Philly is a city rich in history, but even so, it can be difficult to find a old home that hasn’t been totally gutted and redone.
This 200-year-old three-bed, two-bath place is just that. The house sits at 3,300 square feet on Pine Street in Society Hill, and it just dropped on the market asking $1.4 million.
Built in 1810, the colonial home still has a lot of its early 19th century charm, from its original wood fireplaces, to its original cherry handrail on the stairs. The first floor holds a dining room and living room—both with fireplaces and high ceilings. A kitchen offers a lot of counter space, and connects to a breakfast nook that looks out over the private garden in the back.
The second floor is a master bedroom suite, with a den, walk-in closet, and balcony that looks over the garden. The third and fourth floors hold the remaining bedrooms, a loft, and a greenhouse. Outside, the private garden has a brick pathway, a stone fountain, and plenty of trees and ivy.
The home could certainly use some touch-ups, although the listing notes that the first and second floor staircase was recently replaced.
If you want to check the place out for yourself, there’s an open house from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday.
- 706 Pine Street [Bari Shor, BHHS Fox Roach]