2019 Delancey PLACE Philadelphia, PA 19103

$4,985,000 Price History
6,250 Sq.Ft. On Site: 146 Days
5 Beds
9 Baths
Built: 1860
"I knew the moment I entered that house it was the right one. The house itself is beautiful in its simplicity and its lines. It is a French house, more than a century old..." - Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner Built in 1860 in the Federal Style and later recast in the Beaux Arts style, with a magnificent limestone fa~ade, by the Philadelphia architectural firm of DeArmond, Ashmead & Bickley. The home was purchased in 1964 as the home of Pearl Buck and the Pearl S. Buck foundation. It was in this Center City house where Nobel prize winner, Ms. Buck, the women's right crusader, philanthropist, humanitarian and author compiled her 1972 short story collection, "Once upon a Christmas" among others. One enters the home to a magnificent entrance hall/reception area. There is a sweeping staircase, a huge eat- in kitchen that seats eight and two islands, one butcher block, and one granite. The second floor features a Living Room, formal octagon shaped Dining Room and Sun Room. There are four bedrooms including a sumptuous master suite, plus a family room, five full baths, four powder rooms, garage, three balconies, elevator, 2 gas fireplaces, 2 wood burning fireplaces, wine cellar, gym, storage, 2 offices, catering kitchen, and dumbwaiter. Exquisite renovations started in 2006 and completed in 2008, by the present owners in conjunction with interior designer, Malcolm Eisenberg. The scrollwork door made by American master blacksmith and metal designer Samuel Yellin.
Property Type:Row / Townhouse
MLS #:1003289841
Year Built:1860
Sq. Feet:6250
On Site:146 Days
Lot Size:0.05 Acres

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Community Information

Address:2019 Delancey PLACE Philadelphia, PA 19103
Subdivision:Rittenhouse Square
Zip Code:19103


Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5 Full / 4 Half
Year Built:1860
Exterior: Brick, Stone
Basement: Full
Garage: Garage - Rear Entry
Attached Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 1.00
Attached Garage Spaces: 1

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:6250
Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), Elevator, 2nd Kitchen, Kitchen - Eat-In
Appliances: Oven - Wall, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1
Floor: Wood, Marble
Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights
Other Structures: Above Grade
Entrance: Foyer
Patio And Porch: Balcony
Cooling: Central A/C
Heating: Forced Air
Fuel On Site: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas


Master BedroomUpper 2 Level
Master BedroomUpper 1 Level22x20
Master BedroomUnspecified Level
Bedroom 1Upper 1 Level18x22
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level14x21
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level14x20
Living RoomUpper 1 Level22x21
OtherUpper 1 Level14x10
KitchenMain Level24x20
OtherUpper 1 Level21x21
Family RoomUpper 2 Level
Dining RoomUpper 1 Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.05 Acres / 2107 Sq. Ft.
Lot Number: 220
Parking: Attached Garage
Open Parking Spaces: 1.00
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2019
Total Taxes: $42,353 (paid Annually)

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Description: The property at 2019 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103 in the Rittenhouse Square subdivision with the MLS# 1003289841 is currently listed for $4,985,000 and has been on the market for 145 days.



Listing Price: $4,985,000

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