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1715 48th Avenue offered at $898,000 March 17, 2016
1715 48th Avenue offered at $898,000
Unique opportunity to own a home that has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the same floor with 2 car side by side parking. Also featuring a newer built out lower level that boasts a large bedroom, living room and more. The lower space was constructed with permits. The total living square footage is 2225 (per tax records) with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and two living rooms. The lower level has a separate entrance, a wired-in Bose Surround Sounds System, recessed lighting, and an unwarranted kitchen. This home offers an excellent in-law rental opportunity to those who may desire such an arrangement. Or simply enjoy an expansive home, because this house offers more than most in the Outer Sunset – a great layout.
We have a short marketing period on this one, showing schedule:
Thursday 3/17/16 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 3/19/16 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 3/20/16 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 3/22/16 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday 3/23/16 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Offers: Thursday 3/24/16 at 5:00 p.m.
Todd Wiley and Kim Wiley, San Francisco Real Estate Group
244 Westlake Avenue Sold for $1,071,000 March 12, 2016
244 Westlake Avenue Sold for $1,071,000 – We are thrilled to announce that we exceeded our clients expectations for their three generation family home by over $100,000 and set new benchmarks for Original Daly City. We received 16 offers and accepted an all cash offer with a 7 day close at $1,071,000. Our clients followed our advice and allowed us to take over and prepare the property to it fullest potential, and what a difference it made!
244 Westlake Avenue is a well maintained detached two bedroom two bathroom bungalow, with a large living room, ample sized separate dining room, an eat in kitchen and three bonus rooms downstairs. This home sits on a 3,700 square foot lot adjacent to a 2,500 square foot lot for a total of 6,200 square feet (2 separate tax parcels on the size of 2 1/2 lots). There is also a detatched garage that spans across both lots. Build your dream home? Develop the adjacent lot?
244 Westlake has been owned by one family since its construction in 1924. Otho and Lydia Talbott bought 244 Westlake in 1924, as a brand new house, for their young family. Otho was a mining engineer and worked 9 months of the year in South America. At the age of 5, he moved from Kansas to California, in a covered wagon in the 1880s. Previous to 244, the only house on the block was 232 which was on lot where the garden is now. This lot was purchased in 1906 one month before the Great Earthquake for $10 and built on in 1910. The wood for that house arrived on 2 horse-drawn wagons. The Scheppi family lived there until Mrs Scheppi passed away in the 1940’s. The front door for the house at 232 Westlake is currently stored in the garage.
William Talbott, son of Otho and Lydia, grew up at 244 Westlake and graduated Class of ’39 from Jefferson High. He was drafted in 1942 into the Army and fought from Australia, through New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa, to Tokyo. He returned home, with 10,000 other GIs, on an aircraft carrier on Christmas Day 1945, with all of San Francisco welcoming them home as they sailed under the Golden Gate. He took the tram to ‘Top of the Hill’ Daly City, and walked down Westlake with his kit bag, to finally come home.
In 1947, William purchased the adjacent 232 Westlake lot for $1,000, and built the garages in the 1960’s. From 1945 to 1982, Lydia Talbott lived alone at 244 Westlake. She was well-known locally for her neat garden and bright colored poppies, until the local police stated that she was growing opiates, and needed to remove them.
From 1982 to 2007, the house was inhabited sporadically. Oliver Talbott, grandson of Otho and Lydia, briefly lived at 244 while waiting to join the Marine Corps in 2002 and after coming home from Iraq in 2006. In 2007, in ill-health, William returned to 244 with his wife to live out his final years in Daly City. The house was then lightly modernized. In those years before 2011, the few remaining Daly City ‘original’ old-timers also passed away. We believe 244 Westlake is the only house in Original Daly City to still be with its original family.
Todd Wiley and Kim Wiley
2131 Vallejo #3 – Sold for $1,250,000 March 10, 2016
2131 Vallejo #3 – Sold for $1,250,000 We sold this Pacific Heights Condo for $1,250,000 despite a mediation against the HOA having a dampening effect on the interest during the marketing period. With fewer offers than expected because of the mediation, we were thrown yet another curve ball on the day after getting into contract when the mediation became a lawsuit. This is not our first time selling a condo with a pending litigation against the HOA. We have experience working through difficult situations and still getting the job done with a positive outcome.
2131 Vallejo #3 is a well laid out formal one plus bedroom one bathroom condominium in Pacific Heights. This property features a spacious floor plan that meanders in a way that gives it a warmth and privacy that you must see and feel. There is a large living room, wood burning fireplace and an adjacent office nook with private balcony. This room also features two additional closets and built-in cabinetry making it a perfect office space. With a formal dining room, a large bedroom, ample closet space and a bathroom that boasts a tub and a separate shower; this property has the style and flow making it perfect for entertaining. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, a gas range and granite countertops. The bedroom has views that spill out onto the rear garden which is as an exclusive easement to this unit. There is also an independent parking space in the garage with ample storage. With fresh paint and hardwood floors throughout, in-unit washer and dryer and a location that’s close to Union Street and Fillmore Street’s multitude of shopping and dining opportunities; this one won’t last! – Open this weekend, come see us!