Louisville, Ky. | $325,000A 1941 Cape Cod-style house with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, on a 0.21-acre lot
This home is in St. Matthews, a historic city that became an eastern suburb of Louisville and was absorbed into the metropolitan area in 2003. It is currently a shopping and dining destination with two large malls and multiple chain restaurants. Situated on a corner lot and partly enclosed by a white picket fence, the property is about six miles east of downtown Louisville and two and a half miles southeast of parks and boat ramps along the Ohio River. Its roof was recently updated.
Size: 2,096 square feet
Price per square foot: $155
Indoors: The front door, inset with a square of diamond-paned glass, opens to a narrow foyer with arched doorways on either side. To the right is a living room with the original wood floors, six-over-six sash windows and a gas fireplace surrounded by white tile. A door leads to a side porch that could be used as a craft room.
To the left is a dining room with chair-rail molding and a bay window. The eat-in kitchen off the dining room contains original cabinets with Formica countertops, new stainless steel appliances and laminate flooring. It opens to a family room in an addition of uncertain date with bead-board paneling, painted brick walls and extensive built-in shelves and cabinets.
A bedroom off the family room connects to a second room with a paneled wainscot that served as a nursery. Both rooms have use of a new hallway bathroom with a marble vanity top and a marble-tiled tub and shower.
Upstairs is a pair of rooms that could be used as a master and attached sitting room or nursery. These have an en suite bathroom with a bowl sink embedded in a cabinet and a combined tub and shower.
The house also has a 1,000-square-foot unfinished basement.
Outdoor space: A wood fence at least six feet high provides privacy at the back. The family room steps down to a large outdoor brick patio that is elevated a few feet above the lawn. Parking is in a detached one-car garage.
Taxes: $2,857 (2018, based on a tax assessment of $255,000)
Contact: Mac Barlow, Kentucky Select Properties, 502-938-3283; kyselectproperties.com
CenterBeam, a construction company that specializes in historic homes and has a sister real estate company that sells the renovated properties, bought and restored this 1922 stucco bungalow in 2019. It is in the Avondale neighborhood, within walking distance of several parks and restaurants. The St. Johns River, enjoyed by sailors, kayakers and fisherfolk, is six blocks away. Downtown Jacksonville is about four miles northeast. The property is not in a flood zone.
Size: 1,418 square feet
Price per square foot: $246
Indoors: During the renovation, which followed three years of vacancy, wood floors, some with a mahogany inlay, were refinished and the original wavy-glass single-pane windows were preserved. The white-brick living room fireplace and the cast-iron tub in the guest bathroom also remain.
Improvements include a new HVAC system, complete rewiring and new pipes and plumbing fixtures, 40 percent new drywall added to the existing plaster, fresh paint inside and out, and termite and beetle treatment. The kitchen and bathrooms are entirely new, as are the decorative light fixtures installed throughout. The roof is 10 years old.
The main entrance opens into the living room, where original cabinets with leaded-glass door fronts flank the fireplace. (The shiplap siding on that wall was recently added.) Original French doors open to a dining room with new crown molding. Beyond it is a kitchen with white-painted plywood lap-wall siding, tile floors, white cabinets with quartz countertops, a Kraus sink and other stainless steel fixtures and appliances. Hookups were installed for a washer and dryer.
The large master bedroom is off the dining room. It has three exposures, original moldings and an en suite bathroom with a glass walk-in shower and porcelain tile that resembles stone. The guest bedroom is across from the kitchen and has use of a hallway bathroom with a combined bath and shower and an aqua-painted ceiling.
Outdoor space: Tapered columns on brick pedestals support the deep wraparound front porch. Parking is in a detached one-car garage next to a driveway.
Taxes: $3,000 (estimated)
Contact: Katie Shoda or Christina Starmer, CenterBeam Real Estate, 904-885-1714; flexmls.com
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this house, known as the Wagstaff-Duddleston home after two early families that occupied it, was built by Abram Caleb Truax, one of Trentons original settlers and its first postmaster. In 2009, the house was in foreclosure and in poor condition when the current owner bought and restored it. He installed 2,000 square feet of red oak flooring, 5,000 linear feet of custom trim and a new oak staircase. He also rewired and replumbed, updated the windows, put on new exterior siding and a new roof and added two furnaces and two air-conditioning units.
Trenton is an industrial city 20 miles southwest of Detroit, with about 19,000 residents. This property is downtown, near shops, churches, schools and restaurants, less than a block from the Detroit River.
Size: 2,550 square feet
Price per square foot: $137
Indoors: Turning left from the front door takes you into a 19-by-15-foot living room with a river view that the owner covered in period wallpaper and trimmed in new moldings. This space connects to a 17-by-13-foot parlor used as a dining room; it has the same wall treatment, as well as a pressed-tin ceiling and a large fireplace.
A Dutch door leads to an upgraded kitchen, with oak cabinets with solid-surface countertops, ceramic floor tiles and stainless steel appliances. A wet bar is at one end of the kitchen, and a windowed breakfast nook at the other; in the center is an island with storage and a sink.
A master suite on the main floor includes a bathroom with an original free-standing tub. There is also a powder room paneled with knotty pine, and a new laundry room. A steep, narrow staircase rises from the kitchen to a back bedroom, presumably once used by servants.
The front staircase in the living room takes you to a wide second-story landing. To the right is a second master suite, which has wood floors and an angled ceiling and opens to a sitting room or nursery. The master bathroom includes storage-lined nooks with a tub and a commode, as well as a separate shower enclosure.
To the left of the landing is a pair of connected bedrooms. A second laundry room on this floor could be converted into an additional bathroom.
Outdoor space: Double glass doors in the breakfast nook open to a large, stamped-concrete patio. A door from the kitchen area leads to an attached one-and-a-half-car garage. The owner also built a detached three-car garage behind the house, which is reached from an alley and has a covered porch. The property includes two fenced areas, including a side yard that was used as a dog run. Dock space can be rented from the marina across the street.
Contact: Michelle Renee Klump, Keller Williams, 248-891-8667; kw.com
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