189 years old, expanded and updated with some of the original wood floors
This is the second floor. The sofa went up the original stairs.
The tiny decked patio is large enough for a cafe table and three chairs and a few pots. The perennial herbs and pots in the photo are rented with the house.
The third floor has two exposed brick walls.
1106 is the house with the eco water saver window box on the right. There is quite a bird population with all the nearby parks. If you work nights or like to sleep in, this house probably isn’t for you. Watch and listen to the daybreak video sparrow symphony below.
The shelving is built in. There is a non functioning fireplace behind the tv. This is the second floor.
The house is very bright with the energy efficient led lighting.
This is the rear of the second floor. Every tenant we’ve ever had has set this area up as an office. The door on the left is a deep closet. Next to that is 1/2 bath, and next to that is a privacy door to the third floor.
The house is filled with eco-conscious elements: 1. Fujitsu energy star personal air filtering heating and cooling 2. Energy star windows and patio door 3. edison or soft white LED lighting t/o 4. cool technology energy star roof 5. Westinghouse convection 5.8 CF (very large) 5-burner gas range 6. Benjamin Moore lux zero VOC wall coating, Aura, throughout 7. Minwax eco water-based oil mod poly wood floor coating 8. Water sense toilets 9. Delta water saver self-cleaning shower head
It’s a tiny block with just a few houses. At tge Federal St end is Philly Pack, a predominately children’s theater and dance school.
Easy-care, tiltable energy star windows.
The tenant just waters!
The sidewalk garden is planted with perennial ferns, coral bells, hosta and liatrope. The tenant just waters!
The flooring is the original, 189 years old.
The door leads to the basement which houses the electrical panel, hot water heater and full sized Speed Queen washer and dryer. There are two shelving units there for the tenant’s use.
Reclaimed wood kitchen shelving wall
Some of the pantry accessories
There are plenty of lighting options on the first floor
The convenient (who doesn’t need drawers?) carr is rented with the house.
Nice workspace, isn’t it?
The staircase is original, dating back to 1831
These floors are the original 1831 pine.
All of the lights are led including this under cabinet one.
The white sink is extra deep
The countertops are easy to care for with Howard’s butcher block cream
The faucet is a tall German spray model
It’s easy to see all your kitchen tools!
The walk-in pantry includes shelving, rails and magnetic strips
Easy-care butcher block countertops
Extra tall European refrigerator with bottom freezer
The kitchen includes a 5-burner convection gas range
The back of the front door includes four more of these convenient hooks
First floor front window with exposed brick wall. Shutters, a blind and a curtain rod are installed.
First floor original 1831 pine floors and exposed brick walls and bricked-up fireplace.
Second floor privacy door to the third floor.
Original pine floors date to 1832. This is the second floor.
Built-in shelving, exposed brick, internet and original fireplace (non working) on the second floor. The house rents with both curtain rods and blinds.
2nd floor, original floors from 1831 facing the street. The drapes are thermal.
Open floor plan 2nd floor office area. The doors on the left lead to the 1/2 bath, the master and a deep closet.
The toilet was upgraded in the 1/2 bath since the photo below to a two-button eco model.
2nd floor 1/2 bath
Marble floor in the 2nd floor 1/2 bath
2nd floor closet
The fixture on the floor (with different bulbs) is replacing the one on the wall.
Exposed brick and built-in niche in the 3rd floor master.
Looking toward the back of the house. The Fujitsu personal heating and cooling system is the white box on the wall. The bath is through the walk-in closet.
Corner of the 3rd floor master bedroom includes a built-in niche.
Walk-in closet with hanging rails in both sides. Door to the bathroom is through this space on the left.
Master bedroom walk-in closet with shelving and hanging racks on both sides. The linen light is CB2.
Third floor full bath includes and eco toilet and tub with shower
A cafe table with three chairs and a few pots will fit in the deck. These pots of perennial herbs (hot ‘n spicy oregano, lemon balm, French sorrel, etc.) are rented with the house.
Bright basement for utilities and storage
The barrel vault next to the house is owned and used by four houses. Recycling and trash bins and a broom fit here but nothing else.
Estimated energy cost per year is very low
Heavy duty energy star speed queen washer and dryer
A comfortable walking distance away are many shops, restaurants, BYOs and parks.