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Weekend Open Houses: Center City, Wynnewood, Wash West


Location: 2304 Spruce Street *Editor's Pick Size: 5 bed, 5 bath 4,550 sqft

Price: $1,249,500

The Pitch: "This fabulous townhouse is the perfect blend of elegance and comfort. Grand living room with great space, 12 ft ceilings, original fireplace and moldings. Stylish powder room. Separate dining room leads to a great eat-in kitchen with dual-fuel pro-style range, pot filler, stainless steel farm sink, wine chiller, brushed granite counters and large skylight. Beautiful private patio for grilling and al fresco dining. 2nd floor elegant den with built-in bookcases, fireplace and pretty hall bath. Master suite on this level with walk-in closet and stone bath w/radiant heat floors. 3rd floor has 3 great bedrooms, office and? bath. 4th floor is a huge family room with access to a roof deck with skyline views. Finished lower level suite with private entrance - perfect for an office, nanny, guest suite w/full bath and wet bar. Charming original features including beautiful doors and pine floors, plus 2 zoned heat/central air & 1 year paid private GARAGE parking across the street. Excellent Fitler Square location."

Our Take: Love.

Open House: Sunday, Feb 3, 1:30pm-2:30pm


Location: 2101 Market Street Size: 1BR, 2BR and 3BR units available

Price: $419,000-$2.5 million

The Pitch: From a penthouse unit: "PENTHOUSE: YOUR VIEW, YOUR TWO-CAR GARAGE PARKING, YOUR BALCONY, YOU'RE HOME in your Murano penthouse. See the best views ever from the 43rd floor. Floor to ceiling windows, gorgeous Bamboo floors, luxurious gourmet kitchens with sleek cabinetry, stainless appliances and granite counters, stunning baths. Tax abatement until January 2019. Condo fee includes: Heat, A/C, and services as follows: 60 ft. pool, fabulous sun deck, community room, fitness center, doorman, concierge, parking, extra storage. Walk to everything Center City has to offer. Easy access 30th street station, I-95, and the expressway. (2 month's? condo fee is due from buyer at time of settlement)"

Our Take: It's a beautiful building in a terrific spot. Not much more to say.

Open House: Sunday, Feb 3, 12pm to 2pm


Location: 119 Old Gulph Rd, Wynnewood Size: 6 bed, 8 bath,

Price: $1,999,000

The Pitch: "Spectacular Estate Manor home set on a private 1.45 acre lot. Surrounded by 11 acres of stunning preservation grounds in coveted North-Side Wynnewood. This impressive residence has been meticulously crafted by Erb Mascio Builders using only the finest materials & exquisite architectural designs. Features include soaring 10 ft. ceilings w/bright windows, elaborate moldings, extensive use of granite & custom cabinetry throughout all 6.2 luxurious Baths, an exquisite first floor Guest Suite, first floor family Media Room, Stunning Gourmet Kitchen & Butlers Pantry, a luxurious Master Suite w/gas fireplace and private? deck and a finished third floor suite w/full bath and an elevator for easy access throughout this lovely residence. Move right in!"

Our Take: Classic McMansion built on property originally owned by Brian O'Neill. Probably still has that new mansion smell.

Open House: Sunday, Feb 3, 1pm-3pm


Location: 838 Lombard Street #40 Size: 5 bed, 5 bath 3,429 square feet

Price: $1,695,000

The Pitch: "Beautiful and bright, double wide 5BD/4.5BA home with rooftop terrace, elevator and 2-car parking with garage! Enter this amazing home through gated courtyard entry, and open into kitchen area with maple cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, bar counter and wood floors all open to a 2-story breakfast area with bay windows. Extra wide living room features wood floors, large windows, dining area, and sliding glass doors to a private yard with patio and planting area. 2nd level hosts office/den, bedroom, and rear master bedroom suite with large walk-in closet and spacious 4 piece marble tile? bath with oversized stall shower, two contemporary vanity sinks and jacuzzi type tub. 3rd level features bedroom suite, hallway laundry closet, two bedrooms, full bath and den with glass door to spacious rooftop terrace with breathtaking views of the Center City skyline! Nicely finished basement/big den or family area with finished front room with a full bath-- perfect for an au pair suite/teen's room!"

Our Take: Very unconventional layout, with all those vertical angles and windows. Seems like the kind of place that's hard to grasp in photos.

Open House: Sunday, Feb 3, 1:30pm-2:30pm