Off Market purchase opportunity before the owner moves out.

We have a 2261 sqft house which was originally 3 bedrooms with 1 bathroom, but this owner put a full in-law suite onto the house as a rear addition. This addition added 1 kitchen and 1 full bathroom. The floorplan is gracious and could be improved to be a true suite,  or you could take over the space for a traditional home. If converted into a true ensuite, you would have a 2 bedroom house in the front and 1 bedroom in the rear with apartment grade kitchen and full bathroom.

The house has hardwood floors, cove ceilings, poured concrete foundation, brick exterior, roof replaced in 2015, sump pump replaced in 2018, high efficiency furnace and AC regularly serviced.

The drain at the base of the driveway is functioning, but not a great site condition. The owner in August 2018 had Zins Plumbing come out and water jet the drain clear and camera the pipes out to the street and it is functioning. Two simple solutions are to increase the capacity of the drain by making it a trench drain instead of a catch basin, the second solution is to abandon the drain, block fill the garage door opening and then backfill with structural fill eliminating the basement garage. I would build an attached garage or minimum carport- see attached for feasible one car garage which meets zoning setbacks for the area. A modern car is going to have a difficult time entering this garage because of the head height.

 Sunroom, three season room with access to the family/ living room and the first bedroom on the first floor.

The Family/ Living Room has hardwood floors and a wood burning fireplace (unwarranted) and leads into the kitchen and dining room. The ceilings have cove ceilings and the room has fantastic scale.

The kitchen has wood cabinets, soffits, access to the basement and stairs to the driveway for side access.

The attached in law suite has a family room, modest kitchen, rear entry and a bathroom with grab bars and vinyl replacement windows. The scale of the addition is 22′ x 16′ and obviously has enough plumbing and space for a first floor laundry, for a few bedroom suites, etc.

 

If you’re interested in re-imagining the property and require building department information, follow this link to your answers- http://www.sycamoretownship.org/departments/planning-and-zoning/permitting-inspections/

Here is the information about my idea for the property which is removing the basement garage and introducing a garage on the side of the house within the allowable footprint.

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