308 Richmond St

Philadelphia, PA 19125 View Map $799,900 Schedule a Tour
Beds3
Baths2Full11/2
Sq.Ft.3,319
Year1845
Reid Rosenthal

Reid Rosenthal

(267) 626-7613

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Status: Pending
Listing Office:Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:PAPH2043774
Sq. Feet:3,319
On Site:11 Days
Lot Size:3,267 Sq. Ft.
County:Philadelphia
Own a piece of Philadelphia history w/ off-street parking for 9 cars! Built in 1845 for & used by the Kensington Fire Company, this updated residential RSA5 zoned 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Detached Brick home w/ period details & modern amenities has an open kitchen/dining room, family room w/ 12 ft vaulted ceilings & original exposed beams, office w/ original exposed beams, vaulted ceilings & skylight, basement, 2 laundry rooms, Wrought Iron & Modern Wood Slat fenced & gated private outdoor yard, courtyard, stone & brick paver patios w/ trees, flower beds, landscaping, lighting, Herringbone Red brick sidewalks & Belgian Block driveways sits on an ultra rare 35 ft wide by 93 ft deep double lot w/ a 1 car front garage w/ the original firehouse doors & workshop area, 6 car rear garage w/ high ceilings & exposed wood beams, gated & fenced 2 car driveway w/ curb cuts for both driveways & garages in the desirable & exciting Fishtown neighborhood. You have the option to add 2 additional stories, a roof deck or organic garden on top of the 6 car rear garage, convert the 6 car rear garage to an income producing rental, Airbnb, additional 1st floor living space, new primary bedroom suite, 4th bedroom, Au Pair/In-Law suite, photographer or artist studio, workshop, fitness studio, pets and/or kids playroom, greenhouse as well as build a residential 3 story property w/ off-street parking & a yard on the other half of the lot where the fenced & gated driveway, yard, courtyard, patios, gardens are. From The Public Ledger newspaper in Philadelphia, dated April 14, 1845, page 2 states "The Kensington Engine Company have nearly completed a handsome brick edifice, three stories high". The Kensington Fire Company was established on May 20, 1791 which is signified by the Marble inscription on the front of this building. A copy of the original wax raised seal "Act to Incorporate the Kensington Fire Company" documents from the Philadelphia Volunteer Fire Company archives are included w/ the sale of this historic property. In the 19th century Kensington had ship building businesses, was the epicenter of the commercial Shad fishing-industry along the DE River & early settlers were fisherman so it became known as "Fishtown". Fishtown was absorbed into the City of Philadelphia in 1855. There s no shortage of cool in Fishtown, Philly s truest harbor of artistic, culinary & musical action. Updates: open cooks' kitchen/dining room w/ White 42" cabinetry, Grey solid surface counters, DBL bowl sink, Matte Black faucet, disposal, stainless steel Kenmore 5 burner gas range & oven, refrigerator/freezer & dishwasher, Butcher Block island), 3rd floor primary suite full bath, 2nd floor full bath, 1st floor half bath (cast iron clawfoot tubs & showers, White & Black Subway wall tile, diamond & honeycomb hex ceramic floor tile, Toto toilets, Marble & Porcelain Kohler sinks, vanities, faucets, shower, fixtures, recessed & Matte Black sconce lighting, vent fans, wainscoting), roof (architectural shingle & flat), 2 zone HE 90% AFUE gas heat & central air systems (RUUD), 2 zone HE ultraviolet air treatment, electronic air cleaner, humidifier systems (Honeywell), exposed ductwork, HE AO Smith Vertex gas HWH, electric (200 amp), recessed, LED, sconce, barn lights, ceiling & vent fans, Cat5 & Coaxial wire, washer & dryer (LG), windows (Low-E), entire interior & exterior just professionally painted, restored & refinished original: old growth Heart Pine hardwood floors & stairs, millwork, moldings, banisters, wood doors, Porcelain door knobs, iron door locks, Marble thresholds, Brass lights. Features amazing light, lots of closets & storage, great indoor & outdoor space. Amazing location, 1 block to Penn Treaty Park, DE Ave & the DE River, 2 blocks to Girard Ave restaurants, shops, bars, music venues, markets. Easy access to Frankford Ave, Center City, Fairmount Park, 95, 676, 76, Ben Franklin & Betsy Ross Bridges, Philly Airport, NJ Shore, Poconos, NJ, DE, NYC, Brooklyn.

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Community Information

Address:308 Richmond St Philadelphia, PA 19125
Area:19125 (19125)
County:Philadelphia
City:Philadelphia
School System:The School District Of Philadelphia
Subdivision:Fishtown
Zip Code:19125

Architecture

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1845
Style:Traditional
Exterior: Masonry, Brick
Roof: Architectural Shingle, Flat, Pitched
Foundation: Stone
Basement: Drainage System, Full, Interior Access, Sump Pump, Poured Concrete, Water Proofing System
Garage: Additional Storage Area, Built In, Covered Parking, Garage - Front Entry, Inside Access, Garage - Side Entry, Oversized
Garage Spaces: 7.00
Attached Garage Spaces: 7

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Air Filter System, Attic, Breakfast Area, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Tub Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Appliances: Air Cleaner, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Dryer - Front Loading, Energy Efficient Appliances, Humidifier, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
Room List: Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Kitchen, Family Room, Basement, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Office, Bonus Room
Floor: Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Luxury Vinyl Plank
Common Walls: 9'+ Ceilings, Beamed Ceilings, Cathedral Ceilings, Dry Wall, Vaulted Ceilings
Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Gutter System, Play Area, Secure Storage, Sidewalks
Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio And Porch: Patio(s), Roof, Terrace
Cooling: Central A/C, Energy Star Cooling System, Programmable Thermostat, Air Purification System, Dehumidifier, Zoned
Heating: Forced Air, Energy Star Heating System, Programmable Thermostat, Humidifier, Zoned
Cooking Fuel: Electric
Fuel On Site: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
Bedroom 1Main Level16x13
BasementLower 1 Level16x15
Dining RoomUpper 1 Level12x18
KitchenUpper 1 Level12x18
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level16x15
Primary BedroomUpper 2 Level16x15
Family RoomUpper 2 Level15x21
OfficeUpper 2 Level16x11
LaundryUpper 2 Level6x4
Bonus RoomMain Level17x45

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.08 Acres / 3,267 Sq. Ft.
Lot Description: Interior, Landscaping, Level, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting
Lot Number: 107
Parking: Attached Garage, Driveway, Off Street
Parking Features: Brick Driveway, Fenced, Lighted Parking, Private, Secure Parking, Stone Driveway, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking
Driveway - # of Spaces: 2
Electric: 200+ Amp Service, 220 Volts, Circuit Breakers
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Municipality: PHILADELPHIA
Fencing: Decorative, Fully, Privacy, Rear
Zoning:RSA5
Directions:E. Girard Ave to E. Columbia Ave, Right on E. Allen St, Right on Marlborough St, Right on Richmond St, Home is on Right at 308-10 Richmond St.

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2021
Total Taxes: $6,597 (paid Annually)
School Tax: $3,620

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