255 Pine Street

Philadelphia, PA
$ 1,999,000 Beds 3 Baths 3.5 Sq 3,517 Virtual Tour
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Built in the mid-1700s, the rich history of this property will captivate even the most enthusiastic historian. During the American Revolution, prominent figures such as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams frequented 255 Pine Street to pay Governor Thomas McKean countless visits. Meticulous and thoughtful updates have transported the property into the modern day while holding onto its enchanting historical charm. Enter the stately home and you are greeted with 12 ft. trey ceilings, an abundance of natural light, a beautiful marble-surround wood burning fireplace, and rich wide plank pine floors. The 20 ft. wide corner property allows for a spacious open floor plan and windows on 3 sides promising abundant light. The dining room, large enough to accommodate a substantial gathering, is finished off with a spectacular chandelier that matches another in the living room, with both included in the sale. The renovated kitchen is complete with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances, custom cabinetry a marble breakfast bar that fits up to 4 stools and is complemented with a marble backsplash and limestone floors. There are pocket doors to allow the kitchen to be closed off or open to the living and dining spaces. The large window by the sink overlooks the beautiful back patio with two gardens, one of which has a sprawling hydrangea bush. The kitchen's welcome center, with built-in bench and hooks, provides a spacious entrance to the home from the garden or after parking in the private garage. This level also has a convenient powder room with lovely herringbone stone floors, a spacious and well organized coat closet, and is wired for surround sound and alarm system. Go up the second floor to find more high ceilings and the grand study with built-in desk, bookshelves, and cabinetry. This is the perfect place to work from home, with an attached deck providing a relaxing ambiance for the workday. On the same level, the breathtaking master suite houses a huge walk-in closet and ample room for a king-size sleeping arrangement with accompanying furniture. The updated master bathroom features gorgeous marble shower and marble topped double vanity. The third floor hosts a large bedroom suite with vaulted ceilings that can easily be converted into 2 bedrooms to make this a 4-bedroom home. This level has 8 spacious closets ~ yes, 8! The lovely bathroom has a double vanity, glass enclosed shower, and jacuzzi tub. On the fourth floor you will find the third spacious bedroom suite with a full bathroom and another wood burning fireplace. The basement is home to the laundry, lots of additional storage, and an unbeatable wine cellar equipped with a separate split system for cooling and humidifying that is the ideal environment for almost 3,000 bottles of wine. This home really has it all: over 3,500 square feet, corner property with windows on 3 sides, dual-zone HVAC, garage parking, 2 outdoor spaces, large open rooms with lofty ceilings, an incredible amount of closets and storage space, as well as the fascinating history with all the modern amenities for the most discerning buyer.


  • Price
  • $ 1,999,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1,742 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,517
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1750
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Philadelphia
  • Taxes
  • 21266
  • County
  • Style
  • Traditional
  • Area
  • 19106
  • MLS#
  • PAPH913934
  • Zip
  • 19106
Listing Provided by: Keller Williams Philly



Accessibility None
Architectural Style Traditional
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Masonry
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Levels 4
MLS Area 19106 (19106)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession 0-30 Days CD, 31-60 Days CD
Price Per Sq Ft 568.38
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type End of Row/Townhouse
Subdivision Name SOCIETY HILL
Tax Annual Amount 21266.0
Tax Lot 164
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RM1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3517
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3 1
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 Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas, Electric
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 3517
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 3
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 1
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Covered Parking, Garage Door Opener, Garage - Rear Entry
Lot Dimensions 20.00 x 86.00
Lot Features Corner
Lot Size Acres 0.04
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 1720.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 1
Type of Parking Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

7/11/2020 Listed $2,275,000
9/16/2020 8% - $2,099,000
10/29/2020 5% - $1,999,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19106

AVG $520K
AVG $6,089
AVG 45
Year Built
AVG 1959


255 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $1999000 with 3517 sqft and a lot size of 1,742 SqFt Acre(s). 255 Pine Street Philadelphia has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1750. The property's zip code is 19106 which is in Philadelphia, PA

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