Too often new builds in this city tend to all look the same, lacking much of any individual character. But here’s a home in Graduate Hospital that has hit the market for $614,900 that, after getting a designer’s touch, has a lot more personality now than when it was first built in 2013.
When this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home last hit the market in 2013, it had some nice finishes like a waterfall counter in the kitchen, oak floors, and an oak, open-rise staircase. All nice, but perhaps not enough for the home to find a buyer, since it underwent multiple pricechops before it sold six months later.
The current owners then brought in designer Terri Lindahl-Castro of TLC Interiors to spruce up the interiors and add in a little more funk. Some of the fixes were minor, like the light fixtures in the kitchen that were replaced with Edison bulbs. A print of the now-demolished Broad Street Station was plastered in the dining area, too.
But there were some other big changes: There’s now a custom-built pergola in the back patio, which looks like a nice spot to hang out when the weather’s right. And in the finished basement, the wet bar was expanded slightly and upgraded with a more eye-catching backsplash and cabinetry. Here’s a before-after comparison:
You can see the upgrades in person: There are two open houses on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.
- 2006 Carpenter Street [Real Estate With Heart]