1301 Castle Avenue

Philadelphia, PA
$ 849,000 Beds 4 Baths 2.5 Sq 3,758 Virtual Tour
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Welcome to the Castle on Castle Avenue! Tucked away in the heart of vibrant Passyunk Square is a rare jewel of a home. Steeped in history, this grand residence has been lovingly restored, updated and brought into the current era over the last 4 years. Owned by only 4 families over it's 100+ year history, this stately structure retains many of its original features and charm while tasteful updates provide the best in modern living. The multi-functional layout allows plenty of space for living, working, exercising, studying and playing and is perfectly suited for navigating the "new normal". Step through the grand entrance into the impressive center hall. To your left, you'll find french doors leading into the light drenched living room featuring high ceilings, antique chandelier, original, inlaid hardwood floors and moldings, marble fireplace surround, wall mirror, grand piano and stained glass transoms. Beyond the living room is a sun room with walls of windows well suited to many uses such as an exercise area, play room, or home office. On the other side of the entry hall is the combination dining room and gourmet kitchen. Again, these rooms abound with many original features such as inlaid floors, antique wall mirror and fireplace surround. The kitchen has been extensively renovated to include all new SS appliances and fixtures, marble counters and abundant white cabinetry. Truly a cook's dream kitchen! Beyond the kitchen you'll find an enormous walk-in pantry, half bath and door leading out to the spacious rear deck and attached garage. The elevated deck area provides privacy and plenty of space for socially distant outdoor entertaining. The oversized attached garage has rare off-street parking for one car and plenty of additional storage. Ascend the grand staircase to the second floor where you will find the lavish primary bedroom suite. The current owners have spared no expense in re-configuring this entire area into a decadent and restful retreat. The primary bedroom features an exposed brick wall, original hardwood floors, window seat, ceiling fan and stained glass transoms. There is a brand new sliding barn door to the enormous en-suite bath with oversized stall shower, free-standing soaking tub, double pedestal sinks, stacking W/D and large walk-in closet beyond. This floor also has another spacious bedroom perfect as a nursery, kids room, home office, craft room, 2nd floor lounge etc etc. One more flight of stairs brings you to the 3rd floor with a central landing and skylight, remodeled hall bath and two more bright, spacious bedrooms. This floor would make a wonderful self-contained guest suite or separate floor for growing children or extended family. Finally, there is a finished, walk-out basement with tiled floors, full sized laundry, two large storage areas and spacious entertaining area with pool table and built-in dry bar. This home is fully wired with home automation technology and an upgraded security system. Top this off with extensive gardens and wrought iron fencing which gracefully surround this prime corner property, it's stellar location only a short stroll to Passyunk Square dining, shopping and entertainment, and the holiday splendor of the Miracle on 13th Street and you have an urban oasis unlike any other. Schedule your showing today!


  • Price
  • $ 849,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1,742 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,758
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 2
  • Year Built
  • 1929
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Philadelphia
  • Taxes
  • 7828
  • County
  • Style
  • Victorian
  • Area
  • 19148
  • MLS#
  • PAPH928144
  • Zip
  • 19148
Listing Provided by: Addison Real Estate Company Inc



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, Negotiable
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
Architectural Style Victorian
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Masonry
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Exterior Features Bump-outs, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Sidewalks, Street Lights
Flooring Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water, Radiator
Historic Y/N No
Interior Features Bar, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Gourmet, Primary Bath(s), Pantry, Soaking Tub
Levels 3
Location Type Corner Lot/Unit
MLS Area 19148 (19148)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Concrete Driveway
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Brick, Patio(s), Enclosed
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 287.02
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Rubber, Architectural Shingle
Security Features Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Monitored, Main Entrance Lock, Motion Detectors, Exterior Cameras, Security System, Smoke Detector, Surveillance Sys
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Twin/Semi-Detached
Subdivision Name PASSYUNK SQUARE
Tax Year 2020
Utilities Cable TV, Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View City
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RSA3

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2958
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Daylight, Full
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 2
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area 800
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Marble, Mantel(s)
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement, Upper Floor
Living Area 3758
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Double Hung

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 1
Fencing Fully, Other
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Covered Parking, Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener
Horse Y/N No
Inclusions pool table, church pew, piano, outdoor red bench and planters, portable AC unit on enclosed porch, stacking washer/dryer in MB, washer and dryer in basement, refrigerator, DW, 3 original chandeliers
Lot Dimensions 21.50 x 87.58
Lot Features Corner, Front Yard, Landscaping, SideYard(s)
Lot Size Acres 0.04
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 1883.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 1
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

8/28/2020 Listed $849,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19148

AVG $280K
AVG $5,117
AVG 29
Year Built
AVG 1937


1301 Castle Avenue Philadelphia, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $849000 with 3758 sqft and a lot size of 1,742 SqFt Acre(s). 1301 Castle Avenue Philadelphia has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and was built in 1929. The property's zip code is 19148 which is in Philadelphia, PA

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