There’s something about a carriage house that is particularly fascinating; it might be the arched doorways, brick facades, or the fact that they belong to an entirely different era. This 2400 sq ft corner Carriage House… Uniquely Philadelphia… Contemporary Architectural Design… Open Floor Plan… is a dramatic 2 bedroom plus den home unlike any other. From the striking landmarked mahogany multi-windowed façade of dark wood and old brick to the light-filled differently defined levels for living, this carriage house will excite just crossing the threshold.
On the entry-level is an open living and dining with fantastic handmade moldings and a fireplace. The center hall features wood floors from Bologna with a sleek steel and wood staircase. Adjacent there is a full laundry room and powder room. Walk into the windowed cook’s kitchen with amazing storage and eat-in dining. The beamed ceiling is original to the carriage house and there are double mahogany doors that lead to the rear of the property. Up one flight to the den/library sit and relax with your favorite book and a cafe. This level features the primary suite with walled bookcases, walk-in closet and en-suite bath with water closet. There is a 2nd bedroom also with an en-suite bath and a walk-in closet. Then it is up to the beautifully decked and planted roof garden. Traversing the center of the carriage house is a skylight that brings in magical light day and night. Located on the most desired Chancellor Street in the heart of Rittenhouse Square, one of the most sought after
Rittenhouse brownstone neighborhoods, you are near shopping and world-famous museums plus fine food purveyors, and an electrifying array of restaurants and bars. Words do not capture this unique and dramatic home so to really appreciate it you must see it yourself!
|Lot size||21 x 59|
|Extra features||Roof Deck|
June 13th, 2021
Rittenhouse Square has represented the ultimate in urban living since the mid 1800's. From impeccably maintained 19th century row houses to cutting-edge condos, Center City's most sought after addresses have always been found "on the square."Learn more about the neighborhood