232 Walnut Philadelphia , PA 19106 $16,795,000
The Thomas Paine Place - The Residence every Philadelphian & Visitor knows. Highlighting the corner of Third & Walnut Sts, running street to street deep. Located in America's favorite neighborhood of Society Hill. Two outdoor spaces: a handsome, peaceful front garden & a large private rear courtyard w/ koi pond. Both with mature growth shrubbery/trees. The receiving entrance is through double mahogany doors that access the grand foyer facing a dramatic three story steel & wood free-floating winding stairway. Also an Elevator Residence. The first floor has a professional office with wet bar & temperature controlled mahogany 1,100 bottle wine cellar. The dramatic 12-ft ceiling heights and breathtaking floor to ceiling windows sprawled across 3 exposures that only a corner property can offer. Living area features an ebony wood entertainment center & gas fireplace, while the dining area is highlighted by 4 floor to ceiling windows & brilliant chandelier. A sunroom overlooks the garden, creating the ambiance of living with nature. The chef's kitchen can entertain any number of guest. It features Australian cabinetry, top of the line appliances, English faucets, custom unique stainless steel backsplash & an island bar counter with French granite countertop. The master bedroom suite was designed as a retreat within the residence. Highlighted by its dome ceiling & balcony. A wood burning fireplace adds a warm, comfortable feeling to the large functional space. The master bath in the suite has a four piece bath, clawfoot tub with vessel sinks, an oversized Onyx stall shower with rain-head & an enclosed watershed. Access to the extremely large walk-in closet, is through pocket doors. The guest suite offers its own privacy and is complete with an en-suite bath offering a granite vanity with vessel sink, stall shower & an enclosed watershed. Lower level is a spectacular game room & is its own entertainment space. It features an incredibly high ceiling & complete caterer's kitchen. The property also has a third entrance, double gated for deliveries & service. Immediate to Old City, Penn's Landing & the Waterfront, to on/off highway ramps, Philadelphia's top restaurants, hotspots, coffee houses, shopping, & next to Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, Carpenter's Hall, Benjamin Franklin's Grave & Betsy Ross' House. Sitting on the the Market Street Subway Line gives it access to all of Center City Philadelphia. See Attached Spec Sheet for expanded details.
Heating: Gas, Forced Air, Radiant
Est Age: 17
Basement: Full, Fully Finished