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Which West Village house would you renovate?

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A couple months ago, we found a West Village disaster fixer-upper that listed at $200,000. Our readers shook their heads at the price compared to the amount of work needed. This week, we’ve seen two more homes on Seyburn Street hit the market. They both present some interesting options. How are the prices on these? Which one would you take on? As always, let us know below.

1784 Seyburn: $149,000

The first house sits right next door to the previous fixer-upper, and is listing for $51K less. It has four bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, a fireplace, pocket doors, wood trim, a clawfoot tub, and french doors. It’s not that scary, comparatively, and it’s priced at $58 per square foot. It’s a lot of work, for sure, but looks to be in better shape than some houses we’ve seen. It’s listed through Bill Swanson at O’Connor Real Estate.

1118 Seyburn Street: $99,000

We’re appreciating the honesty in this listing from Liz Tintinalli at Real Estate One. You have to look through the brush to see this one, where she warns, “this property rehab is not for the faint hearted,” and “Home must be rehabbed not demoed.” Why would someone take this on? This brick house has six bedrooms and six baths, and sits on a prominent corner lot a block away from the shops and restaurants on Agnes Street. We don’t feel like we’re going out on a limb saying the neighbors will really appreciate whoever takes on this 3,500-square-foot rehab project. FYI, cash offers only on this one, and most of the utilities have been shut off. It’s a lot of house. Are the rewards worth it?


Which West Village home would you rehab?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    1784 Seyburn for $149K
    (53 votes)
  • 47%
    1118 Seyburn for $99K
    (223 votes)
  • 41%
    Neither. They’re both asking too much.
    (195 votes)
471 votes total Vote Now