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SoPhilly Spotlight: $1.6 million Bella Vista home edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a home with a hefty price tag. Currently on the market for $1.6 million, this “grand modernist residence” has 4,932 sq. ft. of space, including three bedrooms and four bathrooms.


This massive former Lyric Theater and Southeast Ironworks building converted into a home is located at 816 S. 10th St.

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Located in the heart of Bella Vista. A grand modernist residence, redeveloped from a former warehouse by the current owners: an industrial designer & artist. This exceptional home was completed and totally transformed 3 years ago.



The former Lyric Theater and Southeast Ironworks building, a remaining 7 year tax abatement is included! Surrounded by walking streets, great architecture, cafe’s, well known restaurants, parks, the Philadelphia landmark Italian Market and a short walk to boutiqueshopping and Whole Foods.




The location is a family friendly destination in the region. In addition to the 3 full suites and half bath the home has a large office, great room, wood fireplace, garden courtyard w/ terrace plus huge roof space with 360 degree views.




The 3rd floor master suite boasts vaulted ceilings, huge architectural windows and generous closets. Superb modern design with focal points on architectural wall of windows, knotty pine floors, large well appointed galley kitchen, generous layout, bright spaces, quality construction and more and more…the home’s solar panels create electric that saves you thousands, bills are similar to a 2 story rowhome!




This expansive residence can be an excellent live/work space as well. Comfortable city living, low expenses and a high quality of life!

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12 Responses to SoPhilly Spotlight: $1.6 million Bella Vista home edition

  1. Alex April 15, 2016 at 11:04 am #

    Not one, but TWO Eames Loungers in the living room?? swanky.

    • nahmean April 15, 2016 at 3:45 pm #

      you wouldn’t want them to get lonely!

  2. Mitzi April 15, 2016 at 1:15 pm #

    I swoon…this is amazingly done. Kudos to the owners!

  3. ST April 15, 2016 at 2:10 pm #

    Am I the only one who thinks this is crazy inflated? For $1.6MM I’d at least expect the roof to be finished and the turquoise carpet to be taken up and replaced with hardwood. No details of bathrooms and kitchens also makes me skeptical.

    • ST April 15, 2016 at 2:12 pm #

      *kitchen…but there should be kitchenS at this price.

    • Kat April 15, 2016 at 3:29 pm #

      There’s a photo of the kitchen in the sixth photo–it has a wall of cabinets along the right-hand side.

      • ST April 15, 2016 at 4:55 pm #

        There are no detailed images of the kitchen. It barely looks like a kitchen – which I am sure is by design. Not my taste, but I am certainly not in the market for a $1.6MM house.

  4. BC April 15, 2016 at 3:38 pm #

    considering $1.6 mil in LA gets you this:

    This listing is so inflated its not even funny.

    • Gringo April 15, 2016 at 6:35 pm #


  5. DJ Joey FM April 15, 2016 at 3:58 pm #

    This is incredibly underpriced.

  6. anon April 16, 2016 at 8:56 am #

    It’s almost 5000 sqft. It works out to a little over $320 per sqft which is right about the correct amount for the area.

  7. spf5000 April 19, 2016 at 7:45 pm #

    Those kitchen cabinets are wackadoo!

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