By Biljana Nedeljkovic By Biljana Nedeljkovic | January 26, 2023 | Home & Real Estate
Between modern and classic styles, these local listings offer something for everyone with a flourish of sumptuous amenities.
Natural light floods into the contemporary home, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows
Longing for a taste of refined contemporary living? Look no further than 117 Walnut St., a part of The Walnut Estates. Splendidly designed by Moto Designshop, the 5,300-square-foot condo wows with its five bedrooms, five bathrooms and two half-baths—perfectly situated minutes away from some of the city’s best dining, shopping and nightlife. Step through the modern entrance and into the main living area, where the vast expanse is drenched in sunlight that passes through the floor-toceiling windows. Peer through the glass doors to discover the property’s unique centerpiece. “The home revolves around a lush private courtyard that opens to both the main living and dining areas and provides a true open-air experience,” says listing agent Allan Domb, noting that each floor has some sort of outdoor space. Perfect for hosting and dining alfresco, the lush open space also boasts numerous plant beds that will rejoice all gardening enthusiasts. A few steps from the courtyard and the bright, elevated dining room is the impeccable Poggenpohl kitchen with Miele appliances, breakfast bar and pocket doors. Up the stairs—or six-stop elevator—to the third floor, find the spacious family room overlooking the courtyard, complete with a modern-style fireplace that will make the winter months warm and cozy. Through the luminous hallway awaits two radiant bedrooms and a full, stone-paved bathroom. The fourth floor is home to the primary suite with views of the courtyard, two walk-in closets and two water closets, with a custom one-of-a-kind ground soaking tub that promises the privacy of serenity and relaxation. $3,995,000, Allan Domb, 215.545.1500, allandomb.com
The home’s most regal living space is sure to host many cozy cocktail parties before its grand fireplace
GRACE OF HISTORY
Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply love classic panache, 309 S. Third St. will sweep you off your feet. This gorgeous renovated home boasts 14- foot ceilings, four bedrooms, four full baths, three halfbaths, one parking space and an au pair suite with its own private entrance. “This Federal style mansion will appeal to any discerning buyer who seeks a gracious historic Philadelphia home that’s been thoughtfully updated throughout,” says listing agent Fred Manfred. Philadelphia’s history is painted all over the walls of this 3,380-square-foot townhouse: an original Zuber & Cie by a White House muralist adorns the entrance’s walls—the only other copy resides in the dining room of the White House. Past the foyer, toward the rear of the home, lies the beautiful chef’s kitchen complete with Clive Christian furnishings. As you gaze out of the dining area’s luminous windows, notice the formal garden and its elegant fountain, connected to your parking space in historic Society Hill. Go up the sweeping staircase or elevator into the luxurious primary suite complete with a fireplace, his and her walk-in closets and exquisite Carrera marble bathroom. On the third floor, discover the elegant guest suite and its marbled bath, as well as two additional bedrooms and shared bathroom. The fourth floor is a beacon of leisure: Unwind at the wet bar and the media room or step out into the greenhouse overlooking spectacular city views. Adding one more layer of luxury to this urban mansion is a lower-level au pair suite, which features its own entrance and access to the dry sauna and gym. $3,888,500, Fred Manfred, 215.687.8687, compass.com
1515 Lombard St. has a modern, openconcept layout.
On a quiet block a few steps away from bustling Rittenhouse Square lies a sophisticated townhouse on 1515 Lombard St. The home boasts four bedrooms and 3 ½ baths, perfect for both relaxing among family and graciously hosting. “The house has a very special ease-of-living feel; the first floor is completely open, optimizing every inch of space, making it perfect for entertaining as well as casual daily living,” says listing agent Andrea Edrei. Step into the main entrance and notice the soaring ceilings illuminated by spacious south-facing windows. The main living space, warmed by an encased floor-to-ceiling Porcelanosa fireplace, opens into the high-end chef’s kitchen. A gourmet’s paradise, it features a six-burner Wolf stove, Zephyr hood, Jenn-Air fridge and clean-white quartzite countertops. Up on the second floor, discover two luminous bedrooms and your very own Carrera marble bathrooms with an elegant herringbone finish. The luxurious primary bedroom on the third floor awes with its 12-foot ceilings and custom walk-in closets, accompanied by its spa-style, marble-clad bath. To add to the luxury, the home’s beautiful wooden roof deck provides a charming access to the most iconic unobstructed city views. The lower level has been thoughtfully finished to provide the perfect space for your interior projects: Think a spacious office, an in-home gym or even a theater. $2,250,000, Andrea Edrei, 917.968.7848, blacklabelkw.co
Photography by: POWELTON DIGITAL MEDIA GROUP; COURTESY OF FRED MANFRED; COURTESY OF BLACKLABEL KELLER WILLIAMS