Welcome to an impressive historic estate that offers a rare opportunity for a unique Philadelphia property. This magnificent property showcases the Strittmatter Mansion, the first private hospital in Philadelphia, established in 1887 by Dr. Isidor P. Strittmatter. It combines meticulous craftsmanship, exquisite millwork, and impressive architectural detail.
The main house, over 6,000 square feet, features six bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Built in 1885, this timeless estate is situated on a 35' wide lot and seamlessly blends original architectural elements with modern amenities to create a truly exceptional living experience.
The wonderful double doors lead into the inviting vestibule, then to the grand foyer with soaring 12+ ft ceilings. Adorned with custom woodwork, Lincrusta walls (pressed leather), and intricate crown molding, this space exudes elegance and charm. A convenient half bath awaits just beyond.
To the left of the foyer, discover the expansive ballroom featuring a stunning marble fireplace. Through a beautifully handcrafted panel wall, the living room gracefully transitions into the "Cupola Room." A fully restored stained glass skylight, another fireplace, a wet bar, and French doors open to the sprawling and enchanted garden.
On the right side of the foyer is a room for flex space or perhaps an office with a coat closet. Continuing the corridor is the formal dining room, showcasing an original fireplace with a timeless mantle and more.
For culinary enthusiasts, the chef's kitchen is a dream come true. This space combines functionality with exquisite design and features a marble farmhouse sink and countertops, handcrafted custom cabinetry, a La Canche stove, a built-in Subzero refrigerator, and a Bosch dishwasher; this space seamlessly combines functionality with exquisite design. An eat-in breakfast area, and an additional butler's kitchen, equipped with a second refrigerator, dishwasher, and sink, offer convenience and ample storage. Access to the garden is also provided through the butler's kitchen.
A temperature-controlled wine cellar in the basement accommodates over 200 bottles.
On the second level, the main suite awaits. Complete with a dedicated custom closet/dressing room and a newly renovated bath featuring a luxurious Italian shower. An additional bedroom on this level, currently utilized as a home gym, provides flexibility and convenience. Finally, a large entertainment room and an office/bonus room are in the rear wing above the kitchen.
The third floor has two bedrooms, two large room custom closets/dressing rooms, a library, and a full bath with heated floors. In the rear wing of this level, another large entertainment room and a laundry room.
The fourth floor offers endless possibilities to configure the space as a spacious open area or divide it into four separate rooms using custom-crafted solid wood sliding doors with steel hardware. The bathroom on this floor, situated above the laundry, is newly renovated and boasts modern luxury, featuring an impressive shower and a dual vanity.
Accessible parking for your guests is available across the street at the Community parking lot.