At a time when property finance loan fascination costs are superior, and inventory is reduced, a small-upkeep condominium at a affordable selling price in a charming, walkable local community has all the right elements for a very hot home.
Located at 416 Isabella St., The Towers in Oakmont was constructed in 1967 as a 5-story apartment complicated prior to remaining flipped to a condominium in 1990.
“It was a big good results since it was the initially condominium in Oakmont,” states Howard Hanna Real Estate agent Lori Hummel, who was aspect of the authentic crew that labored on the conversion of the brick, 27-unit constructing.
Hummel signify the owners of Unit 102, who have mentioned their two-bedroom, one-toilet rental for $139,900 (MLS#1573802, 412-287-1739, howardhanna.com). It is open by appointment.
“The sellers are a single of the original homeowners from that time. They are a darling pair,” Hummel claims. “They have been empty nesters, offered their home, moved into the apartment. Now, they are in their 90s and they are likely into an independent residing intricate. They felt it was time for them to do that.”
The building’s foyer is furnished in thoroughly clean, Mid-Century Modern day decor. Unit 102 is situated on the initially ground and has a long row of closets that run the duration of the entry. It opens to the generously sized, 12-by-18-sq.-foot principal dwelling space, which is properly lit, many thanks to big windows and a door that opens to a non-public patio.
“It is on the back again of the developing, so there is a walkout. It is a handle,” Hummel claims. “It is tree lined. If you like to yard, you can do that, plant veggies, flowers.”
The unit’s creamy white paint and neutral carpet make it a cleanse slate for a new owner’s design and style prepare. The eating place actions 12-by-9 square ft and opens to the principal home, when the kitchen area actions 14-by-9 square toes.
The kitchen characteristics a breakfast nook that seats four as well as the first white cabinets and formica countertops. The electric powered appliances contain a dishwasher, stove and refrigerator in white.
The two identically sized bedrooms each evaluate 14-by-12 sq. toes and aspect white paint with neutral-hued carpet. The just one complete lavatory has a blend tub/shower unit.
The creating also has a prevalent storage device and laundry facility. The HOA payment is $412 a month and addresses gasoline, warmth, water, sewage, cable and constructing insurance coverage, though the house owners shell out for plug-in electrics. The elaborate also has a detached garage that allows house owners to walk below cover to the developing.
“It is a great creating simply because it is so walkable to every little thing — regional restaurants, suppliers, bread, all of the staples,” Hummel suggests.
About: Oakmont (oakmontborough.com)
Planes, Trains & Cars: A 40-moment commute to Pittsburgh Intercontinental Airport. Avenue parking. General public transportation.
Faculties: Riverview College District (rsd.k12.pa.us)
Community: Known for previous homes and old charm, Oakmont, nestled alongside the Allegheny River, is home to the world-renowned Oakmont Nation Club. A handsome and lively business district runs together both sides of Allegheny River Boulevard and Allegheny Avenue and capabilities hundreds of places to eat and bespoke retail stores. The independent Oakmont Bakery is a vacation spot in by itself, although the renovated Oaks Theater functions reside enjoyment. Lots of inhabitants get pleasure from an evening stroll alongside the sidewalks and walking paths.