231 Spruce St

Philadelphia, PA 19106 View Map $1,899,000 Schedule a Tour
Beds5
Baths2Full11/2
Sq.Ft.3,400
Year1763
Alvin Belden

Alvin Belden

(610) 212-4882

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Status: Active
Property Type:Interior Row/Townhouse
MLS #:PAPH2203666
Sq. Feet:3,400
On Site:381 Days
Lot Size:1,376 Sq. Ft.
County:Philadelphia

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Office:KW Empower
Step back in time to experience the grandeur of Philadelphia history with this stunning townhome on the best block in Society Hill! Built in 1763, but dramatically renovated with contemporary style, this magnificent property perfectly blends old Philadelphia with all the modern amenities of 21st century living. Experience the ultimate in spacious living with this remarkable 20' wide, 5-bedroom home offering over 3,400 square feet of living space. From the moment you enter, you will be enchanted by the original pine floors and the warmth of a total FIVE fireplaces, including an impressive King of Prussia fireplace with intricate Mercer tilework of the Ship America in the expansive living room. The dine-in kitchen is a chef's delight, offering a bright and airy space equipped with Corian countertops and top-of-the-line Gaggenau and Liebherr appliances, plus an induction cooktop. Take in the beauty of indoor/outdoor living with a charming brick patio right off the kitchen and dining room. Upstairs, you'll find that the bedroom suite is a true retreat, with bright beautiful light and loads of storage with dual walk-in closets. The en-suite bathroom is bright, spacious, and beautifully appointed with elaborate Italian Bisazza mosaic tiles. The expanded walk-in shower offers dual showerheads, a soaking tub, and an added touch of luxury with a custom marble fireplace. For convenient modern living, the laundry room is situated within the suite as well. The third floor offers two spacious bedrooms and a guest bathroom that also showcases handset Italian Bisazza tile, creating a relaxing, spa-like experience. The top floor is an oversized bedroom, office, den, or bonus room- and thanks to the wet bar, the possibilities are endless! This versatile space is perfect for those who need a quiet place to work, to relax, or an extra bedroom for guests. With soaring ceilings throughout, original wooden floors, and ample natural light, you'll never want to leave this tranquil oasis. You'll also appreciate the convenience of a main floor half bathroom right off the ground floor living space, which is ideal for entertaining. The finished basement has plenty of extra storage as well as a wine cellar for storing your favorite vintages. The 2016 leaded glass windows and a newly installed roof at the back of the house increase the value of the home, and there is even the possibility of restoring the roof deck off the third floor, adding to the allure of this exquisite property. Don't pass up this once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a piece of Philadelphia's illustrious history. Schedule a viewing today to see for yourself everything this magnificent home has to offer!

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Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
6/6/2023$1,900,000$1,899,000-0.1%

Community Information

Address:231 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Subdivision:Society Hill
Zip Code:19106

School Information

Middle School:Mc Call Gen George
Elementary School:Mc Call Gen George

Architecture

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1763
Style:Colonial,Traditional,Federal
Exterior: Brick
Basement: Partially Finished, Walkout Stairs

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Bar, Built-Ins, Breakfast Area, Cedar Closet(s), Chair Railings, Combination Dining/Living, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Stain/Lead Glass, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Window Treatments, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Washer
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Laundry, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 3, Primary Bathroom
Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio And Porch: Patio(s)
Cooling: Central A/C
Heating: Forced Air
Cooking Fuel: Natural Gas
Fuel On Site: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
Dining RoomMain Level
Living RoomMain Level
KitchenMain Level
LaundryUpper 1 Level
Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level
Primary BathroomUpper 1 Level
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level
Bedroom 3Upper 2 Level
Bedroom 4Upper 2 Level
Bathroom 3Upper 2 Level
Bathroom 1Main Level
Bedroom 5Upper 3 Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.03 Acres / 1,376 Sq. Ft.
Lot Number: 188
Parking: Off Street
Parking Features: Prepaid
Off Street Parking - # of Spaces: 1
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Central Air: Yes
Municipality: PHILADELPHIA
Zoning:RSA5
Directions:GPS

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2023
Total Taxes: $15,991 (paid Annually)
School Tax: $8,774

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