SoPhilly Spotlight: Unique covered terrace edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a Queen Village gem listed at $900,000.


While not in the budget of most, this contemporary home has some unique details, including a unique nook that is an outdoor terrace. The home located at 721 S. American St. has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,962 sq. ft. of space.

From the listing:

You will love this contemporary yet very warm and inviting home, complimented by incredible light and cozy living spaces, located on a charming Queen Village block. This impeccable abode features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, hardwood flooring, two outdoor spaces, built-in speakers and 1-car parking. Foyer entry with closet, brick planter and mahogany door.




Walk into the 2-story dining area with wall of windows allowing tremendous light, high ceiling and beautiful hardwood flooring. Enjoy cooking lavish meals for your guests in the kitchen, which boasts maple cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel backsplash and appliances and a bar counter.




A few steps down lead into the warm living room with soaring ceiling, gas burning fireplace, built-in shelving, triple window and double doors out to the lovely red brick garden with grape vine trellis.



An open wood stairway brings you to the second floor, where you’ll find an open foyer area overlooking the dining room, with double doors out to a unique covered terrace ? a dreamy spot for morning coffee and a good book, or even some evening wine.



Next you’ll find the master bedroom suite, complete with 3 double windows, 2 double closets and shelving. The elegant master bathroom boasts a tile floor, luxury spa-like stall shower with dual showerheads and bench, a bidet, Carrera marble vanity and window.



This level also features two single bedrooms with walk-in closets, a crisp and clean full tile bath and a laundry room. The lower level is the ideal den, family room or office, complete with carpeting, wine closet with built-in shelving and fridge, powder room, mechanical closet with updated HVAC and a storage area.



This spectacular home is in pristine condition, and located on a beautiful, low traffic, tree-lined block in Queen Village, convenient to parks, restaurants, cafes, shops, HeadHouse Square, Penns Landing, transportation and more. $90/year HOA for deeded parking.


2 thoughts on “SoPhilly Spotlight: Unique covered terrace edition

  • November 4, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Beautiful home but, ack, too many stairs.

    • November 4, 2016 at 12:52 pm

      What city do you live in?

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