2550 Gillingham St. Philadelphia, PA 19137 2550 Gillingham St. Philadelphia, PA 19137
Welcome to Bridesburg! 2550 Gillingham stands out as one of the most unique properties in the Neighborhood. Located on an incredibly quiet side street, this 3 bed 1.5 bath, twin-detached home features off-street 3-car parking, a highly desirable large rear garage (with additional second floor storage), porch-front, covered rear deck (with fan), and a backyard area. Enter off the large front porch into the spacious living room adorned with high ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors with wood inlay, crown molding and fresh coats of paint. The living-room gives way the dining room which features a blend of contemporary and farmhouse styles with crown-molding, hardwood floors, pine ceilings, wood trim, and a hand-built kitchen pass-through with built-in wine rack. An eat-in kitchen boasts enough space for hosting a dinner and features a tremendous amount of counter and cabinet space with pine ceiling, recessed lighting (with a separate fan receptacle) and two large windows for tons of natural light. The basement door, originally in the kitchen, has been moved to the dining room to allow for additional space in the kitchen (unique to this home). On your way down the basement, take in all of the areas built in for additional storage (you’ll never have an issue with storage in this home). The basement is finished and a perfect display of additional living space featuring chair-rail, wains-coating, a half bathroom, separate rooms and closets for even more storage, and an elevated platform for washer and dryer. The back of the home showcases features unique to this home. Off the back of the home is a large, covered deck with overhead fan and built with a “trap-door” access pull up to allow for under deck storage and access to the bilco doors into the basement. A bit of landscaping and lawn are perfect for BBQ’s or a spot for your animals to roam. Another key feature is a detached garage perfect for small cars, motorcycles, lawn equipment, storage, and even features pull-down stairs for a second level. The upper-level of the home features an updated bathroom, 3 generous sized bedrooms (highlighted by the large main bedroom with custom radiator covers) and a huge hand-built linen closet. The pride in ownership is on full display in each room of this home. Where else will you find parking, a garage and a beautiful home all in one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods? Schedule your showing today.