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About 505 N 21st St

Rare opportunity to own one of Philadelphia's beautifully restored historic homes in the Spring Garden/ Fairmount neighborhood. 505 North 21st Street is a pristine Italianate-style home with 4 bedrooms, a den, a sitting room, 3 baths, and 2 laundry areas and is one of just a handful in the area with 3 private outdoor spaces! This unique home offers a perfect blend of timeless charm, with many original details mixed with modern amenities. The charm begins at the front gate which leads into a private yard complete with a garden, brick pavers, a fig tree, and a front porch with a swing. This beautiful space allows the house privacy while not sitting far off street level. The double front doors bring you into a lovely foyer and lead you to the next set of original wood doors that enter the main living space. Upon entering, you are greeted by the grandeur of the home's over 2900 sq ft, providing ample space for comfortable living. The first floor is home to a large living room with a beautifully appointed working fireplace and mantel and multiple windows allowing for ample natural light. The formal dining room is situated next to the breakfast room which features the original stove and a wet bar area. The custom chef's kitchen was fully renovated in 2016 and has beautiful inset cabinetry, a huge pantry, and sliders to the large brick patio with the perfect flow for entertaining and indoor /outdoor dining. A tucked-away powder room finishes off the first floor. You can take the elegant main staircase or the convenient back staircase to the second floor. This floor is home to the primary suite with a private and unique connected sunroom with a cupola ceiling that can be used for so many different purposes! Next to the primary is a spacious room currently used as a second living room with beautiful south/western light that streams through the 5 ceiling height windows and features another beautiful mantel and custom closets for maximum storage. The first full bathroom on this floor sits just beyond this room and features beautiful marble details. On the other side of the 2nd floor is another beautifully designed full bath with a heated floor and a full laundry area including a washer/dryer, laundry sink, and convenient folding station. There is a tucked-away room with a skylight perfect for an additional bedroom or office space to round out this floor. The 3rd floor has 2 more sizable bedrooms with built-in closets that share the 3rd full bath with another laundry area including a washer/dryer. Off this floor is the final outside space, a private roof deck with lovely views, built-in seating, and planters, and is the ideal finishing touch to this gem of a property. There is a full unfinished basement that allows for tons of additional storage and houses the utilities, including heat and central air that is zoned for each floor. Situated in a prime location, this home is conveniently walkable to The Art Museum, Whole Foods, Target, Center City, and many restaurants and shops while still providing a serene escape for the new owner.

Features of 505 N 21st St

MLS® # PAPH2343294
Price $1,150,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3.50
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 2,979
Acres 0.06
Year Built 1920
Type Residential
Sub-Type Twin/Semi-Detached
Style Victorian
Status Active Under Contract

Community Information

Address 505 N 21st St
Area 19130
State PA
Zip Code 19130
Senior Community N


Amenities CeilngFan(s)
Parking Type None
Is Waterfront No
Pool Type No Pool


Heating Other
Cooling Central A/C
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
# of Stories 3
Stories 3
Has Basement Yes
Basement Unfinished
Central Air Y


Exterior Features Patio, Porch(es), Deck(s)
Style Victorian
New Construction N
Foundation Other

School Information


Additional Information

Date Listed May 6th, 2024
Days on Market 9
Zoning RSA5
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeKW Empower

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