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233 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19106


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Condo / Townhouse
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Full Baths
  • 1 Partial Bath
  • 3,050 Sq. Ft.
  • 1 Car Garage
233 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 View this property at 233 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
233 Delancey St Philadelphia PA 19106

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Joseph Wetherill House (c. 1800-10). One of the most intact Federal homes in Philadelphia. Perfectly-sized, historically significant home with spacious brick patio & garden and 1-car on-site deeded PARKING. Beautifully updated and maintained, with incredible Historic character and detail throughout. All on one of the nation's most beautiful and desirable Historic tree-lined, cobblestone blocks. 5 bedrooms, family room, 2.5 baths. High ceilings, wood burning fireplaces with 4 rare, historically significant Wellford mantelpieces (Very valuable on their own). With perfect proportions and a wonderful layout, this home served as a long-time home for a family of 5, yet it is not oversized and it also presents a flexible layout to meet
many needs and family stages and sizes. Second Floor Master Suite. Original Random Width Pine Floors throughout (Wetherill owned a lumberyard that supplied lumber to for the building of Independence Hall). Pennsylvania Bluestone fireplace surrounds (this stone also used in Independence Hall). Original chair rails, wainscoting, and crown moldings throughout. Original staircase with 4-story mahogany handrail. Bright eat-in kitchen with big windows overlooking the beautiful landscaped patio. Tremendous light from big south-facing windows. Lovely light fixtures. Superb closets and storage throughout. The deeded parking spot is immediately outside your patio door--in a secure lot (Spaces in this lot are virtually never available, and are almost considered priceless!). The ideal Philadelphia location, on a Historic cobblestone block with mature trees. Within blocks of Headhouse Farmers Market, the best restaurants, shopping, supermarkets, Ritz Theaters, Three Bears Park, and all that Center City has to offer. 98 Walkscore. And all on a prime block in one of the best neighborhoods anywhere! The PARKING, literally 10 steps from your garden door offers unparalleled convenience. Just a special, Important home. Note-Robert Wellford is the most well-known makers of American composition ornament. These 4 mantles have been appraised at well over $100,000. This home was designated to the original Philadelphia Historic Register in 1957. Listed Sq. Footage from 2015 floor plan survey.

Full Property Details for 233 Delancey St

  • Sold For: $1,485,000
  • Taxes: $12,938 (2016)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Condo /Townhouse
  • MLS ID: 6559757
  • Added: 941 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 233 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sold at $1,485,000 on 3/4/16
  • Reduced to $1,625,000 on 10/6/15
  • Listed at $1,700,000 on 4/24/15


  • Interior Features: Security System, Skylight(s), High Ceilings (9 Feet or More)
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number of Fireplaces: 3



  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Partial Bathrooms: 1


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedroom 1: Upper 1

Additional Information

  • Pool Description: No Pool


  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 1
  • Garage Description: Garage Door Opener


  • Area: 19106
  • Subdivision: Society Hill

School Information

  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Elementary School: MC CALL GEN GEORGE

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central Air Conditioning
  • Heating Type: Gas


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Other
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full
  • Square Feet: 3,050
  • Year Built: 1811

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.03
  • Lot Dimensions: 17 x 80
  • Lot Description: Rear Yard

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $12,938
  • Tax Year: 2016

Listed by BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Sold by BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel

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233 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (MLS# 6559757) is a Condo / Townhouse property that was sold at $1,485,000 on March 04, 2016. Want to learn more about 233 Delancey St? Do you have questions about finding other Condo / Townhouse real estate for sale in Society Hill? You can browse all Society Hill real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.

Listed by BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Sold by BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel

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