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188 Benezet Street Philadelphia, PA
$ 650,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAPH1024960
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityPhiladelphia
  • Area19118
  • NeighborhoodCHESTNUT HILL
  • Zip19118
  • StyleFrench
  • Year Built1895
  • Taxes$ 5767
  • Price$ 650,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage1548
  • Lot Size6,098 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

You have have to see this value-packed house! This Second Empire-style c. 1900 home has just been beautifully updated with great care and skill. Featuring a spacious kitchen with quartz countertops, Carrara marble tile backsplash and elegant, well-built white cabinetry, this home is ready for modern living standards including brand new: wiring, HVAC, full bath and powder room renovations. Entrance includes a generous front porch, an original wall sconce porch light, an impressive front door with a transom window and a schist stone arched lintel. The charming entry foyer is defined by a hallway, the front staircase balustrade and a sturdy carved newel post. The room to your right is the living room with a gas-fired cast iron stove at the far corner. Moving back is the spacious dining room which shows off the stunning original wood flooring, for which through-out the house have been refinished, including in the spacious (13' X 17') and elegant kitchen. The 2nd floor has two bedrooms and a new full bathroom with expertly laid ceramic tiles in a wet bed floor. The 3rd floor has two additional bedrooms, the front room measuring nearly 12' X 17'. The rear bedroom door has a glass transom window for light into the hall. Then there's the exterior: a 3+ car length driveway, a two-car detached garage, a covered back patio/bbq area and a gloriously large grassy yard surrounded by a flowering cut-garden much of which gets full-sun. This house offers a lot to those who appreciate sunlight original architectural features, sympathetic and practical upgrades with a south-facing yard in a great neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia. The Wyndmoor train station to Center City, businesses along Germantown Avenue and the Market Square mall are between 2 to 4 blocks away from this site.

Price History
6/5/2021 Listed $675,000
6/18/2021 4% - $650,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer
Architectural Style French
Association Y/N No
Basement Other, Rear Entrance
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 17
Electric 100 Amp Service
Exterior Features Awning(s), BBQ Grill, Play Area, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls
Facing Direction North
Flooring Wood
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
Levels 3
Location Type Urban
MLS Area 19118 (19118)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Paved Driveway, Private
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 419.9
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Pitched, Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name CHESTNUT HILL
Tax Annual Amount 5767.0
Tax Lot 20
Tax Year 2021
Utilities Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Garden/Lawn
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RSA3

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 1548
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 2
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Flue for Stove
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement, Hookup
Living Area 1548
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Bedroom 1, Half Bath
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Insulated, Energy Efficient, Double Pane

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Door Features Six Panel
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry, Additional Storage Area
Horse Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 40.00 x 149.98
Lot Size Acres 0.14
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 5999.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 5
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 2
Bedroom 4 Upper 2
Dining Room Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Living Room Main


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 19118

AVG $1.67M
AVG $14,045
AVG 164
Year Built
AVG 1940

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