Townhouse, Colonial,Traditional - PHILADELPHIA, PA
Welcome to an exquisite home on one of the 2 most prestigious blocks in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square. This classically elegant, historical home is full of rich architectural details and modern amenities. On the 2000 block of Delancey, a quaint tree-lined block on the National Historical Registry, it boasts 6 bdrms, 5 full baths, 2-half baths, 9 fireplaces (4 gas/5 woodburning) & built 10' wider than most. Natural light beams through windows on 3 sides & gives the feeling of a corner. BONUS: 2 Car Garage! From exterior marble steps, enter into the foyer. Formal front parlor & dining area, used as family room, are to the left. Soaring ceilings up to 15' embrace all the original woodwork, & plenty of recessed lighting. Combination of original hardwood flooring & plush Stark carpeting t/o. The stunning Clive Christian kitchen is the heart of the home, & has been featured on the cover of South Jersey Magazine. White Italian Carrera marble counter tops & spectacular tile work over double Wolf oven/range. The oversized island w/double sink, including Franke disposal, & impressive gas fireplace w/hand carved wood mantle make this kitchen the perfect location for entertaining. Subzero refrigerator/freezer, window seating, gorgeous cabinetry,heated tile flooring, all punctuated with Clive's signature crystal chandeliers & sconces. Sip morning coffee in the adjoining solarium (2009). Step outside to the spacious 2-tier 30x40 deck (2016). The 2nd floor boasts a gorgeous library w/built-in window seats & wet bar. The master suite has Clive Christian built-in closets, seating area, fireplace. Master bath w/full glass shower, claw-foot tub, 2 Maitland Smith custom vanities w/Italian marble. Adjacent room off master BR can be used as an office, nursery, or quiet area. Next level features 2 spacious BRs w/updated Jack n Jill bath. Gorgeous views of the city from the front bedrooms. Third floor gym w/mounted basketball hoop is perfect for the workout enthusiast, & includes a full bath, original exposed brick & fireplace. Top floor boasts 3 large rooms & 1 that can be converted to kitchenette, plus brand new full bath. Perfect for an au pair or in-law suite. Fully finished basement w/full bath can easily be converted to home movie theater and wine cellar. Sump pump & French drain (2008). Heater, A/C, water heater, trek-decking, exterior painting (all 2016).