553 Leverington Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19128

2,701 Sq. Ft.
$135 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 553 Leverington Avenue

MLS #PAPH838394
Year Built1900
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size0.11 AC / 5,000 SF
Taxes$3,569 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyPhiladelphia County

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Property Details for 553 Leverington Avenue

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Bursting with old Philadelphia charm, this large Victorian twin with all original woodwork and architectural elements has been lovingly maintained through the years. The character of this building will catch your eye and steal your heart as soon as you walk in to the original tiled masterpiece of a foyer. Enter into the living room with its 9 foot ceilings and gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows with stained glass accents and abundant natural light. Formal living room will lead to a spacious kitchen... with built-in cabinetry and storage, a full bathroom, and access to back yard and deck. Second floor offers wide hall to 4 large rooms and hall bath. With two more large bedrooms on the third floor this home is perfect for a big family or someone just looking for a lot of space. With 2700 square feet and a full unfinished basement, there is so much room for storage. All original hardwoods throughout just needing a quick refinishing, maintain the integrity and beautiful craftsmanship of this turn-of-the-century home. Enjoy the outdoors from the enormous back yard, separate garden space or the covered front porch, or take a short walk to popular Main Street dining and shopping. This home gives the best of both worlds with its urban location, half a mile from the Wissahickon Trail and comfortable suburban oasis. Move right in!


Listing Agent

  1. Laurie Murphy

    Listing Agent


Building Information for 553 Leverington Avenue

Stories-Year Built1900Building Size-Lot Size0.11 AC / 5,000 SF

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$1,610 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 553 Leverington Avenue

Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Details
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 2701
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 2701
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Total Finished SQFT: 2701
    Interior Features
  • Fireplaces Count: 0
  • Central Air: No
  • Cooling Type: None
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Hot Water
  • Interior Features: Built-Ins, Crown Moldings
  • Window Features: Wood Frame
  • Room and Floor: Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 2-2, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-4, Bathrooms Full-Main Level-1
    Parking Information
  • Garage: No
  • Type Of Parking: On Street
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: No Pool
    Location Information
  • Directions: L or R off of HenryAve.
  • MLS Area: 19128 (19128)
  • Sub System Locale: BRIGHT_MAIN
  • System Locale: BRIGHT
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: No
  • Water Access: No
  • Water Oriented: No
  • Waterfront: No
    School Information
  • School District County ID: 300200397108
    Building Information
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Masonry
  • New Construction: No
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Levels Count: 3+
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 2
    Green Information
  • Clean Green Assessed: No
    Association Information
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
    Property Information
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Land Use Code: H50
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 25.00 x 200.00
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 5000
  • Lot Size Acres: .11
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: RSA3
  • Age: 1900.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Sewer Septic: Public Septic
  • Water Source: Public
Room Information
  • Basement Type: Other
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
    Bathroom Counts
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2: .00
    Bathroom Information
  • Bathrooms Full: 2
  • Bathrooms Half: 0
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 2
    Bedroom Information
  • Bedrooms Count: 6
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 6
  • Bedrooms Count Main Level: 0
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 4
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2: 2
    Full Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 1
    Half Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels: 0
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 0
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1: 0
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 2: 0
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • City Town Tax: $1,611
  • School Tax: $1,959
  • Tax Annual Amount: $3,569
  • Tax Lot: 48
  • Tax Year: 2020
  • Tax ID Number: 213277800
  • Year Assessed: 2020
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $216,766
  • Land Assessed Value: $38,234
  • Tax Assessed Value: $255,000
    Sale Information
  • Possession: Immediate
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 553 Leverington Avenue

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jan 7, 2020Listed (Active)


Dec 21, 2019Active Under Contract


Dec 5, 2019Price Change


DateEvent & SourcePrice
Listed (Active)


Active Under Contract


Price Change



For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 553 Leverington Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$36,900Additions$209,200Total$246,100
Tax Record2019$3,444
Home Facts
Beds6Finished Sq.Ft.2,701 SqFtStories3Lot Size5,000 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1900ZoningRSA3CountyPHILADELPHIAAPN213277800

Schools near 553 Leverington Avenue

Roxborough High SchoolPublic9-120.4 mi
Holy Child SchoolPrivatePK-80.7 mi
Academy In ManayunkPrivate1-120.8 mi
Saul W B Agricultural SchoolPublic9-121.0 mi

Roxborough High School

9-12, 0.4 mi, Public


Holy Child School

PK-8, 0.7 mi, Private


Academy In Manayunk

1-12, 0.8 mi, Private


Saul W B Agricultural School

9-12, 1.0 mi, Public


School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

553 Leverington Avenue is a single family home for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19128. This property was listed for sale on October 4, 2019 by Compass at $365,000. It has been on the market for a total of 113 days and was last sold on October 29, 2005. Nearby schools include The Workshop School, Roosevelt Theodore Middle School and Parkway West. 553 Leverington Avenue is a 6-bed, 2-bath, 2,701 sqft single family home built in 1900.

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