1215 Locust Street # PENTHOUSE

Philadelphia, PA
$ 1,050,000 Beds 2 Baths 3 Sq 3,061 Virtual Tour
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Welcome to one of the most unique condominiums in all of center city! Built in 1892 by the noted architect Frank Miles Day, this former five story-high Rare Book Store kept the 17" masonry walls, but transformed the interior space into four full floor units including this large 40 foot wide, 3000 square foot contemporary bi-level penthouse condominium with unbelievable 1000 sq ft terrace overlooking center city! Dramatic spaces include two bedrooms plus a den, three bathrooms, ample closets, a large second level living room and a full kitchen connecting to the terrace! The unique historical elements of the building have been combined with contemporary design to create beautiful spaces which include Victorian ceramic mantels and contemporary glass fireplaces. Key controlled elevator opens right into your unit! Beautiful hardwood floors throughout, high end kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, and dramatic open spaces make this unit an entertainer's dream. Other upgrades include Japanese plumbing fixtures, high efficiency heating and cooling systems, and a water filtration system. The property is situated in the midtown village neighborhood in the heart of center city and equidistant to Rittenhouse and Washington Squares. Walkability is off the charts here! Access to all of the restaurants, cafes, health and cultural institutions, shops, markets, florists, bakeries, parking and transportation hubs within minutes! Jefferson two blocks away! Once in a lifetime opportunity awaits so schedule your showing today!


  • Price
  • $ 1,050,000
  • Lot Size
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,061
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 2007
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • City, Zip
  • Philadelphia
  • Taxes
  • $ 13136
  • County
  • Style
  • Bi-level
  • Area
  • 19107
  • MLS#
  • PAPH1001538
  • Zip
  • 19107
Listing Provided by: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
Data Source: Bright MLS - 382 - MD



Accessibility None
Architectural Style Bi-level
Association Amenities Elevator
Association Fee Includes Management, Common Area Maintenance, Water, Snow Removal, Trash, Insurance, Ext Bldg Maint
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 3.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 3
Condo/Coop Association Y/N Yes
Construction Materials Masonry
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 105
Garage Y/N No
HOA Fee 2 930.00
HOA Fee 2 Frequency Monthly
Heating Heat Pump - Gas BackUp
Levels 2
MLS Area 19107 (19107)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Condominium
Patio/Porch Features Balcony, Terrace
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 343.03
Property Type Residential
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Unit/Flat/Apartment
Tax Annual Amount 13136.0
Tax Lot 294
Tax Year 2021
Total Units 1
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning CMX5

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3061
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N No
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Entry Level 4
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 3061
Main Level Bedrooms 2
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 2
Total Fireplaces 3

Exterior Features

Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Type of Parking On Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Pets
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Ashburn, VA office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

4/5/2021 Listed $1,145,000
6/2/2021 9% - $1,050,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19107

AVG $850K
AVG $3,691
AVG 135
Year Built
AVG 1924


1215 Locust Street # PENTHOUSE Philadelphia, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $1050000 with 3061 sqft and a lot size of Acre(s). 1215 Locust Street # PENTHOUSE Philadelphia has 2 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 2007. The property's zip code is 19107 which is in Philadelphia, PA

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