Historic 1800 Townhome on Rittenhouse Square Asks $5.99M in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Historic 1800 Townhome on Rittenhouse Square Asks $5.99M in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$5,995,000 | Built 1800 | 8,500 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 5.5 Baths | 0.07 Acres
2036 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Built in 1800, this stately residence in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square exudes an aura of sophistication while effortlessly accommodating modern comforts and luxuries. Boasting five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and an impressive 8,500 square feet of living space spread across three meticulously designed storeys, this townhouse offers a truly opulent living experience. Step inside and be enchanted by a world of unrivaled beauty, where original historic details such as a magnificent walnut staircase and pocket doors, exquisite inlaid flooring, and ornate plaster moldings transport you back in time. Moreover, this home embraces contemporary convenience with an elevator that provides effortless access to all levels.

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From the listing: Nestled in the heart of Philadelphia’s coveted Rittenhouse Square area, at the intersection of 21st Street and Delancey Place, this magnificent corner unit sits on an impressive 30′ x 100′ lot. Spanning over 8,500 square feet, this grand three-story residence boasts exposures to three sides, offering unparalleled access to natural light and breathtaking views. With its stunning spiral walnut staircase, walnut pocket doors, wainscoting, inlaid floors, and ornate plaster molding, this home is truly exceptional in every detail. This extraordinary property is a true treasure in the city, complete with a highly sought-after 3-car heated garage. The property features 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 half bath, 6 fireplaces, and an elevator that services all floors. The first floor, perfect for entertaining, has original plaster ceilings and features a chef’s kitchen equipped with a Wolf double oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, and wine refrigerator, all centered around a large eat-at island. Step outside and ascend a small flight of stairs to a remarkable 900 square foot roof terrace, uniquely located above the garage. This exquisite outdoor retreat is complete with beautiful landscaping, creating a serene and tranquil oasis. The second floor of this exceptional home is dedicated to luxury living, with the primary bedroom boasting an en-suite bath.

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A spacious and inviting entertaining room (formerly a bedroom) is also situated on this level, complete with an attached room that includes a wet bar, providing the ideal space for hosting guests. There is an additional second full bath on the floor available for convenience. The third level includes three additional bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an oversized laundry room. The finished lower level features a separate entrance, a gym, a wine cellar, a media room, a bar area, a guest/au-pair bedroom with a full bath, and storage rooms ideal for a variety of recreational equipment. Showcasing exceptional craftsmanship and a spacious corner lot, this home is a stunning example of exquisite design. The breathtaking views from the property evoke the grandeur of a country manor, yet this remarkable residence is located in an incomparable, one-of-a-kind location. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a truly significant property in the most coveted area of Philadelphia; a true gem for those who demand the very best in luxury living. This luxurious townhome is on the market for $5.99 million with Margaux Pelegrinmargaux.pelegrin@compass.com • (215) 205-2400 & Mary Genovese Colvinmary.genovese@compass.com • (215) 806-1500 of Compass. Photography by Powelton Digital Media Group.

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