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Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19148 United States of America

Listing # 138793

Rates From USD 3000 Monthly
Academic Pending
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Last Updated: Friday, July 24, 2020

Large family home on one of South Philly's most beautiful and festive blocks

Located on South 13th St in Passyunk Square, this home offers an incredible sense of community in a prime location. Walking distance to world-class restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, parks, library, post office, grocery stores, pharmacies, etc. One block to the subway means easy access to center city and all universities, hospitals, and sports stadiums including Penn, Drexel, Temple, and Jefferson. For families with young children, you're within the coveted Andrew Jackson elementary/middle school catchment and there are several great daycare and pre-school options within the neighborhood. It's also a unique opportunity to be part of quintessential South Philly neighborhood festivities, such as 13th Street's winter light show and Halloween block party. This block is full of amazing neighbors who know how to celebrate!

This fully furnished 2200 sq ft home has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a finished basement, deck, and backyard patio. Living room has beautiful oak floors, high ceilings, and a cozy gas fireplace. Separate dining room is great for family meals and dinner parties. (Stokke high chairs are available for young kids). Modern kitchen is well equipped with Nespresso machine, juicer, Kitchen Aid Mixer and much more. Kitchen annex with extra cabinets and a huge pantry leads to a tranquil backyard with gas grill. Finished basement includes elliptical machine, 2 twin beds, full bath, and washer dryer. Great open space that can be used for hosting guests or as a workout and play room. Original oak staircase leads to 3 spacious bedrooms and a full, tiled bath with tub/shower. Rear room is currently used as an office, but can easily be converted for bedroom use if preferred. It's a perfect writing retreat with built-in desk and bookshelves, as well as access to a spacious, sunny deck. The front and middle rooms are currently used as kids' rooms but can be adapted to your needs. Currently configured with a crib, toddler bed, and double bed. All have tons of dresser and closet space. The 3rd floor is the Master Suite, with french doors, custom-built closets and shelves, tons of dresser storage, and a beautiful bathroom with tiled shower and double sink vanity.

1-year non-renewable lease. Available July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022.

Pets are welcome with additional deposit. This is a very pet-friendly
neighborhood with a newly renovated community dog park opening soon!

Owner pays water/sewer. Tenant pays all other utilities.

Biweekly cleaning available with trusted, family owned-cleaning business.

Home has central air-conditioning and is wired for Verizon FIOS internet/cable.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
2200 Sq. Feet
Suited for
6 people
Property Type


Available from Thursday, July 1, 2021 until Thursday, June 30, 2022
Minimum Stay
1 year(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Philadelphia
Postal Code - State or Province 19148 PA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords East Passyunk, Passyunk Square, South Philadelphia,
Closest University University of Pennsylvania
University nearby Temple, Drexel, Jefferson, Philadelphia University, University of the Arts

Home Exchange:

We are open to a home swap with any destination!

Preferred Exchange Destination(s) and timing:

Destination 1: San Diego
San Diego

State or Province
United States of America

Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Thursday, July 1, 2021 until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Destination 2: Santa Fe
Santa Fe

State or Province
United States of America

Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Thursday, July 1, 2021 until Thursday, June 30, 2022

Rental Price:

USD 3000 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Off Campus
  • Writing or Country Retreat


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:


About Member

Academic Pending Confirmation Academic Faculty or Staff (Universities, Research Institutes, and Museums)
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Member Since Oct 2 2019
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About Me
I'm an anthropologist by training. My research focuses on the intersection of new media and contemporary social movements. I believe in the importance of engaged scholarship that leads to tangible action in the world, and to that end, I'm a co-founder of the Media Mobilizing Project (MMP) based in Philadelphia, PA. MMP is an award-winning organization that aims to use new media and communications to build a movement of poor and working people, united across color lines.


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