Sold! Magnificent Victorian Spring Garden Townhome

Just Sold! Magnificent Victorian Spring Garden Townhome

1717 Wallace Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Sold for $1,200,000 in just 10 days!

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1717 Wallace Spring Garden Townhome formal dining room

1717 Wallace is a classic example of the grand brick Victorian Spring Garden townhomes built in the Art Museum area in the early 1900s.  This absolutely breathtaking 6 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom mansion in the city features stunning architectural details and millwork throughout the entire home.  Stretching street to street with a very large garden and 2 car garage, this amazing property did not last long on the market– we were under agreement in less than 10 days!  What a pleasure it was to help these happy Sellers find just the right Buyers for their treasured home so quickly!

1717 Wallace Spring Garden Townhome bedroom transom detail

From our listing:

Absolutely breathtaking 6 bedroom, 4 and a half bathroom, 4200 square foot mansion in the city filled with the most stunning architectural details and millwork throughout the entire home. This amazing property runs street to street and offers a 2 car garage and a private and very large rear garden (20 by 60 feet)! Enter into the marble foyer with stained glass transom which opens to the very grand, stately living room that showcases the most exquisite mahogany woodwork, soaring ceiling height, the original marble mantel & the dramatic original mirrors, crown & baseboard moldings and beautiful hardwood floors. The formal dining room with its decorative wood beamed ceiling & fireplace mantel is perfect for family dinners and entertaining. The fabulous renovated open kitchen is simply outstanding with its spectacular views of the garden from a wall of windows and offers a lovely breakfast area with a gas fireplace. There is a generously sized office off of the foyer & a lovely powder room. Take the elegant staircase up to the second floor and open the original mahogany doors with leaded glass to the luxurious master bedroom suite with decorative fireplace, dressing area with custom closets and the renovated master bath with oversized vanity & shower. The hallway, featuring the original built-in mirror, is paved with the magnificent original pine floors and leads to two very generously sized bedrooms and a full bathroom paved with the original subway tile. The third floor offers a very large rear bedroom with pine floors and its own private bathroom. The hallway bathroom features the original clawfoot tub. The middle bedroom with the original pine floor houses the laundry room, and the sun-filled large front bedroom also features pine floors. The large basement holds plenty for storage and is a walk-out. Additional features include 12 foot ceiling height on the first floor, 11 foot ceilings on the second floor, zoned heating, almost all windows have been replaced. 1717 Wallace Street is historically registered and is a very unique and special home located in the heart of the charming Art Museum Area.

1717 Wallace Spring Garden garden and patio

1717 Wallace Spring Garden townhome living room

If you are interested in learning more about the Spring Garden and the Art Museum Area, or would be interested in buying or selling with Julie Welker and her team, please call us at (215) 235-7800.

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