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SoPhilly Spotlight: Wood-Beamed Bedroom edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a two bedroom, one bath home located at 1206 S. Alder St.


This sweet home, with 1,064 sq. ft. of space, is located in Passyunk Square, in walking distance of all of the attractions of East Passyunk Avenue.

The home is on the market for $274,900.

More from the RE/MAX listing:

Great home, Great Location. Pretty Tree lined street right in heart of happy East Passyunk.


Many of the best upgrades, the newer dark hardwood flooring on the 1st floor, recessed lighting,NEST learning thermostat to control the Central Air and Heat from home and away.




The Eat-in kitchen has beautiful white cabinetry, marble counter tops, subway tiled back splash, stainless upgraded appliances and opens to a private trellised deck patio back space that overlooks lovely seasonal plantings.




Upstairs are 2 bedrooms a conveniently located 2nd floor laundry.


The master bedroom with style has beamed vaulted ceilings, an exposed brick wall feature, an expanded bath with whirlpool style soaking tub, shower stall and high ceiling skylight.






The 2nd bedroom is sunny and overlooks the private back yard space.


All within the walking distance to some of the newer best dining spots, a playground, and a park Рthe best spots the city has to offer steps away. Great home, great location, great upgrades, ready immediately.


6 Responses to SoPhilly Spotlight: Wood-Beamed Bedroom edition

  1. zreese April 24, 2015 at 9:52 am #

    I don’t want to be overly negative about someone’s home, but this place is ugly. Those color choices are just baffling. The recessed lighting makes it look like a basement, the built-ins make the rooms feel small, and the ceiling fan above the beams is bizarre. For $270+K? No way.

  2. Joanna April 24, 2015 at 10:09 am #

    It’s on the best block, too!! :)

  3. Rachel April 24, 2015 at 11:42 am #

    The outside of this house looked a little plain, so I was really blown away when I walked inside. (Maybe the woman who wrote the first comment was confusing it with another house she looked at?) The colors were warm and inviting, and the hardwood floors were beautiful. Right now I have two light bulbs hanging from the ceiling in my basement. Since when does recessed lighting = basement? I loved the recessed lighting. BTW, this place was immaculate, and I love that it had central air (I still have window units). Unfortunately, this is probably out of my price range, but I’d move in tomorrow if I could. Really loved the backyard — why isn’t there a photo of that? :-)

  4. igorigor April 24, 2015 at 6:41 pm #

    It’s always so nice when the realtors pop in and comment on the houses they are selling!!!

  5. Marie Meglio April 30, 2015 at 7:58 pm #

    I am the realtor for this property and did not post the earlier very positive feedback that was posted by an actual buyer who did go into the home and had this genuine opinions. My question is this . how can anyone who is Pro-Philadelphia, Pro-South Phila and a resident in some of the hottest areas in the east coast take a negative spin or opinions about homes they haven’t visited.
    Please give me a call anytime and I’m sure i will convince you by seeing the bricks and mortar of this and many other beautiful homes in the area that support the price and style of this lovely home. Should be sold soon and hope to report that more than a few people love the homes and so much So. Phila offers.

    • zreese May 5, 2015 at 9:12 pm #

      Spam comments like this should be deleted. This blog is for news, not people trying to flip decrepit dungeons.

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