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 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.