421 Chestnut St #401

Philadelphia, PA 19106 View Map $1,995,000 Schedule a Tour
Alvin Belden

Alvin Belden

(610) 212-4882

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Status: Active
Property Type:Unit / Flat
MLS #:PAPH2225858
Sq. Feet:3,068
On Site:304 Days

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Office:BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Set prominently amongst the historic sites and parks of Independence Hall, The Bank Building stands as a symbol of Philadelphia's rich heritage and an opulent example of fine architecture. This 7 year young, 3 bed 2.5 bath, located in Old City-Society Hill the residence is a sophisticated neoclassical masterpiece with soaring 11ft+ ceilings, spectacular views from every window, overlooking gardens, and dazzling architectural feats with a coveted southern exposure.. Offering a lifestyle of luxury, elegance, and ease, in a prime location, with hotel amenities at your beck and call. A unique benefit for residents of 421 Chestnut St is access to the adjoining Renaissance Hotel's available amenities, including room service, housekeeping, pool, fitness center, discounted pricing on hotel stays and dining, and, for a fee, parking in the Bourse Garage with available valet. This full renovation was painstakingly completed in 2017, designed and created by renowned architect, John Milner, masterfully executed by a long list of master artisans, it will dazzle you from the walls adorned with intricate millwork to the gilded crown moldings, and venetian plaster applications. Step inside the entrance hall, and feel transported to Rome, inspired and designed after the grandeur of Italy's finest example of neoclassical architecture, The custom crafted solid double front doors open to reveal the white Carrara and Bardiglio marble floors, and your eye is instantly drawn to the coffered ceiling with Venetian plaster application, a masterpiece of art and design, that takes one's breath away. This south-facing unit, has multiple large sun-filled windows that are also soundproof and functionally open for fresh air while offering views overlooking the iconic Second National Bank building, green space, and beyond to the city horizon line. From the grand entry hall, there are arched doorways and beautiful hand crafted doors with artistic hardware on each that open to various rooms and halls. The great room, kitchen, powder room, and laundry are found on one side of the unit, on the other side, three bedrooms and two baths, each created with elegance. The great room has eye-catching details such as oak floors with an adorning pattern fashioned after the Palace of Versailles, and a custom mantel on the fireplace with herringbone detail adding to the ambiance making this space a perfect place to entertain, relax, and leave you in awe. The dining room is a flexible space allowing for large dinner parties and is open to the Joanne Hudson designed kitchen. The Kitchen is a chef's delight. From the custom cabinetry, the paneled Sub-Zero, Wolf dual fuel range, and range hood, the designer backsplash and gorgeous walnut island with seating, the details shine to make it the perfect kitchen. Off the kitchen find the pantry/laundry room with ample custom cabinetry for storage as well as the Miele washer and dryer beautifully tucked into the custom built in. The convenient powder room is accessible here as well. The primary suite has a custom-outfitted closet and a spacious sitting area. The sumptuous primary bath has designer limestone tile work, a custom double sink vanity, a frameless glass shower with multiple body sprays and a soaking tub as well as a separate water closet. From the entry hall, access a secondary hallway with luxurious flocked wallpaper to find a beautiful full bath with designer tile and a tub/shower combo with custom vanity and ample cabinet storage. The additional two bedrooms have custom-outfitted closets. Own a piece of art and live in the lap of luxury in The Bank Building in Old City-Society Hill, a lovely, quiet section in Philadelphia, that's truly an oasis.

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Community Information

Address:421 Chestnut St #401, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Subdivision:Society Hill
Zip Code:19106

School Information

High School:Horace Furness


Unit Number:#401
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1900
Exterior: Masonry
Year Renovated: 2017
Garage: Covered Parking
Garage Spaces: 1.00

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Window Treatments, Combination Dining/Living, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Wood Floors, Floor Plan - Open, Walk-in Closet(s)
Appliances: Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Washer, Water Dispenser, Trash Compactor, Microwave
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Laundry, Bathroom 2, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Fireplace Features: Non-Functioning, Brick, Mantel(s), Marble
Floor: Hardwood, Tile/Brick, Marble
Common Walls: 9'+ Ceilings, Beamed Ceilings, High
Exterior Features: Street Lights, Sidewalks
Pool: Yes - Community
Community Pool Features: Indoor
Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Accessibility Features: Elevator
Cooling: Central A/C
Heating: Forced Air
Cooking Fuel: Natural Gas
Fuel On Site: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas


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LaundryMain Level
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Bathroom 2Main Level
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Property Features

View: City
Lot Number: 262
Parking: Parking Garage
Parking Features: Rented/Permit Required, Parking Fee
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Utilities: Natural Gas Available, Electric Available, Cable TV Available, Above Ground, Sewer Available, Water Available
Central Air: Yes
Municipality: PHILADELPHIA
Directions:4th and Chestnut

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2023
Total Taxes: $8,722 (paid Annually)
School Tax: $4,786
One Time Fee: $348.10
Association Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance, All Ground Fee, Ext Bldg Maint, Gas, Insurance, Management, Reserve Funds, Sewer, Snow Removal, Water
Condo Fee: $2,146.03 (paid Monthly)



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