5643 Hazel Ave – SOLD

Here’s another stunner from Mahari Yared Design featuring a European sensibility, eco-friendly appliances and fixtures, and straight-up smart design. On a quiet one-way block, this sweet porchfront home has taken a complete 180 from its original state. Behind that signature green door you’ll find clean modern lines, a bright open floorplan, central air, new mechanicals and a new roof to literally top it off. Dotted throughout are extra touches of luxury and customization like the Zuo cement pendant kitchen lights, Nest thermostat, Ring doorbell and salvaged wood wall accent in the living room. The L-shaped kitchen is a lesson in efficiency with its black flat-front cabinets made from recycled materials, LG stainless steel Energy Star appliance package, undermount stainless steel sink utilizing valuable corner space, and Haier combination washer/dryer. Upstairs there are three sunny bedrooms—each with its own charming touch such as bay windows or deep closets—and an easy-breezy, almost beachy vibe. The bathroom is a minimalist’s dream, with clean white subway tile tub surround, waterfall-style vanity, wood-grain tile floors and black and silver hex tile accent bench. The back patio is a nice size for outdoor entertaining and has a side nook for bike and trash storage. Enjoy high-end design without breaking the bank in a convenient location near schools, SEPTA, Morris Rec Center, the Free Library and shopping centers. This fabulous home is a stone’s throw from Cobbs Creek Park, with its biking and hiking trails, baseball, basketball and ice skating rink. The 10-year tax abatement approval is pending.

  • $155,000 – SOLD
  • 3b/1ba
  • 1,020 sq ft
  • 10yr tax abatement pending approval

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5828 Cedar Ave – SOLD

One of our favorite developers has done it again, marrying modern must-haves with original charm in this latest Cobbs Creek renovation. This classic porchfront features an open floor plan on the main level, high ceilings with recessed lighting, new hardwood floors, a large dining room and a stylish contemporary kitchen to satisfy your inner chef. Featuring stainless steel appliances, pale quartz countertops with corner undermount sink, cool gray-hued Shaker-style cabinets, a pretty mosaic tile backsplash and built-in shelves for additional pantry storage, the kitchen offers access to the rear yard with plenty of space for both gardening and grilling. The second floor features new plush carpet and an updated bathroom with skylight and a crisp white-and-gray color palette, including porcelain tile tub surround with mosaic inlay. The large master bedroom features a nice bay window overlooking the front yard; there are two more similar sized bedrooms plus a bonus den, office or walk-in closet. The basement, with a bonus half bath, is a totally usable space for more than just storage—workshop, perhaps? This beautiful renovation makes a great starter home and the generous square footage lends itself to creative use of space, so get that Pinterest account ready. 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.

  • $145,000 – SOLD
  • 3bd/1.5ba
  • 1,314 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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5138 Webster St – SOLD

This beautifully renovated home has everything a buyer could ask for: great location, modern upgrades and quality construction with attention to detail and personal touches that are the hallmark of Air Tight Construction. The first floor is bright and airy with oak floors throughout, recessed lighting and a white exposed brick wall to add the right amount of character. The open kitchen has neutral porcelain tile floors that blend nicely with the hardwood; Coline cabinetry with crown molding; granite countertops; stainless steel appliances, including a French door Samsung refrigerator with bottom-drawer freezer and five-burner slide-in GE range with Broan hood; a deep undermount stainless steel sink; and plenty of room for a breakfast table, additional prep space or a bar. Don’t miss the built-in granite shelves, perfect for displaying cookbooks or serving pieces—a nice example of preserving the home’s original detail. The kitchen leads out to the rear patio, which offers enough space for a grill and testing your green thumb with a container garden. The first thing you notice when heading to the second floor, also with hardwood floors throughout, is the striking Edison bulb light fixture in the hallway—no mere builder-grade fixtures here! The master bedroom with sunny bay window has a nice deep closet as well as an original built-in armoire with mirrored doors. The other two bedrooms are similar in size, the rear with good closet space and the middle with a nook overlooking the breezeway that would nicely fit a desk or vanity. The bathroom features a white quilted subway tile wall and shower surround with pretty stone and glass accent and a large vanity offering plenty of storage. The large finished basement has its own full bath with ceramic tile floors and walk-in shower with metallic tile inlay. This classic porchfront rowhome is just one block north of Baltimore Ave with neighborhood faves like Dock Street Brewery, Cedar Park (home of the city’s best summer jazz series), Satellite Coffee, VIX Emporium, Amari’s, Taco Angeleno, Cedar Park Café and more within just a few blocks.

