Philadelphia, PA 19143

Sold 3/30/2016
  • 3
  • 1
    partial bath
Townhome or Condo

Lovely, well-maintained home with character on one of University City's most desirable tree-lined blocks. Penn-Alexander CATCHMENT. 3 bedrooms plus den plus sun porch. 1.5 baths. Dining room. Lovely front yard. 2-car PARKING (driveway and garage with direct inside access). So bright with original hardwood floors with inlaid detail throughout (just refinished), 9' ceilings, original character and detail. Dry finished lower level with good ceiling height. Many recent updates including refinished hardwood floors, a new boiler and new hot water heater, painted throughout, new and newer windows. This is just a warm and wonderful home on a beautiful University City block. Plus parking, great space, most desirable school, and an awesome location. Within a couple blocks of Clark Park and its fabulous Farmers' Market, Clarkville, Renata's Kitchen, Marigold Kitchen, Green Line, and Milk & Honey, Baltimore Avenue's Restaurant Row, Penn Alexander Catchment School, Honest Tom's, Local 44 and the Bottle Shop, Pop Shop, and so many coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping. Close to HUP, CHOP, Penn, University of the Sciences, and Drexel. 12 minutes to Rittenhouse Square by car or bike and plenty of convenient SEPTA options. 94 WalkScore. Tremendous opportunity in the Penn Alexander Catchment (Thee years in a row, all Kindergarten registrants offered spots. For 2015-2016 there was no Lottery. All registrants had spots). Note: Listed square footage does not include basement.

Property Details
  • Philadelphia
    school district
  • Other
  • $4,850.00
  • 1926
  • 6692138
Ceiling fan(s)
Natural gas heat
Breakfast room
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Full basement
Partial basement
Elementary school: PENN ALEXANDER
School district: Philadelphia
One car garage
Attached parking
Off street parking
Brick exterior
Lot acreage is: 0.04
Lot dimension is: 16X105
Lot zoned: RSA5
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
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 upper floor: 1
Half baths on main floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
Penn Alexander School Elementary School, Middle School / Public 10 0.36 mi.
West Philadelphia High School High School / Public 1 0.65 mi.
Crusaders for Christ Christian Academy * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.33 mi.
Jubilee School * Pre-School, Elementary School / Private N/A 0.29 mi.
Hms School For Children With Cerebral Palsy * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.12 mi.
St Francis De Sales School * Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.17 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
535 S MELVILLE ST 0 mi. 3/30/2016 $395,000
531 S MELVILLE ST 0.01 mi. 9/30/2016 $415,500
524 S MELVILLE ST 0.04 mi. 9/30/2016 $384,000
520 S MELVILLE ST 0.04 mi. 6/28/2016 $435,000
503 S MELVILLE ST 0.05 mi. 10/19/2016 $366,000
506 S MELVILLE ST 0.05 mi. 11/4/2016 $399,000
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535 S MELVILLE ST, Philadelphia, PA 19143 is a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhome or condo was sold for $395,000.
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