Home for Rent or House to Share

Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19106 United States of America

Listing # 134131

Rates From USD 1250 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Beautiful shared historic home in Old City Philadelphia

Shared brightly-lit furnished condo, with your own private room and bath, includes a well-designed open kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances. There is an in-unit washer/dryer and a large comfortable living room. Tons of exposed brick and original wide plank pine flooring preserved from the homes warehouse origins. Two sets of superior double paned windows ensure peace and quiet with glorious views of the Delaware river holiday fireworks. This very sunny condo faces east with views of Penn’s Landing Waterfront, and the Ben Franklin bridge in beautiful historic Old City, Philadelphia, PA.

The home resides on treelined streets near fine independent shops, restaurants, galleries, theaters, museums, and numerous cafes. It is close to universities, research hospitals, and numerous historic sites. Perfect for writers needing a quiet space to complete hundreds of pages of work, for an artist to gain inspiration, or for the extrovert to venture out and find a dynamic community. Lace up your sneakers and take a jog along the riverfront parkway if you wish. By car, easily cross the bridge to Rutgers in Camden, New Jersey! Walk along cobblestone streets to the Liberty Bell or South Street. Or, perhaps you might prefer to bike for cheese at the Italian Market. The central location of this beautiful condo is idea and the neighborhood is Rated 'A' for safety by local authorities!!

Both easy & practical, access to public transportation is around the corner but with a WalkScore of 97 it is truly a walker's paradise! No car is needed but car sharing services from ZipCar and RelayRides are nearby and the train station is 5 minutes away when longer trips occur. Rideshare services like Lyft are abundant throughout the city. The this City of Love has great great food, drink, and live music. Several off-leash dog parks are within easy walking distance. You can take your own best friend or go play with the furry neighbors.

Rent includes: Fully furnished; all utilities; fiber-optic high-speed WIFI internet; cable with 4K TV multi-media center with monthly cleaning services and secure lobby with package receiving area. Pet fees extra.

You (and any well-behaved canine-companion you might bring along) will be sharing the home with a cosmopolitan, extremely well-travelled, and friendly housemate. Multi-lingual speakers welcome! No smoking. 3 References required. 6 months minimum. Longer lease negotiable.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1200 Sq. Feet
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Sunday, August 30, 2020 until Monday, August 30, 2021
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
longer lease negotiable after first 6 months
*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 19106 PA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Historic, Old City, Riverside, City Center, Washington Square, Elfreth's Alley, Franklin Square
Closest University Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania
University nearby Temple, Drexel, Drexel School of Medicine, University of the Arts, Thomas Jefferson,

Rental Price:

USD 1250 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
includes utilities; High-speed WiFI internet and cable 4KTV/Media
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • Security System or Doorman
  • TV
  • Garden
  • Other: limited basement level storage; locked bike area


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Care for Plants
Housesitting Comments
respectful, clean habits required

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