5810 Addison St – PENDING

Modern must-haves, manageable square footage and a price that won’t break the bank make this sweet renovation on a great Cobb Creeks block an ideal starter home. A standout blue door and ceramic-tiled sunroom welcome you in—a true upgrade from a run-of-the-mill enclosed porch, it’s a heated space that’s totally useable year-round. The main level with recessed lighting and engineered antique birch floors has been fully opened up and given a smart, organized layout. The kitchen’s granite island overlooks the dining area one on side and white Shaker-style cabinets, fun basket-weave backsplash, more granite countertops and full stainless steel appliance package on the other. With two large front windows open to the sunroom and three large windows across the rear of the house, the first floor benefits from tons of natural light. Up on the second floor, the master bedroom occupies the front of the home with a large bank of windows and great closet space, while the other two bedrooms sit side by side overlooking the rear yard. The serene hall bath wows with a quilted subway tile half wall and tub surround, granite-topped Shaker-style vanity, deep linen closet and lovely original skylight. The back yard is just the right size for a patio set and grill. This home is located convenient to schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers, and it’s only a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • 3bd/1ba
  • 1,184 sq ft
  • $149,900 – PENDING

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5811 Carpenter St – SOLD

This end-of-row home on a pretty Cobbs Creek block has classic West Philly charm alongside modern farmhouse chic–the stylish signature of one of our fave clients. Enter through the jadeite-hued front door into the main living space, where you are welcomed with refinished original hardwood floors with decorative inlay, a large window with leaded glass panels and a lovely turned staircase with unique carved banister. There’s a formal dining room with an alcove perfect for a bar cart or hutch, flanked by matching corner doors–one’s a handy closet, the other is the entrance to the basement. A wide archway leads into the slate-tiled kitchen featuring white Shaker-style cabinets, butcher block countertops, porcelain farmhouse sink, stainless steel appliances and a cool exposed brick wall that showcases the architectural range hood. There’s a small shed in the back, great for a mudroom, that leads to the small but totally useable rear patio. Up on the second level, the large front bedroom has a lovely bay window and an enormous closet. The back bedroom features pretty mirrored dual closets and connects to the much-more-than-office-space middle bedroom. In the hall bath you’ll find the traditional West Philly triumvirate: clawfoot tub, pedestal sink and skylight, along with white beadboard wainscoting and slate tile floors. This charming home is in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers, and only a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • $135,500 – SOLD
  • 3bd/1ba
  • 1,028 sq ft

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6247 Larchwood Ave – SOLD

This charming Cobbs Creek home has character for days alongside stylish upgrades. From the adorable slate-tiled enclosed porch to the sleek farmhouse-inspired kitchen, each detail proves a flip can still feel warm and personal. The original details—hardwood floors with decorative inlay throughout, leaded glass front windows, original doors with glass knobs and the pretty turned staircase—are perfectly accented by a thoughtful color palette and timeless design choices. The main floor has an ideal layout with distinct living/dining/kitchen spaces, but with great flow in between. The spacious kitchen features slate tile floors, stainless steel appliances, white Shaker-style cabinets topped with dark butcher block countertops, a porcelain farmhouse sink and a pretty beadboard wall detail. Just off the kitchen is a small mudroom, great for storing gardening tools for the nice-sized front and rear yards. All three bedrooms get great natural light from oversized windows, and the rear benefits from an extra window overlooking the breezeway. The handsome bathroom features a skylight, crisp white subway tile tub surround, unique vanity with barn door, and exposed brick accent wall. The basement is super-finishable, with its good ceiling height and existing “throne” that could be completed as a proper powder room, and there is already a separate laundry area with utility sink. This fabulous house is in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers, and just a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • $135,000 – SOLD
  • 3bd/1ba
  • 1,112 sq ft

