July 17, 2024

Rebuilt Cobbs Creek Tudor Revival Property for Sale

Rebuilt Cobbs Creek Tudor Revival Property for Sale


Rather of earning this handsome home modern-day in a garden-wide variety renovation, builders Túlio Deleon and Kevin Mathisen produced it more like itself once more.

house for sale cobbs creek tudor revival exterior front

Alternatively of putting a fashionable home inside of this handsome Tudor Revival/Craftsman exterior at 6218 Washington Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143, builders Túlio DeLeon and Kevin Mathisen allow the residence inform them how it preferred to be rebuilt. And they listened. | Photos: Túlio Deleon

You have no doubt seen hundreds of rowhouses like this Cobbs Creek Tudor Revival residence for sale get built more than in neighborhoods all around the city.

Typically, what the makeovers do is turn these properties into versions on the open-system present day dwelling in a common shell. That renovated rowhouse in Ogontz I featured back in February is a great case in point of that phenomenon.

Developers Túlio Deleon of Santuario PHL and Kevin Mathisen of Catalyst Builders selected not to go down that path. As a substitute, they renovated this residence in a manner that respects and builds upon its unique character, which combines elements of Tudor and Craftsman design and style.

The most important ground, for instance, even now consists of an enclosed solar porch and 3 unique rooms: A living home. a dining room and a kitchen area.

house for sale cobbs creek tudor revival sun porch

Solar porch

The sun porch got a beamed ceiling in the makeover.

house for sale cobbs creek tudor revival living room

Living home

And the living room’s brick fire obtained restored and polished to a higher gloss. Gabriel Reiss and Jackie Friscia of Retone Interior Style selected to phase this dwelling minimally in buy to enable its solid bones discuss louder.

house for sale cobbs creek tudor revival dining room

Dining area

The eating room obtained redone with a light contact, with the 1 really new factor becoming its modern twist on a common chandelier.

house for sale cobbs creek tudor revival kitchen


house for sale cobbs creek tudor revival kitchen


And a wall even now separates it from the kitchen area, which bought a far more complete makeover. The kitchen area renovation additional farmhouse-design and style cabinetry in earth tones, open wood display shelves, quartz counter tops, subway-tile backsplashes and large-conclude stainless-steel appliances.

powder/laundry room

Powder/laundry home

Guiding the kitchen, a mixture powder area and laundry home included in Art Nouveau-model wallpaper prospects to the rear porch and yard.

second-floor front bedroom

Second-floor entrance bed room

second-floor bedroom

Next-floor bed room

primary bedroom

Key bedroom

During the residence, authentic doors and hardware like the stained-glass doors main to the 2nd-floor entrance bed room obtained preserved and restored.

second-floor bathroom

Next-ground rest room

primary bathroom

Key rest room

So did the bathrooms, immediately after a vogue. The 2nd-flooring rest room completely channels the past with its clawfoot tub, although the third-flooring main toilet did get a more modern glass-enclosed shower. The tilework in equally, having said that, hews real to this house’s era of construction.



basement stained-glass windows

Facts of basement stained-glass windows

There are some reclaimed products that went into this dwelling, however. In specific, the stained-glass windows in its concluded basement. Greg Stefan Studios restored these windows, which come from a church constructed sometime just after the Civil War.

Of study course, a renovation of this high-quality will value extra than a standard rehab, and as a consequence, this Cobbs Creek Tudor Revival house for sale may possibly nicely be priced outside of the arrive at of those people dwelling all around it. But all those who can pay for it — and they’re out there — will uncover that they have purchased a accurate gem of a restored property if they do get it.



BATHS: 3 whole, 1 50 %

Square Toes: 2,730

SALE Price tag: $439,900

6218 Washington Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143 [Christopher Carr | Simple Choice Realty via Zillow]