917 S 48TH ST
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Interior features

Security System, Skylight.


A remarkable home. Its turret rising above the corner of 48th and Windsor Avenue two gorgeous tree-lined blocks in the most desirable Cedar Park neighborhood of University City, this roomy twin is superbly restored. It offers brilliant character remarkable architectural lines 5 large bedrooms 3.5 baths a substantial fenced-in yard a covered front porch and rear porch and front and side yards. This stunning home has 25 restored original windows including four in the spectacular light-filled turret. The entire home is offers stunning light and 10-foot ceilings, original hardwood floors throughout (including oak floors with inlaid pecan detail), exposed brick and original moldings trim doors windows and pocket doors--extremely detailed character throughout. Enjoy a gracious flow throughout this home. Everything is striking. The renovated kitchen overlooks the rear yard side garden and beautiful Windsor Avenue and includes a comfortable eating and sitting area with a wood burning fireplace for both warmth and ambience and exposed brick big windows and a door to the rear deck and yard. The first floor also includes amazing historic detail a historic Dutch door to a vestibule with original tiles pocket doors and a huge living room and dining room. The second floor has three bedrooms (one with gas fireplace) with significant space and ceiling height and light, perhaps use one as a family room plus two full baths. The third floor has two more large bedrooms a full bath and a lovely updated eat-in kitchen. So use the space as a gorgeous separate suite or turn the kitchen into a full bath and walk-in closet/dressing room/laundry room (the plumbing is all there). Full walk-up attic (that could be finished) and large basement. This magical home overlooks quiet tree lined Windsor Avenue and is a short walk to Clark Park and its fabulous Farmers' market Chester Avenue Dog Park Mariposa Food Co-op Dock Street Gold Standard Vietnam Cafe Vientiane Milk & Honey all of Baltimore Avenue's Restaurant Row and other restaurants shops & cafes. Close to HUP CHOP Penn Drexel University of the Sciences. 12 minutes to Rittenhouse Square by car or bike and plenty of convenient SEPTA options. NOTES: Always park right on your block. 2-zone HVAC with Nest thermostats. 4 fruit trees on the property!

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