653 N. Robson
Mesa, AZ 85201
1,472 square feet
3 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms
8,472 square foot irrigated lot
The historic 1939 ‘Orville & Anne Richards house’ is a one-of-a-kind renovated Minimal Traditional-style home nestled on the dreamiest street in the Evergreen historic district. This is historic preservation done right-craftsmanship and attention to detail are unrivaled! Original features throughout include refinished front sitting porch, restored porte-cochere and meticulously renovated interior. $30,000 of new engineered hardwood flooring was just installed with all new subfloor and new baseboards, designed to last a lifetime. The spacious living space opens to a formal dining room which features charming original 1930s buffet/wall built-ins and a chic new chandelier. The renovated kitchen has restored vintage cabinetry in a warm green hue (fig tree by Behr) with new brass hardware, slab marble counters/backsplash, Blanco sink, brushed brass Kraus faucet and water filter, restored vintage O’Keefe & Merritt range/oven and new stainless steel KitchenAid stainless steel dishwasher and refrigerator. The elegant owner’s suite has original built-ins and completely new ‘vintage-styled’ bathroom. This bathroom was taken down to the studs and features a gorgeous classic subway tiled shower with new Delta fixtures and basket-weave mosaic tile flooring, new lighting, new mirror and new vanity with marble countertop and antique-look sink fixtures. The stunning art deco hall bath has period-appropriate hex mosaic tile floors, vintage pedestal sink and professionally refinished cast iron tub/shower. Extensive updates include new roof in 2021, new HVAC system in 2021, new tankless water heater in 2021 and new interior/exterior paint in 2022. Additional features: inside laundry room with new hook-ups and new tile flooring, new rear fencing, new wood loggia with bistro lights and updated lighting throughout. You’ll love the 90’+ deep irrigated rear yard with spacious entertaining patio. There is plenty of room for a pool or home expansion. Enjoy mature kumquat, lemon/orange combo tree and gorgeous jacaranda trees. This home is eligible for the historic tax reclassification, which will reduce the property taxes by 50% for owner-occupants. Walk/bike to hip downtown Mesa destinations: Worth Takeaway, Espiritu Mesa, 12 West Brewing, Cider Corps, Chupacabra Tap Room, Jarrod’s Coffee, Tea and Gallery, Main Street Harvest, Proof Bread, Nile Coffee Shop, Oro Brewing, Smitholator Cookies, Tacos Chiwas, Mesa Public Library, Mesa Community Farmer’s Market, the light rail, Arizona Museum of Natural History and Evergreen Park (and 5 other parks within 1 mile).
Call/text Jennifer Hibbard at 602-908-5801 or email her at Jennifer@TwinsAndCompany.com.