The ideal intersection of rustic and modern. Quiet elegance awaits in this truly distinctive and exquisitely crafted Shearman-designed home. Relax and take in a magazine-worthy masterpiece with a subtle elegant farmhouse feel from your first step inside. It might be something about the wide, light-filled open floor plan, the hand-scraped oak floors or the wall of glass at the rear of the home inviting the outside in and opening to a private outdoor oasis complete with planters and a pond. Whatever it is, this home whispers, "relax, sink in, you are finally home". With finishes that rival the most luxurious new development, this 3-4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home has been built to perfection. Every custom detail throughout has been meticulously chosen to create a timeless design. The living room is flooded with natural light and boasts recessed lighting and a statement custom-fabricated staircase giving a mid-century flair. The dining area is warm and spacious and begs for a dinner party. The kitchen is the heart of the home and this chef's kitchen does not disappoint. Honed granite countertops are juxtaposed with a delicate marble subway tile backsplash. Custom 42" soft grey Shaker cabinets, and stainless steel appliances surround a large island, perfect for food preparation and the ultimate gathering spot for friends and family. Special touches fill the room: an industrial pendant light with warm Edison bulbs, a board and batten accent wall, and a hidden half-bath tucked behind a sliding barn door with a farmhouse-inspired blackboard. A back door leads to a private back yard retreat, the perfect place for settling in with a good book and a cup of coffee on a cool spring morning. An entertainer's dream both inside and out. The finished basement offers a true 4th floor of additional living with polished concrete floors, a den, playroom or home office, a potential 4th bedroom and a full bath complete with a glass-enclosed tile shower. On the second floor, find two spacious sunny bedrooms with recessed lighting, one with a cozy office, a laundry room with custom cabinet storage, a folding table, a laundry shoot from the 3rd floor and a luxurious full bath with a tub with subway tile surround. The third-floor sun-soaked primary suite boasts thoughtful details that have been blended effortlessly with modern comforts, creating a truly inspirational sanctuary. The spa-like bath offers double floating vanities, a free-standing soaking tub and an over-sized glass-enclosed shower with rainfall showerhead. A separate water closet with toilet allows for privacy. The primary bedroom merges classic charm with modern influences and the innovative design of a five-star hotel. With soaring ceilings, recessed lighting, a mini-spit for extra cool sleeping, and enviable walk-in closet that raises the standard from an ordinary closet to a boutique-like space, this bedroom is everything you'd expect from a home of the highest caliber. A complete wet bar featuring custom cabinetry, a beverage fridge and a dishwasher make entertaining on the roof deck a breeze. The crowing jewel of the home is the breathtaking roof deck which boasts unobstructed, sweeping views of the neighborhood and offers an entertainer's paradise. The perfect place to wind down the day, enjoy sitting under the pergola with a glass of wine or summer dinner parties with friends. This elegant and gracious home truly checks all the boxes. A private escape in the heart of the bustling East Kensington and Fishtown communities, you are in walking distance to much of the best of the city. Philadelphia Brewing Company, just a few blocks away will be your favorite outdoor beer garden and you'll love the wine at Mural City Cellars. Enjoy a coffee at Rowhome Coffee or Franny Lou's Porch, dirty tacos and ceviche at LMNO, a Finocchiona Salami hoagie at Martha, an artisanal pizza at Pizzeria Beddia and evening cocktails and dinner at Wm Mulherin's. 4 years remaining on the tax abatement.
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