2019 DELANCEY PLACE, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

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2019 DELANCEY PLACE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

$4,600,000

Beds: 5
Baths: 5 | 4
Sq. Ft.: 7,505
Type: Condo
Listing # 1003289841
"I knew the moment I entered that house it was the right one. The house itself is beautiful in its simplicity and its lines. It is a French house, more than a century old..." - Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner Built in 1860 in the Federal Style and later recast in the Beaux Arts style, with a magnificent limestone fa~ade, by the Philadelphia architectural firm of DeArmond, Ashmead & Bickley. The home was purchased in 1964 as the home of Pearl Buck and the Pearl S. Buck foundation. It was in this Center City house where Nobel prize winner, Ms. Buck, the women's right crusader, philanthropist, humanitarian and author compiled her 1972 short story collection, "Once upon a Christmas" among others. One enters the home to a magnificent entrance hall/reception area. There is a sweeping staircase, a huge eat- in kitchen that seats eight and two islands, one butcher block, and one granite. The second floor features a Living Room, formal octagon shaped Dining Room and Sun Room. There are four bedrooms including a sumptuous master suite, plus a family room, five full baths, four powder rooms, garage, three balconies, elevator, 2 gas fireplaces, 2 wood burning fireplaces, wine cellar, gym, storage, 2 offices, catering kitchen, and dumbwaiter. Exquisite renovations started in 2006 and completed in 2008, by the present owners in conjunction with interior designer, Malcolm Eisenberg. The scrollwork door made by American master blacksmith and metal designer Samuel Yellin.
Property Features
Location Information
County: PHILADELPHIA
Cross Street: 20TH STREET
Latitude: 39.94770000
Longitude: -75.17534000
MLS Area: 19103 (19103)
Subdivision: RITTENHOUSE SQUARE
Interior Features
Central Air: Yes
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Other
Interior: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), Elevator, 2nd Kitchen, Kitchen - Eat-In, Curved Staircase, Pantry, Wine Storage, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Formal/Separate Dining Room
1/2 Baths: 4
Has Dining Room: yes
Has Family Room: yes
Has Fireplace: yes
Number of Fireplaces: 4
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Cooling: Central A/C
Water Heater: Natural Gas
Appliances: Oven - Wall, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
Basement Description: Full
Has Basement: yes
Exterior Features
Style: Other
Stories: 3+
Exterior: Sidewalks, Street Lights
Possession: Other
Septic or Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Has Garage: yes
Garage Spaces: 1
Lot Size in Acres: 0.05
Lot Size in Sq. Ft.: 2, 178
Zoning: RM1
Has Waterfront: No
Has Water Access: No
School
School District: THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Additional Information
ListDate: 2017-10-24 00:00:00.0
Property SubType: Row/Townhouse
Stories: 3+
Is Co-Op?: No
Year Built: 1860
Status: Active
Tax Year: 2019
Tax Amount: 42, 352.88
Listing Courtesy of: BHHS Fox&Roach CC Rittenhouse Hotel
(215) 546-0550

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