The Charles B. Russell House, a historic home on the National Historic Registry, is now available for sale. This beautiful home, designed by Samuel Hannaford, includes a 3,800 sq ft owners luxury home, a 2,800 sq ft luxury rental unit on the 2nd floor and a 2,200 sq ft luxury rental unit on the 3rd floor.
The owners home is completely separate from the rentals and has it's own driveway, 3 car garage, yard, porch and glass atrium. Utilities on this home are much lower that expected.
The home is meticulously maintained and is elegantly appointed. The owners home has a 38x9 entry, 20x14 living room, 20x15 dining room with a marble fireplace and original crystal chandelier converted from gas to electric, a 18x14 study or family room with a cherry fireplace, 13x10 breakfast room, 15x13 kitchen and 4 bedrooms (or 3 and a family room) 3 full baths and a first floor laundry (also a shared laundry hook-up in the basement)
The rental units, after their share of all expenses, will pay for $250,000 of the mortgage amount at current interest rates.a
Second floor unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a deck and a study with a fireplace and a formal dining room. The living room also has a fireplace.
The 3rd floor unit has two bedrooms and a bath, living room, formal dining room and a private deck.
The Turret with the slate beehive pinnacle, wrap-arounda veranda and atrium make this home unique outside. Inside the rich use of materials and design is elegant and functional.
The fact that the home was converted many years ago to accommodate two luxury rental apartments with their own driveway, garages and entrance make living in this luxurious home affordable and practical even for those wishing to downsize.
Because of it's location near the university of Cincinnati and many hospitals, it is ideal for medical or university personnel. Being close to downtown Cincinnati and expressways make it easy for those who enjoy and appreciate historic property who work anywhere in the Cincinnati area to live here.