The Edward Shippen Burd House (c. 1805-1807). This elegant and spacious historically registered Federal home has been meticulously restored with every modern amenity. Situated in the finest location of historic Society Hill, this impeccable home begins with the original marble steps that enter into a stunning formal vestibule with a glass etched lighting fixture, in-laid tile and crown molding leading into the formal living room and dining room. This breathtaking area is spacious with 10 foot ceilings that highlight its character and history. Gleaming hardwood floors and custom millwork are throughout the home. The functioning wood burning fireplace has an antique mantle (c. 1901) and marble surround. The granite counter bar in the dining room has a pass through with custom leaded pocket windows leading into the kitchen. The gourmet kitchen has a stunning glass roof, polished granite countertops, custom tile backsplash, dual stainless steel sink, insta hot water dispenser, Bosch dishwasher, Sub-Zero refrigerator, radiant heat under the tile floors, Wolf 5 burner cooktop, Wolf oven and warming drawer and custom 42 inch cabinets with nickel hardware encompassing every inch of the kitchen. The first floor bathroom has artistic hand painted walls and ebony marble floors with contrasting white gray vein marble counter sink. The lower level is designed for casual entertaining and features a climate controlled 1000 bottle wine cellar with etched glass custom door, 16th century inspired Italian fresco, working gas fireplace, exposed brick wall, custom entertainment center and antique Belgium bar back (c. 1885) and the bar made from English Oak (c. 1880). The master suite located on the entire second floor features a spacious bath with double vanities, extravagant marble and glass shower, marble floors and bidet. The master bedroom has a working fireplace mantle (c. 1880) and an enormous walk in closet with built in shelving and cabinetry. The 3rd floor is complete with two additional bedrooms, spacious closets and a full bath with Jacuzzi. The 4th floor bedroom has the original exposed attic beams and is currently used as an office. The professional size Maytag washer and dryer and Bosch tankless water heater are installed in a double door easy access closet. The perimeter of the room has an incredible amount of storage. The roof deck offers stunning panoramic views of the city and is equipped with lighting and plumbing. The home features custom historic windows and window treatments throughout; ceiling speakers wired on the lower level, 1st level and 2nd level; and two zone heating and air conditioning. This magnificent location is convenient to center city, historical sites, parks, waterfront, many restaurants, theaters, shopping, movie theaters, minutes to the airport and access to all major interstates. Includes 1 year prepaid indoor garage parking.
Property Type(s): Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
|Last Updated||2/15/2021||Tract||SOCIETY HILL|
|School District||THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA|
|BASEMENT||Fully Finished, Yes|
|HEAT||Forced Air, Heat Pump(s)|
|LOT||871 sq ft|
|LOT DIMENSIONS||18.00 x 44.62|
|STYLE||Interior Row/Townhouse, Traditional|
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