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Shea Mansion Update: Buy It Now for Just Under $600K

A few weeks ago we featured this house at 356 Richmond Avenue with a teaser, hinting that you could possibly own it in the near future.  Well, the future is here.  The distinctive house, sometimes known as the Shea Mansion, has recently been listed for sale.

The Realty USA listing describes the house as:

ONE OF A KIND – SHEA’S MANSION * OVER 4,300 SQ FT * RESTORED TO PERFECTION TOP TO BOTTOM * ITALIAN RENAISSANCE PALAZZO STYLE * FEATURES: ORNAMENTALLY EMBOSSED CROWN MOLDING * RESTORED WHITE OAK PARQUET HARDWDS W/WALNUT & MAHOGANY * LEADED & STAINED GLASS WNDWS * LRG FOYER * DEN W/GAS FRPLC * LIVING RM W/GAS FRPLC & BOOK SHLVS * LRG FRML DINING * UPDATED EAT-IN KITCHEN W/GAS FRPLC, GRANTE BRKFST BAR, REDWOOD HRDWDS, BTLER PANTRY * COMPLT REDONE MSTR BATH * 2ND FLR LAUND * 3RD FLR APT OR IN-LAW SUITE W/SKYLITES * 40 YR TEAR OFF ROOF ’08 * NEW 2.5 CAR GARAGE ’07 * FRNT PORCH ’07 * HEAT/CA ’07 *

You can get a great preview of the house in the video virtual tour at this link.

The 3 story stone house, built in 1898, was recently renovated from top to bottom. It includes the main residence with basement and two floors, plus a third floor apartment. The main residence has 14 rooms including 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and 2 half baths.  Taxes are a modest $5,275. The 3rd floor apartment will easily cover that cost and more. This is a great opportunity to own one of Buffalos most architecturally distinctive houses. 

 

Written by David Steele

David Steele

Architect ( a real one, not just the armchair type), author of "Buffalo, Architecture in the American Forgotten Land" ( www.blurb.com ), lover of great spaces, hater of sprawl and waste,
advocate for a better way of doing things.

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