SoPhilly Spotlight: Charming LoMo home edition

This Lower Moyamensing home is sure to charm you. This house located at 1219 W. Ritner St. has it all, from original details like the archways and built-ins, to the more modern updates throughout.


This SoPhilly Spotlight, currently listed for $284,900, has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and 1,617 sq. ft. of space.

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This beautiful red brick rowhome sits on a quiet, double-wide street in Lower Moyamensing and boasts beautiful built-ins and molding, a large backyard with custom planters and irrigation system, and a partially-finished basement!



Enter through a bright doubledoor vestibule and into a spacious open floor plan with hardwood flooring, original architectural details, and high ceilings throughout as well as a first floor powder room with exposed brick.




The large fully-tiled kitchen offers abundant cabinet and counterspace and leads to a large rear patio with custom raised planters – the perfect space for outdoor entertaining and dining al fresco!



Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts neutral carpeting and dual ceiling fans. The bathroom features hexagon tiled floors, original tub, and a subway tile shower surround.



Two other bedrooms feature hardwood flooring and generous closet space, with the rear bedroom featuring built-in bookshelves and a mirrored armoire.



Downstairs, a partially-finished basement offers more room for living and entertaining along with additional storage and workspace including custom shelving units.


Located in lovely Lower Moyamensing, this home enjoys close location to vibrant East Passyunk restaurants and shops, neighborhood favorites like Frangelli’s Bakery and Mifflin Square Park, and easy access to the Broad Street line, #45 bus, and I-76 and I-95.


5 thoughts on “SoPhilly Spotlight: Charming LoMo home edition

  • March 18, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    I love the planter. Can someone tell me where I can get a planter made like that?

    • March 21, 2016 at 3:28 pm

      Planter is custom built out of what appears to be 4×4’s.. not terribly hard to do if you have the proper tools. But to have someone build it for you would be expensive (materials + labor). Prob $400-600.

  • March 19, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    This is a great house! I’ve been inside and it has wonderful charm and open space!

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