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243 S 57th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Townhouse
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Full Bath
  • 1 Partial Bath
  • 1,320 Sq. Ft.
243 S 57th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139View this property at 243 S 57th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139
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Tasteful renovation, combining new finishes with charming original character in Eastern Cobbs Creek. High End Luxury Vinyl flooring welcomes you, and an open concept floor plan ensures the togetherness of home. Original decorative glass insets are a gentle nod to the past. A magnificent bleached granite island is a kitchen oasis, where friends and relatives will gather to laugh and share special moments. Complete with stainless steel appliances, the utility of the space matches its beauty. A first floor powder is nestled in the rear of the first floor. There is plenty of backyard space for barbeques or raised bed planters. In true Philadelphia style, sit on the front porch on a warm summer day, and watch the world pass by. Natural
light abounds through newly updated windows. On days where you choose not to use the central air system, you can open the windows and turn on the ceiling fans to get that breath of fresh air. Ascending to the second floor, a modern barn door adds a stylish flair upon entering the master bath, graced with a ceramic tile shower enclosure and lovely natural stone grained flooring. The property has a walk score of 89, and a bike score of 81. Public transportation abounds, as well as proximity to Laura Sims Skatehouse,Cobbs Creek Park, supermarkets and other shopping. Also within the boundaries of the PHOS Closing Cost Reduction Program.

Full Property Detailsfor 243 S 57th Street


  • Sold For: $179,900
  • Taxes: $582 (2017)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Townhouse
  • MLS ID: 1000136424
  • Added: 131 day(s) ago


  • Includes: Land Only


  • Number of Rooms: 7
  • Rooms/Areas: Living Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Bedroom 1
  • Interior Features: Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Fireplace(s): Non-Functioning
  • Flooring: Vinyl, Marble



  • Total Bathrooms: 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Half Bathrooms: 1


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Master Bedroom: Master Bedroom, Upper 1
  • Master Bedroom 2: Master Bedroom, Unspecified
  • Bedroom 1: Bedroom 1, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: Bedroom 2, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3: Bedroom 3, Upper 1

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: Living Room, Upper 1
  • Kitchen: Kitchen - Kitchen - Electric Cooking, Lower 1
  • Laundry: Basement


  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights


  • Parking Features: Street


  • Area: 19139 (19139)
  • County: Philadelphia
  • Development Name: Cobbs Creek
  • Subdivision: Cobbs Creek
  • Cross Streets: Locust
  • Driving Directions: Walnut Street turn right onto 57th
  • Direction Faces: East

School Information

  • School District: The School District Of Philadelphia

Heating & Cooling

  • Central air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating Type: Gas
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Water Heater: Natural Gas


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Architectural Info: Other
  • Structure Type: End of Row/Townhouse
  • Construction: Vinyl Siding, Stone
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full
  • Foundation: Stone, Concrete Perimeter
  • Roof: Flat
  • Square Feet: 1,320
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Assessor
  • Living Area: 1,320 Sq. Ft.
  • Finished Above Grnd: 1,320 Sq. Ft.
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Property Condition: Average+

Additional Structures

  • Other Structures: Above Grade

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.03
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 1,238
  • Lot Dimensions: 15 x 82
  • Zoning: RM1

Financial Considerations

  • Price Per Sq. Ft.: $136.29
  • Tax w/Assessment: $41,600
  • Tax Amount: $582
  • Tax Year: 2017

Disclosures and Reports

  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Lot: 140

Listed by Keller Williams Philly, Algernong Allen III
Sold by Marvin Capps Realty, Inc, Yasmeen N Lockett

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Schoolsserving 243 S 57th Street

School District:The School District Of Philadelphia
School Name
Andrew Hamilton School
5640 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19139
0.1 mi
Sayre High School
5800 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139
0.2 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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Listed by Keller Williams Philly, Algernong Allen III
Sold by Marvin Capps Realty, Inc, Yasmeen N Lockett

243 S 57th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139 (MLS# 1000136424) is a Townhouse property that was sold at $179,900 on April 05, 2018. Want to learn more about 243 S 57th Street? Do you have questions about finding other Townhouse real estate for sale in Philadelphia? You can browse all Philadelphia real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.