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SoPhilly Spotlight: Killer Master Bedroom edition

This is possibly our favorite of all the houses that have ever been featured in the  SoPhilly Spotlight – classic rowhouse feel with plenty of space, and without all the prefab crap that developers love these days.

And my god, check out this closet.

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1704 S. 10th St

Coming in at a reasonable (for what you get) $349,900, this 4-bed, 1.5 bath home at 1704 S. 10th St. (near Morris) has nearly 1,600 square feet, gorgeous floors and a third-floor master bedroom that will make you salivate.

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This is connected. Too bad there's no bathroom up here, though.

This is connected to that bedroom. Too bad there’s no bathroom up here, though.

From the listing by BHHS Fox Roach:

Live your life with old world charm, original character and contemporary amenities in this spacious, four bedroom, one-and a half-bath row house. Enjoy the home’s exciting attributes- beautifully refinished red pine hardwoods, original baseboards, etched glass transom window, open living dining floor plan, spacious eat-in kitchen, butcher block countertops and slate tiled floors, abundant natural light throughout, convenient first-level half bath, and sprawling back patio for gardening and BBQ.

1704 S. 10th St2 1704 S. 10th St1 1704 S. 10th St6Second floor features three nice sized bedrooms with updated bath. Top floor highlights fourth bedroom plus fantastic media room/office (fifth bedroom) with access to potential roof deck with dynamic city views. Walk out your front door to a uniquely urban life

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7 Responses to SoPhilly Spotlight: Killer Master Bedroom edition

  1. Skipper May 16, 2014 at 9:33 am #

    I think a deck with no view that’s right on top of a neighbor’s window is a sorry excuse for a deck. But: lovely floors!

  2. Roberto May 16, 2014 at 10:07 am #

    That’s an awesome closet, until you realize it’s a bedroom.

  3. monk May 16, 2014 at 12:39 pm #

    This is a good deal for a 3 story house in the neighborhood. And those wide plank floors are amazing!

  4. AL May 18, 2014 at 1:59 pm #

    Not easy to find that kind of square footage, layout and details in a house that is actually updated for under 400k.

    Think this house would sell quickly at that number….it would be interesting to see what the homes featured on here actually sell for and how long they stayed on the market.

    The two properties near 11 and federal that started out asking over 500k come to mind.

    • David G May 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm #

      You mean 12th and Latona? Between $400K and $500K. You can use Redfin to filter for sales.

  5. Sparkz May 19, 2014 at 6:01 pm #

    Seems reasonable given area/updates. Most of what’s selling now is much more updated and people feel comfortable buying new construction. Things like the outdated Ikea kitchen and the standing water on the roof will scare off many first timers. It’s a trade off with all the charm of an older house.

    • Nina May 20, 2014 at 7:58 pm #

      Yeah. Likely the reason it hasn’t sold yet. Good not great block, probably needs work.

      Price point seems high. Likely why it’s still on market.

      I think it’d be great for the site to revisit some that have sold.

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