Historic Oakwood - 707 North East Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
| 2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | 1,193 sqft | $289,000 |
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707 North East Street
  1. This architects home, a restored bungalow, has a gut-rehabbed modern kitchen & bath.
  2. A winding brick walk leads to the front porch and a driveway provides off-street parking and access to the kitchen in back.
  3. Above it all, the front porch offers a degree of privacy while remaining connected with the walkable sidewalks of Historic Oakwood.
  4. Bright and versatile, the floor plan is open while a central hall provides separation between the formal areas and bedrooms.
  5. The office/study/family room includes a closet and could easily become a 3rd BR with the addition of double French doors.
  6. 6 over 1 windows, a decorative fireplace and built-in shelves add character to the living room in the southeast corner of the house.
  7. The long hall with gallery space for pictures leads past two bedrooms to the craftsman style modern bathroom.
  8. Three full south facing windows make the dining room a bright gathering place.
  9. The modern kitchen includes solid surface counter tops, gas stove and a pantry closet. The door leads to the back patio through a utility/laundry room.
  10. The back patio with paver stones is also accessible from the driveway, offering easy access to the kitchen.
  11. The gut-rehabbed bath is finished with craftsman style wainscoting and new fixtures.
  12. The middle bedroom could be a studio offering north light.
  13. The back bedroom has three windows.
  14. The Historic Oakwood neighborhood is an eclectic urban village seamlessly surrounded by unique urban neighbors pictured below. The value of property in Oakwood is increased by it status as a local Historic District, the first in NC.
  15. Walking through the adjacent Oakwood Cemetery is walking back through history. The rolling field just inside the gate is the site of picnics and winter-time sledding.
  16. The Oakwood Common a block away is a play area for toddlers and the site of the annual spring jazz brunch, 4th of July picnic and hot cider during the Candlelight Tour in December. Canines can play at the nearby Oakwood Dog Park.
  17. The recently opened PieBird restaurant is owned by two Oakwood neighbors.
  18. Grab lunch and a vanilla coke at the Pharmacy in a building dating back to 1910.
  19. Nicole's Art Gallery is across Person Street from the PieBird and Pharmacy.
  20. Marsh Woodwinds frequently have jazz concerts upstairs.
  21. Gallery C has recently relocated to the Blount Street Commons that includes historic and new homes, commercial spaces and parks on land formerly owned by the State.
  22. Blount Street Commons includes the new HQ for the state architects' association (NC AIA) now under construction.
  23. Walk across N Person St to the Burning Coal Theater located in the Blount Street Commons. It was the auditorium for the old Murphey School now adaptively renovated as senior citizen apartments.
  24. The NC Governor's Mansion is across the street from Historic Oakwood.
  25. Walk a couple blocks to William Peace University that dates back to before the Civil War. Walk one block further to the Shops at Seaboard Station that includes Logan's nursery, a hardware store, a pet shop and Seaboard 18 Restaurant.

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