Jewel box home in wonderful downtown Durham location

downtown Durham home for sale


912 Onslow Street, Durham $315,000. 955 square feet of stylish and well-designed space – open floor plan, two bedrooms, two baths. Completely renovated in 2017. | View the Tour | MLS details | Floor plan |

  • Vintage home (probably built between 1910 and 1920 but no accurate records exist) was deconstructed down to studs. The engineering firm of Criterium-Giles was consulted and all recommendations followed with regard to foundation upgrades and support needed for load bearing walls to be removed.
  • All work was performed and fully permitted by Preferred Building Co. in 2017.
  • 25-year roof and all plumbing and electrical was replaced.
  • All new siding, sheathing and insulation.
  • Small rear addition with mudroom, laundry closet, pantry and coat closet was completely rebuilt including new foundation.
  • Front porch was rebuilt.
  • All windows were replaced.
  • Flooring is 3/4” refinished maple in main living areas, carpet in bedrooms, tile in bathrooms and mudroom area.
  • Kitchen includes stainless appliances, painted maple cabinets with dovetail joints and soft close drawers, granite countertops.
  • Both bathrooms feature tile and vanities with granite tops and fans with bluetooth speakers. Master bath has dual vanity and walk-in shower; hall bath has soaking tub.
  • Gaspack furnace/air conditioner was replaced in 2016. Hot water heater was replaced in 2009.
  • Bi-level deck serves as rear entrance as well as shady spot for outdoor living.
  • Alleyway behind house is maintained by the City of Durham and convenient for parking. There is potential for lots of parking making entertaining quite easy.