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2564 Kern St Philadelphia, PA 19125 | $285,000

Fishtown/East Kensington 

A lovely, updated 2 story 3 bedroom 1,148 sq ft. house on a great block in a neighborhood that continues to build energy.

1ST FLOOR: Enter into an open space with refinished original wood floors, great light, and different areas to design with. 1st floor rear is a spacious kitchen and separate dining area with gas cooking, stainless double sink, disposal, dishwasher, new butcher block counter, and work station. There’s plenty of room for both cooking and entertaining. The rear patio is big enough for some grilling and flowers & veggies.

2ND FLOOR: More beautiful refinished pine floors throughout. Front large bedroom with built-in closet and great light. The middle hallway bedroom is lovely with built-in storage. The rear bedroom has built-in storage – great space for office, guests, or smaller bedroom.

BATH: The hallway bath has been remodeled with lovely subway tile, tub, exposed brick, marble shelves, pedestal sink, and hex tile floor.

BASEMENT: Large with washer and dryer (included with house), and great ceiling height with lots of space for workshop, craft, music or storage.

House has been lovingly maintained: New roof installed Dec 2016, new hot water heater in 2016, and updated high-efficiency Goodman Heating/Central Air.  Great owners who helped create the Kern Street park/garden across the street, built by dedicated neighbors.

This is a lovely house with great neighbors and it won’t last long. Open House on Saturday, June 5th, 12-2. Owners will not begin reviewing offers until Tuesday, June 8th in the afternoon

Jeff Carpineta

p 215-564-7656 email jeff@solorealty.com

About Fishtown/East Kensington

Some locals claim that Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood received its name from Charles Dickens during a visit. Speculations aside, we’re sure that Fishtown grew as a riverside shipbuilding and fishing community. Centuries later, Fishtown boasts an array of Colonial and Victorian row homes and a
renewed vitality.

Fishtown is home to families, artists, and young professionals looking for more affordable housing close to downtown. Interstate 95 is easily accessible from the neighborhood. SEPTA’s Market Frankford Line and restored trolley put you in Center City within minutes. With some new nightspots, Philadelphia Brewing Company, music venues, coffee houses, and art studios, Fishtown is becoming a well known, up-and-coming community, bringing more interest and newcomers to the neighborhood.

Links:
New Kensington CDC

East Kensington Neighbors Association

Fishtown Neighbors Association

NEIGHBORHOOD PAGE