Trinity Tuesday: A Little Something Extra in Bella Vista for $360K

Three bedrooms! 1,287 square feet! This is one of those rare expanded trinities that's bigger than the street it's on (which is very intimate indeed).

913 S. Darien St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19147 | TREND images via Houwzer

Here’s an interesting paradox: A trinity big enough to accommodate a couple with a young child on a street so small that you may have a harder time getting your mattress into the front door than up those spiral stairs.

That little street gives this expanded trinity and its neighbors a tranquil environment thanks to its intimacy. And the trinity gives you a lot of comfort in a package that combines contemporary style with touches of traditional decor.

Natural light floods the living room upon entry. Beyond it is the eat-in kitchen, whose modern design features recessed lighting, a standard-sized, 36-inch range, a newer dishwasher and a built-in microwave along with plenty of pantry and storage space. Take the spiral staircase up to floor two and come face-to-face with a large bedroom, bathroom and laundry room. On the top floor are two more bedrooms with plenty of closet space. Need more storage? This home has a full unfinished basement for that. The rear patio is big enough to fit a grill in.

A 1984 rebuild gave this home up-to-date guts, from the roof to the electrical system, along with energy-saving ceiling fans in every room. It also has new central air conditioning and a new water heater.

In addition to being spacious for a trinity, this home has a location that can’t be beat: you’re right around the corner from the food lover’s paradise that is the Italian Market and steps away from popular eateries like Sabrina’s Café. South Street is a short walk away, and there’s easy transit connections to Center City and points beyond. As it’s on a secluded pedestrian lane, convenient street parking is a non-starter, but do you really need to hang on to that car living here?






SALE PRICE: $360,000

913 S. Darien St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19147 [Houwzer Team]

Samantha Holender contributed to this post.