781 S 2nd St


781 S 2ND ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147 (MLS # PAPH172632)

(all data current as of 7/15/2019)
Price $4,250
Beds 2
Baths 2 baths
Home size 2,200 sq ft
Lot Size 872 sqft
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.. Oh yes, pet friendly. $4000 a month without parking

Property Type(s): Rental Properties

Last Updated 5/28/2019 Tract QUEEN VILLAGE
Year Built 1918 Community
Garage Spaces n/a County PHILADELPHIA
Total Parking n/a

Price History

Prior to Feb 27, '19 $4,000
Feb 27, '19 - Today $4,250



Additional Details

Lot 871 sq ft HOA Dues None
Sewer Private Sewer Subdivision QUEEN VILLAGE
Utilities Cable TV Water Public
Lot Dimensions 28X24


Air Central A/C
Air Conditioning Yes
Appliances Disposal, Range Hood, Refrigerator
Basement Partial, Yes
Construction Brick, Stone
Exterior Sidewalks, Street Lights
Garage Private
Heat Other
Interior Breakfast Area, Master Bath(s), Skylight(s)
Style Other


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