MLS® ID: PAPH807448
553 LEVERINGTON AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19128 $389,000
Own a piece of history!The Levering family were original settlers of Roxborough and Manayunk. This home was owned and occupied by the Levering family until 2014. Thoughtful architecture and incredible detailed woodwork as you walk through this 6 bedroom, 2 full bath Victorian twin in the heart of Roxborough. Enter from the welcoming covered front porch into the uniquely tiled foyer to main level offering 9 ft ceilings and rare transom windows. Formal living room with floor to ceiling windows with accented stain glass adorn this room flooded with natural sunlight, sitting room/family room offers coziness with original details of this turn of the century home. Original hardwoods provide extra character and charm to this home. Captured in the hallway is an authentic elevator (nonfunctioning) which showcases detailed woodwork which could be converted to a wine area to accent the dining room. Formal dining room with oversized windows leads you to a spacious kitchen with wooden cabinetry, gas cooking, abundant counter space and ceramic tile flooring, full bath, laundry area and access to rear deck to back yard for perfect for summer entertaining complete the main level. 2nd level offers wide hallway to 4 family sized bedrooms and large hall bath with plenty of closet space and storage. One bedroom currently being used as an office/guest area. 3rd level continues with 2 more large bedrooms and lots of storage. Lots of room to roam. Basement is unfinished and storage galore! This special home has a private back yard and chicken coop (no chickens) which can be used for family pets. Walk a short distance to library, post office, Gorgas Park, restaurants and Main Street dining and shopping. Easy access to Center City, the suburbs and all public transportation. Super family friendly neighborhood!