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Todd. Levinson

Principle & Lead Agent of LivinPhilly

  • Office 215-607-6007
  • Cell 267-243-3819

781 S 2nd St, PHILADELPHIA, PA – $4,250

  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,200 Sqft
  • .02 Acres
  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,200 Sqft
  • .02 Acres

781 S 2nd St

Owned and designed by Philadelphia's leading designer, Anna Powers (Busybee Design), this 150+-year-old home known as "The Castle in Candle Court" is one of Philly's most unique homes in a garden courtyard setting. This home was completely remodeled just five years ago.It features 2200 Sq. Ft, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 spacious outdoor decks and 1 car deeded gated parking.It offers open loft-like dramatic space. Perfect for the art collector. The large and inviting foyer opens into a 28-foot living room with soaring 22-foot ceilings with a huge skylight. A formal dining room with cozy sitting nook + a set of atrium doors opening onto the walk out two-level deck (perfect for dining al fresco). The eat in high-end appliance dream kitchen has an island, copper backsplash and also opens onto the deck overlooking the gardens. This first level is accented with good closet space, designer lighting, old Spanish tiles, hardwood floors, powder room, a comfortable family room with electric fireplace, a 15-foot window (with custom electric shade) allowing wonderful natural light + multiple large walls for art. The finished lower level makes for an office or den, and also, has laundry, mechanicals and storage. The impressive wide floating stairs to the second level introduces you to the den/study/second bedroom. The main suite features high cathedral ceilings, reclaimed wood beams, closets and an arched door which opens onto a Juliet balcony overlooking the cobblestone walk. The spa-like master bath has an ~ oversized walk in sunken shower, a separate soaking tub, granite topped vanity with 2 sinks + extra closets and storage space and private toilet room. The atrium door on this level opens onto the wonderful large deck (perfect for morning coffee or evening snacks). ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD QUEEN VILLAGE: Either you found it by thorough research or plain luck. IT IS THE BEST. Also found in the Blue-Ribbon School Meredith Catchment.. Oh yes, pet friendly. $4000 a month without parking

Essential Information

  • MLS® #PAPH172632
  • Price$4,250
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms1.50
  • Full Baths1
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,200
  • Acres0.02
  • Year Built1918
  • TypeResidential Lease
  • Sub-TypeEnd of Row/Townhouse
  • StyleOther
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address781 S 2nd St
  • Area19147
  • SubdivisionQUEEN VILLAGE
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code19147


  • AmenitiesMaster Bath(s), Skylight(s)
  • UtilitiesCable TV
  • ParkingPrivate


  • HeatingOther
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story


Range hood, Refrigerator, Disposal


  • ExteriorBrick and Siding, Stone

Exterior Features

Sidewalks, Street Lights, Deck(s), Patio

School Information



Additional Information

  • ZoningSFD

Listing Details

  • OfficeBHHS Fox & Roach-Center City W
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Listing information last updated on May 25th, 2019 at 7:15am EDT.