Beautifully renovated/restored historic home on one of the best blocks in the Art Museum area. This elegant formal residence offers 4 bedrooms, a library, 2 oversized full bathrooms each with separate shower and tub with radiant heated floors, and a first floor powder room. This gorgeous home in the heart of an historic district, has many original architectural details, including three marble fireplaces, crown molding, leaded & stained glass windows and a dramatic curved central staircase. There is a wonderful formal dining room, and the living room boasts a striking oak mantel with Italian hand painted tile insets that is the focal point of this 25-foot long room. Impressive chandeliers and large mantel mirrors are included with the home. With a generous 2800 square feet of living space, this stunning home has beautiful hardwood floors throughout; 2-zone central heating and air conditioning. The house has abundant closets--5 that are cedar lined; plus a separate laundry room. The large cook's kitchen with a breakfast area boasts abundant granite counters & Omega cabinets, newer appliances and a radiant heated floor which all opens to the large English style garden with ivy covered walls- an urban oasis ideal for entertaining and enjoying a private outdoor space. All new wiring, electrical, plumbing, security and HVAC systems were installed 10 years ago, with 200 amp wiring throughout. There is a large, full basement that can be transformed into additional recreation space. Sellers will pay for parking for 1 year. Located in the Bache Martin catchment. This Art Museum Area gem is located within walking distance to all of the fine restaurants in the neighborhood, to The Parkway, Kelly Drive and Center City.