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Passyunk Square home has plenty of character, asks $225K

It has plenty of character

A secluded backyard patio in South Philly with blue-painted walls and a trellis.
This 650-square-foot home in Passyunk Square is for sale.
Courtesy of Philly Home Girls

An end rowhome in Passyunk Square that’s small on space but big in character is on the market, asking $225,000.

That price tag buys a 650-square-foot home with one bedroom and one bathroom. But what the property lacks in size it certainly makes up in architectural details, charm, and location.

The home has a traditional South Philly rowhome layout on the first floor, starting with the living room, a spacious kitchen, and a small backroom beyond that. Here, sliding doors lead to a nice surprise: A cozy back patio with a built-in terrace.

There are hardwood floors throughout the home, matched with salvaged materials, like a sliding barn door that hides the second-floor bathroom. And although there’s just 650 square feet, the home has some much-needed built-ins and extra storage spaces throughout so closet space shouldn’t be a problem.

The $225,000 home also has a pretty sweet spot at 648 Sears Street. That address puts the home a short walk from East Passyunk Avenue, Geno’s and Pat’s Steaks, and the Broad Street Line.