503 North Plateau

This historic craftsman bungalow, completed in 1918, was the townhome of a prominent ranching family. The 4000 sq. ft. home has beautiful hardwood floors and large, bright and airy rooms. Features of the downstairs include a living room with coal-burning fireplace and French doors that open to the formal dining room and into the library. The lovely library has unique wood elements and is open centrally to the second floor landing access to the upstairs bedrooms. A cozy breakfast area/parlor looks on to a covered porch and lush back yard. Downstairs is the master bedroom with a separate front entrance, two full baths, a kitchen with adjoining butler's pantry, and a laundry room. The upstairs includes three large bedrooms with solid winter and louvered summer doors, a full bath and closet storage galore. Electrical and plumbing systems have been upgraded and modernized as have the kitchen and baths. Other main house features include a partial basement, separate air conditioning and forced air heating for upstairs and downstairs, a large wrap-around front porch and a small upstairs parade porch and metal roof. The back yard is fenced and includes an 800 sq ft flagstone patio with large, cedar shade structure and fountain. The detached, two-car garage is adobe with metal roofing. Landscaping features drought-tolerant native trees and plants. Buyer will have first option to purchase all or part of adjacent property with an 800 sq ft, four-room house and additional 0.4 acre, bring the combined property to about 0.8 acre on over more than one-half city block.
$473,500
with option to buy all or part of adjacent property for an additional $125,000 or less,
depending on option selected.