225 W George St

$879,000

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2 Car Parking
2,661 Finished Sq Ft

About the Property…

Come see this incredibly well-designed, well-built, light-filled home in a great location in Northern Liberties, just blocks from the heart of Fishtown. 225 W George St is a meticulously designed home conceived by the renowned environmentally conscious architectural firm Onion Flats. This property is full of environmental and cost-saving features without sacrificing the lifestyle amenities that you are looking for. The home features 5 levels of interior space, 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and a large deck off the 2nd-floor living level that covers space for parking up to two cars. Enter into a large foyer with plenty of room for art and welcoming furniture, or a place to park bicycles and strollers, coats and shoes. Behind the entrance space is a full bath that serves the 4th bedroom in the rear, and also serves as a powder room when entertaining. A hall gives access to both the basement and the carport. The large finished basement features kid-friendly (easily removable) interlocking cushioned flooring overtop ceramic tile. There is also an extra room for a workbench and/or plenty of storage. The 2nd floor features an open living/dining/kitchen area visually anchored by a wood and steel floating staircase, and a wood-paneled wall, two-thirds of which contains the mechanicals and one-third (on the right) is cabinet space. The kitchen features custom built warm wood cabinetry, expansive quartz counters with seating space, white lacquered upper cabinets, tile backsplash, and all Bosch appliances including a built-in convection oven and an induction cooktop (if you are not familiar with induction cooktops, look them up. They are incredibly efficient and temperature-sensitive, not like the electric cooktops you tend to avoid). Off the living level is a large landscaped deck with plenty of room for dinner parties, lounging, and play. The 2nd floor features two well-proportioned bedrooms, a hall bath with double vanity, and a laundry room. The top floor owners’ level is a highlight. The owners’ bedroom has high ceilings, wonderful light, and a balcony for fresh air. Off the bedroom is a built-out walk-in closet and a wonderfully tiled and very spacious bathroom. One more flight of stairs takes you past a custom wet bar to an extraordinary roof deck with a wooden trellis and expansive views of Center City and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. This home was built with many Passive Home features including European triple pane windows, a low-velocity heat exchange HVAC system, extensive insulation, and an exterior envelope with almost zero perforations. Additionally, there are 5 years left on the tax abatement. You will love this house for what you see, but there are so many more features to learn about with respect to how the home was designed and functions. This is one that you don’t want to miss. Reach out for a showing appointment today.