MLS# PAPH816104 – 2131 Saint James Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Open House
Sun August 25th  12:00pm — 1:00pm
Price: $885,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 3 full, 1 half
Living Area SqFt: 2,309
Status: Active
Property Type: Row/townhouse
Lot Size Acres: 0.04
Lot Size SqFt: 1,742
Year Built: 1928
Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square
Days on Website: 21

Courtesy of Frank L DeFazio, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut.

Property Description

Nestled in a quiet, award-winning, landscaped, garden courtyard oasis only steps from RITTENHOUSE SQUARE you’ll find this 25ft wide, 2300+sqft, 4bed/3.5 bath custom home featuring GORGEOUS EXTERIOR FACADE, front garden, CUSTOM WINE ROOM and ONE OF A KIND CUSTOM CHEF’S KITCHEN! This historic townhome in the GREENFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT is 1 of only 20 homes on the unique mews located in THE ENGLISH VILLAGE (built in 1928). This move in ready, extra wide, home offers 4 bedrooms, study, finished basement, and two entrances – one in the village on Saint James and one in rear on Chancellor. Enter through vestibule into first floor featuring spacious living room, large formal dining area, and high end, totally renovated, chef’s kitchen featuring custom wooden cabinetry, glass and stainless steel counters, large dual sinks, Sub Zero refrigerator, wine fridge, Viking gas range-top, Wolf steam and convection ovens, indoor gas grill, and Miele Coffee maker (espresso, cappuccino, coffee). Finished lower level offers finished living area, CUSTOM WALK IN WINE ROOM, full bath and CUSTOM IYENGAR YOGA WALL. The upper levels each have 2 large bedrooms and one full bath. Third floor features bonus room perfect for study, office, yoga room or Peleton room. Home also includes tons of closets/storage, cedar closet, built in hamper, and recently replaced historically certified Marvin windows and a new roof. Walk to Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square, Shopping, Dining, Historic sites and River Trail. Easily walk-able to University of Pennsylvania, Drexel, 30th St Train station, and short drive to Airport and 676, 76, and 95. Cheap parking garage located nearby. Home was purchased by current family over 20 years ago from prior owners who lived there over 60 years! Rare chance to own a piece of history that is passed down from generation to generation. There is a non-mandatory $290 yearly fee for maintenance of garden.

Property Details and Features

  • Bedrooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bedrooms on upper levels
  • Basement
  • Full
  • Bathrooms
  • 4 total bathrooms
  • 1 bathroom on all lower levels
  • 2 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 3 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level
  • House
  • 2,309 sqft living area
  • 2,309 sqft above grade (finished)
  • Built in 1928
  • Structure Type: Row/Townhouse
  • 3+ levels
  • Traditional
  • Brick
  • Cooling
  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C
  • Heating
  • Natural Gas
  • Forced Air
  • Laundry
  • Upper Floor
  • Listing
  • 22 days on market
  • $383 per sqft
  • Location
  • County: Philadelphia
  • MLS Area: 19103 (19103)
  • Subdivision: Rittenhouse Square
  • Lot
  • 1,596 sqft
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 25.33 x 73.46
  • 0.04 acres
  • Property
  • Historic
  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Schools
  • School District: THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
  • Sewer
  • Public Sewer
  • Taxes
  • City/Town Tax: $4,755
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • School Tax: $5,781
  • Tax Annual Amount: $10,536
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Utilities
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas

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$885,000 – 2131 Saint James Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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