I purchased property in 2004 and have resided here since. DUPLEX - Each unit has a separate entrance.
Unit A is ground floor & basement. Unit B is 2nd & 3rd floors.
Taxes are currently under appeal for 2020. City agreed to an assessed value of $549,500 for 2019 but made me re-appeal 2020 - this is not yet updated on OPA site. 2019 taxes are paid if full.
Unit B (owner's unit) is a bi-level 2-bedroom, 2 bathrooms with office/loft and deck. Potential for addition of third bedroom where office/loft is currently. Market rent for Unit B I conservatively estimated at $2,500 as-is.
Unit A is a bi-level one bedroom, 1.5 bathroom with den and patio. Kitchen, laundry room, and powder room in basement. Unit A currently rented through March 2020 for $1,575 / month. If both parties agree, lease auto renews with a 5% increase.
Since acquisition, I have invested over $200,000 in maintenance, repairs & property improvements.
Summary of work performed:
Unit A
New front and rear doors
French drain & sump pump installed basement (2009)
Slate floor installed basement/kitchen (2009)
Renovated power room (2009)
New kitchen appliances refrigerator & dishwasher, stainless steel (2019)
New bathroom (2018)
Upgraded LED high hats (2019)
New floors 1st floor, wood laminate (2018)
New paint throughout (2018)
Private back door entrance
Private Patio
Unit B
All new windows / sliding glass patio door
New front door
Hardwood floors throughout except 2nd bedroom
New carpet 2nd bedroom
Built in custom cabinets 2nd bedroom
Paint throughout (2018)
Renovated Kitchen (2018)
o Granite counter tops
o Stainless steel appliances
o Dark wood cabinets
Renovated bathrooms (2009 & 2018)
o Steam room shower
Roof Repairs (2018 most recent)
Replaced HVAC system (2010)
Replaced Hot Water Heater (2008)
Private outdoor deck - 3rd story

Price includes 3% Buyer's commission.

What I love about this home:
Everything. This was my personal residence for 15 years and I made every improvement to owner's unit that I wanted. I Love the location and this block is blowing up with the new Royal Theater development (68 apartments & retail - opening in the spring) / New Jet Wine Garden. This neighbor has been on a tear for the last 20 years and it's only improving every year. Half a block to both Miles Table & Little spoon -neighborhood favorites. New retail coming to 16th & South Street. Huge and well funded master development plan (Retail/Parking/Luxury Multifamily) coming to 1500 Block of South Street (Former Site of Charter School - Corner of Broad & South St). Just a few blocks walk from Rittenhouse Square and 1.5 blocks to the Broad Street Orange Subway Line Station (6 stops to the stadiums).

Interior Features

  • Stories: 3
  • Square Feet: 2,528
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Additional Rooms: 5
    • MasterBath
    • FamilyRoom
    • Office
    • SunRoom
    • LaundryRoom
  • Floor Coverings
    • Carpet
    • Laminate
    • Tile
    • Hardwood
    • Slate
  • Appliances
    • Dishwasher
    • GarbageDisposal
    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • RangeOven
    • Washer
  • Heating & Cooling
    • Central AC
    • Central Heating
  • Interior Keywords:
    • Security System
    • Basement

Exterior Features

  • Built in: 1915
  • Structure Type: Other
  • Lot Size: 0.02 Acres
    • On-street
  • View Types:
    • City
  • Exterior Keywords:
    • Deck
    • Patio

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Area Schools

Albert M. Greenfield School
Grades KG-8
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Benjamin Franklin High School
Grades 9-12
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