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Powelton Village Contains Lovely Homes

Powelton Village is a residential district in the western portion of Philadelphia.  The luxury homes to be found here mostly are date back to the Victorian Era.  Many are twin homes reflecting the fact that real estate here has long been too valuable to allow for large lots with single homes.  The area has been designated a national historic district that includes part of University City.  North to south, the zone runs from Market St. to Spring Garden St.  East to west, it extends from 32nd St to 40th St.

The name Powelton Village comes from the Powel Family who were Welsh colonialists who owned large amounts of property in the area.

Trolley lines connected this locale to downtown Philadelphia in the late 1800’s.  The real estate here became a prime spot to erect luxury homes for the industrial tycoons who built factories in Philadelphia.

The luster started to fade from the area in the 1920’s.  By the 40’s, the district was largely low income.  The area along Market St. was called the “Bottom” after the gang of toughs that blighted the community.

In the 60’s, the district attracted members of the counter culture.  A tradition of political activism developed which persists to this day.

Many Historic Homes and Buildings Found Here

Powelton has a multitude of buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Such buildings include the following: the Frederick a Poth House, the Powelton House, the Bell Telephone Exchange, and the John Shedwick Development House.

Lancaster Ave. forms the commercial heart of the district.  The stretch between 35th and 37th Sts. Is filled with shops, restaurants, and retail establishments.  Business benefits from the large number of students who reside near by.  They frequent such popular eating places as Village Pizza, Mad Greeks, and Powelton Pizza.  There are also a number of Mexican and Thai restaurants as well as other ethnic cuisine.

Victorian Homes Highly Sought After

Among the most prized forms of real estate to be found here are the Victorian twin houses.  Some of these serve as single family luxury homes.  Others have been subdivided into apartments.  Row houses, apartment buildings, and detached homes can also be found here.

Powelton Village has an abundance of trees many of which are stately specimens that have been in place for a very long time.  There are also gardens maintained by residents of the community.  This makes for a pleasing environment that can appear quite bucolic for being so close to the city center.

Homes values are high as a result.  Many professionals live in the area attracted by the beauty and convenience afforded by easy access to shopping areas and numerous medical and educational institutions.  Drexel University owns property at the southern end and uses it for student housing.  Many row houses are within easy walking distance of the university.  Loss of sight lines led to an ordinance restricting height limitations of new buildings.  Powelton Village is determined to maintain real estate standards that befit luxury homes.

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Powelton Village Just Listed Homes

