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SoPhilly Spotlight: ‘Not your cookie cutter’ renovated home edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is “not your cookie cutter” renovated home in West Passyunk.


Located at 2047 S. Bucknell St., this 1,280 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is currently on the market for $150,000. 

More from the Keller Williams listing:

This 2 story property at the corner of Snyder Avenue and Bucknell Street boasts of numerous handcrafted unique designs. This is not your cookie cutter renovation.



Everything in this home was thought out and executed by it’s current owner. From the moment you enter the warm enclosed porch and walk into the formal living room,with Hand scraped laminate flooring, directional recessed lightening(that senses your presence and automatically adjusts the lighting)you will feel at home.



The Formal diningroom has custom wainscoting created by the home owner and an electric fireplace. The Galley kitchen has stainless steel appliances,cabinet lighting, island work space ,granite counter tops,soft close cabinets and custom cabinet molding.



The second floor has 3 nice sized bedrooms,one with built-in shelving unit. There is a full hall bath ,newly renovated with granite flooring. You will also find a newer Heater and Central Air unit and hot water heater, all installed in 2012.



The basement is large,partially finished and has an outside exit to the rear yard. This Newly Renovated large corner property in West Passyunk awaits it’s new owners.



This home is just a few steps to the Septa 29 bus to Columbus Commons. Walking distance to Passyunk Square for dining, shopping and entertainment. Close to Girard Park and s Smith Playground for recreational activities. If you would like a personal tour,call us to day and we can get you in.

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10 Responses to SoPhilly Spotlight: ‘Not your cookie cutter’ renovated home edition

  1. AL November 20, 2015 at 10:40 am #

    Looks like they did a great job on the renovation.

  2. vee November 20, 2015 at 10:56 am #

    Terrible floor plan, living room is nothing but a hallway, but the house has a certain appeal. too bad these rows are so narrow, which means that the stairway is so steep that one must walk up with feet sideways, which is one reason why I have been reluctant to buy a narrow row, although I do realize that more than 50 percent of housing in Philly is row.

    • Lou_100X November 20, 2015 at 11:34 am #

      @vee, if your reluctant to buy a row home, why the f*ck are looking in South Philly??

      Anyway… $150K seems like a pretty good deal.

    • Anthony November 20, 2015 at 1:21 pm #

      My row may be a bit wider, not sure, but it’s more than a hallway. I suppose it depends on what you compare it to. I find rows to have some great and interesting features, and you can’t get a more walkable neighborhood with that type of housing stock. Even with small yards, walkability starts to take a hit (less people packed in, setbacks, etc.)

      This house has a lot of character and is pretty reasonably priced. Although, “walking distance to Passyunk Ave…” is true but a bit of a stretch. It would be the same as marketing my house (in Passyunk Square) walking distance to Center City restaurants, shopping and entertainment. True, but not really the central talking point of my hood and proximity.

      • SafeBiker November 20, 2015 at 2:47 pm #

        It’s not untrue that it is walking distance from Passyunk ave. Passyunk is less than 3 blocks south of it at that point. Passyunk square is a different story.

  3. Michelle C. November 20, 2015 at 11:59 am #

    They didn’t rip out every original feature?? Holy crap!

  4. DJ Joey FM November 20, 2015 at 1:32 pm #

    This looks great and the price is amazing, but it’s a *little* too close to Newbold for my tastes.

  5. Constance November 20, 2015 at 1:45 pm #

    Nice house and a good price. Attractive decor and no sectional couch! LOL. My only gripe is the back yard fencing. It’s a mess and needs replacing. If it were my house I’d build a concrete or cinder block wall. The yard would be more secure especially since it’s a corner property.

  6. Gringo November 20, 2015 at 2:53 pm #

    Love it. That is a great buy.

  7. toynbee November 23, 2015 at 12:05 pm #

    $150K is a reasonable price IF it includes the yoga ball/desk chair thing.

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