Welcome to this remarkably special triple-lot historic townhome known as McCarthy House one of the most recognizable and lovely homes in Washington Square West just off Avenue of the Arts. Thoughtfully updated and maintained this 3-4 bed 3.2 bath home?with stunning interior design by Tofini Lewis?beams with warmth & graciousness a flexible floor plan & many unique features. Immediately you'll notice the magnificent 32'x28' private courtyard complete with stone pavers original iron gate column-supported pergolas & fountain and professional landscaping with shade perennials pachysandra boxwoods & Japanese maple tree. A marble foyer entry welcomes you into the reception room complete with shadow box molding coffered ceiling with uplighting & gas fireplace. Enjoy the peaceful enclosed glass-paned atrium with its fountain skylight stained-glass ceiling and renowned Mercer tile. There are 2 kitchens: the first-floor kitchen recently renovated features granite countertops white cabinetry dual-fuel JennAir Sub-Zero & Miele stainless steel appliances Waterstone high-profile faucet Hinkley lighting bar counter & breakfast room with a bank of 6' tall windows. A catering kitchen directly below is perfect for holiday cooking & parties! The handsome study (currently used as a dining room) has original mahogany paneled walls and 11' ceiling a statement fireplace with mahogany & granite mantle and peg & plank oak flooring. Next find the 450 sf great room highlighted by a 22' beamed cathedral ceiling 10' wood paneling & 5' wood-burning fireplace with original Art Deco fireplace screen (2) 10' Palladian windows & spiral steps down to a new media room and full Art Deco bath. The 2nd floor master suite offers a sleeping area with French windows a large intimate black & white master bath with 2 sink rooms & original Art Deco crackle tile walls. A dressing room fit for two fashionistas (formerly a bedroom) has tons of shelving 30+ drawers 8 closet bars laundry room with half bath and adjacent cedar closet. The 3rd floor features two large bedrooms sizable cedar closet and a full bathroom with granite walls and floor. The basement also offers multiple storage areas & mechanical room with 2nd laundry. Seller is offering 1-year pre-paid parking at a nearby lot. This grand home is steps from the Kimmel Center Merriam Theater fabulous restaurants and everything that Center City & Midtown Village offers!
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