$559,900 4525 Kingsessing Avenue University City

MLS: PAPH821908   Type: Single Family   County: Philadelphia   City: Philadelphia   Area: 19143   Neighborhood: University City   Zip: 19143   Style: Victorian   # Rooms: 10    Stories: 3   Taxes: $5,508

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4525 is located on a beautiful tree-lined street in the Squirrel Hill Section of University City. This stately, turn-of-the-Century Victorian style twin home is a stone~s throw from historic Clark Park, just around the corner from University of the Sciences and walking distance to University of Penn, Drexel University and vibrant Baltimore Avenue. This three-story home is legally a duplex. There is a separate one-bedroom apartment on the third floor which can be used for additional income or for extended family members. You are greeted by a handsome brick fa~ade with painted wood trim accents and a wonderful front porch as you enter the classic vestibule which has beautiful wainscoting & ornate ceramic tile flooring. This lovely home is replete with original details, ornate center stair, built ins, carved doors with original brass hardware, hardwood floors, stain glass, brass hinges and glass & brass doorknobs. Enjoy 4-5 spacious bedrooms on the second and third floors and three full baths, one on each floor. The master bedroom opens to a lovely covered balcony overlooking the garden which features plantings as well as hardscape. There are two fireplaces, one in the parlor and one in the front bedroom on the second floor. In addition to kitchens on the 1st and 3rd floors, there is a convenient third kitchen in the basement. Serviced by numerous trolley and bus lines you are just a short ride to Center City and just a half hour from the Philadelphia International Airport. You are cordially invited to come and view this lovely home for yourself!

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Price History

8/7/2019 Listed $590,000
9/14/2019 6% - $559,999
9/16/2019 1% - $559,900

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA
Accessibility 2+ Access Exits
Association Y/N N
Avg. Electric Per Month 54.67
Condo/Coop Association Y/N N
Cool Fuel None
Garage Y/N N
Historic Y/N N
Levels 3+
MLS Area 19143 (19143)
New Construction N
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 207.37
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition As-is Condition
Security Features Fire Detection System
Senior Community Y/N N
Structure Type Twin/Semi-Detached
Tax Year 2019
Vacation Rental Y/N N
Zoning RSA3
Zoning Description attached and semi-detached houses on an individual lot

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2700
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Basement Poured Concrete, Partially Finished
Basement Y/N Y
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 0
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 0.0
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.0
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.0
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.0
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 0
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 0
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 0
Bedrooms Count All Lower Levels 0
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Lower Level 1 0
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Below Grade Finished Area 0
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 0
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N N
Cooling None
Electric 150 Amps
Fireplace Features Mantel(s)
Fireplace Y/N Y
Flooring Hardwood, Ceramic Tile
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 0
Heating Radiator
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Y
Hot Water Natural Gas
Interior Features Other, Stain/Lead Glass
Laundry Type Lower Floor
Living Area 2700
Main Level Bedrooms 0
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 4, Kitchen
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 2
Total Rooms 10
Utilities Natural Gas Available

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Victorian
Construction Materials Masonry
Fencing Fully
Foundation Details Brick/Mortar
Horse Y/N N
Lot Dimensions 24.50 x 95.00
Lot Features Rear Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.05
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 2328.00
Navigable Water Y/N N
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Patio/Porch Features Porch(es), Balcony, Enclosed
Pool Y/N No Pool
Roof Shingle
Sewer Public Sewer
Spa N
Type of Parking On Street
Water Access Y/N N
Water Oriented Y/N N
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N N
Waterfront Y/N N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19143)

Price 559K Avg 318K

Sqr Feet 2,700 Avg 2,111

Cost / Sqr Ft $207 Avg $151

Taxes $5,508 Avg $2,175

Acres 0.05 Avg 0.04

Visits 12 Avg 21

Days on Site 48 Avg 70

Walkscore® 91 Avg 84

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