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SoPhilly Spotlight: Enormous Newbold home with indoor swing edition

This week’s SoPhilly is a spacious 7 bedroom, 4 bathroom home at 1410-1412 Tasker St. in Newbold.




This home clearly has a lot of space with 3,960 sq. ft. and 7 separate bedrooms, but in addition to the space inside, it also has a few separate outdoor spaces. Not only do you get outdoor space with a roof deck and backyard space, but there’s an indoor swing right off of the living room just in case it’s too cold to hang out on the hammock outside.

How much do you think this property is going for?

This unique double property on Tasker St. is on the market for $649,000.

From the BHHS Fox & Roach listing:

A Rare Treasure in Philadelphia! Amazing Double Property artistically renovated, 1410 and 1412 Tasker, just off Broad. Two leafy blocks from the exciting Best-of-Philly restaurants and shops of Passyunk East Neighborhood.


1410: Entry w/coat closet, Reception area w/ new oak flrs. First floor of 1410 and 1412 is an open floor plan.


Fully renovated and equipped double height Kitchen,w/ wood cabinets, tile backsplash, SS steel appliances, 6 burner Thermador stove, granite countertops, double porcelain sink,


Full Bath w/claw foot tub, pedestal sink and glass tile walls, double glass doors to double width Garden, with hot tub,



Living Room w/ recessed lighting, clg fan, swing, and wood burning fireplace.



Who wouldn’t want a swing right in the middle of their house?

Separate Dining room w/oak flrs.


2nd floor of 1410: Rear reading nook in the Bay w/catwalk over double height space, middle room: Den w/ painted pine flrs, built-ins and access to a decked area between 1410 and 1412.



Front Bedroom w/ oak floors, carpeted stairs to Main Bedroom on the 3rd floor,w/exposed brick wall, ceiling fan, recessed lights, built-ins, and French drs to full Bath w/claw foot tub, double sink w/marble top, tile walls, and radiant heat floors, access to rear double width deck w/stairs to the top roof and city skyline views.




2nd floor of 1412 Rear Bedroom with Bay window, pine flrs, and clg fan. Newly renovated Hall Bath w/ subway tile shower, double sink, hex tile floor with radiant heat . Middle and Front Bedrooms w/ pine flrs, 3rd floor: rear Laundry area, full Bath, exit to the rear double wide Deck, front 2 Bedrooms w/ pine floors.  



So, what do you think of it?

–Taylor Farnsworth, @tfarnsworth3

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9 Responses to SoPhilly Spotlight: Enormous Newbold home with indoor swing edition

  1. Constance December 12, 2014 at 10:42 am #

    Interesting house. Love the outdoor spaces. But, um, they seem to have forgotten to hang a door on the main floor bathroom, the one off the kitchen. While I’m all for open plan this is taking it a bit far.

    • Jojobobo December 12, 2014 at 4:06 pm #

      It’s a sliding door.

  2. zreese December 12, 2014 at 11:54 am #

    > 1410-1412 Tasker St
    > $649,000


  3. Philly Ray December 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm #

    The bars on the front windows are the perfect, homey touch.

  4. Shira December 12, 2014 at 5:02 pm #

    I live a block from here… and it’s also a block from circles. two pros for this place. For someone looking for a bigger property downtown I think it’s GREAT and the value is only going to increase. Also – can we discuss a HOT TUB!

  5. Mark December 13, 2014 at 12:12 am #

    Lots of places have bars on the windows, it’s not the end of the world. Maybe in 20 years you won’t need them in Philly. It’s a decent spot now and it will get nicer.

  6. Marsha December 13, 2014 at 9:53 am #

    Amazing house. Love the outdoors space

  7. Constance December 14, 2014 at 4:14 pm #

    My very first apartment, way back in 1972, was in this block of Tasker. I had the entire first floor, the basement and the backyard. Those houses are enormous.

  8. DG December 15, 2014 at 9:49 pm #

    This is a steal

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