SoPhilly Spotlight: ‘Modern with a spice of vintage’ edition

For this week’s SoPhilly Spotlight, we bring you 1730 S. 12th St., which the listing says is “modern with a spice of vintage.” There’s a dash of old-timey-looking wallpaper and a pinch of original stair railing, so there ya go. Hey, it works. 1730 S. 12th1   1730 S. 12th3 There’s actually a lot to like in this house: 2 bedrooms (they say 3 if you count the finished basement), 2 full baths, 1,038 square feet. And it’s so new, er, modern, all for $299,000, down from $329,000. 1730 S. 12th4   1730 S. 12th2 From the listing by REDBLOCK Realty Inc.:

Ultra modern with a spice of vintage! This renovated home offers 2 bedrooms with 2 full baths upstairs and an additional guestroom or office in the fully finished basement. This custom built home contrasts sleek black parquet floors with an elegant all-white kitchen with granite countertops, designer backsplash, self-closing drawers, and stainless steel frigidaire appliances (stove, microwave, dishwasher). You’ll appreciate the richly restored front door, stairwell railing, and damask wallpaper.

Well, that is a nice front door
Well, that is a nice front door

The master bedroom has its own bathroom suite with an ultra-luxury shower, imported tiles, and sleek double-sink vanity. The second bathroom is also brand new from tub to tiles. The home also offers laundry hook-up, private yard, brand new efficient central air system, new water heater, and all new windows, doors, woodwork, trim, carpeting, fixtures, and recessed lighting.

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You can also find a virtual tour with some jazzy music here.

Is this price about right?