First-Time Find: Contemporary Glam in Fairmount for $282.5K

With a first-rate kitchen and fabulous building amenities, this apartment is great for a young homebuyer.

2601 Pennsylvania Ave. #626, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130 | TREND images via Keller Williams Realty

You want it all — and we totally understand. You want to entertain and live a life of luxury, but as a first-time buyer, breaking the bank isn’t in the cards. A budget can make for boring prospects. But fear not. Check out this sensible, stylish and smart space situated in the Art Museum area.

A contemporary unit in the newly renovated 2601 Parkway Condominiums, this pet-friendly pad is loaded with amenities. The building provides 24-hour concierge service, on-site management, a fully stocked gym, complimentary garage parking, secure entry, bike storage, a spacious community room with a large screen TV (and free Wi-Fi!) and a shuttle service to Center City. If you’re searching for easy upkeep and suburban convenience with a city address, this building seems like a suitable solution.

The gorgeous kitchen makes this apartment an even better deal. The room showcases a gas cooktop, Corian countertops, a glass backsplash, wall ovens, gorgeous cabinetry and an open floor plan that connects to the living room. Entertaining in this space is a breeze; whip up a delicious meal and easily host guests.

An equally sleek bathroom features a tiled bath and glass stall shower with rainfall shower head. Both bedrooms come with designer lighting, large closets and organization systems.

But the perks don’t stop here. The unit additionally houses a Bosch washer and dryer.

Need another reason to take a good look at this stellar first-time find? You will be just up the street from Whole Foods and around the corner from Boat House Row, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the lively–and young–scene around Fairmount Avenue.





SALE PRICE: $282,500

OTHER STUFF: While the sale price is attractive, the condo fee is pretty stiff: $660 per month. But it does cover all those nice community amenities described above.

2601 Pennsylvania Ave. #626, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130 [Antonio Atacan | Keller Williams Realty]