“The Skinny” – Now up for sale!

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This LEED Platinum Certified home has just hit the market! Built in 2010 to pioneering standards of energy efficiency and sustainability, the “Skinny Project” or “Tattoo House” as it’s come to be known has won several awards for its excellence in architectural design. This modern, two bedroom home includes an open floor plan, high ceilings, tons of light and bamboo floors throughout.

 

Sleek design and sustainability meet in the kitchen which boasts, stainless steel appliances, Grohe fixtures, an induction cooktop and custom concrete counter tops.

It’s urban living with plenty of attention to a natural feel and finish. Nowhere is that idea stronger than the rear yard with its bamboo deck, compost barrel, and rain barrel for water conservation. It’s a perfect place to entertain and show off all the benefits of sustainable living.

 

The quality of finishes and design intent are maintained on the second floor which features two bedrooms (one private and one lofted), custom closets, Bosch washer and dryer, and bathroom with shower stall.

If you’re worried that 2 stories just might not be enough space for you “The Skinny” comes loaded with a finished basement perfect for a large office or living room, as well as two separate storage areas.

As if all that weren’t enough this home has BOTH solar hot water, and a 3kw solar electric array on the roof. We told you this was built to pioneering standards of sustainability! Other features include dimming LED lighting throughout, high efficiency HVAC, ERV, and ADT security system.

When you aren’t soaking up the free electricity you’ll be hitting the streets since you’re located just blocks from the Market-Frankford Line (minutes to Center City), the Frankford Avenue Arts Corridor with Pizza Brain, Frankford Hall, Fette Sau, Johnny Brendas, Memphis Taproom, and all the hip art galleries you can muster.

 

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