Neighborhood: 6842 McPherson Blvd., Point Breeze
Asking price: $799,000
Description: This remodeled Victorian blends quintessential Pittsburgh architecture with open-concept living and modern finishes, including a waterfall quartz countertop on the kitchen island. With 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a spacious family room, it’s made for family gatherings. There are porches on the front and back, and two off-street parking spaces. Location is key: close to Frick and Mellon parks, Bakery Square, the zoo, universities and museums.
Neighborhood: 928 Blackburn Rd., Sewickley
Asking price: $1.2 million
Style: Barn home
Description: Set on 5.2 acres in Sewickley Heights, this red barn has been converted into a modern home with wide plank hardwood floors, barn doors, steel beams, coach lights, a home office and a fabulous kitchen with two farmhouse-style sinks, a breakfast island and pantry storage. The stables below offer room for horses or storage but could be remodeled into more living space. This home comes with a 3-bedroom, 3-bath guest house with an inviting front porch.
Neighborhood: 2334 Lesnett Rd., Upper St. Clair
Asking price: $1.4 million
Description: A grand entry highlights the luxury of this contemporary 6-bedroom, 4.5-bath home on more than four wooded acres, with a 4-car garage. Exposed beams, hardwood floors and lots of light accent the open living space. The kitchen, with two islands, is open to the family room with a stone fireplace. The master has a large bath and walk-in closets. The lower level has its own kitchen, den, bedroom, bath and courtyard. Check out the wine cellar.
Neighborhood: 427 Bailey Ave., Mt. Washington
Asking price: $1.9 million
Style: 3-story Victorian
Description: The architectural details of this spectacular 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home near Grandview Park will wow you, starting with walls of windows in the back to take in views from Neville Island to Squirrel Hill. Renovated with an open floor plan, the house retains its original woodwork and mouldings, high ceilings and stained-glass windows. The chef’s kitchen has two islands. The three-tiered deck has glass railings and access from the master suite.
Neighborhood: 161 First Ave., Downtown
Asking price: $2.6 million
Description: Hefty beams, hardwood flooring, exposed ductwork, a winding staircase and brick and stone add industrial finishes to this urban retreat with city views. Along the Monongahela River in the heart of Downtown, this 3,100-square-foot, multi-level townhome has a private elevator, custom kitchen, gas fireplace, media alcove, and family room with built-in wet bar and doors to the rooftop deck. A two-car garage, finished basement and laundry room are bonuses.
Neighborhood: 5501 Elgin St., Highland Park
Asking price: $3.3 million
Style: Second Empire
Description: The historic Alexander King estate, Baywood, is set on 1.8 acres surrounded by parkland. One of Pittsburgh’s most distinctive properties, this home is an impeccable piece of art. It has 8 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. Although the rooms have retained their original elegance, the home has some modern amenities and a cozy, well-appointed kitchen with a butler’s pantry. Unique features include detailed ceilings, stained-glass windows and a large sunroom.
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