Tremendous opportunity awaits at 1843 Rutherford Avenue in this historic, artsy Highlands neighborhood situated between Bellarmine University and vibrant Bardstown Road, close to churches, schools and renowned restaurants. This property offers flexibility for the next owner to use it either in its current status as an owner occupied income producing duplex or as an easy conversion to a single family home. Boasting just shy of 3500 finished square feet above with potential for another 615 square feet on the third floor that could be easily finished into a owner's suite, artist loft or family room. On the first floor there is a large living room with a fireplace, built-in bookcases, large formal dining room, three bedrooms, kitchen and two full baths, and an office. The primary bedroom has a large custom built closet. The second floor has two bedrooms and a full bath, kitchen, large living room with fireplace, and large formal dining room and access to a moderate-sized balcony overlooking Rutherford and Rosedale.
Tons of hardwood, Savannah shutter blinds and neutral decor make this a classic charm venue. A dream for those who like to entertain or simply relax is the centerpiece of this property. The outdoor living space is nicely landscaped in both front and back yards. The spacious front porch provides a kick-back view of the Highlands folks, bicycling and walking in the neighborhood.
The backyard area is one of the nicest in the Highlands with a large custom built, electrified structure (all four corners), stamped/tinted concrete patio and amp, stereo speakers, lights and a fan. The back porch/covered deck is also equipped with lights, fan, amp and stereo speakers. The property has a two car garage and offers ample, easy access on-street parking for entertaining.
The basement has private, outside access and is partially finished with a toilet and is ready for a complete transformation into expanded living space to the tune of several hundred square feet.
The property has many updates, including electrical, copper water piping, soil pipe, HVAC, chimney structure and dimensional roof.