Welcome to Society Hill! This one of a kind home was custom built by acclaimed Architect James Kise in 1970 as his personal residence. Located on a cobblestone street along one of Philadelphia's most beautiful historical blocks, this serene, 32 foot wide townhouse is awash in natural light with sophisticated, art-friendly interiors on each level, an expansive private rear multi-level patio garden and secure, off-street parking. Its brick and glass construction respects its more historical neighbors while offering airy, open living spaces on the inside with hardwood floors, an open, skylit stairwell and a Mondrian-inspired tower of windows looking out to the rear garden, a dramatic setting for entertaining yet ideal, for family living. There is a mix of rooms that can be used flexibly ? two dens, a study, a soaring, 20 foot two-story dining area complemented by an eat-in cook's kitchen with radiant-heated floors, plus a living room with custom book cases and a wood-burning fireplace ready to warm you on a winter evening. Upstairs, private quarters include a gracious main bedroom suite with oversized 2 story closet and dressing areas. The master suite also features a second level with skylights and a soaking tub. 2 other bedrooms complete the upper level. As a bonus, there is a walkout lower-level guest or au pair suite that leads up to the garden. This private courtyard is large enough to accommodate grilling, dining and seating areas as well as a hot tub, a luxurious amount of outdoor space for a city residence. Walk to all of the city's top neighborhoods. Includes bicycle and car parking.
Philadelphia’s Society Hill is one of the most popular and picturesque residential neighborhoods in the city, and really, fans of Philadelphia will tell you, on the entire East Coast. Blocks of restored historic brick town houses and cobblestone streets take visitors back to earliest days of the United States. The neighborhood’s walkable proximity to both Old City and Center City and its...
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