West of Downtown

Westerwood, Sunset Hills, Lindley Park, Starmount Forest and Hamilton Lakes form a string of 1920s and ’30s neighborhoods stretching west from downtown along Market Street and Friendly Avenue.

Westerwood and West Market Terrace  | Lindley Park |  Sunset Hills and College Park  |  Starmount Forest  |  Hamilton Lakes  |  Recent Sales

Single-Family Homes

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111 Arden Place
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  • Auction scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 10:45 a.m., Guilford County Courthouse, Eugene Street lobby.
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,209 square feet, 2.26 acres
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed January 8, 2018
  • Last sale before foreclosure: $845,000, August 1999
  • Note: Foreclosure. The lender took possession of the house for $175,000 in February 2017. The listing shows the house as 5,693 square feet; the Guilford County property record shows 5,209.
  • Auction note: Enter the courthouse through the main entrance, go downstairs and through the building to the former entrance on Eugene Street. You’ll have to go through security screening when you enter the building, which can take a few minutes. Wireless phones, cameras, laptops, etc., are prohibited in the building.
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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1809 Madison Avenue

  • $519,900 (originally listed at $529,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 3,441 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $154
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed September 12
  • Last sale: $220,000, December 2012
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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222 Ridgeway Drive

  • $475,000 (originally listed at $495,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,783 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $179
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed November 24, 2017
  • Last sale: $285,000, January 2001
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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308 N. Chapman Street

  • $460,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,825 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $163
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed January 15, 2018
  • Last sale: $412,000, December 2015
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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113 Kensington Road

  • $445,000 (originally $460,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,794 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $161
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed October 13, 2017
  • Last sale: $82,500, February 1979
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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1905 Rolling Road

  • $419,900 (originally listed at $469,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,910 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $151
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed May 1, 2017
  • Last sale: 1977, no price available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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118 Kensington Road — no longer under contract as of September 10, 2017

  • $410,000 (originally listed at $435,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,716 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $160
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed May 16, 2017
  • Last sale: $370,000, May 2012
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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113 E. Avondale Drive

  • $399,900 (originally listed at $420,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 3,188 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $125
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed April 4, 2017
  • Last sale: $171,000, August 1993
  • Neighborhood: Starmount Forest

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404 N. Mendenhall Street

  • $389,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,250 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $173
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed August 5, 2017
  • Last sale: $325,000, July 2008
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood
  • Note: Four-car heated/cooled garage.

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1814 Walker Avenue

  • $348,000 (Zillow “Make Me Move” price)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,050 square feet (see note)
  • Price/square foot: $331
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed October 15, 2017
  • Last sale: $232,000, November 2016
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills
  • Zillow Make Me Move: “The owner of this home is interested in selling for the price posted. This feature is exclusive to Zillow.”
  • Note: This looks like a great house, but the listed price shouldn’t be taken seriously. $331/square foot is what you would pay for a mansion in Irving Park. Unfortunately, absentee landlords are rapidly transforming this stretch of Walker Avenue into a student-rental slum. Also, the Zillow listing shows 1,982 square feet; the county property record shows 1,050.

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1405 Fairmont Street

  • $298,500 (originally listed at $315,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,328 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $128
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed October 27, 2017
  • Last sale: $62,500, July 1979
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood

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1819 W. Friendly Avenue

  • $265,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,766 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $150
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed December 15, 2017
  • Last sale: $213,000, May 2012
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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608 Courtland Street

  • $229,000 (originally listed at $249,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 1,991 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $115
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed July 19, 2017
  • Last sale: $78,900, March 1988
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood

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307 S. Tremont Drive — contract pending as of January 18, 2018
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  • $224,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,605 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $140
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed October 4, 2017
  • Last sale: $187,500, February 2009
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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212 Mayflower Avenue — contract pending as of January 12, 2018

  • $215,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,971 square feet, 0.39 acre
  • Price/square foot: $109
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed January 11, 2018
  • Last sale: The property has been owned by one family since 1939.
  • Neighborhood: College Park
  • Note: The property includes a detached garage and a stone fireplace in the backyard. It also includes half of what originally was a separate, adjoining lot.

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909 Fairmont Street — contract pending as of January 4, 2018

  • $215,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,104 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $102
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed January 2, 2018
  • Last sale: 1969, no price listed in online records
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood
  • Listing: “This home needs updating and is priced accordingly.” No photos of interior included in listing.

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2225 W. Friendly Avenue

  • $199,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,727 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $116
  • Built in 1937
  • Listed December 4, 2017
  • Last sale: $174,000, August 2008
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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4300 W. Friendly Avenue — contract pending as of January 2, 2018

  • $198,400 (originally listed at $225,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,898 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $114
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed September 10, 2017
  • Last sale: 1967, no price available online
  • Neighborhood: Hamilton Forest
  • Note: Property includes detached guest house in back yard.

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1504 W. Market Street

  • $189,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,433 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $133
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed December 27, 2017
  • Last sale; $113,500, May 2001
  • Neighborhood: West Market Terrace

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3104 Collier Drive — contract pending as of January 10, 2018

  • $179,900 (originally listed at $184,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,513 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $119
  • Built in 1939
  • Listed August 18, 2017
  • Last sale: $127,600, May 2001
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park
  • Note: Currently a rental.

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2808 Springwood Drive

  • $179,900 (originally listed at $213,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,888 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $100
  • Built in 1946
  • Listed December 2016
  • Last sale: $155,000, March 2007
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park
  • Note: House is placed far back from the street on the long 0.37-acre lot.