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Beautiful shared historic home in Old City Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Rates from USD $4895 | Monthly

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home | House Sitting Requested
Available Dates:
From December 15, 2024 until August 31, 2026


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.




1,200 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From December 15, 2024 until August 31, 2026

Minimum Stay

6 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: HOA requires 6 month. Flexible start. Continuous mo to mo extension after first 6 months can be negotiated.


Apartment or Condo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Closest University

Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania

Nearby Universities
Temple, Drexel, Drexel School of Medicine, University of the Arts, Thomas Jefferson, | University of Pennsylvania: College of Liberal and Professional Studies | University of Pennsylvania | Wharton MBA Program | Wharton Executive Education

Historic Old City Downtown

Nearby Cities


Comments: Historic, Old City, Riverside, City Center, Washington Square, Elfreth's Alley, Franklin Square

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $4895 Monthly | Negotiable

Utilities are included

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: Incl utilities; High-speed WiFI internet & cable 4KTV/Media; Secure bldg w/package receiving; Off-street parking; Walking Score 99


The home is not suitable for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with plants or garden

Comments: respectful, clean habits required





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Temperature Control

Air Conditioning


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Comments: limited basement level storage; locked bike area


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