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    Own a piece of Philadelphia history w/ off-street parking for 9 cars! Built in 1845 for & used by the Kensington Fire Company, this updated residential RSA5 zoned 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Detached Brick home w/ period details & modern amenities has an open kitchen/dining room, family room w/ 12 ft vaulted ceilings & original exposed beams, office w/ original exposed beams, vaulted ceilings & skylight, basement, 2 laundry rooms, Wrought Iron & Modern Wood Slat fenced & gated private outdoor yard, courtyard, stone & brick paver patios w/ trees, flower beds, landscaping, lighting, Herringbone Red brick sidewalks & Belgian Block driveways sits on an ultra rare 35 ft wide by 93 ft deep double lot w/ a 1 car front garage w/ the original firehouse doors & workshop area, 6 car rear garage w/ high ceilings & exposed wood beams, gated & fenced 2 car driveway w/ curb cuts for both driveways & garages in the desirable & exciting Fishtown neighborhood. You have the option to add 2 additional stories, a roof deck or organic garden on top of the 6 car rear garage, convert the 6 car rear garage to an income producing rental, Airbnb, additional 1st floor living space, new primary bedroom suite, 4th bedroom, Au Pair/In-Law suite, photographer or artist studio, workshop, fitness studio, pets and/or kids playroom, greenhouse as well as build a residential 3 story property w/ off-street parking & a yard on the other half of the lot where the fenced & gated driveway, yard, courtyard, patios, gardens are. From The Public Ledger newspaper in Philadelphia, dated April 14, 1845, page 2 states The Kensington Engine Company have nearly completed a handsome brick edifice, three stories high. The Kensington Fire Company was established on May 20, 1791 which is signified by the Marble inscription on the front of this building. A copy of the original wax raised seal Act to Incorporate the Kensington Fire Company documents from the Philadelphia Volunteer Fire Company archives are included w/ the sale of this historic property. In the 19th century Kensington had ship building businesses, was the epicenter of the commercial Shad fishing-industry along the DE River & early settlers were fisherman so it became known as Fishtown. Fishtown was absorbed into the City of Philadelphia in 1855.Theres no shortage of cool in Fishtown, Phillys truest harbor of artistic, culinary & musical action. Updates: open cooks' kitchen/dining room w/ White 42 cabinetry, Grey solid surface counters, DBL bowl sink, Matte Black faucet, disposal, stainless steel Kenmore 5 burner gas range & oven, refrigerator/freezer & dishwasher, Butcher Block island), 3rd floor primary suite full bath, 2nd floor full bath, 1st floor half bath (cast iron clawfoot tubs & showers, White & Black Subway wall tile, diamond & honeycomb hex ceramic floor tile, Toto toilets, Marble & Porcelain Kohler sinks, vanities, faucets, shower, fixtures, recessed & Matte Black sconce lighting, vent fans, wainscoting), roof (architectural shingle & flat), 2 zone HE 90% AFUE gas heat & central air systems (RUUD), 2 zone HE ultraviolet air treatment, electronic air cleaner, humidifier systems (Honeywell), exposed ductwork, HE AO Smith Vertex gas HWH, electric (200 amp), recessed, LED, sconce, barn lights, ceiling & vent fans, Cat5 & Coaxial wire, washer & dryer (LG), windows (Low-E), entire interior & exterior just professionally painted, restored & refinished original: old growth Heart Pine hardwood floors & stairs, millwork, moldings, banisters, wood doors, Porcelain door knobs, iron door locks, Marble thresholds, Brass lights. Features amazing light, lots of closets & storage, great indoor & outdoor space. Amazing location, 1 block to Penn Treaty Park, DE Ave & the DE River, 2 blocks to Girard Ave restaurants, shops, bars, music venues, markets. Easy access to Frankford Ave, Center City, Fairmount Park, 95, 676, 76, Ben Franklin & Betsy Ross Bridges, Philly Airport, NJ Shore, Poconos, NJ, DE, NYC, Brooklyn.

