Address
2019 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA
Price
$ 4,600,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#1003289841
  • TypeTownhouse
  • CountyPHILADELPHIA
  • CityPhiladelphia
  • Area19103
  • NeighborhoodRITTENHOUSE SQUARE
  • Zip19103
  • Style
  • Year Built1860
  • Taxes43766
  • Price$ 4,600,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms4
  • Sqr Footage7505
  • Lot Size2,178 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
BHHS Fox & Roach The Harper at Rittenhouse Square
Property Description

"I knew the moment I entered that house it was the right one. The house itself is beautiful in its simplicity and its lines. It is a French house, more than a century old..." - Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner Built in 1860 in the Federal Style and later recast in the Beaux Arts style, with a magnificent limestone fa~ade, by the Philadelphia architectural firm of DeArmond, Ashmead & Bickley. The home was purchased in 1964 as the home of Pearl Buck and the Pearl S. Buck foundation. It was in this Center City house where Nobel prize winner, Ms. Buck, the women's right crusader, philanthropist, humanitarian and author compiled her 1972 short story collection, "Once upon a Christmas" among others. One enters the home to a magnificent entrance hall/reception area. There is a sweeping staircase, a huge eat- in kitchen that seats eight and two islands, one butcher block, and one granite. The second floor features a Living Room, formal octagon shaped Dining Room and Sun Room. There are four bedrooms including a sumptuous master suite, plus a family room, five full baths, four powder rooms, garage, three balconies, elevator, 2 gas fireplaces, 2 wood burning fireplaces, wine cellar, gym, storage, 2 offices, catering kitchen, and dumbwaiter. Exquisite renovations started in 2006 and completed in 2008, by the present owners in conjunction with interior designer, Malcolm Eisenberg. The scrollwork door made by American master blacksmith and metal designer Samuel Yellin.

Price History
10/24/2018 Listed $5,785,000
10/24/2018 9% - $5,295,000
1/14/2019 6% - $4,985,000
5/3/2019 8% - $4,600,000

General Features

Above Grade Unfin Sqft 6250
Accessibility None
Appliances Oven - Wall, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
Architectural Style Other
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Stone
Cool Fuel Other
Cooling Central A/C
County PHILADELPHIA
Exclusions All Other Lighting Fixtures
Exterior Features Sidewalks, Street Lights
Flooring Wood, Marble
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School District THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Primary Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), Elevator, 2nd Kitchen, Kitchen - Eat-In, Curved Staircase, Pantry, Wine Storage, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Additional Stairway
Levels 3
MLS Area 19103 (19103)
New Construction No
Open Parking Spaces 1.00
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Terrace
Possession Other
Price Per Sq Ft 612.92
Property Attached Y/N Yes
Property Type Residential
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Interior Row/Townhouse
Subdivision Name RITTENHOUSE SQUARE
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RM1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 7505
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Basement Full
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3 4.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3 3
Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Upper Level 3 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3 4
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 5
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 7505
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Other
Total Baths 9
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

Half Baths 4
# Of Attached Garage Spaces 1
Garage Features Garage - Rear Entry
Inclusions Dining room chandelier, Wl Sconces, Staircase fixture, Appliances, Window Treatments
Lot Dimensions 23X93
Lot Size Acres 0.05
Lot Size Source Estimated
Lot Size Square Feet 2107.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 1
Type of Parking Attached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Pets
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19103

Price
AVG $1.92M
$4.6M
Taxes
AVG $16,545
$43,766
Visits
AVG 90
631
Year Built
AVG 1918
1860
Walkscore
AVG 96
98
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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