The median size for all housing stock in Philadelphia hovers around 1,200 square feet.  (New construction tends to be bigger, closing in on 2,000-plus square feet.) These three Philadelphia homes offer 750 square feet or less and are available for under $350,000.

2209 E. Harold St.
$189,900
Square footage: 750
Monthly taxes: $128
Tell me all about it: This compact home offers a great location and packs a lot of style into 750 square feet. The kitchen opens to a bright living room and a second room, which could be configured as an office or bedroom with access to a patio out back. Upstairs a master bedroom is adjacent to a second bath with jetted tub.

Courtesy of JG Real Estate
Courtesy of JG Real Estate

1321 N. Myrtlewood St.
$213,000
Square footage: 728
Monthly taxes: $46
Tell me all about it: This two-bedroom Brewerytown home boasts newly refinished hardwood flooring and a tiled kitchen with granite countertops, a custom tile backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances. Upstairs, two bedrooms share the home's full bath. Bonus: the large patio behind the home offers new concrete and fencing.

1321 N. Myrtlewood St., Philadelphia, is 728 sq ft. It’s on the market for $213,000.
Courtesy of OCF Realty
1321 N. Myrtlewood St., Philadelphia, is 728 sq ft. It’s on the market for $213,000.
Courtesy of OCF Realty
Courtesy of OCF Realty

1 Academy Circle #214
$349,000
Square footage: 709
Monthly taxes: $274
Tell me all about it: Of all the units in historic Biddle Hall at Naval Square (some 619 total), only two are similar to this one. The one-bedroom home features 10-foot vaulted ceilings, deep window sills and hardwood flooring. The unit also boasts cherry cabinets and granite counters in the kitchen and a master suite with decorative (original) fireplace. The Naval Square community also includes deeded parking, concierge, a pool and a fitness center.

1 Academy Circle #214, Philadelphia, is 709 sq ft. It’s on the market for $349,000.
Courtesy of Keller Williams
1 Academy Circle #214, Philadelphia, is 709 sq ft. It’s on the market for $349,000.
Courtesy of Keller Williams
Courtesy of Keller Williams