1005 East Avenue, Rochester, NY
$ 799,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#R1472838
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyMONROE
  • CityRochester
  • AreaRochester City
  • NeighborhoodHollister & Spencer Petit
  • Zip14607
  • StyleColonial,Historic/Antique,Traditional
  • Year Built1865
  • Taxes$ 21708
  • Price$ 799,900
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage6197
  • Lot Size1.25 Acres
Data Source:
Greater Rochester AOR (GRAR)
Property Description

The East Ave mansion w/huge front porch that you've always admired can now be yours! The Harris-Watson-Spencer House, built in 1865, is a gorgeous example of Italianate architecture, with herringbone wood floors, relief plaster ceilings & picture frame molding found throughout the grand rooms of the 1st floor. The fireplace flanked by coved built-ins is the focal point of the Living Room, which also includes a window-seat & built-in mirror. The wood paneled Library features a circa 1925 painting over the fireplace. The Dining room, with wood wainscotting & leaded glass cabinets has access to the Butler’s pantry. The spacious Eat-in Kitchen with center island & glass front cabinets, & has direct access to both the 1st floor laundry & mudroom/pantry. The elegant, curved staircase leads to a stunning 2nd floor sitting area w/ stained glass windows & a decorative fireplace flanked by window seats. 5 bedrooms (3 with fireplaces) and 3 ½ baths are found upstairs, including two options for primary suite, plus a guest suite with convenient access to the back staircase. The 1.25 acre lot includes a front Beech tree planted in 1870, a flagstone terrace in the back & exquisite gardens.

Price History
5/22/2023 Listed $799,900

General Features

Appliances Dryer, Dishwasher, Electric Oven, Electric Range, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Tankless Water Heater, Washer
Architectural Style Colonial, Historic/Antique, Traditional
Basement Full, Walk-Out Access
Construction Materials Brick, Wood Siding, Copper Plumbing
Electric Circuit Breakers
Elementary School District Rochester
Exterior Features Blacktop Driveway, Patio
Heating Gas, Hot Water
High School District Rochester
Interior Features Wet Bar, Breakfast Bar, Cedar Closet(s), Den, Separate/Formal Dining Room, Entrance Foyer, Eat-in Kitchen, Separate/Formal Living Room, Guest Accommodations, Jetted Tub, Kitchen Island, Solid Surface Counters, W
Listing Agent State License 30VA0574349
Lot Size Square Feet 54450
MLS Area Rochester City-261400
Middle/Junior School District Rochester
Patio/Porch Features Open, Patio, Porch
Property Condition Resale
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Roof Membrane, Metal, Rubber
Security Features Security System Owned
Sewer Connected
Special Listing Conditions Standard
Status Active
Subdivision Name Hollister & Spencer Petit
Terms Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA Loan
Total Rooms 11
Township Not Applicable
Utilities Cable Available, High Speed Internet Available, Sewer Connected, Water Connected

Interior Features

Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Carpet, Hardwood, Tile, Varies
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Heating Y/N Yes
Laundry Features Main Level
Main Level Bathrooms 1
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 3
Window Features Drapes, Leaded Glass, Storm Window(s), Wood Frames

Exterior Features

Living Area 6197
Foundation Details Stone
Lot Dimensions 121X440
Lot Features Historic District, Near Public Transit, Rectangular
Lot Size Acres 1.25
Lot Size Area 1.25
Lot Size Units Acres
Parking Features No Garage
Water Source Connected, Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 14607

AVG $490K
AVG $11,680
AVG 51
Year Built
AVG 1888
AVG 86
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

Your Agent

Angela Penkin

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker


Listed By
Kristin Vanden Brul with RE/MAX Plus; 585-279-8222

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