SoPhilly Spotlight: Secret Garden edition

The word “rustic” comes to mind when looking at this week’s SoPhilly Spotlight, a 2-bed, 1.5 bath rowhouse on one of those rare South Philly blocks that feature a strip of park in the middle of the street.

Follow this narrow path...
Follow this narrow path…
...and you'll come upon Paolone Park...
…and you’ll come upon Paolone Park…

740 Medina St. is a decent size at just under 1,200 square feet, but the trouble is, for $255,000, it’s a bit dated in the bathrooms and kitchen. Or maybe it’s just rustic?

...and you'll get there.
…and you’ll get there.

From the listing via

Living room area has exposed brick walls on either side and exposed wood beams supporting high ceilings. There is also a 1/2 bath off the kitchen.

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That sure is a lot of brick
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But the wood beam ceiling is pretty cool

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Granite countertops with an extra large eat-in kitchen and hardwood floors throughout. The 2nd floor has two large bedrooms and an updated bathroom. New roof installed in 2012.

Bedrooms don't exactly inspire
Bedrooms don’t exactly inspire

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And the bathroom? Maybe it's just the lighting
And the bathroom? Maybe it’s just the lighting

Think they have a shot at getting $255k? The price tag was just lowered by $10,000 this week.