Old Southwest Reno Real Estate

Embrace the timelessness of Old Southwest Reno, where historic mansions and tree-lined streets paint a nostalgic backdrop. Situated on the border of the trendy Midtown district and a short walk to downtown, this neighborhood boasts classic 1930s architecture and mid-century charm. From affordable homes with historic roots to luxurious estates, Old Southwest promises enduring property values and a unique character that enchants buyers.

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Old Southwest Reno Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.6M
Lowest Price $615K
Highest Price $2.6M
Total Listings 2
Avg. Price/SQFT $867

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Old Southwest Reno Homes For Sale

Explore Old Southwest Reno Real Estate:

Nestled in Southwest Reno, the city's oldest neighborhood, lies a real estate tapestry as diverse as its history. This district, steeped in time, boasts an eclectic mix of homes, showcasing a unique juxtaposition of architectural styles. From modest brick residences to sprawling estates, the neighborhood exudes an unparalleled character.

Driving through its tree-lined streets, you'll find yourself meandering beneath the expansive branches of towering trees, a signature feature of this enchanting locale. The real estate spectrum in Old Southwest Reno caters to a broad audience. For those seeking opulence and history intertwined, meticulously rebuilt historic mansions from the early 1900s stand as prime choices.

These residences masterfully blend vintage allure with modern amenities, featuring grand entries, landscaped grounds, and spacious living areas that open to expansive patios offering breathtaking views of the river and the city. High-end kitchen appliances and well-appointed details cater to those who love to host events in style.

In contrast, vintage-modern turnkey homes pay homage to the district's history. These redesigned homes effortlessly marry the past with contemporary comforts, boasting gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces, and designer lighting. Their spacious layouts, replete with bedrooms, offices, and living areas, provide ample space for families. Luxurious owner's suites and spa-like bathrooms offer a retreat within the home, while the proximity to shops, restaurants, and local events adds to their allure.

Affordable properties, typically falling within the ~$1 million range, present custom-made homes with marble entryways and high ceilings. These homes are designed for entertaining, featuring spacious living areas and a main-floor master bedroom for added convenience. Situated in the heart of midtown, they offer easy access to coffee shops and dining options, epitomizing a lifestyle that's both comfortable and convenient.

Old Southwest Highlights & Amenities:

Old Southwest Reno, a neighborhood steeped in heritage, offers a plethora of attractions and amenities that reflect the heart of Reno. Bordering both Midtown and Downtown, this locale presents an enviable lifestyle. The area is adorned with large tree-lined streets, making every drive a picturesque journey. Renowned for its proximity to the Truckee River and vibrant Midtown district, residents here enjoy an abundance of shopping and dining options.

For outdoor enthusiasts, the neighborhood's accessibility to parks like Idlewild Park and Virginia Lake Park is a definite plus. These green spaces provide the perfect backdrop for community events, picnics, and leisurely strolls. Families are drawn to the area due to its excellent schools within the Washoe County School District. Furthermore, the neighborhood boasts a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly environment, making it easy to explore the nearby attractions.

The Old Southwest historic district is not just a neighborhood; it's a lifestyle choice. Steeped in history yet embracing the modern age, it offers an unmatched living experience. For those captivated by the allure of a historic neighborhood, the blend of character-filled homes and the convenience of nearby city amenities makes Old Southwest Reno an irresistible choice.

Agent David Hughes

With over 30 years of real estate experience in Reno & Sparks, you can contact me at 775-771-1783 for all of your real estate needs.

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