252 N Main Avenue, 1 & 2, Tucson, AZ 85701 (MLS# 22411435)

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252 N Main Avenue, 1 & 2, Tucson, AZ 85701

Property Type: Residential Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4 Square Footage: 2,770 Lot Size (sq. ft.): 106 Status: Active
Current Price: $1,350,000 List Date: 5/07/2024 Last Modified: 7/19/2024


Hispano-Flemish and California Mission architecture, along with modernized upscale conveniences, create a coveted historical gem in the heart of Tucson's bustling and cultural downtown. The Cheyney House resides in the historic El Presidio Neighborhood, where mature trees canopy the sidewalks, historical mansions are abound, and one can stroll to numerous delectable restaurants and cafe's, trendy bars, theaters, museums, civic events, and the trolly. Meandering garden pathways, ornate metal work, terraced landscaping with unique palms and citrus trees, and a distinguished arcade entrance provide a welcoming entrance. Inside this nationally registered historic home, enjoy fine craftsmanship that must be personally experienced to appreciate the stately ambiance; A grand foyer and central

Supplements: staircase, 12' ceilings, fine millwork, full casement cabinetry, 6" base moulding, arched windows, stain glass, extensive white and red oak flooring, numerous custom built-in's, and professionally selected timeless interior finishes. The main level great room was designed for entertaining with ample space for reading from the built-in library complete with a rolling ladder, conversation by the gas fireplace with a custom cherry and slate surround, and dining room flanked by bay windows overlooking the manicured yard. Kitchen features include solid green slate countertops, full casement cabinetry with under cabinet lighting and crown moulding, subway tile backsplash, a dedicated pantry, and walkout to a private covered deck. A full accompaniment of stainless appliances incudes an electric range/convection oven, and secondary microwave/convection oven. The primary bedroom on the main level includes a 4-pc en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower lined with travertine, dual vanity, private water closet, and marble inlay flooring. A built-in Murphy bed in the second bedroom allows for flex-use and home office considerations. Step down the interior grand stairs to the lower level, also boasting architectural character with exposed volcanic rock walls, and a spacious great room lined with a series of period specific French doors overlooking the covered private patio and back yard. The primary bedroom on this level includes an ensuite bath with a free-standing soaking tub and elongated vanity. The kitchen includes solid soapstone counters, tumbled marble backsplash, stainless appliances, and a 5 burner gas range. Thoughtful built-in's maximize storage and also create an eat-in kitchen dining area. Additional modernization includes two on-demand tankless gas water heaters, two new HVAC systems, stackable washers & dryers on each level, and new exterior paint. This property is so tranquil among the lush vegetation and intimate sitting areas. Peaceful sounds of bird life, the breeze thru the mature trees, and the cascading water feature in the stately swimming pool invoke peaceful relaxation in solidarity, or create a memorable setting for entertaining. Consider the value in functionality of being able to use each level as a large combined home, as guest quarters, multigenerational living, or investment potential by closing the adjoining door to the lower level. Each level is fully sustainable with separate entrances, modern kitchens, large living areas, bedrooms w/ensuite baths, guest accommodations, laundry areas, and private patios. Also known as Unit 1 & 2, they have separate property tax schedule numbers. The tax parcel numbers could be combined for a lower tax rate, or one level could be sold independent of the other. There is currently parking for six vehicles; a 2-car carport accessible via an electric gate off the alley, and 4 street parking passes. The City of Tucson issues two for the property, and the owner has 2 additional passes valid until March 2025. This property has a small owner-managed HOA with 3 members to maintain the exterior of the buildings, common areas, landscaping, and pool. The main house being sold is unit 1 & 2, which comprises 2 out of 3 HOA members. Unit 3 is the guest house in the back corner of the lot, is owned by a private party, and is not for sale. When viewing this property, schedule plenty of time to view the numerous intimate details and one-of-a-kind features. It would also serve one well to do a walking tour of El Presidio to see the surrounding properties, neighborhood pocket park, grab a bite to eat at the legendary El Charro Cafe or at Cafe-a-la-Carte in the Tucson Museum of Art, visit the shops at Old Town Artisans, stroll to downtown, or trolly over to 4th Avenue or University of Arizona campus. El Presidio Historical District is Tucson's oldest neighborhood and is listed on the National Registrar of Historical Places. The Cheyney House was built in 1905 and designed by the architecture firm Holmes & Holmes for Annie Cheyney. Annie was the widow of George Cheyney, a mining chemist and early postmaster of Tucson. The property partially burned in the early 1980's, was fully restored in 2001 by Gerald & Emma Talen, and received the State of Arizona Heritage Preservation Honor Award from the state's preservation foundation in 2002. Pima County Assessor has given this property an effective construction year of 1996. Call for a private showing of this unforgettable Tucson masterpiece.

