Welcome to our $1.4M smackdown, pitting one one house in need of updating vs one condo that’s good to go, in two different but equally tony neighborhoods. Which property would you choose?
30 Santa Rita Avenue
4BR/2.5BA, 2078 sq ft
This Spanish-Mediterranean “diamond in the rough” on a lovely tree-lined block of Forest Hill is perfect for buyers looking for a house with good bones that would vastly benefit from a sound remodel. One key factor is that all four bedrooms and two bathrooms are upstairs on the same level, including a master with sweeping views of Twin Peaks.
66 5th Avenue
3BR/1.5BA, 1599 sq ft, 1 pkg
Located on a prime north of Lake block, 66 5th Avenue is a large condo that opens directly on to its own private deck and garden. The master bedroom also opens to a deck and has nice yard access; the third bedroom has no closet and is probably best for an office or baby’s room. There’s also a huge private storage room and independent parking. Half a block to the Presidio and about three blocks to the restaurants and shops on Clement. This unit was last sold in…July 2013 for $1,422,000.
So which one would you buy?