Listed By:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
421 Chestnut Street # 401, Philadelphia, PA
$ 1,795,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAPH2358808
  • TypeCondos
  • CityPhiladelphia
  • Area19106
  • NeighborhoodSociety Hill
  • Zip19106
  • StyleTraditional
  • Year Built1900
  • Taxes$ 8722
  • Price$ 1,795,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3068
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Set prominently amongst the historic sites and parks of Independence Hall, The Bank Building stands as a symbol of Philadelphia's rich heritage and an opulent example of fine architecture. This 7 year young, 3 bed 2.5 bath, located in Old City-Society Hill the residence is a sophisticated neoclassical masterpiece with soaring 11ft+ ceilings, spectacular views from every window, overlooking gardens, and dazzling architectural feats with a coveted southern exposure.. Offering a lifestyle of luxury, elegance, and ease, in a prime location, with hotel amenities at your beck and call. A unique benefit for residents of 421 Chestnut St is access to the adjoining Renaissance Hotel's available amenities, including room service, housekeeping, pool, fitness center, discounted pricing on hotel stays and dining, and, for a fee, parking in the Bourse Garage with available valet. This full renovation was painstakingly completed in 2017, designed and created by renowned architect, John Milner, masterfully executed by a long list of master artisans, it will dazzle you from the walls adorned with intricate millwork to the gilded crown moldings, and venetian plaster applications. Step inside the entrance hall, and feel transported to Rome, inspired and designed after the grandeur of Italy's finest example of neoclassical architecture, The custom crafted solid double front doors open to reveal the white Carrara and Bardiglio marble floors, and your eye is instantly drawn to the coffered ceiling with Venetian plaster application, a masterpiece of art and design, that takes one's breath away. This south-facing unit, has multiple large sun-filled windows that are also soundproof and functionally open for fresh air while offering views overlooking the iconic Second National Bank building, green space, and beyond to the city horizon line. From the grand entry hall, there are arched doorways and beautiful hand crafted doors with artistic hardware on each that open to various rooms and halls. The great room, kitchen, powder room, and laundry are found on one side of the unit, on the other side, three bedrooms and two baths, each created with elegance. The great room has eye-catching details such as oak floors with an adorning pattern fashioned after the Palace of Versailles, and a custom mantel on the fireplace with herringbone detail adding to the ambiance making this space a perfect place to entertain, relax, and leave you in awe. The dining room is a flexible space allowing for large dinner parties and is open to the Joanne Hudson designed kitchen. The Kitchen is a chef's delight. From the custom cabinetry, the paneled Sub-Zero, Wolf dual fuel range, and range hood, the designer backsplash and gorgeous walnut island with seating, the details shine to make it the perfect kitchen. Off the kitchen find the pantry/laundry room with ample custom cabinetry for storage as well as the Miele washer and dryer beautifully tucked into the custom built in. The convenient powder room is accessible here as well. The primary suite has a custom-outfitted closet and a spacious sitting area. The sumptuous primary bath has designer limestone tile work, a custom double sink vanity, a frameless glass shower with multiple body sprays and a soaking tub as well as a separate water closet. From the entry hall, access a secondary hallway with luxurious flocked wallpaper to find a beautiful full bath with designer tile and a tub/shower combo with custom vanity and ample cabinet storage. The additional two bedrooms have custom-outfitted closets. Own a piece of art and live in the lap of luxury in The Bank Building in Old City-Society Hill, a lovely, quiet section in Philadelphia, that's truly an oasis.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Gen. George A. Mccall School Elementary School Gen. George A. Mccall School Middle School Horace Furness High School
Price History
5/25/2024 Listed $1,795,000

