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PRICE $1,850,000
BATHS 0 bath
HOME SIZE 4,300 sq ft
LOT SIZE 12,662 sqft

Currently being used as owner occupied law office. Very charming property which has character and craftsmanship located in beautiful area of North Downtown San Jose . Open floor plan, many rooms which make easier to lease to attorney(s)-CPA-accounting and many other businesses. Within 1 mile from Superior Court house. Approx. 2 mile from San Jose State University. Zoning RM - verify with city of San Jose for land usage to maximize your potential rent income. The Borchers Family Mansion was originally built in 1917 for the owners of Borchers Brothers Building Supply on North First Street in San Jose, California. The Borchers Family Mansion is a landmark building and an outstanding example of craftsmanship build during World War I prior to United States involvement. The large two-story Mediterranean style building features oversize wood framing, lath and plaster walls, hardwood floors, leaded glass, and exceptional mahogany wood fittings and trim throughout.

COMMUNITY Central San Jose COUNTY Santa Clara
STATUS Sold PROPERTY TYPE(S) Residential Income

School District San Jose Unified

AIR None
AREA Central San Jose
BASEMENT Foundation: Other
GARAGE No Garage, Off-Street Parking, Room for Oversized Ve
HEAT Central Forced Air - Gas, Electric
LOT 0.2907 acre(s)
UTILITIES Water: Public;
WATER Water: Public
Listing provided by Hanh Quach, Intero Real Estate Services

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