Listed for $1.2 Million: Remodeled Bauhaus Home in Rittenhouse

It was updated again within this last year to be a smart house.

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If ever there was a home that genuinely warranted the adjective “unique,” this is it. It may not seem that way at first glance, to be sure, but to look at this Rittenhouse abode is really to see the passage of time.

Built in the mid-nineteenth century, the home likely appeared as its preserved neighbors do now. The early 1950s, however, brought with it a wave of change: it’s at that time that its then-owners had it re-designed in the Bauhaus style. You can still see elements of this in its grey granite brick façade, although its current owner tells us it was updated again within this last year to be a smart house.

An intercom system, ceiling fans, hardwood floors, and security system are among its newer features, while outdoor details consist of a back courtyard with a Japanese maple tree and a balcony on the second floor. Bedrooms offer built-in California closets and the third level encompasses a laundry room with built-in shelves and drawers. (Note: Additional washer/dryer are in the basement.) Kitchen and bathroom work was done by Teknika Design Group.

Beds: 3
Baths: 2 full, 1 half
Square feet: 1,780
Price: $1.2 million

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Listing: 316 S Smedley St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 [Coldwell Banker Preferred-Federico Team]