Real Estate - On the Block

REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Oldish, newish: A split personality at Lake Monticello
Published on Nov 1st, 2007
0 comments PHOTO BY PETER M. J. GROSS Each week, a brave local seller invites the Hook to provide an impartial, warts-and-all look at their real estate listing. E-mail yours today!  ADDRESS: 29 Cliftwood...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Identity crisis: '60s relic hides '07 style
Published on Oct 25th, 2007
1 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 708 Park Street NEIGHBORHOOD: Lyons Park ASKING: $699,000 ASSESSMENT: $424,500 YEAR BUILT: 1965 SIZE: 2,930 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.27 acres CURB APPEAL: 8 out...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Crozet cliff-hanger: Woodsy house offers bird's-eye views
Published on Oct 18th, 2007
0 comments PHOTO BY PETER M. J. GROSS ADDRESS: 2825 Jones Mountain Lane NEIGHBORHOOD: Crozet ASKING: $276,500 ASSESSMENT: $236,600 YEAR BUILT: 1971 SIZE: 880 fin. sq. ft., 660 unfin.  LAND: 0.09 Acres CURB...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Cliched-- not! Stonehenge condo defies stereotype
Published on Oct 11th, 2007
1 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 605 Whitcover Circle NEIGHBORHOOD: Stonehenge ASKING: $210,000 ASSESSMENT: $203,800 YEAR BUILT: 1994 SIZE: 1,344 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0 CURB APPEAL: 7 out of...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Esmont 'steampunk': Modern input makes old house fun OR Bringing old farm into 21st century
Published on Oct 4th, 2007
0 comments PHOTO BY PETER M. J. GROSS ADDRESS: 6925 Porters Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Esmont ASKING: $549,900 ASSESSMENT: $268,400 YEAR BUILT: Early 1900's SIZE: 2,740 fin. sq. ft.  LAND: 6.89 acres CURB APPEAL...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Location, location: Colthurst house offers quick town access
Published on Sep 27th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 103 Tally Ho Drive NEIGHBORHOOD: Colthurst Farm ASKING: $1,200,000 ASSESSMENT: $897,800 YEAR BUILT: 1954 SIZE: 4,126 fin. sq. ft., 908 unfin. LAND: 1.4...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Do your part: Clean living and clear conscience in Esmont
Published on Sep 20th, 2007
0 comments PHOTO BY PETER M. J. GROSS ADDRESS: 2856 Camp Spring Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Esmont ASKING: $219,900 ASSESSMENT: $179,500 YEAR BUILT: 2004 SIZE: 1,176 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 4.98 acres CURB APPEAL: 7.5 out...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Close and classy: A tree-top cottage right downtown
Published on Sep 13th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 715 Nelson Drive NEIGHBORHOOD: North Downtown  ASKING: $450,000 ASSESSMENT: $339,100 YEAR BUILT: 1940 SIZE: 2,049 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.234 acres CURB...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Stay married: Move next door to your spouse
Published on Sep 6th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS BY PETER M. J. GROSS ADDRESS #1: 1725 Shady Grove Court NEIGHBORHOOD: Mill Creek South ASKING: $364,000 ASSESSMENT: $330,200 YEAR BUILT: 1990 SIZE: 2,031 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.33 acres ...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Let there be... Contemporary gem sparkles in the sun
Published on Aug 30th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS Courtesy of the agent ADDRESS: 3645 Brinnington Road   NEIGHBORHOOD: Free Union  ASKING: $599,900 ASSESSMENT: $582,200 YEAR BUILT: 1980 SIZE: 2,444 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 3.22 acres...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Get a spatula: Renovated house ready to flip
Published on Aug 24th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 922 Monticello Avenue NEIGHBORHOOD: Belmont ASKING: $249,900 ASSESSMENT: $200,400 YEAR BUILT: 1925 SIZE: 1,403 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.12 acres CURB APPEAL: 6 out of 10 LISTED BY: Anthony...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- All natural: Wildlife sanctuary a unique find
Published on Aug 16th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 3025 Mechum Banks Drive   NEIGHBORHOOD: White Hall ASKING: $1,100,000 ASSESSMENT: $972,600 YEAR BUILT: 1980 SIZE: 4,085 fin. sq. ft., 2,500 unfin....
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Tinker toy: Improvement projects rule the day
Published on Aug 9th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 917 West Street NEIGHBORHOOD: 10th & Page ASKING: $290,000 ASSESSMENT: $221,600 YEAR BUILT: 1925 SIZE: 1,670 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.152 acres CURB APPEAL: 7 out of 10 LISTED BY: Hope...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Affordable: They said it couldn't be done
Published on Jul 26th, 2007
1 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 8669 Schuyler Road    NEIGHBORHOOD: Schuyler ASKING: $79,900 ASSESSMENT: $59,900 YEAR BUILT: 1912 SIZE: 726 sq. ft. LAND: 2.0 acres CURB APPEAL:...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Up country: Peavine Hollow offers nice pickins'
Published on Jul 12th, 2007
0 comments PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AGENT ADDRESS: 3506 Peavine Hollow NEIGHBORHOOD: Free Union ASKING: $550,000 ASSESSMENT: $300,000 YEAR BUILT: 1990 SIZE: 2,192 fin. sq. ft., 400 unfin. LAND: 20.35 acres CURB...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Castiglione: History, whimsy make a good pair
Published on Jun 28th, 2007
0 comments PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AGENT ADDRESS: 6150 Faber Road   NEIGHBORHOOD: North Garden ASKING: $850,000 ASSESSMENT: $380,700 YEAR BUILT: ca. 1809 SIZE: 3,040 fin. sq. ft., 760 unfin. LAND: 17 acres...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Stay home: Great views without the commute
Published on Jun 14th, 2007
0 comments PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AGENT ADDRESS: 200 Douglas Avenue #3D, "The Belmont Lofts" NEIGHBORHOOD: Belmont ASKING: $459,000 ASSESSMENT: $366,000 YEAR BUILT: 2003 SIZE: 1,453 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0 CURB...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Rock on: A house that soapstone built
Published on Jun 7th, 2007
6 comments   PHOTO BY PETER GROSS ADDRESS: 6056 Rockfish River Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Schuyler ASKING: $159,000 ASSESSMENT: $67,100 YEAR BUILT: Unknown, believed to be 1920's SIZE: 1,481 fin. sq. ft....