General Features

Interior Features Window Treatments,Combination Dining/Living,Crown Moldings,Dining Area,Kitchen - Gourmet,Kitchen - Island,Primary Bath(s),Recessed Lighting,Soaking Tub,Tub Shower,Upgraded Countertops,Wainscotting,Wo
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C
Utilities Natural Gas Available,Electric Available,Cable TV Available,Above Ground,Sewer Available,Water Available
Possession Negotiable
Appliances Commercial Range,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Oven/Range - Gas,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Six Burner Stove,Washer,Water Dispenser,Trash Compactor,Microwave
Exterior Features Street Lights,Sidewalks
Zoning CMX4
Garage Spaces 1.00
Association Fee Includes Common Area Maintenance,All Ground Fee,Ext Bldg Maint,Gas,Insurance,Management,Reserve Funds,Sewer,Snow Removal,Water
Architectural Style Traditional
Security Features Doorman,Main Entrance Lock,Monitored,Desk in Lobby,Exterior Cameras,Fire Detection System
Construction Materials Masonry
Exclusions Pair of antique entry hall sconces
Year Built 1900
View City
Levels 1
Other Fees 348.10
Unit Number 401
Tax Year 2023
Percent Ownership Condominium
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
Accessibility Elevator
HOA Fee 2 2146.03
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Association Amenities Concierge,Pool - Indoor,Fitness Center,Elevator,Security,Extra Storage,Common Grounds
HOA / Comm Assn No
Subdivision Name SOCIETY HILL
Garage Y/N Yes
Water Access Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade,Below Grade
Directions 4th and Chestnut
ModificationTimestamp 2024-06-04T08:18:38
Buyer Agent Compensation 2.5
Disclosures Prop Disclosure
Other Fees Frequency Monthly
Senior Community Y/N No
NumberOfUnitsTotal 17
MLS Area 19106 (19106)
Tax Assessed Value 623151.0
Waterfront Y/N No
Street Name CHESTNUT
HOA Fee 2 Frequency Monthly
Tax Annual Amount 8722.0
Home Warranty Y/N No
Property Condition Excellent
Structure Type Unit/Flat/Apartment
Floors In Unit Count 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Full Main Level 2
Bathrooms Count Main Level 3.00
Price Per Sq Ft Total 585.07
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Community Pool Features Indoor
Historic Y/N No
Lease Considered Y/N Yes
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Virtual Tour
Total SQFT 3068
Days on Market 11
AssociationName2 Bank Building Residences
Standard Status Active
Year Built Source Estimated
Tax Lot 262
Buyer Agent Compensation Type % Of Gross
Association Recreation Fee No

Interior Features

Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Flooring Hardwood,Tile/Brick,Marble
Total Fireplaces 1
Fireplace Features Non-Functioning,Brick,Mantel(s),Marble
Hot Water Natural Gas
Basement (Y/N) No
Heating Y/N Yes
Window Features Double Pane,Energy Efficient,Insulated
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Above Grade Finished Area 3068
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Street Suffix STREET
Central Air Y/N Yes
Total Bedrooms 3
Entry Level 4
Room Type Living Room,Dining Room,Primary Bedroom,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Kitchen,Laundry,Bathroom 2,Primary Bathroom,Half Bath
Main Level Bedrooms 3
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
LivingAreaSource Estimated
Laundry Type Main Floor,Dryer In Unit,Washer In Unit,Has Laundry
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Total Baths 3
Number of Elevators 2

Exterior Features

Pool Yes - Community
Parking Features Rented/Permit Required,Parking Fee
Water Source Public
Inclusions Washer,Dryer,Kitchen appliances
Total Parking Spaces 1
Garage Features Covered Parking
Type of Parking Parking Garage
Land Use Code 590
Spa No
Water View Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Door Features Double Entry
Horse Y/N No
Land Assessed Value 160600.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Water Oriented Y/N No
LotDimensionsSource Estimated
Parking Garage - # of Spaces 1

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 2 Main
Bedroom 2 Main
Bedroom 3 Main
Dining Room Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Laundry Main
Living Room Main
Primary Bathroom Main
Primary Bedroom Main


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Pets
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Condos Average in 19106

AVG $1.2M
AVG $7,185
AVG 506
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1944