731 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
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This classic 1808 Society Hill Federal style townhouse in excellent condition with gracious scale throughout is on a wide and deep lot in a desirable location minutes to all city points of interest including great parks, restaurants, and shopping. Included in the sale is a transferable leased garage parking space 2 blocks away at a $1,500 year cost to the new owner with many years left on the original 99 year lease. The house interior incorporates beautiful original millwork and wide plank flooring details blended with a terrific floor plan highlighted by many windows, skylights, great closets. The owner has loved living here and it shows! 2 zone HVAC, upgraded electrical system, newer roofs, newer deck, great kitchen, newer baths. There is an alluring patio with an art installation trough style fountain and beautiful plantings for a true urban oasis, and a 2 level roof deck with straight stair for an escape to neighborhood views and skyscape. Vestibule to entry hall. Large living room with a most handsome black marble fireplace. Central hall with large coat closet, lovely powder room, beautiful staircase to second and third floors. The dining room is a big, bright surprise with bay area and skylights, great storage closets. The bright, large eat-in kitchen with a well thought out plan has quality cabinets with terrific storage, granite counters, gas range, double wall oven (one is a microwave), skylight – this great space is flexible enough to have an eating and sitting area near the glass doors opening on to the quite special brick/stone patio. The fantastic patio has side beds with beautiful plantings and a drip watering system, tranquil water feature. The second floor has a center hall. Large front bedroom with fireplace now used as a library. Big rear primary bedroom with 2 large closets, linen closet; primary bath with walk-in shower, tub, double vanity. Third floor center hall with skylight. Big front bedroom with gas fireplace, 2 large closets. Hall bath with walk-in shower, bidet, and double vanity, skylight. 4th Bedroom now used as an office with built-in desks/cabinets, closet with sink/cabinet/small refrigerator, 2nd closet, glass door to newer 2 level roof deck with straight stair connecting both levels. Third floor hall has door with stair to fourth floor attic room with storage and mechanicals. The pleasant basement with laundry, sink, mechanical systems, also offers a cedar closet and a workshop/project area. 731 is designated on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. This prime location is close to all of the city’s great amenities and cultural attractions including beautiful Washington Square and Independence National Historic Park.
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