Philadelphia, PA, US
Sophisticated-Discriminating-Refined- Rittenhouse Square Living as it was meant to be. Exquisitely restored and improved beyond perfection Circa 1860 mansion offers an unprecedented attention to detail. Unique on every level this property will take you back to a time when quality and craftsmanship were pivotal in building and design. All original woodwork has been restored including 8" baseboards throughout, custom carved moldings and Triple Crown moldings throughout. Ornate plaster 14' ceilings have been rebirthed into exquisite masterpieces. Nine commanding fireplaces each original and ornate in design and execution. Full leaded glass windows throughout offering an abundance of light. Extensive and ornate formal living room with beautiful recessed lighting, sprawling formal dining room featuring two fireplaces breathtaking built-ins and Juliette balcony. Owner's suite encompasses half of the second floor and rightly so, includes large slumber area with floor to ceiling fireplace, dressing room/sitting room with 2nd fireplace with new period appropriate ensuite bath. Three additional generous sized bedrooms all offer a unique character of their own. Third floor informal parlor is a wonderful retreat. Free floating Spa features Jacuzzi soaking tub and steam/sauna shower. The most significant improvement is the five story atrium with dual jumbo skylights allowing the light to dance down the center of the home. New kitchen with commercial appliances, beautiful cabinetry and granite counters as well as radiant heat, newer three zoned HVAC. Outdoor space includes tiled patio, two car gated parking with ice melt system. Additional storage. Close to world class dining and shopping but offering privacy to those who seek it.
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Listing Office:BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
Listing Agent:MAUREEN BROWN
Office Phone:(215) 893-9800
Address:2012 SPRUCE ST
Property Age:158 Years