SoPhilly Spotlight: Japanese stone garden edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a contemporary home location at 933 S. 8th St. in Bella Vista. The home features sleek sliding glass Shoji panel doors, a Japanese stone garden and more modern details.


For $425,000, this two bedroom, two bathroom house with 1,260 sq. ft. of space could be yours.

From the listing:

Welcome to 933 S 8th Street, a one of a kind contemporary home in the heart of Bella Vista. Upon entering this amazing home you will immediately notice the flawless hardwood floors throughout the house, modern details and abundant natural light. Enter into the mud room separated by sliding glass Shoji panels and into your new living room.




Continue towards the rear of the home where you will find the full modern kitchen as well as a unique Japanese stone garden outdoor space and composite wood privacy wall.



The second floor has beautiful full bathroom with granite floor, double glass & oak Shoji doors; center sitting room/den area and front 2nd floor bedroom with large closet and windows with sliding Shoji screen coverings.



Ascend to the third floor where you will find the master bedroom featuring cathedral ceiling, sitting area, a loft space that is accessible by a library ladder (perfect for additional storage) and ample bookshelves (floor to ceiling).



There is a new sliding glass door that opens off of bedroom to a new composite wood deck with built-in planters (plants included) and a rain-drip watering system included, as well as an 8 foot built in bench with custom cushion and pillows.




An exterior water line runs to third floor deck for hose attachment and irrigation line attachment. Last but not least the basement is fully rehabbed with a half bath and ample storage space and full size washer and dryer.


This amazing home has a new roof (1 year) which is under warranty and the a/c cooling unit and compressor are new (under warranty). All this plus a great location close to parks, shopping, Center City and easy access to I-95. Don’t wait schedule your showings today!