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250 S. 3rd Street is a stunning historic Philadelphia Townhouse, built 1826 in the Federal Style with magnificent topiary gardens. It has 5 Stories, 4 Bedrooms, a Library, Sitting Room, 2.5 Baths and 6 Fireplaces. Located one house away from the historic Powel House directly across from Willings Alley in the heart of Society Hill. It has stood for nearly 200 years in the most historically-significant neighborhood in Philadelphia. Built by William Rawle Esq., the founder of Rawle and Henderson. In 1796 he was named a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania. He helped found The Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts in 1805. In the same year the house was built, he founded the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The current owners purchased the house in 1973 and has remained with them for 46 years. Because of their long tenure, much of the original detail remains, including plaster crown moldings, full height doors and pumpkin pine floors. The home is enhanced by impressive ceiling heights of up to 13′ throughout the house. There is an abundance of light shining through large casement windows with original pocket shutters, that overlook it’s expansive topiary gardens. The Eat-in Kitchen is located in the front of the house adjacent to the formal entrance hall which opens onto the Living, Dining Rooms and Serving Pantry. The Second and Third floors contain the Master Suite, 2 En-suite Bathrooms, 3 Rooms which are currently are 2 additional bedrooms and Library. The Fourth Floor has 2 additional rooms with Dormer windows which can be transformed into a multitude of uses. 250 S. 3rd Street has a AAA location, literally steps away from famed restaurants, including Zahav, public and private schools, cafes, shopping, theaters, parking, and Independence National Historic Park.

Property Highlights

Type

Townhouse

Style

End of Row/Townhouse, Other

Year Built

1826

Subdivision

PHILA (SOUTH)

Inside City

Not Specified, PHILADELPHIA

County

PHILADELPHIA

Elementary School

GEN. GEORGE A. MCCALL SCHOOL

Middle School

GEN. GEORGE A. MCCALL SCHOOL

High School

FRANKFORD

Property Details for 250 S 3RD ST

250 S 3RD ST is a townhouse for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19106. This SQFT townhouse sits on a 0.04 acre lot and features 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Built in 1826, this townhouse has been on the market for a total of 7 months and is currently priced at $1,500,000.

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
6

Bathrooms

Full Bathrooms
2
Half Bathrooms
1

Other Rooms

Basement
Full

Interior

Fireplaces
6
Interior Features
Kitchen - Eat-In  /  Master Bath(s)  /  Skylight(s)
Flooring
Hardwood
Laundry
Lower Floor  /  Upper Floor
Fireplace Description
BrickFirePl  /  Marble

Exterior

Exterior Features
Other
Roof
Shingle
Patio & Porch
Terrace
Pool
No Pool

Heating & Cooling

Central Air
Yes
Cooling
Central A/C
Cooling Fuel
Natural Gas
Heating
Hot Water
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Water Heater
Natural Gas

Services

Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer
Available Utilities
Cable TV

Parking

Garage Spaces
0.00
Parking
Off Street  /  On Street
Parking Features
Street

Building

Total Finished SQFT
4098
Above Grade Finished SQFT
4098
Net SQFT
3063.00
Property Sub Type
Townhouse
Structure Type
End of Row/Townhouse
Architectural Style
Other
Stories
3+
Accessibility Features
None
Common Walls
Cathedral Ceilings
Other Structures
Above Grade

Construction

Year Built
1826
New Construction
No
Construction Materials
Brick

Lot

Acres
0.04
Lot SQFT
1750.00
Zoning
RM1
Land Use Code
O60
Lot Features
Rear Yard

Waterbody

Waterfront
No
View of Water
No
Waterbody Tidal
No

Community

Subdivision
PHILA (SOUTH)
County
PHILADELPHIA

Schools

Elementary School
GEN. GEORGE A. MCCALL SCHOOL
Middle School
GEN. GEORGE A. MCCALL SCHOOL
High School
FRANKFORD
School District
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

Address

Address
250 S 3RD ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
Street Address
250 S 3RD ST
City
PHILADELPHIA
Zip
19106
Latitude
39.94555000
Longitude
-75.14707000
Directions
Located on 3rd Street between Willings Alley and Walnut Street
State
PA

Pricing

Sale Type
Sale
Price
$1,500,000
Price Per SQFT
$366.03

Status

MLS ID
PAPH101836
Status
Active
Published Date
November 1, 2018
Modified Date
May 17, 2019 at 1:03 PM

Taxes & Assessments

Tax Assessed Value
1005400.0
Tax Lot
195
Tax Year
2018

Source

Agent
Jeffrey R Seligsohn
Agent Phone Number
2158251501
Office
SSH Real Estate
Data Source
Bright MLS
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