Tag: 713 NE 93rd

Two House Project on NE 93rd

The foundation is complete for a three-story home located at 717 NE 93rd Ave. It is the first of two houses planned for this unconventional lot. The new structure sits at the wider back portion of the lot and shifts north towards the property line. Construction vehicle access dictates the back building must proceed ahead of the front structure on this tightly packed development.

The project proposed a year ago will host two detached houses. The back home is a three-bedroom, two and a half bathroom structure. Being accessible only by a walkway along the north property line, the house will not offer any onsite parking. Although being a secondary dwelling, it has many desirable features. The entire third floor is a master suite, and the main floor maximizes the limited space in an open floorplan.

When completed, the front unit will feature an attached garage and four bedrooms. It has two full bathrooms and two half bathrooms. As with the back building, this unit also spans three-stories, with its main floor on the second level. Another distinct feature is the position of the fourth bedroom on the ground floor. That room has both an interior and exterior entrance. A small half bathroom next to the bedroom provides some limited autonomy from the rest of the house. This extra bedroom would be an ideal home office for someone needing to see the occasional client.

Addressed as 713 NE 93rd Ave, the front house will span 20 of the 30-foot wide property frontage. For ease of construction, the back house must complete framing before the front house blocks truck access. Although progressing slowly, this project now seems to be moving forward at a faster pace. When completed, it will create a unique property that has built-in rental revenue for the owner.

March 2020

Two Homes on One Lot

A year ago 713 NE 93rd Ave sold to Chalet Homes LLC when the lot was split off of 723 NE 93rd Ave. The new lot bumps out in the back, making both lots stubby L shaped. With 713 NE 93rd Ave wider in the back it can accommodating two houses on one property.

Both structures will have three floors. The front structure (Unit A) will have a single car garage, half bath, and bedroom on the first floor. The second floor has an open floorplan with the kitchen in the back and the great room in the front. Accessed from the great room, off the front of the house, will be a deck spanning the whole width of the house. There is also a half bath off the side of the kitchen. The top floor has two standard bedrooms and a 3/4 bathroom, at the front of the house. A small master bedroom is located at the back with an ensuite.

The back structure (Unit B) has its kitchen and great room room on the first floor. Similar to the front house, there is a half bath off to the left of the kitchen. The second floor contains two bedrooms and one full sized bathroom. The entire third floor is the master bedroom. It has an ensuite slightly larger than the bathroom on the second floor. There is also a walk in closet at the back and a small second closet at the front of the room.

Unlike many duplex opportunities, this arrangement provides a buffer by not sharing a commonwall. Both single family homes are small but creative in their use of space. This property could be a good rental investment, offering two houses worth of income on one property. Alternatively, this would also be ideal for a young family looking to get into a new home and have a built in income stream with a second unit. The number of stairs in these houses would not make it ideal for a multigenerational home, as some duplexes can be.