  • $199,900 – SOLD
  • 3beds/2baths
  • 1,800 sq ft

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5214 Osage Ave

This nicely renovated porchfront rowhome is in a great West Philly location. On a quiet, tree-lined street abutting Malcolm X Park, this house is a great option for anyone who’s tired of yearly rent increases. The original details were maintained, like the hardwood floors, banister and doors, while opening up the living spaces for a more practical layout and including all the essential upgrades to a quality rehab, like a new roof, new windows, new plumbing, electrical, heating and central air. The first floor has a bright living room with original hardwood floors that continue into the dining area with a pretty turned staircase and cute corner closet. The brand-new kitchen has clean white Shaker-style cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, undermount stainless steel sink with gooseneck faucet, crisp white subway tile backsplash and ceramic tile flooring. Beyond the kitchen is a tiled laundry room, which leads to the decent-size rear patio. Upstairs, instead of squeezing in three bedrooms with one barely big enough for a futon, the seller expanded the front bedroom into a true master suite that includes a dressing area with large closet, exposed brick accent wall and a frosted glass door leading to the private bathroom with black-and-white tile floors and shower with oversized subway tile surround. The rear bedroom is also nicely sized, with a deep closet and three large windows. The hall bath has the same classic black-and-white tile scheme, only with a bathtub. The basement has good standing height and plenty of room for extra storage. This home is convenient to the 52nd St commercial strip and just a few blocks from the 34 trolley line, Cedar Park, Dock Street, Amari’s, Vix Emporium, Taco Angeleno and everything Baltimore Ave has to offer.

  • $150,000
  • 2bd/2ba
  • 1,140 sq ft

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5236 Walton Ave – SOLD

Be the envy of your Pinterest followers as the new owner of this classic West Philly porchfront twin, which combines unique updates with vintage character. With recently refinished hardwood floors throughout, original details in every room, and quirky custom touches, this house is perfect for someone who doesn’t want to do work but isn’t interested in a cookie-cutter renovation. Enter through the original vestibule with gorgeous wood wainscoting and original tile floor into a large living room with high coffered ceilings, crown molding, stained glass and a beautiful mantel with intact original tile. The living room leads to a generously sized dining room complete with a pocket door, wall sconces and a unique built-in cabinet. The Euro-inspired eat-in kitchen features crisp white base cabinets, open upper shelving, butcher block countertops, stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile flooring and a custom-built sawmill-style island. The half bath off the kitchen is lined floor-to-ceiling with reclaimed wood and has the cutest little window. The fenced-in back yard has plenty of space for both grilling and gardening. A pretty turned staircase leads to the second floor, with a large back bedroom with original built-in armoire and crown molding, and an attached bedroom that would function perfectly as a home office, nursery or dressing room. The large front bedroom has a bay window, original mantel and a pocket door. The nice-sized fourth bedroom has a transom window and recessed wall storage. The bathroom combines classic hexagon floor tile and pedestal sink with reclaimed wood wainscoting and an industrial-cool aluminum tub surround. This quiet little block of Walton Ave is right off Baltimore Ave and is convenient to the 52nd St strip as well as Cedar and Malcolm X parks.

  • $209,900
  • 4beds/1.5baths
  • 1920 sq ft

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