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Modest mouse: Hidden subdivision offers options
Published on May 31st, 2007
1 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 101 Greenwich Court NEIGHBORHOOD: Ridgecrest ASKING: $191,500 ASSESSMENT: $173,600 YEAR BUILT: 2000 SIZE: 1,190 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0 acres CURB APPEAL: 6...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- In the clover: Uninspiring exterior hides surprises
Published on May 24th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 575 Eyre Road, Clover Hills NEIGHBORHOOD: Earlysville in Albemarle County ASKING: $399,000 ASSESSMENT: $194,500 YEAR BUILT: 1974 SIZE:  2,008 fin. sq...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Brick/yard: Two elements that save the day
Published on May 17th, 2007
0 comments PHOTOS BY ROSALIND WARFIELD-BROWN ADDRESS: 328 7-l//2 Street SW NEIGHBORHOOD: Fifeville ASKING: $425,000 ASSESSMENT: $226,800 YEAR BUILT: 1925 SIZE:  2550 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.27 acres CURB...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Exception to the rule: Ivy contemporary defies ho-hum mold
Published on May 10th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 2580 Andrew Lane NEIGHBORHOOD: Lewis Hills ASKING: $659,900 ASSESSMENT: $419,400 (2005) YEAR BUILT: 1976 SIZE: 2,701 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 2.0 acres CURB APPEAL: 9 out of 10 LISTED BY: Robin...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Waynesboro whimsy: Eccentricities make old house a joy
Published on May 3rd, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 708 Maple Avenue NEIGHBORHOOD: Waynesboro ASKING: $289,900 CITY ASSESSMENT: $196,000 YEAR BUILT: 1931 SIZE: 3.342 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.43 acres CURB APPEAL: 9 out of 10 LISTED BY: Ellen...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- <span class="s1">Peacock Hill: A full-feathered development</span>
Published on Apr 26th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 265 Turkey Ridge Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Peacock Hill ASKING: $499,900 COUNTY ASSESSMENT: $341,900 YEAR BUILT: 1993 SIZE: 2,297 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.25 acre CURB APPEAL: 8 out of 10 LISTED BY:...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Tree street stunner: Faithful makeover shines in Waynesboro
Published on Apr 19th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 376 Maple Avenue NEIGHBORHOOD: Waynesboro ASKING: $299,900 CITY ASSESSMENT: $251,800 YEAR BUILT: 1915 SIZE: 2,243 fin. sq. ft., 1,027 unfin. LAND: 0.21 acres CURB APPEAL: 8 out of 10 LISTED...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- House in 'Hooville: Bradbury got crafty near the Corner
Published on Apr 12th, 2007
1 comments ADDRESS: 630 Preston Place NEIGHBORHOOD: University ASKING: $699,000 CITY ASSESSMENT: $503,300 YEAR BUILT: 1922 SIZE: 2,437 fin. sq. ft., 587 unfin. LAND: 0.25 acres CURB APPEAL: 8 out of 10 LISTED...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Carless and carefree: Get seriously green near downtown
Published on Apr 5th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 1002 Grady Avenue NEIGHBORHOOD: Venable ASKING: $379,000 CITY ASSESSMENT: $152,000 (2006) YEAR BUILT: 2007 SIZE: 1,816 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.1 acres CURB APPEAL: 10 out of 10 LISTED BY: Owner...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Colorful coastal: Getting a Big Sur feel in North Garden
Published on Mar 29th, 2007
1 comments ADDRESS: 3033 Alberene Church Lane NEIGHBORHOOD: North Garden ASKING: $699,000 2006 COUNTY ASSESSMENT: $208,700  YEAR BUILT: 2005 SIZE: 3,700 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 4.29 acres CURB APPEAL: 7 out of...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Come on in: Ignore the boring exterior
Published on Mar 22nd, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 444 Ednam Drive NEIGHBORHOOD: Ednam Forest ASKING: $999,000 COUNTY ASSESSMENT: $754,100 YEAR BUILT: 1986 SIZE: 3,200 fin. sq. ft., 1,000 unfin. LAND: 1.55 acres CURB APPEAL: 7 out of 10...
REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Crazy for Crozet: Repair, reuse, rebuild a treasure
Published on Mar 15th, 2007
0 comments ADDRESS: 5854 St. George Avenue NEIGHBORHOOD: Crozet ASKING: $375,000 COUNTY ASSESSMENT: $185,600 (2005) YEAR BUILT: 1948 SIZE: 1,200 fin. sq. ft. LAND: 0.7 acre CURB APPEAL: 6 out of 10 LISTED BY:...