Here is a look at the top 5 most expensive homes that Philadelphia has to offer:
#5: 1706 Rittenhouse Square – 23rd Floor - $5,298,200
Listing Says: 1706 Rittenhouse Square: Your Life, Your Way ~ Your new construction ~Your entire floor … Your four corners at Rittenhouse Square ~ Your private elevator ~ Your 4,200 square feet ~ Your custom floor plan ~ Your finishes ~ Your views on Philadelphia and The World ~ Your garage ~ Your lap pool ~Your fitness center ~ Your concierge ~ Your car and driver ~ Your indulgences ~ Your tax savings. It~s all about You, deliberately, discreetly, by design. From $4 Million.
#4: 228 W. Washington Square – $5,485,000
Listing Says: Superb Federal Architecture in a rare jewel, situated directly on Washington Square Park. This five story, 6,800 sqft townhouse with elevator is 25 feet wide, 60 feet deep, with high ceilings and custom millwork throughout. Four bedrooms each with private marble baths and fireplaces. Original pine floors throughout. Exquisite antique chandeliers and sconces, and a 60 foot black and white marble entrance hallway and atrium are impressive. Private and fully-equipped mother-in-law suite or home office. Many more details. Secured deeded parking with two car spaces.
#3: 237 S. 18th Street #2B – $5,575,000
Listing Says: The Barclay Condominium. This magnificent renovated residence on Rittenhouse Square has splendid views of the Square. When ~Only the Best Will Do~ Unparallel, Sophistication and craftsmanship coupled with stunning square views make this residence a true gem. This smart and spacious home has 5,325 square feet and 10 ft ceilings, a grand hall, a large elegant living room with a fireplace overlooking the square, a formal dining room, there is a mahogany paneled library with a wet bar and elaborate screening room and a gym. Fabulous appointments with every desirable amenity. The stunning eat-in kitchen has the finest high end appliances. The Luxurious master suite has a fireplace and his & her lavish marble baths, Enjoy Rich mahogany floors throughout and the finest finishes, 5 year tax abatement.
#2: 1200 Latimer Street – $6,200,000
Listing Says: Latimer House: Triple wide steel and glass internationally acclaimed landmark residence. Multiple car parking. 2,000 sf private courtyard garden. Roof rights. Deck. Sculptural, compelling, beyond beautiful 6,000 sq ft contemporary home. Bold geometry with voluminous three story ceilings. Suspended steel staircase. Vast light and space. Urban panorama. PLUS, Additional separate professional studio(s) and living quarters. Famed home. Renowned architects. First time offered.
#1: 2201-2205 Green Street – $6,995,000
Listing Says: The Bergdoll Mansion is one of Philadelphia’s most stunning residences. The c. 1882 Italianate-style home in the heart of the Art Museum Area is built of classic, smooth brownstone block. The approx. 14,000 sq/ft interior has been lovingly and meticulously restored including all plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electric. Highlights include, a formal drawing room ~ formally the Ballroom, a massive dining room, an exquisite Library, and a delightful sunroom, which leads out onto the gardens. There are two cooks kitchens, one for the home-cook and one for entertaining. The entire property is fenced and has a courtyard that can accommodate 8 cars. The architectural details are too numerous to recount but include mosaic tile, ceiling frescoes, carved mahogany woodwork, ornamental plaster, and gilded bronze and onyx details. This home provides the life style of European Estate and the comforts of 2010.