Tony tiny houses with big price tags in Philadelphia

Condo buildings host tiny houses with luxury amenities.

HGTV tends to present tiny houses as glorified sheds or shipping containers that can be plopped in any old back yard with a patient land owner. By contrast, some of Philadelphia’s smallest homes — each less than 1,100 square feet —  are permanently moored to some of the toniest addresses in town. These also boast some of the highest listing prices in their category.

2101 Market St. #801
Monthly taxes: $50 
Tell me all about it: Not only does the Murano feature enough amenities — a lovely pool, deeded parking, 24-hour doorman, and a storage locker all included — but the location, a few minutes walk to Rittenhouse Square and its shops and restaurants, is enviable. In this unit, we also love the balcony and the super spacious walk-in closet.

400-26 S. Broad St. #1403
Monthly taxes: $564 
Tell me all about it: This property packs a lot of luxury into 948 square feet. The chef’s kitchen features granite counters, stainless-steel appliances and custom light fixtures. The single (master) suite boasts a walk-in closet and a marble bath. The building itself has lots of great features, too: pool and sauna, a resident wine cellar, and in-house catering.

1414 S. Penn Square Unit 11C 
Monthly taxes: $43 
Tell me all about it: Hello, luxury. A Ritz Carlton address includes valet parking, as well as ultra concierge services such as chauffeured car, housekeeping, and laundry. Building amenities include a high-end fitness center, private gardens and private wine storage lockers. This property specifically boasts 10-foot ceilings, Brazilian cherry floors and Sub-Zero appliances to boot.

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