Each week, we round up stunningRittenhouse townhomes, stunning Fishtown trinities and walk-upsand spacious South Philly homes. But for those who don't need or want a lot of space, but are leery of 200-square-foot efficiencies (as you should be), enter the loft-style apartment.
Housed in converted warehouses, these industrial-style homes are drenched in dreamy, natural light in a space-conscious layout.
We rounded up the best lofts on the market around the city. Scroll through and vote at the end on which spot you love most.
Exposed brick walls arealready worth a swoon, but have you ever seen it on theceilings? This corner property with two bedrooms and two bathrooms in the heart of Midtown Village features 23-foot ceilings, hardwood floors throughout and arched windows facing south and west, providing unparalleled views and tons of sunlight.
In the open-concept living room and kitchen, you'll find everything a home chef needs: top-of-the-line appliances, including Wolf, Miele and Sub-Zero, a stainless steelbacksplash and tons of cabinet space. Head upstairs to find a large lofted — yet private—bedroom with vaulted ceilings, two closets and built-in shelves and drawers. The master bedroom features a customized walk-in closet and en-suite master bath, decked out with a marblevanity, dual head shower with a stone bench, a huge soaking tuband stone-tiled floors.
All housed in Midtown Village's White Building, other amenities include a fitness center, bike room, storage rooms and pre-paid parking.
Several blocks south, Bella Vista boasts another loft with, yup, you guessed it: beautiful views. Located in a recently renovated historic schoolhouse, this two-bedroom, one-bathroomloft features an east-facing wall with 12-foot windows, bringing in ton of light and gorgeous city views.
The apartment's industrial layout is softened with warm details, like hardwood floors, beam ceilings and white paneled walls. Though small, at about 929 square feet, the bedrooms include clever storage solutions, and the kitchenfeatures plenty of cabinet and storage space.
The Hawthorne Lofts building also has plenty of amenities: gym, steam room, yoga room, a common room with pool tables and a massive rooftop deck with 360-degree views of the city.
In sought after Washington Square West, you'll find this little gem with a whole lot more space than you'd think. At 2,400 square feet with three bedrooms and two full baths, this bi-level condo also includes a dedicated parking spot, a formal dining room and ample storage.
Housed in the Music Fund Hall, which once was on the National Historic Landmark list, this condo balances modern amenities with its historic significance, from the wood-burning fireplace to its solid hardwood floors.
In the main kitchen and living room, take in the south and west views any time with electric remote blinds, and entertain guests in your chef's kitchen which includes polished granite countertops, a subway tile back splash, espresso cabinets and an island with seating for four. Upstairs, the master suite features high ceilings, custom closet space and an en-suite bath with a glass-enclosed shower, a dual sink and recessed lighting.