Welcome home to 449 S. 43rd Street steps from Clark Park in Penn Alexander School catchment in beautiful West Philadelphia! This 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with ONE CAR DEEDED PARKING is a perfect blend of 1930~s charm and modern appointments. A lovely covered front porch is perfect for welcoming guests or relaxing and enjoying a book or drink. Enter through the tiled vestibule and be prepared to be impressed. Style and character are found throughout - from detailed millwork to original hardwood floors and doors, to the numerous built-ins and gorgeous staircase. The first floor, with 11~ ceilings, offers a spacious living room, formal dining room, and updated kitchen. The chef of the house will love cooking in this fabulous kitchen which includes a large center island with marble countertop, original china cabinet, gorgeous stainless steel range, two-tone cabinets, farm sink, Bosch dishwasher, soapstone countertops, and hardwood floors. A remodeled powder room with live edge wood countertop, pantry/laundry room, and coat area flow to the fenced backyard with brick paver patio. The stately staircase leads to the second floor, to the left are magnificent original double glass doors framing the entry to an incredibly spacious family room with built-ins and beautifully tiled fireplace containing the heat vent. A spacious bedroom at the end of the hall offers two original dressing closets and access to a private balcony. A full bath and additional bedroom or study complete this level. The third floors includes 3 bedrooms, a spa-like bathroom with shower and separate jetted soaking tub and large hall closet. The flexible floor plan allows for an owner suite on either the 2nd or 3rd floor, creating a number of possibilities for today~s living. There is no shortage of closet space and storage in this home, including a full unfinished basement with high ceilings. Close to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel, and public transportation. Easy access to Center City Philadelphia, I-76, and Philadelphia International Airport. Schedule your visit today!
About this Area
Named for three major learning centers, the University of Pennsylvania, University of the Sciences and Drexel University, University City is also home to world-class hospitals (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) and scientific and medical research centers – it just might be the brainiest area in Philadelphia. Of late, the neighborhood has also...
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