Category Archives: Real Estate

This week’s notes on life and real estate in College Hill

Neighbors James and Amanda Keith have bought the stately mansion Double Oaks at 204 North Mendenhall. They plan to re-establish the turn-of-the-century, colonial revival house as a bed-and-breakfast by the end of the summer. … There are rumblings from the … Continue reading

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Come see 808 Walker Avenue at an open house on Sunday

The wonderful Orlo Epps House at 808 Walker will be have an open house Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to see one of College Hill’s most impressive houses before it’s sold and, we hope, … Continue reading

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Now for sale: The grand Orlo Epps House (808 Walker Avenue)

One of College Hill’s most notable houses is now on the market. The Orlo Epps House is a grand Queen Anne at 808 Walker Avenue with projecting bay windows, gables, dormers and a corner balcony and turret (click here for the … Continue reading

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College Hill Real Estate Report, Spring 2016

Spring marks the beginning of the home-buying/home-selling season, and College Hill is coming off a relatively quiet year in 2015. With few houses coming onto the market, only five owner-occupied, single-family homes were sold, along with two rental houses and … Continue reading

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Rescued! Fire-damaged 919 Spring Garden begins a new life; sale closes, extensive single-family home renovation under way

A prominent College Hill home has been saved, three years after a fire nearly led to its demolition. The sale of 919 Spring Garden Street closed on Monday. The buyers are Richard and Susan Stone.  They will renovate it as … Continue reading

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Highlights of College Hill’s Spring 2014 home-sale season … plus the real (corrected!) price paid for 912 Spring Garden St.

Highlights of the spring real estate season in College Hill: 912 Spring Garden Street A correction: The sale price of 912 Spring Garden Street actually was $185,000, not $135,000, as we previously discussed on the blog. The sales price was … Continue reading

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912 Spring Garden Street: The owners didn’t exactly hold out to get their asking price (or anything near it)

There must be a sad story behind the sale of 912 Spring Garden Street. Consider: Last Sold: June 2010 for $170,000 Listed for sale: April 9, $195,000 Offer accepted: April 30, $135,000 Sale closed: May 30 Actually, those numbers are … Continue reading

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For Sale listings added to website

A list of homes currently for sale in College Hill has been added to the website. It includes single-family homes, condos and townhouses, and current rental properties that could be converted back into single-family, owner-occupied homes.  If you notice any omissions … Continue reading

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