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548 S 54th St – SOLD

Looking for an investment property but don’t want to invest a lot of time? Are you ready to own your own home but could use help paying the mortgage by having a tenant? Either way, this fully renovated duplex is the perfect package, ready to go and wrapped up with a bow–or, more accurately, this developer’s signature green door. Totally renovated with a Euro-inspired design, high-efficiency mechanicals and appliances, and a sleek contemporary style, this property is the definition of turnkey. Both units were rehabbed with care, with better-than-builder-grade finishes like space-saving sliding doors on the bathrooms, sleek flat-front white cabinets mixed with stylish stainless steel, funky Edison bulb light fixtures and LG washer/dryer combo units. Unit 1 (currently tenant-occupied) is a spacious bilevel with two bedrooms on the lower level, but the good ceiling height and windows with deep sills make it so you hardly notice you’re below grade. There’s a huge closet in the landing between, and the master bedroom has enough room for a designated office or vanity space. This unit has exclusive access the rear yard, the perfect size for grilling and entertaining al fresco. The second-floor studio is bright and spacious and the open layout provides tons of options for furniture arrangement. Just past the kitchen is a large closet area with built-in shelving–add a privacy curtain and you’ve got a great dressing area. This property offers easy access to public transportation as well tons of dining and shopping options along both Baltimore Ave and the 52nd St strip.

  • $240,000 – SOLD
  • Duplex
  • 1,128 sqft

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5736 Addison St – SOLD

One of our favorite developer clients has nailed it once again with this Cobbs Creek charmer. A super-cute house with solid bones, this one looks and feels like a five-star Airbnb listing. The classic porchfront twin on a great little block features original hardwood floors with inlaid border on the main level, a tastefully updated kitchen and three nice-sized bedrooms with plush carpet. The main level has great flow between the cozy front room with a large front window, neutral gray walls, recessed lighting and a wide archway leading to the dining room with large windows overlooking the breezeway and a pretty powder room tucked away to the side, and the bright eat-in kitchen. Featuring crisp white Shaker-style J&K cabinets, stainless steel appliances including a GE five-burner range, granite countertops with stainless steel undermount sink, this stylish kitchen offers plenty of room for a bistro set for casual dining. The rear paved patio is a nice size, just enough room to grill and try your hand at a container garden. The second floor is just as sunny and warm as the first, with large windows, neutral carpet and some original details like the dual-mirrored closet doors in the rear bedroom and wood door with privacy glass in the front. Those two bedrooms are evenly sized and both have dual closets, so either could function as the master bedroom. And the middle room is a true bedroom—definitely more than just an office or an afterthought. The updated bathroom has contemporary finishes, pretty wood vanity and ceramic tile wall and tub surround. There’s a linen closet in the hallway as well as the full basement for extra storage. The allure of this home is more than just surface appeal; it has all new electric, plumbing, windows and heater. This fabulous house is in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers, and just a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • $139,900 – SOLD
  • 3bd/1.5ba
  • 1,110 sq ft

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5861 Osage Ave – SOLD

Not all flips are created equal, and one of our favorite developer clients hits it out of the park yet again with this Cobbs Creek house. Staying true to the home’s original character, this rehab provides all the creature comforts and upgrades without feeling cookie-cutter or prefab. The fresh facade and classic porchfront welcome you into an open living and dining area with pretty wide-plank hardwood floors, recessed lighting and large front window. The nicely laid-out kitchen features white quartz countertops with porcelain tile backsplash with sea glass subway tile inlay, Shaker-style cabinets and a stainless steel appliance package including Frigidaire Gallery five-burner range and Samsung French door refrigerator and bottom-drawer freezer. Don’t miss the bonus living space in the finished basement, where the addition of a half bath makes it work for a guest space. There is extra storage space as well to keep bulky seasonal items out of sight. On the second floor, the master bedroom at the front of the house has a lovely bay window, new carpet that continues throughout this level and good closet space. The other two bedrooms are similar in size and have nice original five-panel doors; the rear bedroom has dual closets. There’s a hall bath with porcelain tile flooring and shower surround with a pretty sea glass tile inlay, deep soaking tub and dark wood vanity. The rear yard has plenty of space for a grill and patio set and maybe even a fire pit for the colder months. In additional to all the lovely finishes, the home also has completely new mechanicals and all new windows. This fabulous house is in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers, and just a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • 3bd/1.5ba
  • $139,000 – SOLD
  • 1,360 sq ft

