Welcome to 221 Pine, this amazing 277-year-old historic townhouse located at the corner of 2nd & Pine Street in the highly desirable Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. Completely renovated in 2016, this unique property seamlessly blends historic charm with modern convenience. This exquisite upscale residence boasts a generous layout, featuring a total of five bedrooms, five bathrooms, three cozy fireplaces, and a fenced private rear yard. The townhouse offers a wealth of features including an unbelievable in-law suite!
The home boasts a balcony and a large deck that provide stunning views of the city and Penn's Landing. Its prime location is unbeatable, just one block away from Penn's Landing and a few blocks from Independence Hall. This is truly the best location you can find in Philadelphia.
The property consists of a beautifully decorated property, featuring a primary 3-bedroom/3-bathroom home and a 2-bedroom/2-bathroom in-law suite. With separate gas and electric utilities for each unit, the in-law suite can be used as a comfortable living space or potentially a source of rental income. The basement is beautifully finished and features a well-appointed bedroom, a complete bathroom, and an electric fireplace.
The main house, located on the 2nd floor, offers a living room with a gas fireplace, an open kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances, a chandelier, and cherry hardwood floors. At the rear of the 2nd floor, there is a bedroom with a balcony and a full bathroom. The home retains its historic charm with carefully accentuated brick elements and the original spiral staircase, ensuring the preservation of its authentic and timeless ambiance.
On the third floor, you'll discover the exquisite master bedroom complete with a gas fireplace, a luxurious full bathroom adorned with marble accents and a deep Jacuzzi tub, and the added convenience of a washer/dryer. Moreover, this level grants access to a spacious deck that offers beautiful vistas of Headhouse Square and the iconic Ben Franklin Bridge. It serves as the perfect retreat to unwind, soak in the scenery, and delight in annual fireworks displays.
Ascending to the fourth floor, you'll encounter a bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, complemented by its own full bathroom. The exterior of the property has been impeccably cared for, boasting new stucco and roofing. The private fenced-in yard provides an idyllic setting for barbecues and serves as a secure haven for your beloved pets to freely explore.
The nearby Wells Fargo bank as a neighboring establishment guarantees a serene atmosphere, as it remains closed outside of business hours and on Sundays, ensuring minimal noise disturbance. The property itself boasts abundant space, providing ample room for entertainment, relaxation, and even the addition of a baby grand piano!
The interior of the property is tastefully designed and thoughtfully arranged, while the exterior presents an impressive additional space of approximately 1,100 square feet, expanding the possibilities for outdoor enjoyment. All furniture is negotiable with an acceptable offer, allowing for a seamless move-in experience. In addition, with an acceptable offer, the seller is willing to provide credit for parking at a nearby lot for a year and willings. The sellers are also contemplating the installation of a home elevator to enhance convenience, despite their enduring love for and the impeccable condition of the original wooden steps and handrails, which have served them without any issues.
Don't miss out on this must-see property with its rich history, spacious interior, and exceptional location. Schedule your tour today!
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