821 N Orkney STREET
Northern Liberties · Philadelphia, PA 19123
821 N Orkney STREET, PA 19123
Upon entering through custom designed automated gates on Lawerence street you will find yourself in a drive aisle leading to a motor court of one of the very few gated communities in Northern Liberties. Once inside you will find homes of smooth graphite brick, aluminum composite clad facades, green roofs and multiple outdoor spaces outfitted with Trex decking. Each home features a built in full size 2 car garage that provides the utmost in convenience, privacy and security. Encompassing nearly 3200 square feet of living space this home invites you in with wide planked hard wood flooring throughout that boasts 3 spacious, private sunlit bedrooms with a tremendous amounts of closet space each of them are en-suite, finished with Porcelanosa vanities with plenty of storage, Grohe fixtures, and Toto toilets including the powder room on the first floor. An open concept living space throughout will allow you to customize and create this home to your own tastes with ceiling heights ranging from 9'-14' including a fully finished basement / media room as well as an additional unique and expansive flex space on the same level that could be used for a multitude of purposes such as a gym, home office or storage. The home is fitted with Pella Architect Series windows, hand forged steel railings, airy wood floating staircases and a plethora of room and wall space much like a canvas allowing you to customize to your liking. Atop this gracious home sits a roomy and bright pilot house that can be creatively designed to suit your outdoor entertaining or relaxation needs while over looking everything from Center City across the Westerly skyline for fantastic daily sunsets, an incredible vantage point for Fireworks over Fairmount and unobstructed views all the way past Temple~s campus. The entire home is efficiently and comfortably lit with 4" recessed LED lighting, built in speakers in the ceiling of every room throughout the home are connected to Sonos amplifiers. The kitchen provides a copious amount of Poggenpohl cabinetry centered by a 9 foot island to work on, prep meals or gather around while cooking with built in Thermador Professional appliances, luxurious quartz counter-tops and a custom backsplash.The home includes dual zone high efficiency Lennox A/C units allowing you adjust the comfort of each room you may be spending time in. A comprehensive security system, multiple monitors for a video security communication intercom system and Ecobee thermostats monitor the home. While the home provides plenty of privacy it is extremely conducive for entertaining as well with open split floor plans covering 6 levels. All of this and 7 additional years remaining of the a Tax Abatement, a nominal HOA fee covers common area insurance, lighting, maintenance and snow removal leaving you to enjoy your home without the upkeep of the outdoor amenities. This exclusive home is tucked away on a secluded gem of a wooded garden block in the heart of Northern Liberties yet it has a walking score of 95. In just a few minutes walk are some notable points of interest such as Cafe La Maude, Honey's Sit 'n Eat, Federal Donuts, Green Eggs Cafe, Liberty Lands Park, City Fitness, Yards Brewery, Target, The Fillmore, SugarHouse Casino and the MFL line at Spring Garden which has you arriving in Center City in just three stops.