417 S Carlisle Street


4 Beds 3 Baths 1 Half Bath 2844 sq.ft.

About this listing

Experience the charm and elegance of a historic restoration in Rittenhouse Square just adjacent to the Avenue of the Arts. This 4 bedroom+, 3 full and 1 half bathroom townhouse is located on a quiet tree-lined street and boasts a spacious deck, beautiful garden, and 3 gas fireplaces. Enjoy the perfect blend of modern amenities and vintage charm in this one-of-a-kind home with original hardwood flooring & high ceilings throughout.

Enter into an inviting vestibule with a built-in niche for dropping your keys. Through the vestibule door, you will enter a lovely living room highlighted by an antique French marble mantle that houses a gas-burning fireplace. This light-filled room is open to the formal dining room. Don’t miss the built-in coat closets hidden behind expertly milled wall panels in the hallway. Just a few steps down you’ll find the cook’s kitchen with a 36” Wolf Stove with a vent hood, Bosch dishwasher, warming drawer & Whirlpool refrigerator. This spacious room is made cozy with a gas-burning fireplace and a built-in banquet for casual dining. Not far down the hall is a conveniently located powder room. Off of the kitchen is the garden with brick pavers, an attached storage closet and access to the Grocer’s Alley shared among the neighbors on Carlisle.

The primary suite is roomy and bright and features an original Pennsylvania blue marble mantle flanked by custom-milled wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom with side-by-side vanities plus a glass-enclosed shower conveniently features an additional entrance to the hallway. 2 other sizeable bedrooms (one is currently used as a home office/den) round out the 2nd & 3rd floors along with a 3-piece hall bathroom featuring a cast-iron claw foot tub, believed to be original to the home.

On the top level of the home is a handsome den with a gas-burning fireplace, full kitchenette/wet bar with a beverage refrigerator, sink, dishwasher drawer and microwave. The ice maker is located in the adjacent full-sized laundry room. The roof deck is spectacular with views of the Kimmel Center and is equipped with a water line, gas line for the grill, two restaurant grade patio heaters, a retractable awning. and a storage closet.

The lower level of this property, which can also be accessed from the additional door on the front exterior, is complete with a bedroom, full bathroom with a shower plus a bonus room (currently used as a storage room) with an additional refrigerator.

Other highlights of this property include multi-zoned HVAC, Nest security cameras, a cedar closet, and new windows throughout.

Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of history in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city, surrounded by neighborhood favorite restaurants, retail, cultural attractions and more! Sellers will convey with an acceptable offer, at settlement, their leased parking space for 1 year at the Symphony house — just 80 steps away from their front door!

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  • Extras

    Roof Deck, Patio

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