SoPhilly Spotlight: Candy Factory Court home edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a huge Queen Village home designed by architect Cecil Baker.


The home, located at 620 S. American St., has been on the market for a few months now, but the price has recently been reduced to $925,000 for 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2,451 sq. ft. of space.

More on this huge house from the BHHS Fox & Roach listing:

Dramatic and stunning, extra wide Queen Village home, also known as the award winning Candy Factory Court home by renowned architect Cecil Baker who owned and lived in this beautiful masterpiece, located in the Meredith School District!
This abode features a 3 story atrium with huge skylight, allowing light to flow throughout the whole space, plus exposed antique wood and metal beams, wood floors, exposed brick walls, built-in bookcases and planters, glass block, beautiful millwork and custom shutters.
Paved gated entrance with greenery. The base of the atrium offers a living room with light well, an open gourmet kitchen with a subzero refrigerator, Kitchen Aide dishwasher, Thermadore double ovens, a 6 burner Gaggenau cooktop, solid wood cabinets, double sink, a large pantry, a spacious dining room with wood burning fireplace and oversized glass French doors that lead you out to a serene and secluded brick paved garden.
The 2nd floor features an open den with custom built-ins that overlooks the living room, and a master bedroom suite with a high wood ceiling, Juliet balcony, open dressing room and a fantastic marble bath with a double sink and a spa like shower/soaking tub.
The 3rd floor offers 3 additional bedrooms, all with wood floors, one currently set up as a home office with built in desk and cabinets, one with a built in day bed, plus a full bathroom off the hall. The lower level features a front guest bedroom suite with its own tile full bath and in the rear there is a laundry/utility room with mechanicals plus a full size washer/dryer and storage.
Other features include security system, two separate HVAC systems, some new Pella windows and access to a silver coated roof. Located on a charming tree-lined block in the highly desirable Meredith School District, just a stone’s throw from the Farmer’s Market, theaters, shopping and restaurants! Seller offering 1 year prepaid parking at the nearby garage at 2nd & Lombard. Truly a must see gem!
So, what do you think of it?  

2 thoughts on “SoPhilly Spotlight: Candy Factory Court home edition

  • February 20, 2015 at 11:24 am

    This house makes me want to be rich enough to buy it.

  • February 20, 2015 at 11:54 am

    So vintage!

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