21 Mar SOLD 117 W. Fern St.
An architectural modern crafted bungalow on a lot and a half! 117 W Fern St is a rare space that defines the character of The Heights. It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 nicely sized full bathrooms. The exterior features a one-car porte cochere w/ covered side door entry complete with a large front gathering porch. The interior sets this home apart! Beautiful natural light pours into the space through the newly refurbished windows. You can’t help but be drawn to the fully custom open-plan kitchen made with crafted walnut cabinets, concrete counters, and abundant storage with a pull out pantry. Stainless appliances included with gas cooktop, exterior vented range hood, and a NEW built-in electric oven and microwave. Gorgeous dark espresso wood floors. Custom barn doors were built for the front bedroom to provide flexibility for use. The large master suite is located in the back of the home w/ a private bath, vaulted ceilings, and a large closet. The 2nd bath is certainly also a conversation piece! Custom through and through! Large vintage cast iron soaking tub AND a separate shower with tubular skylight, custom wood furniture and trim built from wood salvaged during the renovation. The electric was updated with added AMPLE electrical outlets, nickel outlet covers throughout, added modern and unique light fixtures, dimmers, recessed lighting in the art niches and under the kitchen cabinets, and flat screen wall plugs are even installed. Added perks: Metal roof is only 5-years old, plumbing was updated, TRAIN HVAC system was installed in 2011, exterior gas tankless water heater, new 3/4″ plywood subfloors, durable Hardieboard siding was used on the exterior base trim, space saving pocket doors where convenient, original hardware and trim restored throughout. Insulation was blown into exterior walls and attic, and the crawlspace was sealed and insulated to allow for proper ventilation and to prevent critters from accessing the space. This house is quiet, cozy, and extremely energy efficient. Gorgeous oaks and native plants. Just two blocks from Rooster & the Till and Jug& Bottle. One block from Angry Chair Brewing, Mortar and Pestle, and Tripps Diner. Two blocks to Epps park and the Hillsborough river. Six blocks to Henry and Ola park. MUST SEE! A true gem.