More Information MLS# 22411435

Address Information

Street #: 252 Direction: N Street Name: Main Suffix: Avenue Apt/Unit #: 1 & 2 State/Province: AZ Zip Code: 85701 County: Pima Country: USA

Location, Tax & Legal

Comparable Only Listing: No Tax Code: Exhibit A Tax Year: 2023 Taxes: 7032.17 Taxes For: Dwelling & Land Legal Description: Lengthy - See Exhibit A in documents Area: Central Subdivision: N/A Community: None Township: 14 Range: 13 Section: 12 Municipality/Zoning: Tucson - HR2 Fire Protection: Included in Taxes Fema Flood Zone: No Municipal Flood Zone: No

Contract Information

Current Price: $1,350,000 List Price: $1,350,000 Listing Date: 2024-05-07 Status: Active Co-Op Fee: 3% Method of Title: Fee (Simple) Distressed Info: None

Showing Information

Directions: From Congress & Granada; North on Granada, right on Alameda, left on Main.

General Property Information

Dwelling Type: Single Family Residence Construction Status: Existing Lot Dimensions: 74.84 x 170.06 x 74.80 x 170.07 Lot Acres: 0.29 Lot Sqft: 12727 Lot Size Source: Assessor Combined SqFt: 2770 Main House SqFt: 2770 Source of SqFt: Assessor # of Carport Spaces: 2 # of Covered Prkng: 2 Bedrooms: 4 Full Baths: 4 Total Baths: 4 Basement: Yes # of Fireplaces: 1 Year Built: 1996 School District: TUSD Elementary School: Davis Bilingual Magnet Middle School: Safford K-8 Magnet High School: Tucson Horse Property: No Horse Facilities: No List Price/SqFt: 487.36 Lot Size Price/SqFt: 106.07

Remarks & Misc

Geo Lat: 32.22476 Geo Lon: -110.976234


Other: Hispano-Flemish

Kitchen Features

# of Ovens: 3 Countertops: Slate & Soapstone Pantry: Cabinet Appliance Color: Stainless

Primary Bathroom Features

Countertops: Travertine/Soapstone

Interior Features

Interior Steps Y/N: Y

Main Cooling

Other: 2 Systems, New 2024

Water Heater

None: Two Systems


Electric Company: TEP

Garage/Carport Feat

Other: Electric gate


Conventional: Yes


Paved: Gravel

Exterior Features

Front Faces: East

Subdivision Restrict

Age Restrictions: No CC&Rs: Yes Deed Restrictions: Yes

Association & Fees

HOA: Yes HOA Amt (Monthly): 300 HOA Payment Frequency: Monthly HOA Name: Cheyney House

Submit With Offer

Other: POF

Home Protection

Offered: No

Property Features

Stories: Two Construction: Brick; Concrete Block; Stucco Finish Style: Spanish Mission Roof: Shingle Living Areas: Great Room; Living Room Dining Areas: Breakfast Nook; Dining Area; Great Room Kitchen Features: Convection Oven; Dishwasher; Electric Range; Garbage Disposal; Gas Range; Microwave; Refrigerator Primary Bathroom Features: 2 Primary Baths; Double Vanity; Shower Only; Soaking Tub Additional Bathroom Features: Countertops/Hall; Shower Only Laundry: Laundry Closet; Dryer; Stacked Space; Washer Extra Room: Storage Guest Facilities: Quarters Interior Features: Bay Window; Cathedral Ceilings; Exposed Beams; Foyer; High Ceilings 9+; Split Bedroom Plan Fireplace: Gas Fireplace Location: Great Room; Living Room Floor Covering: Ceramic Tile; Wood Window Covering: Stay Technology: High Speed Internet Main Cooling: Central Air; Zoned Main Heating: Forced Air; Natural Gas Water Heater: Natural Gas; Tankless Water Htr Gas: Natural Sewer: Connected Accessibility Option: None Security: Alarm Installed; Smoke Detector(s) Garage/Carport Feat: Detached Patio/Deck: Covered; Deck; Patio; Paver Spa: None Fence: Wrought Iron Landscape - Front: Desert Plantings; Shrubs; Trees Landscape - Rear: Desert Plantings; Shrubs; Trees View: Residential Road Type: Paved RV Parking: Short Term Exterior Features: Courtyard; Fountain; Native Plants Lot Features: Adjacent to Alley; East/West Exposure Neighborhood Feature: Historic; Paved Street; Sidewalks Assoc Fees Includes: Blanket Ins Policy; Common Area Maint; Exterior Mnt of Unit; Pest Control; Roof Repair; Roof Replacement Assoc Amenities: Maintenance; Pool Terms: Cash Submit With Offer: HOA Addendum; Lead Based Paint Disclosure Property Disclosures: Lead-Based Paint; Seller Prop Disclosure Special Conditions: None
Listing Office: RE/MAX Excalibur Realty
Last Updated: July - 19 - 2024
252 N Main Avenue, 1 & 2, Tucson, AZ 85701- MLS# 22411435
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