SoPhilly Spotlight: Character Bomb edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight has been completely renovated but retains so many unique touches – exposed stone, a beamed ceiling, fireplaces (plural) – that it’s almost like someone set off a character bomb in the place.

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Of course it comes with a hefty price tag, too. Coming in at $759,000, 525 Catharine St. has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and about 2,000 square feet. From the listing by Tina DeJesse of BHHS Fox Roach (and, full disclosure, one of our much-appreciated advertisers):

Stunning home in the great Meredith school district, pride of ownership glistens with every step you take, Contemporary feel meets traditional restored woodwork and moldings throughout, enter through a magnificent vestibule, grand living room with a cozy fireplace , all original restored plank hardwood floors throughout, living room leads to a tranquil breezeway yard with a beautiful garden. Full dining room and Chef’s kitchen with a breakfast bar, custom high end Zebra wood cabinets, luxurious soapstone countertops, slate and soapstone back splash and floors, stainless steel appliances.

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Finished basement with great storage, cool stained concrete floors with a full bath and high end porcelain finishes. The 2nd floor master bed and bath is breathtaking with exquisite Travertine marble and onyx tile, double full stretch Jacuzzi, his/hers marble bowls, and a spacious shower space, great custom built closets with antique solid doors. There’s a 2nd fireplace in the bedroom and laundry area in the hall.

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The 3rd fl has 2 very spacious bedrooms, 3rd custom fireplace with stacked slate stone, vaulted ceilings, 3rd full high end bath with mosaic tile finishes, this home had an 2012 energy audit completed, all new mechanicals ,new roof, plumbing ,200 amp electric ,heater and Hvac, wonderful Queen Village neighborhood

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So, what do you think? You like?