas
    • Laundry Type:
      Basement
    • Lot Area Acreage:
      0.03
    • Lot Dimensions:
      20.00 x 66.00
    • Net SqFt:
      2,520
    • Ownership:
      Fee Simple
    • Porch/Deck:
      Deck(s), Porch(es)
    • Roof:
      Built-Up, Flat, Pitched
    • Sewer:
      Public Sewer
    • Structures:
      Above Grade, Below Grade
    • Type:
      Residential
    • Wall/Ceilings:
      9'+ Ceilings, Plaster Walls
    • Water:
      Public
    • Zoning Code:
      Cmx4
  • Dimensions

    Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Library, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2

    Stories: Upper 1

  • Amenities & Features
    • Appliances:
      Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Gas, Stove
    • Basement Type:
      English, Full, Walkout Stairs, Windows, Workshop
    • Fireplace Features:
      Mantel(s)
    • Floor:
      Carpet, Hardwood, Wood
  • Fees
    • Tax Year:
      2019
    • Total Taxes:
      $9,569
  • Description

    124 S Van Pelt was built in 1904.Wood played a strong decorative and structural role in design.Woodwork and trim is generally unfussy, but abundant.The house features built-in storage, with solid wood or glasssed-in doors, including bookshelves and linen cupboards.Windows are large and squarish providing plenty of natural light.Another common feature of this style is the large porch across the rear of the house.Writing in 1917 architect L.Eugene Robinson counseled homeowners that color schemes should be restful and neutral, with "judicious" color accents.Emphasis was on nature based colors like wheat, cream, sage, slate gray, earthy browns and cranberry.This house is linked to this natural setting.Entering this home each room is designed and useful.The living room is well proportioned with crown moldings and a corner wood burning fireplace .Dark exposed wood floors and a wall of west facing glass doors along with corner cabinets is set perfectly for dining and relaxing.Stepping out the glass doors is a large 3 seasoned porch.Seasoned cooks will appreciate the fully equipped galley kitchen.The current owner recently served a sit down dinner party for 17.An atrium style window with ribbon glass flood the staircase from 1st to third floors.Second floor allow most owners to live on 2 floors.East facing morning light and warm north light, light the library .The room has built in shelving and bookcases, and a wood burning lined fireplace.The main bedroom is private with walk in closets, storage and update bath.At the third level one large bedroom and 2 medium sized bedrooms, and a beautiful black and white tiled bathroom.There is a staircase to the roof.The views are incredible.The lower level is a wine cellar, workshop, laundry/mechanical room with access under the porch deck and side easement. Van Pelt is less than 300 yards to Rittenhouse Square. This location is amazing.Close to Universities, 30th Street Station, Schuylkill River Trail and Park, shops, entertainment and all Center City has to offer.GREENFIELD CATCHMENT.New water line from the street to the house 6/19

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After someone moves to Rittenhouse Square, long Philadelphia’s most exclusive neighborhood, it seems the Square has a way of becoming the center of their universe, the sun around which everything else revolves. OK, perhaps that’s an overstatement, but talk to long-time residents and they are quite clear that this is the only place they would consider buying a luxury condo in Center City...

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    106 May 2019
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  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $459 May 2019
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  • Total Monthly Inventory May 2019

    288
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  • New Listings Residential

    51 May 2019
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  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    97 % May 2019
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Greenfield Albert M School
Type: Public
Level: K-8
Freire Cs
Type: Charter
Level: 5-12
De la Salle In Town
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Science Leadership Academy
Type: Public
Level: 9-12
Kindercare Learning Center
Type: Private
Level: K
The Philadelphia School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
School of Moorish Science Temp
Type: Private
Level: 1-6
Friends Select School
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
Independence CS
Type: Charter
Level: K-8
Philadelphia Electrical & Tech Charter High School
Type: Charter
Level: 9-12

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