Here is your chance to own the last of the Bouvier Mansions (one of three) in Society Hill. This property has all original features and is in great condition - with some modern updating to the kitchen and baths you could own your palace in one of most sought after locations in Philadelphia! The property is an enormous 5 900 SF above grade and including the basement it is 7 100. You will not find a house of this size at this price point on the historic mansion row of Society Hill. The property contains 7 fireplaces and 14 foot high ceilings which creates tremendous volume and space. 262 S 3rd St has a tremendous history as one of the only brownstone properties in society hill and originally owned by Michel Bouvier. Before Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was married to John F. Kennedy and forever linked to American politics and history she was Jackie Bouvier - descended from a family linked to Napoleon-era France. A former Bouvier family home sold for 2.8M upon restoration as a single family home in 2008 (260 S 3rd Street).Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' great-great grandfather Michel Bouvier lived in the home after it was built in 1850. Michel Bouvier was a cabinetmaker and left France after the defeat of Napoleon in 1815. In Philadelphia he opened a cabinet and furniture shop where he made items for Napoleon's brother Joseph Bonaparte." (historic citation credit Zillow) You absolutely have to see this property as it won't last long and is priced to sell!!! ***ATTENTION DEVELOPERS - This property is RM-1 zoning and has a by-right approval for 6 units based on land size the owners have done a feasibility study for 5 units (4 bi-level and 1 flat) which is available for download.
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