It's Labor Day Weekend, which means you have plenty of time to knock some things off that checklist — especially house hunting. Looking to scope out a few in South Philly? Fughettaboutit! We've got you covered with these open houses.
Location: 617 Reed Street, #301 - Dickinson Square West
Size: 2 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,300 sq. ft.
Price: $449,000 - HOA: $250/month
Pitch: "This unit represents Passyunk Square as it was meant to be; adaptive re-use of a previous manufacturing building into luxury living. You would be hard pressed to find anything like this bi-level penthouse condo with an amazing L-shaped deck in Passyunk Square. Drive in parking, take the elevator up to 3. Enter the foyer, drop your belongings in the coat closet, change in the master bedroom with walk in and en suite bath. Upstairs to the great room and out onto the deck with a glass of wine or a favorite Keurig. Take the dog for a walk in a nearby dog park and chat with your neighbors about the local civic meeting and all the new developments."
Open House: August 30th and 31st - 12pm to 3pm
Location: 2434 S. Mole Street, Melrose
Size: 2 beds, 1 bath, 927 sq. ft.
Pitch: "This sunny and spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath home features a beautiful new eat in kitchen with SS appliances (dishwasher, microwave, range), granite countertops w/under mount sink, tile backsplash, and ample cabinet space. The home also offers hardwood flooring throughout, central air, newer windows w/Hunter Douglas window treatments, newer storm door and front door, and home security alarm system. Good sized bedrooms with ceiling fans, large bath w/closet. Through the kitchen you will find a great large rear patio with lighting for nighttime or daytime entertaining. Basement laundry w/washer/dryer."
Open House: August 31st - 12pm to 2pm
Location: 931 East Moyamensing Avenue, Queen Village
Size: 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,375 sq. ft.
Pitch: "Queen Village custom renovation with beautiful hardwood floors throughout, crown moldings, amazing woodwork and wood railing systems and more! Professional designer kitchen boasts high quality wood cabinetry with self-closing drawers and cabinets, stone countertops, butler sink, amazing stone tile backsplash, stainless steel appliance package with Professional vent hood system and an oversized stone peninsula which could accommodate several bar stools for dining and entertaining! This home also offers a beautiful rear yard and a finished basement which doubles as a second living room with oversized stone tile floors laid in an attractive brick pattern, half bath and lots of storage. The 2nd floor has two generously sized bedrooms with great closet space and custom made windows overlooking one of Queen Village's most beautiful tree-lined blocks. Hall bath offers stone floor and walls, deep soaking tub and beautiful Kohler fixtures. Huge third floor master suite complete with vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet, video monitor doorbell system and spa-like bath with stone floors ,walls and shower surround, double vanity with marble top, custom fixtures and tons of space. More amenities include custom windows (costing over $20k!), wide red brick sidewalk, beautifully restored red brick facade and more."
Open House: August 31st - 3pm to 4pm
Location: 2412 Catherine Street, Graduate Hospital
Size: 3 bed, 3 bath, 1,572 sq. ft.
Pitch: "Located across from Naval Square in the desirable Graduate Hospital area. Features include open floor plan with tons of natural light, hardwood flooring throughout, central air, spectacular kitchen with designer tiled floors, custom cabinetry, SS appliances and granite counters with mirrored backsplash. Stylish baths are complete with contemporary tiles and custom vanity cabinets. 2nd floor houses 2 large bedrooms with spacious closets and a full bath. 3rd floor luxury master suite features private balcony, master bath w/Jacuzzi tub, separate walk in shower, double vanity and laundry w/front loading washer and dryer. Enjoy the warm summer nights on your roof deck with interior wet bar area, perfect for entertaining! Don't forget the rear yard and a finished basement with powder room. Tax Abatement till 2020!"
Open House: August 31st - 12pm to 2pm