Achieve an ideal balance between a quiet, friendly neighborhood and the vibrancy of city living! Located in the leafy Art Museum section of the city at the edge of Fairmount Park on a quiet, tree-lined street sits this lovely corner home, oozing with character and charm. The curb appeal starts at the door with a beautiful brick fa~ade, a delightfully painted cornice and a vintage tiled vestibule with transom window. Wide rooms, soaring ceilings and large windows flood the home with natural light. The living room features restored original pine hardwood floors with walnut inlay, crown molding, thick baseboards, crisp white built-in bookshelves and a decorative mantle, perfect for displaying works of art. Space for an eight-person dinner party round out the living area. The kitchen is every home's hub and this kitchen does not disappoint with stainless appliances, bright white cabinets with glass doors, a sleek porcelain tile backsplash and granite countertops with plenty of space for food preparation and gathering with family and friends. A door from the kitchen invites additional light into the home and leads to a tiled mudroom, perfect for a home gym or office. The yard is cozy and private with a gate to the street, great for bike storage. Spend summer days entertaining and nights grilling and dining al fresco. The basement is finished and boasts 400 square feet of additional living space with laundry and a full bath with stall shower, subway tile surround and mosaic tile flooring. Upstairs you'll find three sunny bedrooms featuring hardwood floors with inlay and a tile bath with a vintage claw foot tub. Special details include a classic arched door to the back bedroom and a bay window in the middle bedroom allowing for tons of natural light. For the art lover and history buff, you are just blocks from the Ben Franklin Parkway, based upon the famous Champs-Elysees in Paris, where you'll find the Museum of Art, The Rodin, The Barnes and the Franklin Institute. For the foodie, walk to delightful bistros, gourmet food shops, friendly cafes, fine restaurants, and local pubs along Fairmount Avenue. Runners and bikers will love the proximity to Kelly Drive and the banks of the Schuylkill River. The neighborhood comes alive in the summer as it is home to the city's largest outdoor events, parades, concerts and races. If you are looking for an exciting, established neighborhood and a home with loads of character and charm, pack your bags!
Listing courtesy of TREND / Coldwell Banker Preferred-Old City
MLS# 6946865 —
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