826 N 21st STREET

Philadelphia, PA 19130

Listing provided courtesy of: Compass Pennsylvania, LLC.

826 N 21st STREET

Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • 2,656 SQFT
  • 3 BEDS
  • 2.5 BATHS
Status: Active
  • Est. Payment
    / mo

Work from home, play from home! This charming Fairmont townhouse has ideal work from home spaces where your office will always be bathed in natural light & the Philadelphia city skyline will be your backdrop for conference calls, as you step out to your two-tiered roof deck to take your calls. After hours, invite (up to 20) friends to enjoy a rooftop BBQ & drinks while admiring the breathtaking nighttime view of the skyline under the stars. Or relax to the soothing sound of flowing water in your Zen backyard complete with a fishpond! In the winter months, come in after a night of stargazing to cuddle up beside one of two cozy fireplaces.

This townhome has been renovated with modern families in mind and features 2 oversized bedrooms plus 2 additional former bedrooms which have been converted to ideal work/den spaces (& can easily be converted back to 3 bedrooms) that open to a breathtaking three-story atrium allowing every room to be flooded with natural light. Brilliant flexible use of space makes this home unique among traditional row homes.

Experience the perfect blend of traditional Philadelphia architecture coupled with modern finishes in this charming 3-story, 2 BR/2 office/gym/den space that can be easily converted to a 3rd bedroom/2.5 BA located at 826 N 21st Street.

Nestled on a stunning block lined with beautiful cherry blossom trees, this exceptionally preserved late 19th century Art Museum Area home is a must- see for the architecturally minded. Open the stunningly unique carved teakwood front door and step into the inviting light-filled living room showcasing a large picture window, 10-foot ceilings, fireplace, recessed lighting, and the original rich dark amber Heart Pine floors. The spacious separate dining room is the ideal space for gatherings of friends & family. The eat-in kitchen has been newly renovated with impressive glass cabinetry, stunning granite countertops, rustic terracotta tiles with decorative accent inserts, stainless appliances and opens to the fabulous deep rear garden featuring an amazing fishpond! There is also a lovely powder room. The beautifully curved wood banister leads to the second floor which houses the fantastic master bedroom suite with an entire wall of exposed brick, an intimate fireplace, a renovated luxurious master bathroom w/ Italian ceramic tile floors, oversized shower w/ custom inlaid tile from Istanbul, and an open room that can function as a gym, office, or nursery- All overlooking the dramatic 3-story atrium with tiered windows that illuminate the entire home! The third floor offers a spacious bedroom; a full bathroom; and an open office/den space that is ideal for a work-from-home area offering lots of natural sunlight from the skylight & access to the spectacular 2-story roof deck with breathtaking panoramic views of the Center City skyline! The large, finished basement of approx. 600 sq. ft. is paved with attractive Italian ceramic tile. This lovely, quiet street is just 2 blocks long with minimal traffic. Very conveniently located to Kelly Drive, The Parkway, The Barnes, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, restaurants, cafes & public transportation.


  • Price $749,500
  • Price / Sq Ft $282
  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3
  • Bldg/Unit Size (Sq Ft) 2,656
  • Land/Lot Size (Sq Ft) 1,307
  • Property Type Residential
  • Floors / Stories 3
  • Year Built 1920
  • MLS Number PAPH2172282
  • Days on Market 94


  • Annual Taxes (USD) $7,340


1.0 Bache-martin School Preschool-8 0.1
N/A Girard College 1-12 0.2
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Art Museum Area


An art museum or art gallery is a building or space for the display of art, usually from the museum's own collection. It might be in public or private ownership and may be accessible to all or have restrictions in place.
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