The Bar Condo
Urban Houston: Downtown condo on Main Street brings hot new bar scene home for under $300,000
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Live, work and play downtown in a condo right next to METRORail's Main Street Station, for $279,500.
Enter unit 902 in Capitol Lofts at 711 Main St. to find Brazilian hardwood flooring throughout the 1,378-square-foot space. The kitchen to the left includes a Sub-Zero refrigerator and stainless steel appliances. Pendant lighting hangs above the kitchen counter bar, which offers additional seating.
Just beyond is the dining room, easily large enough to accommodate a table for eight. The open floor plan leads next to the living area, where a wall of windows lets natural light in and affords views overlooking Main Street.
The bedroom also enjoys the same vistas, as well as a private balcony. The bath is updated with double sinks and large soaking tub. A stackable washer and dryer are included with the property.
At hand for the owners are a fitness room, common roof terrace and underground parking slot. Within walking distance are parks, churches, most notably the impressive Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral, restaurants, bars, entertainment venues and more of the innumerable scenes and sites downtown Houston has to offer.
Square footage: 1,378
Asking price: $279,500
Listing agent:Amanda McGowen, Boulevard Realty