279 S 5TH ST
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Sold 5/23/2016
  • 4
  • 1
    partial bath
Townhome or Condo

Gorgeous, extra-wide, elegantly styled three story brick town home located in the heart of Society Hill. A beautiful entry foyer leads into an open, spacious and light-filled living room and separate dining room with soaring ceiling height and handsome hardwood floors throughout. There is a fully equipped kitchen with black granite countertops and pretty wood cabinetry. The kitchen leads into large (approximately 26' X 18' wide) professionally designed and landscaped garden with automatic drip irrigation. This is the perfect oasis for outdoor dinner parties and relaxation. There is a discreetly hidden half bathroom in the vestibule for guests. The stairs sweep upward to a newly built second floor renovation featuring a generously sized front office/guest bedroom with custom built ins, gas fireplace and handsome glass French doors for privacy. The master bathroom features a soaking tub, frameless glass enclosed shower stall, Absolute white granite countertops and mosaic tile flooring. Glass transoms flood the 2nd floor with natural light. The master bedroom features full height casement windows, transom windows and custom built-in closets. The third floor features two large bedrooms and a pretty full bathroom. The scale and proportion of this home are wonderful throughout. There is two zone cooling and a huge basement with washer and dryer and plenty of storage space. Located steps away from grocery shopping, delicious restaurants, The Ritz movie theatre, Three Bear Park and all the historical sites. Walk score 99, Transit score 98. 1st showing at Open House on Sunday, February 29th, from 12:30-2:30. No exceptions!!!

Property Details
  • Philadelphia
    school district
  • Traditional
  • $9,117.00
  • 1911
  • 6737848
Central air
Oil heat
Breakfast room
Wood floors
School district: Philadelphia
On street parking
Brick exterior
Lot acreage is: 0.03
Lot dimension is: 18X74
Subdivision: SOCIETY HILL
Lot zoned: RSA5
Public sewer
Public water
Property style: Traditional
Tax year: 2016
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
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Name Type GreatSchools
McCall Gen George A School Elementary School, Middle School / Public 7 0.19 mi.
Franklin Benjamin High School High School / Public 1 1.42 mi.
St. Peter's School * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.23 mi.
St Mary Interparochial School * Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.06 mi.
St. George Greek Orthodox School * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.26 mi.
Charter High School For Architecture And Design * High School / Public 2 0.27 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
279 S 5TH ST 0 mi. 5/23/2016 $915,000
519-521 SPRUCE ST 0.04 mi. 6/30/2016 $843,000
241 S 6TH ST #1511 0.07 mi. 1/30/2018 $1,050,000
316 LAWRENCE CT 0.08 mi. 12/15/2017 $945,000
604-36 S WASHINGTON SQ #1501-3 0.1 mi. 11/21/2017 $825,000
243 S 4TH ST 0.11 mi. 5/1/2017 $979,300
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279 S 5TH ST, Philadelphia, PA 19106 is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome or condo was sold for $915,000.
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