250 S 3RD Street

    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
    • $1,300,000
    • STATUS: Active Under Contract
    • ON SITE: 234 days
    • ID#: PAPH101836
    Under Contract
    UPDATED: 54 min ago
    $1,300,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 0.04
      ACRES
    • 2
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 4,098
      SQFT
    • $317
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Villa/Townhouse
    Built:
    1826
    County:

    School Information

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    High School:

    Description

    250 S. 3rd Street is a stunning historic Philadelphia Townhouse, built 1826 in the Federal Style with magnificent topiary gardens. It has 5 Stories, 4 Bedrooms, a Library, Sitting Room, 2.5 Baths and 6 Fireplaces. Located one house away from the historic Powel House directly across from Willings Alley in the heart of Society Hill. It has stood for nearly 200 years in the most historically-significant neighborhood in Philadelphia. Built by William Rawle Esq., the founder of Rawle and Henderson. In 1796 he was named a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania. He helped found The Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts in 1805. In the same year the house was built, he founded the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The current owners purchased the house in 1973 and has remained with them for 46 years. Because of their long tenure, much of the original detail remains, including plaster crown moldings, full height doors and pumpkin pine floors. The home is enhanced by impressive ceiling heights of up to 13' throughout the house. There is an abundance of light shining through large casement windows with original pocket shutters, that overlook it's expansive topiary gardens. The Eat-in Kitchen is located in the front of the house adjacent to the formal entrance hall which opens onto the Living, Dining Rooms and Serving Pantry. The Second and Third floors contain the Master Suite, 2 En-suite Bathrooms, 3 Rooms which are currently are 2 additional bedrooms and Library. The Fourth Floor has 2 additional rooms with Dormer windows which can be transformed into a multitude of uses. 250 S. 3rd Street has a AAA location, literally steps away from famed restaurants, including Zahav, public and private schools, cafes, shopping, theaters, parking, and Independence National Historic Park.

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    250 S 3RD Street PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106

    • Price: $1,300,000
    • Status: Active Under Contract
    • Updated: 54 min ago
    • ID#: PAPH101836
    6
    Beds
    2
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.04
    Acres
    4,098
    SQFT
    $317
    $/SQFT
    1826
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Phila (South)
    County:
    Philadelphia
    Area:
    19106 (19106)
    Elementary School:
    Gen. George A. Mccall School
    Middle School:
    Gen. George A. Mccall School
    High School:
    Frankford
    School District:
    The School District Of Philadelphia
    Property Description
    250 S. 3rd Street is a stunning historic Philadelphia Townhouse, built 1826 in the Federal Style with magnificent topiary gardens. It has 5 Stories, 4 Bedrooms, a Library, Sitting Room, 2.5 Baths and 6 Fireplaces. Located one house away from the historic Powel House directly across from Willings Alley in the heart of Society Hill. It has stood for nearly 200 years in the most historically-significant neighborhood in Philadelphia. Built by William Rawle Esq., the founder of Rawle and Henderson. In 1796 he was named a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania. He helped found The Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts in 1805. In the same year the house was built, he founded the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The current owners purchased the house in 1973 and has remained with them for 46 years. Because of their long tenure, much of the original detail remains, including plaster crown moldings, full height doors and pumpkin pine floors. The home is enhanced by impressive ceiling heights of up to 13' throughout the house. There is an abundance of light shining through large casement windows with original pocket shutters, that overlook it's expansive topiary gardens. The Eat-in Kitchen is located in the front of the house adjacent to the formal entrance hall which opens onto the Living, Dining Rooms and Serving Pantry. The Second and Third floors contain the Master Suite, 2 En-suite Bathrooms, 3 Rooms which are currently are 2 additional bedrooms and Library. The Fourth Floor has 2 additional rooms with Dormer windows which can be transformed into a multitude of uses. 250 S. 3rd Street has a AAA location, literally steps away from famed restaurants, including Zahav, public and private schools, cafes, shopping, theaters, parking, and Independence National Historic Park.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Other Construction Materials Brick Exterior Features Other Garage YN No Lot Features Rear Yard Other Structures Above Grade Parking Types On StreetOff Street Patio And Porch Features Terrace Pool No Pool Property Condition Average+ Riparian Rights YN No Roof Shingle Sign On Property YN Y Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 4098 Basement Full Basement YN Yes Cooling Central A/C Fireplace Features BrickfireplMarble Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 6 Flooring Hardwood Heating Hot Water Heating YN Yes Interior Features Master Bath(S)Skylight(S)Kitchen - Eat-In Laundry Type Lower FloorUpper Floor Levels 3+ Main Level Bedrooms 0 Net Square Feet 3063.00 Room List Living RoomDining RoomMaster BedroomKitchenFamily RoomOtherStorage Room Rooms Total 10 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 2 Walls Ceilings Cathedral Ceilings

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Natural Gas Cross Street Spruce Entry Location Foyer Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 300969304238:TREND Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession 31-60 Days Cd61-90 Days Cd Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type End Of Row/Townhouse Tax Annual Amount 14074.0 Tax Assessment Amount 1005400.0 Tax Lot 195 Utilities Cable Tv Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Rm1

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