This traditional Philadelphia rowhome was renovated in a modern rustic style, celebrating the original bones and quirks of an 1850~s house, making it a truly one of a kind property, AND there is off street parking for two cars. There are refinished original wide plank wood floors, custom plaster finishes, exposed beams and brickwork, custom doors and raw wood detail throughout the house. First floor features a living room and kitchen, both with original fireplaces. The walls are finished with American Clay, a natural earth plaster which is non-toxic, breathes and sparkles because of marble sand in the mix. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, custom soapstone sink and drainboard, open shelving, plenty of natural light. Off the kitchen is a fantastic backyard that extends all the way to Leithgow St. The large yard is planted with fruit trees and perenials, has a brick paved area, stone pavers that lead to space for a garden and the two car parking! Heading up to the 2nd floor, you~ll find a large bedroom with gorgeous finishes and a fireplace. The hall has sitting area or office nook, with another fireplace. The walls of the full bath are made from repurposed cedar boards from an old water tower, complete with a pedestal sink, clawfoot tub and linen closet. The 3rd floor has two dormer rooms with copious amounts of natural light and some built in shelving. This is just one lot, but it is large enough that it could potentially be subdivided into two parcels, if you chose to go that route. This is a gorgeous and unique custom home is right in the middle of Northern Liberties. You~re close to numerous dining options, including Honey~s Sit N Eat, Heritage, Dimitri~s, N. 3rd and Standard Tap. Liberty Lands, one of the best parks in the city is nearby, as well as public trans and highway access. What more could you ask for? Make your appointment today.
About this Area
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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