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Listed By:
KW Empower
Sold By:
KW Empower
Address
518 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Price
$ 2,674,310
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAPH2336252
  • TypeTownhouse
  • CountyPHILADELPHIA
  • CityPhiladelphia
  • Zip19106
  • Style
  • Price$ 2,674,310
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4500
  • Lot Size2,178 SqFt
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Explore the timeless charm and historical significance of 518 Spruce Street, an esteemed residence nestled in Philadelphias historic Society Hill. Once owned by the parents of renowned portrait artist John Singer Sargent, this elegant 5-bedroom home offers a rare glimpse into the city's illustrious past. Experience the allure of yesteryears as you ascend the original marble steps to the front door, then step through the grand entrance adorned with beautiful pocket doors, leading you into a charming sitting room and a realm of refined elegance. Original pine floors, meticulously restored throughout over half of the house, along with exquisite moldings and two King of Prussia marble fireplace mantels, pay homage to the property's distinguished origins, dating back to its construction between 1831 and 1833. Embracing the perfect blend of tradition and modern comfort, this cherished home boasts all-new historically approved shutters, windows, and skylights, providing insulation and sound barrier. The thoughtfully designed kitchen features cork floors, a premium Sub Zero refrigerator, a 48 Dual Fuel Wolf Range, and two dishwashers, catering to effortless hosting and culinary delights. A 1200+ bottle wine cellar in the basement adds an extra touch of sophistication. Crafted by skilled artisans Sherman & Gossweiler, the family room boasts wainscoting, a fireplace mantel, and built-in cabinets with slide-back doors, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail. Cozy up by one of three operational fireplaces (2 wood-burning, 1 gas), promising warmth and ambiance year-round. Recent updates include a new standing seam metal roof installed in January 2021, ensuring durability and peace of mind for years to come. Outside, a heated 4-car garage, formerly a carriage house, stands adjacent to a beautiful garden, transformed in 2023 into a serene urban oasis. With 200 amp service and integrated WiFi technology, this residence seamlessly combines historic charm with contemporary convenience. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to own a piece of Philadelphia's history, combined with unparalleled luxury. Schedule your private viewing today and make this extraordinary property your own.

Price History
3/29/2024 Listed $2,600,000

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Pets
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Townhouse Average in 19106

Price
AVG $1.52M
$2.67M