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Owned and designed by Philadelphia’s leading designer, Anna Powers (Busybee Design), this 150+-year-old home known as “The Castle in Candle Court” is one of Philly’s most unique homes in a garden courtyard setting. This home was completely remodeled just five years ago.It features 2200 Sq. Ft, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 spacious outdoor decks and 1 car deeded gated parking.It offers open loft-like dramatic space. Perfect for the art collector. The large and inviting foyer opens into a 28-foot living room with soaring 22-foot ceilings with a huge skylight. A formal dining room with cozy sitting nook + a set of atrium doors opening onto the walk out two-level deck (perfect for dining al fresco). The eat in high-end appliance dream kitchen has an island, copper backsplash and also opens onto the deck overlooking the gardens. This first level is accented with good closet space, designer lighting, old Spanish tiles, hardwood floors, powder room, a comfortable family room with electric fireplace, a 15-foot window (with custom electric shade) allowing wonderful natural light + multiple large walls for art. The finished lower level makes for an office or den, and also, has laundry, mechanicals and storage. The impressive wide floating stairs to the second level introduces you to the den/study/second bedroom. The main suite features high cathedral ceilings, reclaimed wood beams, closets and an arched door which opens onto a Juliet balcony overlooking the cobblestone walk. The spa-like master bath has an ~ oversized walk in sunken shower, a separate soaking tub, granite topped vanity with 2 sinks + extra closets and storage space and private toilet room. The atrium door on this level opens onto the wonderful large deck (perfect for morning coffee or evening snacks). ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD QUEEN VILLAGE: Either you found it by thorough research or plain luck. IT IS THE BEST. Also found in the Blue-Ribbon School Meredith Catchment.

Property Highlights

Type

Townhouse

Style

End of Row/Townhouse, Other

Year Built

1915

Subdivision

QUEEN VILLAGE

Inside City

Not Specified, PHILADELPHIA

County

PHILADELPHIA

Elementary School

MEREDITH WILLIAM

Property Details for 781 S 2ND ST

781 S 2ND ST is a townhouse for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19147. This 1980.00 SQFT townhouse sits on a 0.02 acre lot and features 2 bedrooms and 1 bathrooms. Built in 1915, this townhouse has been on the market for a total of 3 months and is currently priced at $799,900.

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
2

Bathrooms

Full Bathrooms
1
Half Bathrooms
1

Other Rooms

Basement
Fully Finished

Interior

Interior Features
Built-Ins  /  Exposed Beams  /  Floor Plan - Open  /  Formal/Separate Dining Room  /  Kitchen - Gourmet  /  Skylight(s)  /  Stall Shower  /  Upgraded Countertops  /  Wood Floors
Flooring
Ceramic Tile  /  Hardwood
Laundry
Lower Floor

Exterior

Spa
No
Exterior Features
Sidewalks  /  Street Lights
Patio & Porch
Balcony  /  Deck(s)
Pool
No Pool

Heating & Cooling

Central Air
Yes
Cooling
Central A/C
Cooling Fuel
Natural Gas
Heating
Forced Air
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Water Heater
Natural Gas

Services

Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer

Parking

Open Parking Spaces
1
Parking
Other
Parking Features
Secure Parking

Building

Total SQFT
1980.00
Total Finished SQFT
2200
Above Grade Finished SQFT
2200
Property Sub Type
Townhouse
Structure Type
End of Row/Townhouse
Architectural Style
Other
Stories
2
Accessibility Features
None
Other Structures
Above Grade  /  Below Grade

Construction

Year Built
1915
New Construction
No
Construction Materials
Brick

Lot

Acres
0.02
Lot SQFT
669.00
Zoning
SFD
Land Use Code
O30

Waterbody

Waterfront
No
View of Water
No
Waterbody Tidal
No

Community

Subdivision
QUEEN VILLAGE
County
PHILADELPHIA

Schools

Elementary School
MEREDITH WILLIAM
School District
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

Address

Address
781 S 2ND ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147
Street Address
781 S 2ND ST
City
PHILADELPHIA
Zip
19147
Latitude
39.93810363
Longitude
-75.14627650
State
PA

Pricing

Sale Type
Sale
Price
$799,900
Price Per SQFT
$363.59

Status

MLS ID
PAPH784398
Status
Active
Published Date
April 8, 2019
Modified Date
May 16, 2019 at 3:59 PM

Taxes & Assessments

City Tax
2739.00
County Tax
0.00
School Tax
3330.0
Tax Assessed Value
433600.0
Tax Lot
355
Tax Year
2019
City Tax Frequency
Annually
County Tax Frequency
Annually

Terms

Exclusions
Personal property

Source

Agent
Kathleen V Conway
Agent Phone Number
2158503842
Office
BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
Data Source
Bright MLS
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