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230 S 22nd Street
Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Full Baths
Partial Baths
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Taxes (2021)
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THIS SPECTACULAR HOME IS JUST WAITING FOR YOU TO UPDATE AND MAKE IT YOUR OWN! 1876 Rittenhouse Square townhouse with a generous 20 x 100 lot size, 6600 sq. ft. Large rooms flooded with light from oversized windows on East, West & North sides. Ultra-high ceilings, 5 fireplaces, handsome walnut staircase, huge roof deck (20 x 60) with 360 degree views of the center city skyline, a large, charming private garden (20 x 20) and an amazing, beautiful office suite at lower level with separate entrance, perhaps for your inspiring work-at-home space. This home was built by civil war hero Colonel William Brooke Rawle (Rawle & Henderson, oldest law firm in the U.S.) and has 5 ‘living space’ rooms: formal living room, library, family room, sitting room & game room. 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 half-baths, high ceilings – 13 ft. on the first 2 floors and 9.5 ft. above. Mansard roof. Office level above full basement: Beautiful suite of offices with separate entrance: 3 offices, bathroom and separate heat & ac. Exposed brick walls and original arches with unique, arched, varnished doors. Separate apartment area in rear. Garden. 1st Floor: Foyer with original tile and varnished walnut doors, original antique hardware. 20 x 40 ft. magnificent living room, ornate plaster ceiling, fireplace with original carved wood mantle and antique tiles, original crown molding and parquet floor. Rear: library 20 x 14 with fireplace and bay window overlooking garden, 5 large windows on West & North walls, parquet floor. 2nd Floor: 20 x 40 ft. great room with parquet floors, open kitchen, dining area, fireplace with antique Delft tiles, large family room area. Wonderful living and entertaining space. Rear: another living room / family room 20 X 14 with bay window overlooking garden, 5 large windows on West & North walls, original pine floors, exposed brick wall with fireplace; Bathroom / laundry room. 3rd Floor: Master bedroom suite with fireplace, dressing room / closet area, large bathroom. Rear: 20 x 14 bedroom, 2 large windows, 2 closets, bathroom, walk-in storage closet. 4th Floor: 20 x 30 game room / play room, 2 stories high with beamed ceiling, exposed brick, 3 bedrooms. Loft: 20 x 40 storage area and access to spectacular roof deck. Roof deck: Redwood deck sits atop the highest home on the block with privacy and 360 degree unmatched views. 1 year prepaid parking in near by garage.


Driving Directions

near the corner of 22nd and Locust Streets


Property Features
Wood Shingle
Prepaid Parking
Interior Features
Hardwood Floors, Wall-to-Wall Carpeting, Nine-Foot Ceilings, Bay Window
Unfinished, Masonry Floor
Air Conditioning
Wall Unit(s), Window Unit(s)
Assessment : 1,673,000
Zoning Designation RM1
Lattitude : 39.950005
Longitude : -75.177834
EveryHome Number : PAPH1017514-10518
Listing Courtesy: BHHS Fox & Roach The Harper at Rittenhouse Square
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