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214 Monroe St

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214 Monroe St
Philadelphia, PA
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This is a rare opportunity to own a restored historic home w/ all the modern amenities on one of the most sought-after blocks of QV. 214 Monroe St is a single-family home on a lovely tree-lined street. The entire 3rd & 4th Fl are full loft suites - 2 BR's (can easily be converted to a 4 BR). The house has been renovated from top to bottom w/ special attention to period details, maintaining its historically certified status. North & South-facing light streams through windows on every flr. Period-specific Timberlane shutters & flowerboxes grace the front & back of the house, adding to the historical charm. The first flr boasts an open floorplan w/ DR, LR & kit in one lg open space, leading through double French drs onto an ivy-covered private garden. The gourmet kitchen has ss appliances, including an Italian-imported Bertazzoni gas range oven. There are new cabinets, granite countertops & deep farmers' style porcelain Kohler sink. The walled garden includes a wd deck, inlaid brick patio, trellises, Japanese maples & other foliage to add to the beauty & privacy. There is additional access to the garden from a gated walkway which leads to the street. Views overlook the surrounding period brick houses. The 2nd floor, also an open floorplan, is conducive to a variety of uses, including as a lg br, informal living rm, or easily walled to create 2 br. Restored wide-plank pine runs the length of the flr. The ba has vaulted ceilings, exposed brick & lg, shuttered windows looking out onto the garden. Kohler commode & Restoration Hardware wide pedestal sink sit on imported clay tile flrs. The 3rd flr is a breathtaking open master br w/ vaulted ceilings, original exposed timber beams, custom his and her closets & refinished pine flrs. The house also has a refinished dry basement, which could be used for a den/office. New HVAC, boiler, & laundry rm w/ over-sized washer & dryer and tile floors. There are additional hot/cold water & waste hook-ups to easily convert to an additional half bath. There are many restaurants & amenities within walking distance, including Essene Organic Grocery Store, Headhouse Farmer's Market, Queen Village Animal Hospital, Bistro La Minette, Stella Pizzeria, Bridgette Foy's, Lovash Indian Food, Las Bugambilas, Dimitris, Kanella South, Ela, Royal Sushi, Southwark, Mustard Greens, Famous 4th St, Deli & Hungry Pigeon to name a few. Also walking distance to Old City, Bella Vista, and the waterfront. Also in the Meredith Catchment.


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