304 S 2ND Street
304 S 2ND Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States

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BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford

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4,400 Sq Ft.
.04 Acres
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About 304 S 2ND Street

This historically registered 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath, built circa 1780 is located in arguably the most beautiful neighborhood in Philadelphia. Society Hill, one of our nation's oldest and most historic neighborhoods offers beautiful colonial lined streets and a weekly covered farmer's market in historic Headhouse Square a block from your front steps. Located on a picturesque cobblestone street with brick lined sidewalks, this luxurious home blends modern amenities with restored original details throughout. Masterful complete home renovation completed in 2017. The formal living room is fully paneled in French proportioned millwork, fireplace is brick-lined in a herringbone pattern with authentic Dutch Delft tile and mantle modeled after a French 18th century marble fireplace. This home is simply exquisite! Full gourmet top-of-the line chefs kitchen that fulfills every cooks dream offering a full-size wine refrigerator, hidden paneled appliances, 2 freezer drawers, large gorgeous pantry with a pocket door featuring a decorative brass grill from England. This designer kitchen offers a La Cornuefe 110 stove in Paris Blue. Beautiful custom designer lantern lighting sits above the island coordinating the soft French blue colors throughout this spectacular space. An open dining space plan includes a hipped skylight and 3 sets of custom mahogany French doors creating an orangerie leading out to the generous sized city courtyard. The breathtaking outdoor space has a subtle checkerboard stone courtyard with boxwood planting beds lined in Belgium block. An elegant cedar trellis completes this very private outdoor oasis with hidden surround sound. Stunning en-suite Master bedroom with lofted space has the second of 3 full working fireplaces surrounded in gorgeous quatrefoil mosaic tile. No expense was spared in the renovation of this amazing home! Spa like master bath with steam shower, waterworks fixtures, stand alone deep soaking tub, custom mirrored French closet doors; all surrounded in Carrara marble in a Romanesque style mosaic. His and hers vanities with fully appointed private Toto toilets. The other two designed en-suite bedrooms have generous full baths. The family room is spectacular in a Ralph Lauren style, English library feel with a wood burning fireplace featuring original Valley Forge blue stone surround. A lofted space, that is sure to be a favorite, offers a wet bar, entertainment area, and office space. The double bi-level decks are accessed via French doors off of the bar space. With Ipe wood tiles, natural gas grill and fire table hook-ups, the top deck offers generous entertainment space with a spectacular 360 view of the gorgeous Philadelphia waterfront, skyline, and front row seats across from fireworks shows throughout the season. This elegant home has too many amenities to mention. Smart home with Elan automation, a robust security system including 5 cameras with night vision, Lutron intelligent light switches, top-of-the-line fully integrated A/V! Finished basement as well as an elevator accessing the top to the bottom of the house, AND seven years left of ten year tax abatement! This home is exceptional! ** Seller will pay for parking for 1 year from purchase, in nearby secured lot or garage**

Listing Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford

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  • Carpet
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Wood Floors
  • wood heating
  • Stall Shower




Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Gas, Dual Flush Toilets, Energy Efficient Appliances, ENERGY STAR Freezer, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Six Burner Stove, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater - Tankless, Microwave
Fully Finished
Central A/C
Fireplace Info
Brick, Wood
Forced Air
Public Septic


Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Sidewalks, Street Lights
Lot Description
Private, Rear Yard


Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Heated, Marble
Interior Features
Bar, Built-Ins, Carpet, Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Elevator, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Window Treatments, Wood Floors


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Listing Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford