SoPhilly Spotlight: Mix of old and new edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a three bedroom, two bath home at 1257 Moore St.


Located in East Passyunk Crossing, this home has a nice mix of original details and new finishings. This 1,048 sq. ft. home is currently on the market for $334,000.

More from the Plumer & Associates listing:

Fabulous 3 bedroom,2 bath row house in a prime location, within Jackson catchment, on an adorable block. This is not a cheap rehab or your grandmother’s house…this is a house filled with original details, yet complimented with modern renovations, “green” elements and a warm, contemporary aesthetic.




The curb appeal starts with a beautiful tree and potted plants at the entrance followed by the open living/dining floor plan with refinished,inlaid oak flooring and great light from large – triple paned – picture window.



 In both the living room and kitchen find elements that have been designed and hand crafted specifically for this house by design firm jersey ice cream co. Also, nearly all windows have additional set of panes for sound and thermal insulation (see picture) .



Entire back of house is “Dryvit” exterior insulated(low Utility Bills are attached). A recently updated eat in kitchen with a retro Smeg refrigerator, H/W floor, great natural light, plenty of cabinet space and exit to an actual YARD with trees, garden, bike rack and patio with ample grilling space for outside entertaining.

Check out that retro Smeg refrigerator.


Second floor includes 3 nice sized bedrooms all with H/W floors and ample closets plus a modern bath. Lower level is a semi-finished basement for an office or media room plus a laundry area(Miele washer and dryer!), additional storage/mechanicals room and a gorgeous FULL bath with shower(this is the best lower level bath I’ve seen).




Walk out your front door to thriving Passyunk Square! “Ten Best Foodie Streets in America”- Food & Wine, 2013. Experience booming East Passyunk Avenue restaurant/retail corridor (Stateside, Noord, Urban Jungle, Sweat Gym) plus farmer’s market at The Singing Fountain. Minutes to Center City and the Broad Street line.



This is a rare house…one that honors it’s roots, yet lives squarely in the modern wisdom of reused materials, hand crafstmanship and energy efficiency. This is the one you’ve been looking for.