• Year Built: 1899
815 N 4th Ave is aretail property for lease in Knoxville, TN.
Beautifully restored Victorian in the Historic 4th and Gill Neighborhood. Built in 1899 and zoned C-3 with H-1 overlay. In addition to this Property being a fabulous single family residence, with its commercial zoning, it could be a grand office or commercial development with two (2) adjoining parcels also available. With the location being on the corner of 4th and Gill, this could become the keystone property in the Historic Neighborhood.
The Victorian home has been completely redone from the foundation up, totally gutted and every inch rebuilt to modern codes, yet completely restored in period fashion to look very original in every possible detail. From the original stone stairs leading from the street to the classic two-story front porch, the entry to the home offers room for reception and a beautiful hand crafted grand staircase and hallway with period authentic wainscoting, doorways and trim and original restored hardwood floors throughout!
Directly off the main hallway are two (2) large offices/commercial spaces in place of the original living room and dining room, a completely modernized kitchen with granite island break area, a bath with shower, laundry room and rear covered exit to handicapped entry and a 600 SF two-car fully enclosed garage with outside concrete driveway from 4th Ave and also connecting to Gill and concreted parking for four (4) to five (5) cars. Plenty of Street parking also exists.
The grand staircase leads to the 2nd floor hallway with direct access through a small office/reception to the upper level front porch. Immediately adjacent in the upper hall is the entry to an incredible master suite office on the front of the home, with its own direct access to the upper level front porch as well. This suite also has its own full bath and a private staircase to a third floor library! This could well be the most spectacular office or commercial space in all of Downtown Knoxville!
Also from the 2nd floor hallway is access to two (2) additional offices/commercial spaces and bath or a live in apartment, complete with efficiency kitchen and bath and a rear entrance or exit.
From the back of the home, rear stairs lead to 2nd and 3rd level balconies and rear entrances/exits to the offices/commercial spaces or apartments. Also on the 2nd level balcony is the 2nd story of the garage that remains an unfinished 600 SF space with 8’ ceiling height, there is even attic storage above that! Could be additional offices, conference, work room or commercial space.
Also the 3rd floor access from the rear staircase to an addition balcony with incredible views of all of Downtown for an office/commercial space or an efficiency apartment with kitchen and bath.
There are two (2) adjacent parcels also for sale which could allow for significant future development or ample parking for commercial use of the Property. Please see the combined listings for 803 and 807 4th Ave in the MLS. This land was the site of Tennessee Governor Robert Love Taylor’s home that became known as the “Governor’s Mansion” with the neighbors in 4th and Gill.
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