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518 Spruce Street

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
  • $2,600,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 26 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2336252
Under Contract
$2,600,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.05
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,500
    SQFT
  • $578
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Townhouse
Built:
1850
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

Explore the timeless charm and historical significance of 518 Spruce Street, an esteemed residence nestled in Philadelphias historic Society Hill. Once owned by the parents of renowned portrait artist John Singer Sargent, this elegant 5-bedroom home offers a rare glimpse into the city's illustrious past.Experience the allure of yesteryears as you ascend the original marble steps to the front door, then step through the grand entrance adorned with beautiful pocket doors, leading you into a charming sitting room and a realm of refined elegance. Original pine floors, meticulously restored throughout over half of the house, along with exquisite moldings and two King of Prussia marble fireplace mantels, pay homage to the property's distinguished origins, dating back to its construction between 1831 and 1833.Embracing the perfect blend of tradition and modern comfort, this cherished home boasts all-new historically approved shutters, windows, and skylights, providing insulation and sound barrier. The thoughtfully designed kitchen features cork floors, a premium Sub Zero refrigerator, a 48 Dual Fuel Wolf Range, and two dishwashers, catering to effortless hosting and culinary delights. A 1200+ bottle wine cellar in the basement adds an extra touch of sophistication.Crafted by skilled artisans Sherman & Gossweiler, the family room boasts wainscoting, a fireplace mantel, and built-in cabinets with slide-back doors, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail. Cozy up by one of three operational fireplaces (2 wood-burning, 1 gas), promising warmth and ambiance year-round.Recent updates include a new standing seam metal roof installed in January 2021, ensuring durability and peace of mind for years to come. Outside, a heated 4-car garage, formerly a carriage house, stands adjacent to a beautiful garden, transformed in 2023 into a serene urban oasis.With 200 amp service and integrated WiFi technology, this residence seamlessly combines historic charm with contemporary convenience. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to own a piece of Philadelphia's history, combined with unparalleled luxury. Schedule your private viewing today and make this extraordinary property your own.

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518 Spruce Street PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106

  • Price: $2,600,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • On Site: 26 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2336252
5
Beds
3
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.05
Acres
4,500
SQFT
$578
$/SQFT
1850
Built
Neighborhood:
Society Hill
County:
Philadelphia
Area:
19106 (19106)
School District:
The School District Of Philadelphia
Property Description
Explore the timeless charm and historical significance of 518 Spruce Street, an esteemed residence nestled in Philadelphias historic Society Hill. Once owned by the parents of renowned portrait artist John Singer Sargent, this elegant 5-bedroom home offers a rare glimpse into the city's illustrious past.Experience the allure of yesteryears as you ascend the original marble steps to the front door, then step through the grand entrance adorned with beautiful pocket doors, leading you into a charming sitting room and a realm of refined elegance. Original pine floors, meticulously restored throughout over half of the house, along with exquisite moldings and two King of Prussia marble fireplace mantels, pay homage to the property's distinguished origins, dating back to its construction between 1831 and 1833.Embracing the perfect blend of tradition and modern comfort, this cherished home boasts all-new historically approved shutters, windows, and skylights, providing insulation and sound barrier. The thoughtfully designed kitchen features cork floors, a premium Sub Zero refrigerator, a 48 Dual Fuel Wolf Range, and two dishwashers, catering to effortless hosting and culinary delights. A 1200+ bottle wine cellar in the basement adds an extra touch of sophistication.Crafted by skilled artisans Sherman & Gossweiler, the family room boasts wainscoting, a fireplace mantel, and built-in cabinets with slide-back doors, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail. Cozy up by one of three operational fireplaces (2 wood-burning, 1 gas), promising warmth and ambiance year-round.Recent updates include a new standing seam metal roof installed in January 2021, ensuring durability and peace of mind for years to come. Outside, a heated 4-car garage, formerly a carriage house, stands adjacent to a beautiful garden, transformed in 2023 into a serene urban oasis.With 200 amp service and integrated WiFi technology, this residence seamlessly combines historic charm with contemporary convenience. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to own a piece of Philadelphia's history, combined with unparalleled luxury. Schedule your private viewing today and make this extraordinary property your own.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Traditional Construction Materials Brick Exterior Features Sidewalks Garage Spaces 4.00 Garage Type Garage Door Opener Garage YN Yes Lot Features Rear Yard Parking Types On StreetAttached GarageOther Patio And Porch Features Patio(s) Pool No Pool Water Access YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 4500 Appliances Built-In RangeOven - Self CleaningDishwasherRefrigeratorDisposal Basement Full Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Exclusions Exclusions: Staged furniturethe outdoor tablechairsand benchguest room shower curtain Fireplace YN No Flooring WoodFully CarpetedStoneMarble Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Inclusions Inclusions: The fireplace “seats” in the librarythe big screen in the family roomThree Philly History photos in the entrywayTwo Philly History photos in the librarya Wall Fan in the master bedroomthree IKEA shelves in the basementtwo unattached mirrors on the back of the doorsand a Library TV Bracketany extra wood and trim that been used around the housesome old doors to the house that were removedbut they are labeled in the garage and can be put backany tile or brick that is curr Interior Features Primary Bath(s)Skylight(s)Stain/Lead GlassWhirlPool/HotTub2nd KitchenWet/Dry BarIntercomStall ShowerKitchen - Eat-In Laundry Type Upper Floor Levels 4 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomKitchenFamily RoomBasementLibraryLaundryPrimary Bathroom Rooms Total 17 Security Features Security System Upper Level1 Bedrooms 1 Walls Ceilings 9'+ Ceilings

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street 5TH Electric 200+ Amp Service Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Municipality PHILADELPHIA Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 802952148678 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Interior Row/Townhouse Tax Annual Amount 21229.00 Tax Lot 23 Utilities Cable TV Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning RM1

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