First-Time Find

First-Time Find: Industrial Loft in Old Kensington for $300K

Exposed brick, beamed wood ceilings and hardwood floors give this condo a warm yet cool personality.

1524 N. Hancock St. #304, Philadelphia, Pa. 19122 | TREND images via Coldwell Banker Preferred

This loft has bricks, beams and beauty. With its industrial interior, beamed ceilings, hardwood floor and steel accents, this space in a former steel factory in Old Kensington is at once warm and cool, effortlessly exuding unique personality. If you’re single or simply looking to settle down with your significant other, this apartment is a bargain buy for those looking to get a foothold on city life. There are few better places to do it than this lively, up-and-coming neighborhood that’s rapidly filling with young people, new restaurants and shops.

The open floor plan is conducive to entertaining friends and family. Stainless steel appliances, indicative of the repurposed factory building, are up-to-date. The kitchen additionally features classic pendant lights, an island suitable for seating four people and natural stone countertops. Hardwood floors unify the main room, and you can easily carve out guest quarters or a home office in the L-shaped space.

The sizable bedroom is overwhelmingly pleasing with an automatic accent wall courtesy of the exposed brick. An expansive window overlooks a quiet alley, providing privacy and seclusion while simultaneously making the space feel open, airy and peaceful. Stroll under the charming brick archway and enter your personal spa oasis complete with an alcove suitable for a linen closet. The stone tile bathroom embodies serenity. This soothing home was made for de-stressing!

The home also comes with laundry facilities and enclosed parking for one car.

THE FINE PRINT

BEDS: 1

BATHS: 1

SQUARE FEET: 1,002

SALE PRICE: $300,000

OTHER STUFF: The $208 per month HOA fee covers common area, exterior and pier/dock maintenance, snow and trash removal and water service.



1524 N. Hancock St. #304, Philadelphia, Pa. 19122 [Jeanne Whipple | Coldwell Banker Preferred]