College Hill

Updated March 18, 2019

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Recent Sales

A note to Realtors and prospective home buyers about buying properties in historic districts

Single-Family Homes

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305 S. Mendenhall Street
The Stokes-Dees House

  • $324,900 (originally listed at $329,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,470 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $132
  • Built in 1918
  • Listed August 4, 2018
  • Last sale: $31,000, October 1978
  • Celebrity Connection: The house was owned from 1933-53 by Rigdon O. Dees, M.D., grandfather of Rigdon Osmond Dees III.

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808 Spring Garden Street

  • $280,000 (Zillow “Make Me Move” listing; see explanation below)
    • For those not familiar with the College Hill neighborhood, this price is unrealistically high for a rental property.
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,722 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $163
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed January 10, 2019 (zillow.com only)
  • Last sale: $77,500, May 1996
  • Note: Rental
    • A Zillow “Make Me Move” listing: “The owner of this home is interested in selling for the price posted.” It’s not listed with MLS or a real estate agency.
    • For those not familiar with the neighborhood, $280,000 is not a realistic price for this house.
    • County property records show the house with 1,722 square feet; the listing says 2,000.

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216 S. Tate Street
contract pending as of February 25, 2019

  • $229,000
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,055 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $111
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed February 14, 2019
  • Last sale: $170,000, March 2005
  • Note: Currently a rental.
    • The house is in the College Hill Historic District. Historic-district zoning prohibits dividing single-unit houses into multiple units. Citywide zoning prohibits more than four unrelated persons from occupying a single unit.

Multi-Unit Homes

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916 Walker Avenue

  • $255,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,952 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $131
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed September 24, 2018
  • Last sale: $113,900, July 2004
  • Note: Single-family home divided into two apartments.
    • For sale by owner

Condos and Townhouses

None for sale