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$ 79,000
3608 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE
Philadelphia, PA 19104
5 Bed / 1 Bath
1,656 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 79,000
3608 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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This area is part of the Drexel expansion and is becoming the most demanding area to builders, rehabbers, and developers because of the price increases that are rapidly moving upwards. There is a lot of planned developing in the final stages before building will start. Get in now before prices soar. This area will be prime student housing for Drexel students. We also have 5 lots 100' x 100' we are selling as a packaged deal 3608-3616 Fairmount $300,000
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$ 19,900
3913 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE
Philadelphia, PA 19104
5 Bed / 1/1 Bath
1,782 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 19,900
3913 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,782 s.f.
Large 3 story row. In need of FULL REHAB, but priced to sell. Being sold in as-is condition. Cash buyers only. Buyer responsible for U&O and full 4% transfer tax.
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$ 285,000
4302 WALLACE STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
4 Bed / 4 Bath
1,899 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 285,000
4302 WALLACE STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,899 s.f.
Almost new construction with 10 year tax abatement!!! This 3-story building has 4 bedrooms and 1 study room with 4 full bath rooms. It's located in the University City close to Drexel and Upenn, and blocks off Lancaster Ave for easy commuting into & out of the city or onto highway 76. The new modern house boasts luxury finished granite counter-tops, double vanity sinks in bathrooms, stainless steel & energy efficient appliances, and new HVAC system. Great for both owner occupancy and investment. Currently rented $2,240 monthly with potential up to $2,800. 24 hour notice required.
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$ 26,000
848 N UNION STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
3 Bed / 1 Bath
1,208 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 26,000
848 N UNION STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,208 s.f.
Large Detached SFH on quiet block in need of restoration. Features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and a previously finished basement. Spacious rooms with original built-ins and hardwoods. Near schools, transportation, playgrounds, shopping, fitness and recreational centers. Offered AS IS.
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$ 99,990
331 N WIOTA STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
3 Bed / 1/1 Bath
1,140 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 99,990
331 N WIOTA STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,140 s.f.
Attention INVESTORS!!! This is a rare available investment opportunity in the heart of the continuously developing UCity/West Powelton District. This home is in need of a rehab but is not a shell and has solid bones. It features 3BR's 1 & 1/2 baths, a full eat in kitchen with back shed, newer roof, replacement windows, and upgraded electrical service. The property is located blocks from Penn Med Ctr, UPenn Campus, Drexel Campus, & the 40th & Market st transportation HUB/Mkt Frankford Blue Line. Once rehabbed this property could generate great income or produce an immediate profit during a resale. New construction has occurred and continues to occur dail in the immediate area surrounding the home. Stop by, drive the neighborhood and make your offer TODAY! This won't last long... Property is being sold "as-is" with the buyer responsible for all certs and U&O needed. It could also be purchased with the lot across the street as well. (MLS#6489450)
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$ 285,000
524 N NATRONA STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
4 Bed / 1/1 Bath
1,380 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 285,000
524 N NATRONA STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,380 s.f.
Looking for spacious property with hardwood flooring. Investment property grade. This property sits on a Double Lot which another residential house stood. Nice deck off of 2nd floor bedroom very spacious. Location is near Drexel University and University of Penn. Area rentals rent as high as 2800/month.
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$ 69,900
3825 POPLAR STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
3 Bed / 2 Bath
1,362 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 69,900
3825 POPLAR STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,362 s.f.
Great opportunity to own this 5 bedroom home with a full bath on the second level with Jacuzzi. Upper level consist of 3 bedrooms and a main full bath. Main floor has an extra room that can be used as office space or a bedroom. Kitchen is of ceramic tiles. Has a complete finish basement with full bath and laundry area. Also a nice big yard for those summer gatherings.
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$ 34,999
723 N DEKALB STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
3 Bed / 1 Bath
1,070 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 34,999
723 N DEKALB STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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1,070 s.f.
INVESTOR ALERT!! Don't miss this fantastic opportunity for a developer/investor to either renovate and hold or flip. 14x72 lot with most of the first floor already demoed! Put your finishing touches on this property and watch the money come in! Hurry before it's too late - price to sell immediately!
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$ 134,900
3925 WARREN STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
1 Bed / 1 Bath
612 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
Under Contract
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$ 134,900
3925 WARREN STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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612 s.f.
550 square feet of affordable. If you've heard about the TINY HOUSE movement, here's a good place to start. Tucked into the recesses of Saunder's Park, this little gem is Just right for the unattached someone or the couple (be careful, you'd better still be in love because there's no place to hide)just starting out, or the person who is really serious about downsizing. Close to Presby, Drexel and UPenn, with the #13 Lancaster trolley a stone's throw away, this little corner of Heaven isn't for everybody, but it might be just right for you.
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$ 124,900
404 N SLOAN STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19104
0 Bed / 0 Bath
676 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Rowtownhouse
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$ 124,900
404 N SLOAN STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19104
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676 s.f.
This neighborhood is HOT! U of Penn & Drexel students and faculty alike will be flocking here for the 22 unit apartment building under construction out back and the new $300,000+ townhouses down the block. Now is the time to capture this opportunity....it will not last long! Property is a gutted shell awaiting your creativity. Formerly a two bedroom layout, your imagination can take it in any direction. There is an awesome, brick-walled courtyard in back that offers privacy and security, allowing indoor living space to be expanded outside. This property is perfect for the investor or owner occupant who wants to put their stamp on a home and start renovations immediately Property is being sold in :as is" condition. Work is in process and price with escalate upon notable completion. Close to public transportation, shopping and 16th District Police Headquarters.
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