2216 SAINT JAMES ST
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sold 8/22/2016
  • 5
    beds
  • 1
    partial bath
Townhome or Condo

This grand Gothic Revival home (c. 1862) with remarkable space and abundant character offers dramatic ceiling heights; superior width (25' feet wide), and a most lovely brick garden, all on a sought-after, tree-lined block in Philadelphia's historic Rittenhouse Square. Featuring 5 bedrooms, plus Family Room, 3.5 baths and a fully separate ground level apartment (with separate street access and interior stairs as well) that presents an ideal opportunity for multi-generational living, guests, or other full or part time occupants (or simply incorporate the space into the home as a superb family entertaining area). 1 year pre-paid PARKING within 1 block (self-park GARAGE, where seller has parked for years). Just a wonderful home - 11' ceilings on both the 1st and 2nd floor; spectacular southern light along the entire rear face; and original detail, moldings, and hardwood floors. The home features a grand, 3-story staircase topped by a big, bright skylight; significant arched windows along the historic facade; original shutters; 6 fireplaces with beautiful mantles; and original doors. The wonderful 1st floor plan includes a big kitchen (with newer appliances), a very spacious living area and breakfast area, and a lovely dining room. Taking full advantage of the 25' width, this home offers big rooms throughout, including a huge master bedroom suite and terrific family room. 3-zone HVAC. Excellent closets and storage. This amazing Philadelphia home is featured in Historic Rittenhouse, A Philadelphia Neighborhood (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1985), and is on the Philadelphia Historic Register. Spectacular volume, space, and bones on a premier Rittenhouse block, a short walk to the Square, Schuylkill River Park (with park, dog park, River Trail and Boardwalk), Fitler Square, and the best restaurants, cafes, and shopping in Center City. Easy walk to Penn, Drexel, HUP & CHOP. In the Greenfield School catchment and with convenient, walkable, access to The Philadelphia School, Friends Select, both Greene Town and Clementine Montessori schools, and Trinity, along with many popular day cares. 98 WalkScore. 100 TransitScore. 99 BikeScore. NOTE--1 year pre-paid PARKING within 1 block (self-park GARAGE, where seller has parked for years).

Property Details
  • Philadelphia
    school district
  • Other
    architecture
  • $15,685.00
    taxes
  • 1864
    built
  • 6745800
    MLS#
Central air
Natural gas heat
Zoned heat
Breakfast room
Wood floors
Security system
Skylight
Finished basement
Full basement
Elementary school: GREENFIELD ALBERT
School district: Philadelphia
On street parking
Brick exterior
Patio
Deck
Lot acreage is: 0.04
Lot dimension is: 25X68
Subdivision: RITTENHOUSE SQUARE
Lot zoned: RM1
Public sewer
Public water
Property style: Other
Tax year: 2016
Family room is 0 x0
Family Room Level: Upper 1
Master bedroom is 0 x0
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 2 is 0 x0
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 0 x0
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 0 x0
Bedroom 4 Level: Upper 1
Dining Room is 0 x0
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 0 x0
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 0 x0
Living Room Level: Main
Full baths on lower floor: 1
Full baths on upper floor: 2
Half baths on main floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
Rating
Distance
Greenfield Albert M School Elementary School, Middle School / Public 7 0.15 mi.
Franklin Benjamin High School High School / Public 1 1.27 mi.
The Philadelphia School * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.31 mi.
De la Salle In Town * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.24 mi.
Freire Cs * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Public 3 0.25 mi.
Science Leadership Academy * High School / Public 9 0.4 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
2216 SAINT JAMES ST 0 mi. 8/22/2016 $1,650,000
2206 SAINT JAMES ST 0.02 mi. 5/1/2017 $1,555,000
2228 SPRUCE ST 0.13 mi. 5/12/2017 $1,285,000
2222 DELANCEY PL 0.17 mi. 8/23/2016 $1,255,000
336 S 21ST ST 0.23 mi. 4/6/2017 $1,725,000
2511 PANAMA ST 0.24 mi. 6/3/2016 $1,700,000
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2216 SAINT JAMES ST, Philadelphia, PA 19103 is a 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome or condo was sold for $1,650,000.
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