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    Rittenhouse Square
    1831 Spruce Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103
    United States
    1831 Spruce Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103 United States

    1831 Spruce Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103 United States

    • Cary Simons
    • Larry Nelson
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    1831 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    This is a rare opportunity to own a masterfully renovated historic townhouse in the heart of Rittenhouse Square. Completely renovated and updated by Gardner Fox Architects and McCoubrey Overholser with over $900K invested in renovations. Currently configured as two bi-level living spaces, each with outdoor space, Reside in one unit and lease the other unit as an income producing property. Also the perfect set up for multi-generational living or an au pair suite. Or convert into a single-family dwelling. The options are endless! This gorgeous space boasts a gas fireplace with marble surround, wet bar and 2 kitchens by Society Hill Kitchens with granite and marble counter tops, porcelain back splash, stainless steel appliances and cherry cabinets. Throughout the home you will notice many custom details such as the millwork, built-ins, plantation shutters, tray ceilings, Brazilian and bamboo flooring, exposed brick details, solid core doors and custom California closet systems. All new systems including electrical, smart wiring throughout the house and new mechanicals including central air. The 2 lower levels currently offer a versatile floor plan that is conducive to two private living quarters with separate entrances. The lower level has a separate entrance that can be accessed from the rear of the building via an easement from Manning St. and has a full kitchen, full bathroom, living room area, storage and a laundry hook-up. The main level has a family room with gas fireplace, built-ins, an office area, a wet bar/kitchenette with a dishwasher drawer, refrigerator drawers and a microwave. Also on the main level you will find a dressing area with closest with laundry, a make-up vanity with a sink, a bedroom and a full bathroom. This is the perfect set up for an au pair, in-laws or guests. Both of the lower levels can enjoy the flagstone garden patio outback. The upper unit which is comprised of the top two floors offers a spacious bi-level home. The first level consists of a living room with exposed brick wall, top-grade European-style kitchen, a dining area/den/flex space/4th bedroom, that leads to a lovely deck and a full bathroom. Upstairs provides sleeping quarters with 3 bedrooms with custom closets, a full bathroom with a slipper tub/shower combination and laundry.
    Please note, Unit 1 has incorporated a secondary sleeping area on the lower level in the past.
    And Unit 2 has been set up with a 4th bedroom in the past, on the main level in the flex room between the kitchen and the deck area.
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    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
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      • Property type
      • Marketed By
        Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
      • Listing Price
      • County
        Philadelphia County
      • School District
        Philadelphia City
    • Utilities & Building
      • Year Built
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      • Style
      • Lot Size Unit
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      • cooling
        Central Air Conditioning
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Deck, Library, Tile Flooring, Walk-in Closet(s), Hardwood Flooring, Staff Quarters, Washer Included, Dryer Included, Wet Bar, Galley Kitchen, 1 Fireplace, in-law suite
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      • Full Bathrooms
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