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5823 Pine St – SOLD

Not all flips are created equal, as this super-charming home proves. The definition of move-in ready, this house offers all the modern comforts like an updated kitchen, finished basement, recessed lighting and all new mechanicals while maintaining its West Philly charm with original hardwood floors, turned staircase, round bay window and classic front porch. The vestibule, with original doors, wainscoting and unique parquet flooring, opens into the large living room with leaded glass window and oak floors with decorative inlay. A separate dining room with original built-in corner cabinet is accessed through a wide archway, making it feel less formal, and flows directly into the open kitchen with granite countertops and breakfast bar; Pioneer cabinets with crown molding; stainless steel appliances, including a five-burner Frigidaire range; oversize undermount stainless steel sink; and a one-of-a-kind backsplash with a mix of porcelain, stone and sea glass tile. Just off the kitchen is a sweet little half bath and access to the finished basement with porcelain tile floors, a laundry closet and extra storage space at the front. The second floor features four sunny bedrooms; the two in the middle are smaller but both decently sized and with good closets and brand-new carpet, while the front bedroom has hardwood floors, a bay window, large closet with storage space above and an additional corner closet. The rear bedroom, only slightly smaller than the master, has carpet and dual closets and benefits from windows on two walls. The stylish hall bath has a skylight, large white vanity with drawer storage, and a deep soaking tub with full-wall porcelain and sea glass tile surround. This fabulous home has great outdoor space and is on a quiet block convenient to schools, SEPTA, the Free Library, shopping centers and Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • $159,900 – SOLD
  • 4bd/1.5ba
  • 1,558 sq ft

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5837 Osage Ave – SOLD

Style and function intersect perfectly in this one-of-a-kind Cobbs Creek home that comes complete with a 10-year tax abatement (pending approval). This high-quality renovation makes luxury affordable with all-new everything from the floors to the roof, the custom iron railings to the HVAC, the plumbing and wiring to the windows and doors. The way-above-builder-grade finishes include designer light fixtures, high-end appliances, custom tilework and hardwired speakers. The first floor is completely open and has an airy contemporary vibe with Delaware Bay driftwood floors and recessed lighting all the way through, a designated dining area and a minimalist-glam kitchen with breakfast bar and striking pendant lights. Featuring sleek white flat-front cabinetry with contrasting black granite countertops; stainless steel appliances including a double wall oven, gas cooktop with dramatic stainless steel hood, and Frigidaire dishwasher and refrigerator; and stainless steel undermount sink with pro-style gooseneck faucet, the kitchen is this home’s striking centerpiece whether you’re cooking a holiday dinner or warming up takeout. The second floor has tasteful gray carpet throughout, three nice-sized bedrooms with notably high ceilings and good closet space—with a bay window in the large front master and a cool painted exposed brick accent wall in the rear. The bathroom continues the breezy vibe with wood grain tile flooring, stylish contemporary vanity and crisp white oversized textured porcelain tile shower surround. The finished basement provides great additional living space and a half bath. This fabulous house is in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers, and just a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink.

  • $124,900 – SOLD
  • 3beds/1.5baths
  • 1,415 sq ft

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5806 Spruce St – SOLD

The best houses are the ones that have been lovingly cared for by their owners for a long time, and the pride of ownership of this Cobbs Creek gem goes all the way back to 1953. The beautifully maintained home combines its charming original details, like hardwood floors, doors and woodwork, with just the right upgrades, including a just-renovated kitchen and bathroom and replacement windows throughout. The large front porch offers plenty of space for a patio set, bike storage, planter garden or all of the above and leads to a vestibule with original wainscoting. The spacious living room showcases oak floors with decorative inlay, a pretty turned staircase and a decorative fireplace and leads into the formal dining room. From there enter into a separate breakfast area, a popular setup since it allows for an extra ‘flex’ space, leading to the compact but smartly designed kitchen featuring granite countertops, large stainless steel undermount sink with gooseneck faucet and new J&K maple cabinetry with crown molding. A new backdoor with integrated window shade leads into a small mudroom/pantry area and out to the good-sized paved yard with small inset planting bed. Upstairs you’ll find a large front bedroom with bay window, a bright rear bedroom with a beautiful original built-in armoire with mirrored doors, and two good-sized middle bedrooms. The stylish bathroom features a pretty vanity with great storage and ceramic tile flooring and shower surround with mosaic glass tile inlay. The large unfinished basement has laundry and lots of room for storage and houses a newer heater and brand-new Pex plumbing system. This great house is in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center and shopping centers, and just a few blocks from Cobbs Creek Park, with its bike/hiking trails, baseball, basketball, ice skating rink and other activities.

  • $SOLD: 90,000
  • 4 beds/1 bath
  • 1,424 sq ft

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