Victorian home for sale at 473 Ripka Street, Philadelphia PA 19128

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473 Ripka Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
19128 Roxborough Manayunk
Philadelphia School District
Asking Price$495,000
  Sale Pending  
Full Baths3
Partial Baths1
Interior Sq Ft3,860
Taxes (Year)$4,199 (2016)
Parking3 or more cars
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Large stately Victorian single home in beautiful condition overflowing with character and features. Enter long cobblestone driveway from quiet tree lined street. Home sets back deep onto lot and is private and obscured from the street with formal hedges. Ample parking at end of driveway on paved area. Exterior features a beautiful wrap around veranda 43 across the front complete with gingerbread trim and a 26 glass enclosed porch. Enter inside to main floor foyer area. To the left is a bright and airy kitchen featuring Pergo flooring, newer stainless steel appliances and lots of counter space. Continue through to large and open great room with vaulted plank wood and exposed beam ceiling,large wood burning brick fireplace, built in bookcase,and ceiling fan along with access to powder room and laundry room. Enter into in-law suite from great room, or use as master bedroom. Generous space with large closet and complete 3 piece bathroom with large step in shower. Also features separate climate control and its own hot water heater. Above the suite is space that could be made into additional room but is currently closed off by ceiling. Dining room to the right of great room. Larger size room with large windows, deep sills, original hard wood floors, and large mantle. Enter thru to bonus room, being used as office, also with original hardwood floors, built-in cabinet and large windows. Upstairs on the second floor are two large bedrooms with hardwood floors and two full bathrooms, one with a cast iron tub and pinwheel patterned floor tile/matching black and white wall tile. Second bathroom has a large walk in shower. Follow a winding staircase to the third floor where there are two more bedrooms. Basement has three unfinished rooms,one with what was a brick fireplace or stove and another room with potential for a wine cellar. Outside boasts a large Victorian style fountain in the center of a large mature and manicured landscape. Property has three garages that are connected. Large garage is 2200 sqft. w/14 free span ceiling, powder room, wash tubs, Hot water heater, 200 amp service, separate meter, and 9 x 11 elec. overhead door. Second garage 27 x 15 w/14 ceiling w/gas furnace and exposed brick walls. On second floor of garage is a bedroom, kitchen, and living area with gas hot air heat. Additional third garage. Outdoor patio area as well with iron gate. Home featured in the book Historic Architecture in Philadelphia by Joseph Minardi

Room Sizes
Living Room 24x20  Main Level
Dining Room 17x12  Main Level
Kitchen 15x11  Main Level
Master Bedroom 12x17  Upper Level
Second Bedroom 15x11  Upper Level
SUITE 14x14  Main Level


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InteriorNine-Foot Ceilings, Exposed Beams, Stall Shower
Main EntranceCenter Hall
Main BedroomFull Bath
Room ListLiving Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, Third Bedroom, Fourth Bedroom, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Sun Room / Florida Room, In-Law/auPair Suite, Great Room
KitchenBuilt-In Range
BasementFull Basement, Unfinished
LaundryMain Floor
FireplaceBrick, Family Room
FloorWood, Fully Carpeted
HeatingGas, Hot Water, Radiator
CoolingEnergy Efficient Cooling System
Hot WaterNatural Gas
Electric Service200-300Amps
RoofPitched, Metal
Porch/DeckPatio, Porch
Garage TypeDetached, Garage DoorOpner, Oversized
Parking3+Car, Driveway/Off-Street
ExteriorSidewalks, Street Lights, Fencing, Exterior Light
Lot DescriptionFront Yard, Side Yard(s)
Pool TypeNone
Structure ListSecond Garage
Current FinancingConventional

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Assessment : 300000
Lattitude : 40.0353088
Longitude : -75.218873
EveryHome Realty Number : 817003-60623
Listing Courtesy Keller Williams Real Estate-Blue Bell
Zoning Designation RSA3    
February 23, 2017
Erin Heilig
EveryHome Realtor
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