Industrial, modern, English countryside, Federal, Art Deco – Philadelphia is a mish-mash of architectural styles, each neighborhood brimming with history built into the bricks.
This week, we scoured listings for the best Philly has to offer. They're just, well, pretty. Flooded with natural light or filled with warm exposed brick, each of these homes is special in its own right, and represents Philadelphia's eclectic archictecture.
For $550,000, this open-concept industrial penthouse with exposed brick is perfect for whatever your design fancy: minimalism, maximalism, shabby chic, Scandinavian – its possibilities are endless. Located in the Fitzwater Lofts, this home is flooded with natural light and offers skyline views.
Size: Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,728 square feet
Sweet perks: Top-of-the-line amenities, stainless-steel appliances, a private rooftop deck and a cozy reading nook for lazy Sundays.
Modern new construction in Northern Liberties offers dramatic design and thoughtful details throughout, from the chef's kitchen to the luxurious master bathroom. This townhouse, listed for $825,000, also includes a rooftop deck with sweeping views of the skyline, Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge.
Size: Four bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, 2,800 square feet
Sweet Perks: One-car garage and a private yard, built-in wine cooler, 36-inch Bertazzoni range and white quartz countertops in the kitchen; heated floors in the master bath with a stand-alone soaking tub and glass shower with multiple shower heads.
Tucked away in charming Chestnut Hill, this late-1800s farmhouse balances historic charm with modern amenities. Priced at $575,000, this home is just steps from Pastorious Park,Germantown Avenue's shops, restaurants and venues, and the Wissahickon trails,
Size: Four beds, three baths, 1,788 square feet
Sweet perks: Sun-flooded stained glass windows, stainless-steel appliances and quartz counters in the kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, and a private yard and flagstone patio.