August 2, 2021


Nuts about home

A four-bed room rowhouse in Fishtown for $550,000

COVID-19 has, of program, driven several people to operate at property, and some approach to adhere with it.

In circumstances these types of as that of Yena and Steve Steidle, performing at residence has grow to be so lasting that they are moving.

Yena, a telecom expert, and Steve, a application engineering manager for an insurance company, are not considering of leaving Fishtown, though.

They fell in love with the Philadelphia neighborhood when they moved in from Conshohocken to rent there although Yena was finding her MBA at Temple College.

Steve suggests they preferred the meals and bar scene and the proximity to the El, Middle City and his perform.

“We cherished it so a lot we realized we experienced to obtain a position right here,” Yena claims.

So in 2018, they settled on a four-bed room, 3½-bathtub rowhouse on a leafy, household block with higher ceilings, an outsized transom, open up stairs, and adaptability for different dwelling arrangements.

But now, with two modest children, as nicely as a operate-from-home way of life, they are hunting for anything more substantial in the neighborhood.

Their present, 2,400-square-foot property was crafted in 2008.

The kitchen is open to the rest of the to start with floor and has a massive island and stainless-metal appliances.

The personal patio has space for a grill, eating established and herb yard.

The second flooring has two bedrooms, and the 3rd has the main suite, together with a sheltered balcony. The rest room there has a soaking tub, different shower, and double vainness.

The concluded basement has a fourth bed room, a further comprehensive lavatory, and a laundry place.

The space is perfect for a residence office, playroom, health zone or guest suite.

For family members with youngsters, Konrad Sq. Park, Hackett Playground, and Fishtown Rec are near by.

The household is outlined by Rachel Shaw of Philly Household Women at Elfant Wissahickon Realtors Fishtown for $550,000.