255 PINE STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
Baths: 3 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 3,517
Built in the mid-1700s, the rich history of this property will captivate even the most enthusiastic historian. During the American Revolution, prominent figures such as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams frequented 255 Pine Street to pay Governor Thomas McKean countless visits. Meticulous and thoughtful updates have transported the property into the modern day while holding onto its enchanting historical charm. Enter the stately home and you are greeted with 12 ft. trey ceilings, an abundance of natural light, a beautiful marble-surround wood burning fireplace, and rich wide plank pine floors. The 20 ft. wide corner property allows for a spacious open floor plan and windows on 3 sides promising abundant light. The dining room, large enough to accommodate a substantial gathering, is finished off with a spectacular chandelier that matches another in the living room, with both included in the sale. The renovated kitchen is complete with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances, custom cabinetry a marble breakfast bar that fits up to 4 stools and is complemented with a marble backsplash and limestone floors. There are pocket doors to allow the kitchen to be closed off or open to the living and dining spaces. The large window by the sink overlooks the beautiful back patio with two gardens, one of which has a sprawling hydrangea bush. The kitchen's welcome center, with built-in bench and hooks, provides a spacious entrance to the home from the garden or after parking in the private garage. This level also has a convenient powder room with lovely herringbone stone floors, a spacious and well organized coat closet, and is wired for surround sound and alarm system. Go up the second floor to find more high ceilings and the grand study with built-in desk, bookshelves, and cabinetry. This is the perfect place to work from home, with an attached deck providing a relaxing ambiance for the workday. On the same level, the breathtaking master suite houses a huge walk-in closet and ample room for a king-size sleeping arrangement with accompanying furniture. The updated master bathroom features gorgeous marble shower and marble topped double vanity. The third floor hosts a large bedroom suite with vaulted ceilings that can easily be converted into 2 bedrooms to make this a 4-bedroom home. This level has 8 spacious closets ~ yes, 8! The lovely bathroom has a double vanity, glass enclosed shower, and jacuzzi tub. On the fourth floor you will find the third spacious bedroom suite with a full bathroom and another wood burning fireplace. The basement is home to the laundry, lots of additional storage, and an unbeatable wine cellar equipped with a separate split system for cooling and humidifying that is the ideal environment for almost 3,000 bottles of wine. This home really has it all: over 3,500 square feet, corner property with windows on 3 sides, dual-zone HVAC, garage parking, 2 outdoor spaces, large open rooms with lofty ceilings, an incredible amount of closets and storage space, as well as the fascinating history with all the modern amenities for the most discerning buyer.
Listing Courtesy of: Keller Williams Philly
Subdivision: SOCIETY HILL
Interior: Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas, Electric
Water Heater: Natural Gas
Basement Description: Full
Possession: 0-30 Days CD, 31-60 Days CD
Septic or Sewer: Public Sewer
Lot Size in Sq. Ft.: 1, 742
School District: THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
ListDate: 2020-07-11 00:00:00.0
Property SubType: End of Row/Townhouse
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