Philadelphia, PA 19144

Sold 6/17/2016
  • 5
  • 1
    partial bath
Single Family Home

One of the vital Penn-Knox neighborhood's classic homes: an inviting, gracious semi-detached home that offers so much more living space than most area twin homes. On Philadelphia's List of Historic Places, 117 West Coulter Street is part of the local Quaker neighborhood that grew up around Germantown Friends Meeting just down the street. Old Philadelphia names such as Bockius and Cope are associated with the land on which this house stands. The home was once owned by local noted poet Esther Morton Smith. 1st floor: large living room with fireplace with exquisite mahogany mantel, large formal dining room, large eat-in kitchen with abundant cabinetry, dishwasher, garbage disposal, gas cooking refrigerator, powder room, laundry room, exit to patio and deep yard with many varieties of perennials and shrubs. 2nd floor: 3 good-sized bedrooms including the master bedroom with glass-enclosed sleeping porch, master bath, small desk space and huge walk-in closet. There is a large hall bath that can be accessed from a bedroom or from hall. Front bedroom on the 2nd floor has non-functioning but beautiful fireplace. 3rd floor: 2 nice-sized bedrooms, 1 full bath. Unfinished full, high-ceilinged basement for utilities, storage, work areas. Deep fenced rear gardens. This property has an "85" walking score being so close to community anchors such as the Germantown Friends School, Greene Street Friends School, PA School for the Deaf, several places of worship, yoga studio, artists' community. Public transit: bus and commuter train nearby. 20 minute drive to Center City.

Property Details
  • Philadelphia
    school district
  • Traditional,StraightThru
  • $2,836.00
  • 1907
  • 6758019
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in living room
Hot water heat
Oil heat
Breakfast room
Eat-in kitchen
Garbage disposal
Wood floors
Security system
Full basement
School district: Philadelphia
On street parking
Stucco exterior
Stone exterior
Lot acreage is: 0.17
Lot dimension is: 34X219
Level lot
Subdivision: GERMANTOWN
Lot zoned: RSA1
Slate roof
Public sewer
Public water
Property style: Traditional,StraightThru
Tax year: 2016
Family room is 17 x10
Family Room Level: Upper 1
Master bedroom is 16 x13
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 2 is 12 x11
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 17 x9
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 10 x12
Bedroom 4 Level: Third
Dining Room is 17 x16
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 13 x14
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 17 x25
Living Room Level: Main
Full baths on upper floor: 3
Half baths on main floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
Kelly John B School Elementary School / Public 1 0.43 mi.
King Martin Luther High School High School / Public 1 1.85 mi.
Greene Street Friends School * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.16 mi.
Pennsylvania School For The Deaf * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.1 mi.
St. Barnabas Episcopal School * Pre-School, Elementary School / Private N/A 0.19 mi.
Germantown Friends School * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.16 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
117 W COULTER ST 0 mi. 6/17/2016 $283,500
5355 KNOX ST 0.05 mi. 9/7/2017 $300,000
5308 KNOX ST 0.15 mi. 8/29/2017 $327,500
238 W EARLHAM TER 0.25 mi. 11/14/2017 $245,000
80 E CHURCH LN 0.33 mi. 9/29/2016 $266,200
327 W EARLHAM TER 0.35 mi. 5/10/2016 $210,000
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117 W COULTER ST, Philadelphia, PA 19144 is a 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath single family home was sold for $283,500.
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