705 N Orkney St
  • Philadelphia, PA 19123
2 beds | 1 bath | 1,500 sqft
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      No Pool
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      Northern Liberties
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    • Cooking Fuel:
      Gas Cooking
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      Central A/C
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      Gas, Hot Water
    • Hot Water:
      Natural Gas
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      Basement Laundry
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      Fee Simple
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      Public Sewer
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    Room List: Living Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Kitchen

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      • Description

        Just reduced! Charming house on exceptionally quaint Northern Liberties block. This is an unbeatable combination for buyers who are tired of looking at the same old builder grade homes. Enter the 16 ft. wide living room and notice the custom window shutters on the 6 over 6 window sashes. The original red pine floors have been beautifully cared for and the walls are freshly painted. Behind the archway is a full dining room and kitchen behind that. Off of the kitchen enjoy the brick-walled private patio.The second floor has a good sized bedroom and another room which could functions as a den, a nursery or could be a converted to large walk-in closet for those of you with a big wardrobe. The third floor is one expansive open space with room for any sized bed, a whole sitting are for TV viewing and sliding doors to a roof deck. The exterior of the home has an alley that goes from the street to back yard. The custom cedar shutters add to the exterior charm. Walk to El at 2nd and Spring Garden in minutes and all of the restaurants and shops of Northern Liberties.

      Northern Liberties

      About this Area

      Northern Liberties

      Located just north of Center City, Northern Liberties was an affordable spot for artists and musicians into the 1990s, but tour the area and it will be obvious that it has almost completely gentrified. Historically, this area was chock full of industrial buildings, big brick factories and modest brick row houses for the workers who kept the lines moving at these businesses. Many of those commercial...



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      • Average Days on Market Residential

        155 February 2017
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        -8.4 % since February 2016
      • Average Price per SqFt Residential

        $235 February 2017
        +6.9 % since
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        +6.9 % since February 2016
      • Total Monthly Inventory February 2017

        Total Units
        +123.3 % since
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        +123.3 % since February 2016
      • New Listings Residential

        45 February 2017
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      • Percent of Asking Price Residential

        97 % February 2017
        +1.2 % since
        +1.2 % since February 2016

      Local Information

      Local Information

      Understand the educational environment and opportunities around this area before moving in.
      General Philip Kearny
      Type: Public
      Level: K-8
      Young Scholars Cs
      Type: Charter
      Level: 5-8
      Walter D Palmer Leadership Learning Partnership Cs
      Type: Charter
      Level: PK-12
      Bodine William W High School
      Type: Public
      Level: 9-12
      St Peter The Apostle School
      Type: Private
      Level: PK-8
      Spring Garden School
      Type: Public
      Level: K-8
      Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Cs
      Type: Charter
      Level: K-8
      Holy Redeemer School
      Type: Private
      Level: K-8
      Ludlow James R School
      Type: Public
      Level: PK-8
      Parkway-Center City
      Type: Public
      Level: 9-12

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