Historic charm and modern day flair combine it up in this condominium in a person of the most unique apartment communities in Wash West.
In 1967, a somewhat ingenious developer took a former Quaker conference home and a bunch of 19th-century townhouses and added a massive dollop of midcentury up to date élan to the selection. The meetinghouse grew to become rental flats although the townhouses had been divided into several bi-stage units meant to be owned alternatively than rented.
The final result was dubbed Washington Mews. It was the initially, and is now the oldest, condominium in Pennsylvania, and it stays a person of the most sought-after addresses in Washington Sq. West some 55 several years out.
1 glance at this Washington Sq. West bi-stage rental for sale should really give you clues as to why.
Washington Mews has 52 units in all, and inside of the complicated, this one’s Unit 38. But like almost half the units in the development, you enter this one particular from the street, so it’s superior acknowledged by its road handle, 502 South 11th Road.
(Just one of the wise matters Washington Mews’ developer did was give every device its have direct entrance, possibly from the avenue or from the attractively landscaped interior courtyard.)
This unit occupies the bottom two flooring of its 4-tale townhouse facing Seger Park. The smaller of its two bedrooms, at this time configured as a household business, has home windows hunting out on the park.
Concerning it and the main bedroom sits the unit’s not too long ago up to date complete bathroom, which does depart a minimal from the general present-day decor with its more classic-seeking self-importance and medicine cupboard.
The most important bedroom has a properly-arranged closet and shares with the dwelling area underneath the huge window dealing with the courtyard. A seem-dampening blackout curtain all-around the window nicely railing lets you slumber at evening or sustain privateness and darkness for the duration of the day.
Stairs lead from the entrance hallway down to the most important living stage in the basement. In addition to having lots of natural light from that large window, the dwelling area has a distant-controlled gas fireplace with a custom-carved marble and granite surround.
The living room is just one with the up-to-date fashionable kitchen.
That kitchen area provides bar seating at its additional-vast peninsula up coming to the residing area.
And it has loads of cabinet room and a full enhance of substantial-stop stainless-metal appliances. These involve a five-burner Bosch fuel vary, an electric powered oven, a trash compactor and a cafe-excellent assortment hood with its possess cabinets and infrared warmth lamps. All those will help you preserve dishes heat as you prepare grand meals for your visitors.
Up coming to the kitchen are a powder room and the laundry amenities.
The outside areas are as awesome as the indoor kinds. You will have to go around to the 1110 Lombard Street entrance to use it, but you have comprehensive satisfaction of Washington Mews’ attractively landscaped courtyard.
And a single motive that courtyard does not have to provide significantly in the way of other features lies throughout 11th Road from your device. Seger Park and Playground includes a canine run, a children’s playground and sprayground, tennis and basketball courts and an routines developing.
You will find a CVS drugstore at 11th and South streets. 1 block to the east, at 10th, an Acme grocery store and a Complete Foods Sector vie for your enterprise. And you can wander from below to both equally the Examining Terminal Industry to the north and the Italian Market to the south. Antique Row, Kahn Park and several terrific dining and procuring solutions also encompass you.
The base line, then, is that for advantage, consolation and model, it’s really hard to defeat this Washington Square West bi-level condo for sale in Washington Mews.
THE High-quality PRINT
BATHS: 1 entire, 1 fifty percent
Sq. Ft: 1,368
SALE Price tag: $499,000
OTHER Things: A $320 every month rental rate addresses insurance plan and upkeep of the making exteriors and courtyard.
502 S. 11th St. #38, Philadelphia, PA 19147 [Eric Gerchberg | The Gerchberg Real Estate Team | OCF Realty]