Open House – 539 Gwynn Street

Well, last Sunday was Easter and I had to work anyway, but there were some open houses on Saturday and Debra ventured forth to see the one we might be interested in. The house report is based mostly on her commentary and my editorial input. That’s actually a bit ironic, considering that she’s the editor in the family. 539 Gwynn Street MLS# 2173108 – Zillow Page Ask $379,990 4 bedrooms – 2 baths Taxes:$9,360 – Village Taxes: $852.75 As expected, the house is almost completely not updated.  However, other than the kitchen and baths, the rest of the issues are generally cosmetic. With lots of painting, removal of the awful paneling and similar work it could be a really nice house. That is, it could be with enough money spent on it. The cabinets in the kitchen are original wood ones. The doors are probably not worth the effort to save, but you could get new doors and paint the rest. And there’s a couple of weird little drawers that waste space. It might be worth replacing it all, or some of it, anyway. The rest of the kitchen is worthless. The floor is awful. The appliances should be tossed out. The rooms upstairs are quite big with reasonably high ceilings. The landing is wide and could be lined with bookshelves. The master is big and has three closets....

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