926 SPRUCE STREETPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania19107United States
5 BD4 BAResidential
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As a nineteenth century row house, 926 Spruce Street, has distinguished itself as one of the last remaining single family town homes on historical Portico Row. Designed by Thomas Ustick Walter, Portico Row has withstood the test of time since...
As a nineteenth century row house, 926 Spruce Street, has distinguished itself as one of the last remaining single family town homes on historical Portico Row. Designed by Thomas Ustick Walter, Portico Row has withstood the test of time since 1832. This magnificent Greek Revival home is notable amongst its rivals for the original elaborate plasterwork throughout the home. 926 Spruce is home to over 6,200 sq ft, 6 working fireplaces with original mantels, 14 ft ceilings, original mahogany banisters and stunning doors, private two-car gated parking, second floor terrace, first floor gardens and expansive multi-floor living. Original marble steps welcome you to a grand columned entry. From there, a formal parlor with marble fireplace, impeccable crown moldings and decorative plasterwork, adjoining oversized dining room lend to the grandeur of this home. An eat-in kitchen, butler's pantry, marble powder room, storage rooms, access to the side garden and accompanying private two-car parking complete the first level of this home. The second level hosts the expansive two room private master suite with oversized en suite bathroom and walk-in closet, and a separate family room, sun room, terrace, kitchenette and powder room. The third level has three sun filled large guest rooms, one guest quarter features an en suite full bathroom with soaking tub, an additional full bathroom and outstanding laundry room are located on this level. The fourth floor has been converted to a large playroom/guest suite with accompanying bathroom and attic. A full floor cellar completes the home. 926 Spruce Street, as well as Portico Row, is listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, the National Register of Historic Places and the Washington Square West Historic District. Enjoy the charm of Washington Square West just minutes walk to Philadelphia's most notable theaters, Rittenhouse Square, Society Hill and even a National Park!
Listing Courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty