Just off Rittenhouse Square, this elegant historic townhome is one of the last originals that has remained as a private residence since it was built in 1800s. The property - over 4,300 sq feet on four full stores, occupies a large lot of 20 x 120 feet between Spruce and Cypress St. It has preserved most of the original features as grand mahogany staircase, original Victorian wooden doors, stained glass windows, unique hard wood floors, four fireplaces with marble mantels, antique wall scones and mirrors, window seats, etc. The 14 ft high ceiling First floor features a beautiful vestibule with antique chandelier and mirror, two entrances to the elegant Livingroom that displays a beautiful fireplace and large three bay windows. The stunning dining room facing the spacious back yard features stained glass windows, a sculpted marble fireplace, wall sconces and tall mahogany panels. The entrance doors to the vestibule and to the dining room are decorated with Tiffany glass. A kitchen and a small bathroom have been added to the first floor between the Livingroom and the dining room for the owners' convenience. The second floor contains the master suite which includes a great Family Livingroom, two large bedrooms, dressing room with ample closets and a full bathroom.
The third floor features one Livingroom, two large bedrooms, full bathroom and kitchen. The forth floor has two bedrooms, bathroom and kitchenette plus a large atrium - perfect for an Artist studio.
The lower level of the house hosts a large room that has four windows and an exit to the backyard which offers space for two car PARKING. This is the former original kitchen of the house appointed with a London custom made wood burning stove. Also at the lower level there are the
laundry room, two large storage rooms and a spacious room with windows and exit to Spruce St.
There is a second basement in the building hosting the utilities. The home is located on a beautiful tree lined block, close to Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square, Schuylkill River bike trail and dog park.
The proximity to the Arts and Entertainment that City has to offer as well as to the main transportation means, adds value to this unique property - a must see.