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Historic Philadelphia Mansion on the Market

Compass Real Estate
Bathroom view of historic Philadelphia Delancey Place townhouse

Philly Mag touts this house stands out from its neighbors because of the Anglicization its lower floors got around 1900 or so. This renewed townhouse at 1833 Delancey Place in Philadelphia blends styles effortlessly both inside and out. The property data sheet for this handsome Rittenhouse Square Delancey Place mansion house for sale gives its construction date as 1800. Now, in this century, this 19th-century house has received an even more radical makeover on the inside. Compass agents Margaux Genovese Pelegrin and Mary Genovese Colvin are representing the modern urban residence that doesn’t look like one.

Bar seating at the marble-topped kitchen island makes this space ideal for casual entertaining because it lets you put on a show for your guests. Traditionally styled cabinetry, turn-of-the-last-century spot lamps, a subway-tile backsplash, and flared white range hood give the kitchen a historically appropriate appearance, but all of its equipment is the latest and greatest. The second floor contains the primary bedroom suite in front and a family room in back. The primary bedroom features its own decorative fireplace and a huge bay window overlooking Delancey Street. Read the full article about this grande dame that sits on one of the city’s most sought-after blocks at Philly Mag.