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This is a historic townhome just off Rittenhouse Square that has retained most of its~ original features yet has been updated for modern living. It is one of the few properties on the block that has remained a private residence since it was built in the 1870~s. The historic elements of the property include 20 stunning stained & leaded glass windows, original interior window shutters, hardwood flooring throughout, three-story mahogany staircase & moldings, window seats, a skylight, fireplace mantles and other ornamental woodwork. The home has over 4, 000 square feet on four full floors. The first floor has 13~ ceilings, a wood paneled vestibule, and antique chandeliers and an entry hall with a large mahogany mirror. The grand living room has two entrances, large arched windows to the street, a marble fireplace mantle and ornately carved mahogany transoms. The elegant dining room has beautiful stained-glass windows, a large ornate fireplace mantle and wall sconces. The gourmet chef~s kitchen has imported German cabinetry, granite countertops and high-end appliances from Miele, Subzero and Thermador. The second floor contains the master suite, which includes a large bedroom, dressing room with ample closet space and the master bath. The master bath has a large walk-in shower stall and sunken whirlpool tub. There is a large den or library on this floor that has stained glass windows, a dry bar and custom mahogany bookcases, mantle, window seats and moldings. The third floor has three large bedrooms, one bath and a kitchenette. The fourth floor has two bedrooms and a bathroom that could be used as an en suite bedroom and sitting room. The bedrooms offer beautiful skyline views. The lower level, which is still above ground, includes a family room, bathroom, laundry room and direct access to a beautifully landscaped patio. The property has a full basement with ample storage. This home is located on a beautiful block of the historic Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, which has some of the best restaurants, cafes and shops in the city. Fitler Square and Schuylkil River Park are also just a few blocks away. The area also has some of the highest rated schools in the city. There are many parking, gym and yoga options nearby.