217 N Melwood Ave, Tucson, AZ 85745

  • $550,000
217 N Melwood Ave, Tucson, AZ 85745

Overview

Property ID: 127520
  • Single Family
  • Property Type
  • 3
  • Bedrooms
  • 1.5
  • Bathrooms
  • 1,793
  • 1907
  • Year Built

Description

Own a true piece of Tucson history! The Schwalen-Gomez House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and represents the ’’Birth of Menlo Park’’. This Spanish Colonial – Bungalow style home was built from an adobe farmhouse dating back to the 1800s. Admire the original wood floors, dark beams, classic molding, built-in bookshelves, & decorative copper fireplace. Main level bedroom and full bath. Upstairs features two more bedrooms, den, half bath, & multiple closets. Enjoy ’’A’’ Mountain’s fireworks from the backyard sanctuary that includes a ramada & pergola, many mature trees and large shed. Just .25 mile from great shopping & restaurants at Mercado San Agustin. Furnace & A/C replaced last year. The rest of this historic treasure is ready for your updates and personal touch Welcome to the Schwalen-Gomez House, a true piece of Tucson history available for sale in the Historic Area of Tucson. This remarkable property, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and noted as one of the oldest homes in Tucson by the State Historic Preservation Office, holds a significant place as the Birth of Menlo Park. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of this Spanish Colonial and Bungalow style home, originally built from an adobe farmhouse dating back to the 1800s. As you step inside, be captivated by the authentic charm and character that awaits you. The home boasts original wood floors, complemented by dark beams, classic molding, built-in bookshelves, and a beautifully adorned copper fireplace. The main level offers a convenient bedroom and a full bath, providing versatility and ease of living. Upstairs, you will discover two additional bedrooms, a den, a half bath, and multiple closets, providing ample space for relaxation and privacy. The possibilities are endless in this well-designed layout, offering flexibility to meet your unique needs. The backyard of this residence is truly a sanctuary, relax in the peaceful ambiance of the ramada and pergola, surrounded by mature trees and enhanced by a spacious shed that offers additional storage space for your convenience. The two white pillars that greet you at the sidewalk still contain the iron rings that the Schwalen family and friends, including close friend Sam Hughes, used to tie their horses to. Situated just a quarter-mile away from the vibrant Mercado San Agustin, you’ll have easy access to a plethora of excellent shopping and dining options, enriching your lifestyle with convenience and enjoyment. Noteworthy upgrades include a recently replaced furnace and air conditioning unit, ensuring modern comfort throughout the home. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of Tucson’s rich history. Embrace the allure of the Schwalen-Gomez House and make it your own. 

  • Address 217 N Melwood Ave, Tucson, AZ 85745
  • State Arizona
  • Zip/Postal Code 85745

Details

Updated on August 28, 2023 at 6:29 pm
  • Property ID: 127520
  • Price: $550,000
  • Taxes $898
  • Property Size: 1,793
  • Lot Size: 0.36 Acres
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1907
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Property Status: For Sale

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