    • Price:
    • $799,900
    • Bedrooms:
    • 3
    • Full Baths:
    • 2
    • Half Baths:
    • 1
    • Square Footage:
    • 3,559
    • Acreage:
    • 0.08
    • Year Built:
    • 1845
    • MLS #:
    • PAPH2043774
    • Street Address:
    • 308-10 Richmond St
    • City:
    • Philadelphia
    • State:
    • PA
    • Postal Code:
    • 19125
    • County:
    • Philadelphia
    • Area:
    • 19125 (19125)
    • Subdivision:
    • Fishtown
    • Listing Status:
    • For Sale - PENDING


    • Basement Square Footage:
    • 240
    • Basement Type:
    • Drainage System, Full, Interior Access, Sump Pump, Poured Concrete, Water Proofing System
    • Building Security:
    • Security System
    • Doors And Windows:
    • Double Entry, Energy Star Qualified Door(s), Insulated, Six Panel
    • Dwelling Type:
    • Detached
    • Exterior Features:
    • Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Gutter System, Play Area, Secure Storage, Sidewalks
    • Finished Above Ground Square Footage:
    • 3319
    • Finished Square Feet:
    • 3319
    • Flooring:
    • Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Luxury Vinyl Plank
    • Foundation:
    • Stone
    • Green Features:
    • Appliances, Home Energy Management, Hvac, Lighting
    • Has Basement:
    • Yes
    • Interior Features:
    • Air Filter System, Attic, Breakfast Area, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Tub Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-In Closet(s), Wood Floors
    • Other Buildings:
    • 2nd Garage, Garage(s)
    • Other Buildings:
    • Above Grade, Below Grade
    • Square Footage Source:
    • Estimated
    • Stories:
    • 3
    • Style:
    • Traditional
    • Total Building Square Footage:
    • 3559
    • Type Of Roof:
    • Architectural Shingle, Flat, Pitched
    • Unfinished Basement Square Footage:
    • 240
    • Windows:
    • Double Hung, Double Pane, Energy Efficient, Energy Star Qualified, Insulated, Low-E, Screens
    • Year Built:
    • 1845
    • Year Built Source:
    • Estimated


    • Approximate Lot Size Range Source:
    • Assessor
    • Conforms To Zoning:
    • Rsa5
    • Lot Description:
    • 35.00 X 93.35
    • Lot Features:
    • Interior, Landscaping, Level, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Sideyard(s), Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting
    • Lot Square Footage:
    • 3267.00
    • Zoning Description:
    • Residential


    • Days On Market:
    • 10
    • Excluded:
    • Personal Property.
    • Included In Sale:
    • Refrigerator/Freezer, 5 Burner Gas Range/Oven, Dishwasher, Kitchen Island, Washer, Dryer, Primary Bedroom Wardrobe, Extra Original Doors In Rear Garage. All Inclusions Convey In As-Is Condition.
    • On Market Date:
    • 2021-12-03
    • Originating Mls:
    • Bright
    • Special Conditions Of Sale:
    • Standard


    • Cross Street:
    • E. Columbia Avenue
    • Subdivision:
    • Fishtown
    • Tax Municipality:
    • Philadelphia


    • City Taxes:
    • 2977.00
    • Price Per Square Foot:
    • 241.01
    • Property Taxes:
    • $6,597
    • Tax Year:
    • 2021


    • Full Bathrooms On Main Level:
    • 1.00
    • Full Bathrooms On Upper Level:
    • 2
    • Laundry:
    • Upper Floor, Lower Floor
    • Room Description:
    • Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Kitchen, Family Room, Basement, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Office, Bonus Room
    • Total Rooms:
    • 10


    • Fence:
    • Decorative, Fully, Privacy, Rear, Other
    • Garage Capacity:
    • 7.00
    • Garage Description:
    • Additional Storage Area, Built In, Covered Parking, Garage - Front Entry, Inside Access, Garage - Side Entry, Oversized
    • Has Garage:
    • Yes
    • Parking Description:
    • Brick Driveway, Fenced, Lighted Parking, Private, Secure Parking, Stone Driveway, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking
    • Parking Spaces:
    • 9
    • Parking Type:
    • Attached Garage, Driveway, Off Street
    • Pool Description:
    • No Pool


    • Appliances:
    • Air Cleaner, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Dryer - Front Loading, Energy Efficient Appliances, Humidifier, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
    • Cooling Fuel:
    • Electric
    • Cooling System:
    • Central A/C, Energy Star Cooling System, Programmable Thermostat, Air Purification System, Dehumidifier, Zoned
    • Electricity:
    • 200+ Amp Service, 220 Volts, Circuit Breakers
    • Existing Water:
    • Public
    • Heating:
    • Forced Air, Energy Star Heating System, Programmable Thermostat, Humidifier, Zoned
    • Heating Fuel:
    • Natural Gas
    • Sewage Type:
    • Public Sewer
    • Water Heater:
    • Natural Gas


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