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967 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

At the turn of the century, this was Albert Oetinger’s house, a doctor who ran a home for impoverished children. Currently, this corner property in Northern Liberties is a duplex. Each unit has a separate entrance. The first floor is a one-bedroom, one-bath with a new tile floor. The unit has access to the basement and painted plywood floors. This unit is currently empty. It was last rented for $1300/month. The second and third floor is a Bi-level one bedroom, plus a study, and one bath. The first level is the Bath, Study, and combination Living/Dining and Kitchen with wood floors and exposed ceiling beams. The second Level is the Bedroom, with wood floors, and a cathedral ceiling The HVAC system was separated in July 2022. Unit A has a Heat Pump forced air system. Unit B has mini splits for heating and cooling. There is a shared laundry with a washer/dryer replaced in October 2022. The units have been refreshed over the summer of 2022.

 

2614 Amber St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Here’s something rare: a 19th-century carriage house that’s been converted into a lovely art studio/residence with central air, great light, a roof deck, and hardwood floors upstairs. The property does have CMX2 zoning so can be redeveloped for multi-unit mixed-use.

1ST FLOOR: Enter through oversized double doors (which can be restored to garage entry) into the 1st-floor studio – a huge wide open space, perfect for art production, business, or other visions. The full bathroom is off to the left. There’s a working sink, elaborate lighting, and a built-in sound system. The front of the 1st Floor is a wide open space with a 22′ rise to the upper level. The front studio area also has a power winch for raising heavy things to the 2nd floor. Winding stairs on the 1st floor installed by the Iron Shop lead to the second floor featuring a mezzanine overlooking the front of the studio.

2ND FLOOR: is huge and has true oak hardwood flooring, a kitchen, triple front windows, great natural light, carefully installed lighting fixtures, a ceiling mount video projector with a large screen, and a gorgeous cupola with multiple operable windows to flood the front with light. The winding stairs continue up to a third level – with a large landing and pilot house exiting to a roof deck with plenty of room for plants, grilling, and entertaining.

There’s a high-efficiency on-demand hot water heating system installed, a high-efficiency furnace, effective central air, and an exhaust system for fresh air circulation. A large vault package mailbox is installed out front to make life easier and protect your packages. The East Kensington neighborhood, next to Fishtown, continues to bring investment. 2614 Amber is just off Frankford Ave, close to train transit, and a quick trip to Center City. This is a really special property that rarely comes to market – a chance to have your own dreamy mixed-use space or develop a signature project. Easy to show.

2628 Jasper St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Here’s a lovely East Kensington 2-story redbrick rowhouse with wood floors, central air, a great kitchen, a real backyard, and good neighbors.

1ST FLOOR: Enter into the front living area with wood floors, an original stair landing, and great light. The Middle section of the 1st floor has room for dining and opens into a wide open kitchen with a granite breakfast bar, lots of cabinet space, granite counters, stainless fridge and stove, garbage disposal, built-in trash receptacle, and tiled backsplash. The rear yard is a great size for gardening, grilling, and entertaining.

2ND FLOOR: Front bedroom is a good size with a closet, more wood floors, and great light 2nd Floor Middle Section can be a bedroom or flexible studio/workspace. The bathroom in the rear is lovely with newer fixtures and tile. The basement has room for storage, music, or projects. There is a full laundry set-up and washer/dryer included with the house. This is close to transit, close to highways and shopping, and is a quick trip into Center City. The house has a great owner, is well-maintained, and has central air. Come and make this your home or a long-term investment.

2043 E Arizona St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Here’s something that stands out: a very high-quality built 3-story new construction home in the center of the neighborhood, with 4 Beds and 3 Full Baths, a 10-Year Tax Abatement, a roof deck, and a lovely design throughout. This is Arizona Street between Coral and Amber Street (1 Block from York Street / Franny Lou’s etc).

1ST FLOOR: Enter into a bright open space with custom stairs, and gorgeous light maple hardwood.

KITCHEN in the rear is a great design with stainless 5 burner gas cooking, quartz counters, custom tilework, floating shelves designed from repurposed 150-year-old wood, built-in under-the-counter microwave, stainless dishwasher and fridge, high-efficiency lighting, and great natural light.

REAR YARD is off of the kitchen, spacious enough for gardening and entertaining.

2ND FLOOR: Front bedroom with great southwest-facing light and large window. Off the hallway, there’s a full laundry set-up and a full bath with a tub and a smart mix of custom tiles.

2ND Floor Rear is the 2nd Bedroom with a view over the yard.

3RD FLOOR is a full suite – with a quiet private bed area set back from the street, easy access to the roof deck, a lovely bath featuring custom glass and a tiled shower with bench and upper window, and a storage closet. 3RD Floor landing has the final stair leading to the pilot house and roof deck with awesome views.

BASEMENT is finished as a 4th Bedroom with a private full bath: polished concrete floor, lovely Kohler fixtures, and extra storage space. House has central air, high-efficiency heating, great windows, and signs of craftsmanship at every turn. 10-Year Tax Abatement is offered on this house. Also: for many qualifying Buyers, a 7 or 10 Year ARM (a loan with a fixed interest rate for the first 7 or 10 years) can bring down your interest rate by one-half to a full percent. Talk to your Lender or Firstrust Bank for details. This is close to Frankford Avenue / York Street, the EL Train, and is a quick trip into Center City by Train, car or bike. Easy access to 95 and the bridges for those who commute to NJ, DE, Bucks, or South Philly. This is a great house on a great block surrounded by neighbors who care – in a neighborhood where the investment and energy have continued for nearly twenty years. Easy to show and a pleasure to walk through.

2225 Amber St Philadelphia, PA 19125

Here’s something really special! A huge 2-story house, larger than many 3-story homes, 1,700ft, with 3 Bedrooms plus an extra studio on the 2nd Floor, 2 large living areas downstairs, large separate dining room, a great sized backyard and a front yard, a porch, a big bright kitchen with tons of light, and central air! This house has large windows on 3 sides, gorgeous wood floors, and nice details everywhere – now being offered to you by a caring owner, not a flipper.

FRONT: New shiplap siding, remodeled porch, a new lawn, and historic elements come together to make a lovely and inviting space to relax.

1ST FLOOR: Enter into the first living room with a historic mantle and oak floors. The floor plan is open into a second living area with a closet, custom built-in storage, more windows, and great light. The middle of the house offers a great dining area and a lovely stairway landing.

KITCHEN is in the rear with new tile, oak shelves, a farmhouse sink, a new stove, and huge windows.

REAR YARD: Kitchen exits to rear year area – great size for gardening and entertaining.

2ND FLOOR: To the rear, is a great-sized bright bedroom with increasingly hard-to-find historic pine flooring. There is a separate studio / extra living space on the 2nd Floor – an amazing plus for artists or designers. The full bathroom is off the hallway with new sink/vanity, wallpaper, and classic tile. The hallway bedroom on the 2nd floor has exposed brick and a built-in custom bed providing for huge storage underneath. 2nd Floor front bedroom (3rd bedroom) is large, with historic oak flooring, large windows, and has great light.

The basement is large, has a full laundry set-up (appliances included), and plenty of room for storage, a workshop, or music. The owner installed HVAC/Central Air, and all windows were replaced. This is a very large, very special house at a great price in a caring community: This won’t last long. House is easy to show and a pleasure to walk through.

1105 N 3rd St Philadelphia, PA 19123

Northern Liberties townhouse with Two Bedrooms and One Bath. Steps away from Liberty Lands, shopping, and restaurants. Updated Kitchen and Mechanical systems. Move in Ready. Enter into Living room with original wide plank pine floors, step up to Kitchen/Dining area with tile floor and stainless steel appliances. Generous sized yard with pavers. Circular stair to 2nd Floor. Hall Bath and Front Bedroom with wide plank pine floors. Circular stair to 3rd Floor Bedroom with oak floors. Basement with mechanicals and washer/dryer. Roof new in 2021. Owner is a licensed realtor.