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Here’s what $400K buys in Philly right now

With options in Brewerytown, West Philly, Fishtown, and more

Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a dive into the options available for a certain price point in various Philly neighborhoods. This week we’re looking at homes for sale asking around $400,000. Is one person’s townhouse another’s studio? Let’s find out!

Courtesy of Maureen Brown, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse

Queen Village (2 beds, 1 bath)—This two-bedroom, one-bath home has great curb appeal at 720 Front Street and has historic pedigree as it’s listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. It’s an expanded Trinity, so there’s a bit more room to spare, including a small roof deck with Center City views. It’s asking $399,000.

Courtesy of Shawn Witter, Keller Williams Philly

Point Breeze (3 beds, 2.5 baths)—Over in Point Breeze is this recently renovated property that clocks in at 1,577 square feet. With its new look there are finishes like subway tiles, open shelving in the kitchen, as well as custom sliding barn doors and exposed brick and shiplap. It’s asking $399,000.

via Jim Robertson, OCF Realty LLC

Fishtown (2 beds, 2.5 baths)Here’s a home on the edge of Fishtown that’s part of a new 24-unit condo development, so it’s never been lived in before. Along with all of the new finishes, there are multiple outdoor spaces, including a balcony off the master bedroom and a roof deck. It’s asking $399,000.

via Cherise Wynne, Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City

Brewerytown (4 beds, 3 baths)—Like the Fishtown home, this Brewerytown rowhome is a new build. The three-story home has pretty large bedrooms, including one on the lower level, and there’s a roof deck and back patio. It’s spot at 1238 N. Hollywood Street puts it a few short blocks from the Girard Avenue retail corridor.

via Cherise Wynne, Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City

Overbrook Farms (6 beds, 3.5 baths)—Saving the biggest home for last, with this 3,551-square-foot house for sale in Overbrook Farms. It’s the only stand-alone home on the list, and there’s a wrap-around porch, multiple fireplaces, and bedrooms to spare. It’s asking $395,000, coming out to $111 per square foot.


Which home would you buy for $400K?

This poll is closed

  • 16%
    Queen Village Trinity
    (39 votes)
  • 17%
    Point Breeze rehab
    (41 votes)
  • 19%
    Fishtown new build
    (44 votes)
  • 13%
    Brewerytown rowhome
    (30 votes)
  • 33%
    Overbrook Farms house
    (76 votes)
230 votes total Vote Now