• 335 CHRISTIAN ST, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19147

  • $1,100,000
Originally built for the Queen family in 1861 as private residence, this home has seen it's share of history - serving as a House of Worship, then a rooming house & now a single family residence completely restored from the late 80s to today. It's served its current owner as a hub for holiday parties or just everyday entertaining. The detail is astounding. Upon approach, you'll be greeted by the gracious 2 car driveway, arched windows, entry door & granite wainscoting. You'll enter through the main double doors, into a tiled vestibule with 2 transoms, then a 2nd set of glass paned doors open into the main hall attended with crown molding, original red pine floors, original banister & period wallpaper. The main parlor is perfect for a large gathering of guests around the two fireplaces & grand piano. The parlor also features exceptionally restored crown molding & is bathed in natural light from front & rear windows. Beyond the parlor is a powder room with marble flooring & period fixtures. The hall continues toward the formal dining room entered through pocket doors & restored to reflect the earlier period of the home's history - featuring an eye-level fireplace. The rear yard beyond the side door greets with the tranquility of the Queen Village Community Garden. Spend countless hours discovering the surprises hidden in the Zagar mural that covers the rear & side of the home. The lower level features a casual entertaining & dining area that includes the original foundational arches separating the bar & wine room from the living/dining area. The huge kitchen offers expansive counter space, 6 burner commercial stove, porcelain floor & is set up to have a dumbwaiter for servicing the 1st floor dining room. Beyond the kitchen is a large storage room feat. laundry & mechanicals. Ascending the main staircase will lead you to 2 full bedrooms each with 4 piece ensuite baths. The rear bedroom features a small living room, kitchenette, exposed beams, interior balcony & rear balcony perfect for enjoying the peaceful surroundings of the garden & neighboring courtyard. The front bedroom currently serves as the Master, features a fireplace & overlooks the neighborhood steeple. The third floor is an in-law suite with its own wood burning stove, full bath, laundry room & access to a future balcony. This entire home features 5 zone heating, fully insulated walls & windows, newer roof on the main structure. Make your appointment today. You won't be disappointed.
(215) 923 - 7600
PostedMay 17, 2017