If you have been longing for a large private outdoor space without giving up the vibrant bustle of city life and the easy commute into Center City, you are in luck! This home comes complete with an entire additional parcel of land that the current owners had the brilliant idea of purchasing and making into a true backyard in the heart of the city! How cool is that? Every once in a while, you come across a home that stands out as something truly special and different. This is definitely one of those times! Bright and spacious, with 3 bedrooms plus a large den, and 2.5 baths, this home has been tastefully renovated from top to bottom by the current owners, preserving the original details while sparing no expense on modern upgrades. The classic brick facade with custom iron window boxes welcomes you into a bright foyer that gracefully opens into the main living space, where you will immediately be taken by its spacious warmth and livability. Fully remodeled in 2016, you'll find high ceilings, rich cherry hardwood floors, gorgeous crown moldings, and an exposed brick wall, which are just a few of the special details that will make you feel right at home. The Chef~s kitchen features custom cabinetry, Pennsylvania slate floors, quartz countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, gorgeous Carrera marble backsplash and open shelving. Large sliding doors with integrated blinds open to the 900+ square foot private yard and patio with mature perimeter planters and custom built-in shed. This is just perfect for entertaining and dining al fresco with friends and family, kids or pets, or just chilling with a coffee in the morning as a relaxing start to your day. Get ready for the azaleas, rhododendrons, bleeding hearts, spring bulbs and other vibrant colors that will awaken in Spring. The first floor also offers a conveniently located and beautifully wallpapered powder room and a built-in first floor AC unit. Ascend the solid wood staircase with custom-built metal railings to the second floor, with two spacious bedrooms (one currently set up as a family room/office with custom built-in shelving), a conveniently located laundry room and a beautiful updated full bath with gorgeous vintage vanity and classic tiles. Ascend again to the third floor master suite which is simply stunning. Completely remodeled in 2018, this floor comes complete with a spacious master bedroom with a private walk-out patio and a beautifully renovated luxurious bath with heated tile floors, massive walk-in subway-tiled shower, and a transom to let in light. This floor has an additional spacious master sitting room/family room. The centerpiece is a cozy wood burning stove beautifully framed with custom tilework. Vaulted ceilings and an exposed brick wall are just a few other features that make this one of the many highlights of the home. This could also double as a guest room, or a door could easily be added and it could be used as a 4th bedroom, or even the master bedroom. Conveniently located just blocks from Fairmount Avenue~s commercial corridor with Sabrinas, Zorbas, A Mano, La Calaca Feliz and more and easy access to the Met, the Art Museum, Boathouse Row, the Schuylkill River Trail, Fairmount Park. Well connected to public transportation for an easy commute into Center City, the subway is blocks away and the historic Route 15 trolley and multiple bus lines are steps from the house. This location is hard to beat! And yes, it is also in the popular Bache-Martin school catchment! This is a special home that will not last long. Schedule your showing today!