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1704 W. Lakewood Avenue

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Stunning historic 4 bedroom house in Lakewood! AUGUST RENT FREE! - Absolutely stunning 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Lakewood! Built in 1914, the Hugh Curtis House sits on just over a half an acre of peaceful, lush garden. A contributing property in the Lakewood Park National Historic District, 1704 W. Lakewood Ave. is a gable-and-wing 1-story house that was raised to 1 1/2 stories with an addition about 1930.

Inside the home you'll find soaring ceilings, 7 foot windows, preserved heart pine flooring, and lots of period accents like the property's four fireplaces, door hardware and light fixtures. 1704 W. Lakewood Ave. boasts a formal living room, a downstairs master bedroom with brand new bathroom and walk-in closet, a separate formal dining room with piano, and a private office/bedroom that has its own separate entrance--perfect for the tenant with an in-home business.

The kitchen is a chef's dream with a gas range, large stainless steel fridge, farm sink, and stunning counters. Discover new recipes while cozied up on the window seat! The lower level of the home also includes a lovely sunroom with views to the gardens in the backyard and an additional full bathroom with claw-foot tub.

Waltz up the handsome staircase to the home's 2nd floor that contains 2 additional bedrooms, another full bathroom, and a flex room that could be an office, a playroom, or even a walk-in closet.

The home's grounds are like your own personal park and Durham County's largest Red Maple sits right on the property! Numerous plants, flowers and shrubs surround the home and there's even room for a vegetable garden in the rear of the yard. Fenced in dog pen complete with dog houses. Loads of room for parking.

Walkable to The Lakewood Restaurant, Cocoa Cinnamon, The Lakewood YMCA, grocery stores, Forest Hills Park and all the new spots + shops that are popping up in the neighborhood. Just a short bike ride to Duke University and Downtown Durham and a quick car ride to hop to Chapel Hill, RTP, or Raleigh.

Why the owners loved the home: "We loved the high ceilings, the pine floors, the original doors and hardware. We loved the new kitchen update, the connected neighborhood and being able to get to everything we needed in about 10 - 15 minutes: Whole Foods, Duke, downtown, Chapel Hill. The convenience is amazing! The neighbors are amazing! There is a good neighborhood list serv. And the back yard has a peaceful feeling with a great dog pen."

Washer and dryer connections only--tenant will be required to have their machines professionally installed by a vendor of owner's choice. Small + medium sized dogs and cats are allowed with approval and deposits. Home will not be available for rent to students.

Come take a look today and rent a little piece of Durham history!

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1704 W. Lakewood Avenue
1704 W. Lakewood Avenue, Durham, NC

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