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552 S 52nd St Philadelphia, PA 19143 | $285,000

West Philadelphia 

*This property is now under contract*

Something special: A reasonably priced large and lovely 1,674 square feet 4 bed, 1.5 bath home with central air, a great sized yard – close to the neighborhood park, the former Mercy Hospital (now Penn’s Public Health Campus on Cedar), and an easy walk to so many other great West Philly spots.

1ST FLOOR: Double door victorian vestibule enters into large living space, with original mantle, built-in shelves, original wood floors, and powder room. (Extra entry door in fronts opens to enclosed front porch area with great natural light). 1st-floor mid-section: large dining area with two windows, built-in storage, and victorian tiled mantle.

KITCHEN in the rear with plenty of storage space, gas cooking, stainless fridge, and dishwasher. Pantry addition in the rear for extra storage. The rear yard is large, with enough space for gardening and entertaining.

2ND FLOOR: Large front bedroom with full closet, fireplace mantle, and great light. Front hallway bedroom (bedroom #2) with closet next to full bath.

BATHROOM: Full bath off hallway with tub, ceramic tile, and nice light. The rear hallway bedroom (bedroom #3) has refinished original pine flooring and built-in storage. The rear (4th) bedroom is spacious, with great light, Oiginal built- in armoire, and refinished pine flooring.

BASEMENT: is large with plenty of room for storage and creative space. Full laundry in basement. House has a whole home water filtration system, newer central air, furnace, and newer roof. This is a large cared-for home, close to the park and transit with tons of space and great details in a neighborhood that continues to grow in value. House is easy to show.

Showings to begin Friday, March 26th at Noon. Seller will begin reviewing offers on Tuesday, March 30th.

 

Jeff Carpineta

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

About West Philadelphia

West Philadelphia (or the more commonly used name, West Philly) is generally considered to reach from the western Schuylkill banks to Cobbs Creek. Because of the gently sloping hills of this area, the Center City skyline is visible from many points in West Philly. With a vibrant and storied history (including being home to a variety of uniquely ‘Philadelphian’ icons like the nation’s oldest zoological garden, the much-loved and long-running¬†American Bandstand, a¬†reference in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air‘s theme song, and much more), the eastern side of West Philly is also known as University City.

West Philly is also home to a rich variety of historically significant styles of homes, ranging from subdued Queen Anne style to Colonial Revival and Arts and Crafts styles. Also noteworthy is the Market-Frankford ‘El’ Line, linking West Philly to Center City and northward.

 

West Philly Links:

University City Historical District

Lancaster Ave Photographs

West Philadelphia Community History Center

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