School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
Address: 1510 CHRISTIAN ST
Neighborhood: Graduate Hospital
A truly rare opportunity to own a grand Victorian row home right in downtown Philly close to transportation and everything city living has to offer. This special 18ft wide home in Graduate Hospital's historic Doctor’s Row has been lovingly restored and thoughtfully updated from top to bottom by the current owners.Original oak floors with walnut inlay, carefully restored, continue throughout the entire house. Woodwork in the home has been restored wherever possible and carefully updated everywhere else. Notice the new solid wood four panel doors with brass and glass knobs. Newer Jeld-Wen windows have wood interiors with vinyl clad exteriors for beauty and ease of maintenance. Storage has been thoughtfully added in every room. Bay windows both front and back offer this house incomparable natural light. Enter through a stately vestibule into a light and bright home with 10’ ceilings, original plaster crowns, and crisp white paint. Original mahogany banister wraps all the way up to the third floor. Notice the unique curved baseboards that follow the banister. Downstairs parlor features a marble mantel and custom wood shutters. Dining room has space for a table that seats 8-10. The entire ground floor has a wonderful flow and has happily hosted family dinners for 25 and cocktail parties for 50. The charming kitchen is full of windows overlooking a flowering garden. The oversized island comfortably seats 5 or 6 with plenty of workspace leftover. Stove, sink, dishwasher, lighting, and hardware were updated in 2019. Step right out the kitchen door into your secluded urban oasis with real brick patio and mature landscaping. Roses, clematis, and honeysuckle climb the fences and more perennials fill the garden beds. The garden accommodates al fresco dining as well as lounge space. Tucked under the stairs next to the kitchen is a handy drop zone with clever storage for shoes, coats, backpacks, and more. Atop the stairs to the second floor, enter the family room through original double doors. This room offers both southern and western light. The high ceilings and abundant light feel almost like an outside room. It’s ideal for working or relaxing. Next to the family room is a convenient 2nd floor laundry and half bath. Utilities are also stored behind sound dampened cabinets here. An air handler on the second floor ensures that the third floor will remain comfortable in the summer. HVAC was replaced in 2019. The tankless hot water heater, replaced in 2020, is in another cabinet behind the mirror. Completing the second floor is the dreamy main suite. A generous, light-filled bedroom is ready to be your haven. Easily fits a king sized bed! Your spacious walk in closet has been outfitted with hanging space, shelving, and drawers. Through the closet awaits a true four piece en-suite with marble tile, large walk in shower, and timeless fixtures. Soak your worries, aches, and pains away in the huge clawfoot tub! Light fixtures, accessories, and storage solutions were updated in 2016. The third floor rear offers a private and sunny au pair/in law suite, currently used as a teenager room. The attached bathroom has another clawfoot tub, this one original to the house. The hall bathroom is ready for the little ones with perfect height sinks and plenty of cabinets. Notice the cabinet tucked between ductwork and behind the full mirror. Bedrooms three and four have good light and abundant closet space. There is plenty of space for kids to happily live, play, and do homework. A hall closet offers you even more storage. The skylight opens to provide access to the roof. The large basement has plenty of storage and workshop space. With Sprouts and Target around the corner, easy access to SEPTA, and a 10 minute commute downtown, you couldn’t ask for a better location to experience city life at its best. Seller will offer 1 year of prepaid parking with acceptable offer.
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