1811 Chestnut Street #705

  • $545,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1274 sq.ft.

About this listing

Welcome to the Belgravia condominiums, where old world charm seamlessly blends with sophisticated city living. You’ll feel the grandeur of the building immediately as you step into the stunning Beaux Arts marble lobby, complete with stained glass windows, and are greeted by the welcoming round-the-clock front desk staff. From the lobby, take the elegant brass elevators and enter residence 705, a gorgeously maintained and thoughtfully updated 2 bed, 2.5 bath home. You’ll instantly feel at home as you step in and notice the welcoming grass cloth wallpaper in the foyer, gleaming oakwood floors, and open living area. The heart of the home, the living-dining area lined with tall windows and patio access is warm and bright, walls covered in Cowtan and Tout linen fabric. Solar shades allow you to adjust and filter the light that streams in from the expansive eastern views. Perfect for entertaining, the living and dining rooms featuring a Katherine Chandelier and updated recessed lighting connect the natural stone breakfast bar to the open kitchen, with shaker cabinets, sleek granite countertops, and stainless- steel appliances, including a recently installed Samsung Refrigerator. All rooms include updated recessed lighting with dimmers and the spacious closets have dedicated light switches. Off the main living area is the half bath perfect for guests, boasting stylish Phillip Jeffries Chevron Chic wallpaper. Once it’s time to unwind, this home offers two spacious bedroom suites, each with its own private marble bathroom. Bathrooms include updated Roburn mirrored cabinets and light fixtures. Bedrooms have luxurious Stanton wool carpeting and designer window treatments. The first bedroom, just off the kitchen area and half bath includes ample closet space, a spacious niche for the home office and a full bath with access to the washer-dryer. On the other side of the home, you’ll find the main bedroom with a second access to the patio and a gorgeous full bath with marble shower. Step outside to your cozy garden patio and take in the gorgeous center city views. Not visible, but adding to the healthy environment of this home, is a UV light filtration system for the HVAC and a water purification system for the sinks. The Belgravia is one of Philadelphia’s most elegant buildings and a registered historical landmark with a storied architectural and cultural history. Located just steps from celebrated Rittenhouse Square, the building retains its rare Beaux Arts terra-cotta and limestone facade, now meticulously restored to its breathtaking original splendor. Those who live in this jewel enjoy up-to-date amenities, including a residents-only fitness center, a bicycle storage room, and an indoor children’s play area. Welcoming, sociable, private, and secure, this stellar building is also pet-friendly. Just steps from world-class shopping along Chestnut and Walnut Streets, from the iconic DiBruno Brothers grocery, and from top-reviewed restaurants such as The Love, Gran Caffe Aquila, Rouge, Parc, and HipCity Veg. There are several options within two blocks for quick public transportation to UPenn, Drexel, University City and surrounding suburbs. This home has all of the elements you’ll need to live beautifully and simply without compromising location, convenience, or first-class amenities.

Property Details

Type Condo
Square Feet 1274
Year built 1900
Beds 2
Baths 2
Half Bath 1
Amenities Fitness Center
Bike Storage
24-hour Front Desk
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Rittenhouse Square

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