September 18, 2013

Diamond in the rough. Really rough. For many diamonds.

We’re continuing this Week of Win, jumping to a new county each time. Today we’re headed to Santa Clara, the Mission City.  As in, your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to tell us everything you just love about today’s featured property!

We’ll start. It’s on a street named for an architect!

130917-wren-redfin990 WREN Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
$1,598,000

3 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,250 Sq. Ft.
$710 / Sq. Ft.
Built: 1963
Lot Size: 0.52 Acres
On Redfin: 55 days
Status: Active
Property Type: Detached Single Family
Stories: 1
Community: Santa Clara
MLS#: 81326991
Style: Traditional
View: Neighborhood
County: Santa Clara

* Diamond in the rough * Huge Lot * Buyer to verify if the property can be subdivided into 3 lots * With TLC, this house is full of potential

130917-wren-lawnThis house is indeed full of something.  Unfortunately there are no pictures inside so we’re going to have to guess what that is.

Also we’re scratching our heads over how much potential this home is full of, especially with the subdivision suggestion. Maybe it has the potential to have even uglier houses much closer.

Comments (4) -- Posted by: madhaus @ 7:02 am

4 Responses to “Diamond in the rough. Really rough. For many diamonds.”

  1. SiO2 Says:

    If it can be subdivided, probably worth $1.5m. If not, then no. Not a lot of demand for big-lot mansions close to lawrence expressway.

    Current assessment is $86k, so I just love that the new buyer will fund local services!

  2. KikiSC Says:

    My Dear SiO2: A Santa Clara buyer doesn’t fund local services; in Santa Clara, we fund local corruption!

  3. nomadic Says:

    Buy now before the price goes up again! First hit the market July 25 for $1.286M before going up to the current price on August 2.

    Current taxes are $1k/year. I’m gonna go throw up now.

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