Friday, April 25, 2014

Cincinnati Preservation Bargains: A Knox Hill Cottage

At only 9900.00 Its rare to find a restorable cottage in Knox Hill at this price.
Cottages are making a comeback, just ask anyone on Knox street right now. What makes 1874 Knox Street a Preservation Bargain is its location . Sitting in the 1800 Block of Knox it sits in the Knox Hill Historic Core redevelopment zone.

This home next door is undergoing major restoration by KHNA VP Mark Elstun and is typical of restoration efforts on the block
The houses on the left are undergoing restoration , the houses on the right are under restoration. The houses across the street are undergoing restoration...well you get the picture.

And this two bedroom cottage is the perfect size. It has a dry walkout basement for expansion too. Sure you could buy a two bedroom condo in Over-the-Rhine for 300-350K OR, you could buy this 'right size' cottage with parlor, dining room kitchen 2 bedroom and bath for ONLY 9900.00! More importantly you will be surrounded by restorations and great neighbors. only 5 minutes to Findlay market and did I mention that there is a 19 acre nature preserve in Knox Hill with biking/hiking opportunities?

This is a house with a history and under that vinyl is its original fa├žade and there is photo to guide you. As you can see on the left is this house circa 1920! Note the small windows that have been covered by the 1990's remodel.

The historic Nagele Merz House restoration is right across the street from this home,

In addition, two of the Knox Hill Save not Raze project homes are on this block. The buyer of this cottage will be ground zero for restoration in Knox Hill, Great neighbors, great neighborhood, what more could you want AND its campable . Buy it before someone else does or you'll be saying remember when you could get an affordable house in Knox Hill? MLS#1399747 This is a negotiated short sale home and possession can come in 30 days. Rehab loans may be available.


Be a part of the Knox Hill Renaissance


Cincinnati Preservation Bargains is an ongoing series promoting historic preservation opportunities city wide. Dozens of home shave been saved and are on their way back thanks to this series. Restoring Cincinnati one home at a time.




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