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 $475,000.
Francisville (3 beds, 2 baths)—In Francisville, $475,000 buys you the penthouse in this condominium development in the heart of the neighborhood. The condo clocks in at 1,391 square feet and has access to an enormous private roof deck with skyline views. There’s are also multiple balconies, including one off the living room that features a wall of windows. This condo only offers street parking.
Bella Vista (2 beds, 2 baths)—This bi-level condo offers skyline views from both its roof deck and balcony off the living area, plus a good dose of character within the 1,258-square-foot home. There’s exposed brick and ductwork and oak floors throughout. Monthly HOA fees come out to $260 a month. This condo only offers street parking.
Washington Square West (2 beds, 2 baths)—Here’s a condo available in the Center City One building at 13th and Spruce. The 1,209-square-foot unit is spacious and has been recently updated. The showstopper of the home is the living room, which features a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding doors that open up to the private balcony. There’s an attached parking garage for an extra fee, plus $759 monthly HOA fees.
Kensington (3 beds, 2.5 baths)—A nearly new single-family home in Kensington is on the market for $475,000, offering 2,850 square feet of space. That makes this home the largest property for sale on this list at this price point. The home on E. Arizona Street has two good-sized bedrooms on the second floor, while the master bedroom has the third floor to itself, plus direct access to the private roof deck. Like the other homes here, just street parking is available.
Fairmount (3 beds, 2 baths)—This charming Fairmount home is asking a smidge over $475,000, with a price tag of $479,900. The brick house has lots of curb appeal, and the basement was recently finished and updated with a modern, full bathroom. While it doesn’t have a roof deck like the rest of these homes, it does have a quaint, fenced-in back patio.
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Bella Vista condo
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