New Old Kensington Listing! 1221 N. 2nd St. Offered at $450,000

January 16, 2019 | by Brooke Willmes

This huge property is zoned RM1 and while prior to current ownership was used as a triplex, it can legally be broken into a quadraplex without a variance. Walk in through an entryway with original stained glass and tile. The spacious front living room has a gorgeous wooden staircase that winds all the way up to the fifth landing. Past the staircase is a dining area with hardwood floors and at the back of the home is an ample kitchen with a gas range, oak cabinetry and a half bath. A patio area rounds out the first floor with plenty of space for entertaining. On the second landing there are two bedrooms and a full bathroom, with a private toilet. On the third landing is an office and a bedroom with ample space for a walk-in closet. On the fourth landing is a huge unfinished studio space with 24 skylight windows that allow for tons of natural light. On the fifth floor are three addtitional bedrooms one with a non-functional fireplace and a skylight and one with original built-in bookshelves. Located just steps from the Piazza @ Schmidt~s Commons, a new park being built right across the street, and a few blocks from the Market Frankford Line, and all the shops and restaurants that the Frankford Ave. corridor in Fishtown has to offer. New developments and new construction surround the area. Come in with a new vision for the property or use the great existing structure for a truly unique income producing investment.


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