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Stephen Ferguson

231 Buckingham Pl

$727,000 231 Buckingham Place, Philadelphia, PA 19104

This immaculately-renovated Victorian home sits in the Penn-Alexander Catchment and comes with a recently-approved 10-year tax abatement. A two-minute walk from the finest public K-8 school in Philadelphia, 231 Buckingham Place (c. 1875) marries the very best of modern and classic. New electrical, plumbing, and two-zone HVAC systems sit behind rich chestnut paneling, pristine White Oak floors give way to sublime vintage porcelain tilework, and an elegant, original first-floor staircase, with its voluted balustrade and delicately-carved stairposts, leads to a stunning, oversized master bath boasting Carrara tile, a custom all-glass standalone shower, extra-deep soaking tub, and six-foot double-vanity. This home's exquisite original details from rosettes and an acorn finial to in-built armoires and gorgeous mantlepieces were all meticulously revived with expert craftsmanship, suffusing the space with character and charm. The building's brand new components including a rubber roof, flashing, gutters, concrete front porch, windows, and siding/capping offer long term performance and enduring value. 2,400 square-feet not including basement. 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. 231 Buckingham Place also features, 9 and 10-foot ceilings, entirely open first-floor, new ductwork throughout, bedrooms and living room hardwired for cable and internet, new Venetian quartz kitchen counter-tops with Carrara marble backsplash, new 48-inch Shaker kitchen cabinets, new appliances, including a large, double-door stainless steel refrigerator, five-burner gas range with hood, dishwasher, washer, and dryer, new, polychrome paint scheme throughout, new recessed LED lighting throughout, along with a new chandelier and new pendant lights, new ceiling fans in all bedrooms, new and restored extra-tall baseboards, new and restored crown molding, new front sidewalk, ;large rear deck, new wainscoting, new twin his-and-her walk-in closets with sliding, mirrored doors in master bedroom, restored ceramic mosaic foyer-floor, restored Dutch doubledoor at front entrance, restored stained glass windows in dining room, exposed brick, mudroom with porcelain tile, pantry, 800 square-foot unfinished basement with 8-foot ceiling. Perfect for an in-law suite or apartment with separate entrance zoning allows for another unit, curved walls restored via painstaking plaster-work, ample, lighted closet space throughout and laundry alcove

  • Sold
  • 5
  • 3.5
  • 1875
    Year Built
  • 2,400 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 2,400 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.03 Acres
  • Year Built: 1875


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1


  • Sales Price: $727,000

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