1744 W Lewis Street

San Diego, CA 92103
Sold • 11 days
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1915 foursquare prairie craftsman built by master craftsman Nathan Rigdon. Mills Act approx. $7,200 annual property taxes versus $25,200 without it. 2 year complete major restoration just completed includes all new plumbing, sewer and electric. Kitchen, first floor bedroom/family room, bath and master bath are new construction. New 3 car garage and 1 bedroom guest house on the alley added to existing 1 car garage. House is 2718sf, guest house is 620sf for 3338sf and 4 garages add 855sf total 4193 sf.

1874sf is new construction. Box and beam ceilings or crown molding in all rooms. Entire house is 9' ceilings. All lights are LED. 6' eave overhang keeps house cool. All bedrooms are 15'+ long. New tankless hot water heater. New heat and A/C in house & guest quarters. All electrical is new and new 200 amp main panel. All new plumbing including sewer line to the city hookup. New stucco. All new interior doors and shaker cabinets with new crystal handles. All new landscape and irrigation. Original oak floors refinished. Jim Crawford rebuilt firebox brick and installed new chimney liner and screen. Fireplace has original tile and new dentil oak mantel. All 26 double-hung windows have been removed and repaired. Staircase has new treads, risers, wainscoting and handrail. Living room has pocket doors. New insulation in floors, ceilings and walls. Dining room has stained wood, bay window and Tiffany style chandelier. New kitchen has quartz counters, center island, shaker cabinets with glass inserts, all Thermador appliances, wine cooler, microwave in drawer, double oven with 8 burner cooktop and Kohler farmhouse sink. New first floor laundry and second laundry and water heater in garage. Baths have Carrera marble counters and Kohler Memoirs craftsman fixtures. Master bath has copper shell freestanding tub and 2 separate sink cabinets. Master bedroom has window seat with storage. Guest house has two entrances so it can be a studio unit and separate bonus room. 2 car garage has 3 doors and 2 windows to the yard to also be a rec room or whatever. Dining room could be a family room. Downstairs bedroom can be a den. 8' french doors to Mangaris hardwood rear deck from den and from kitchen. Front gates are IPE Brazilian hardwood. Side fences are redwood. 12' wide side courtyard. Side entry door to 110' driveway. Hass avacado tree produced over 200 avocados this year. House has sloped roof. Foundation has been updated. Garage doors have frosted windows and sidemount openers. Walking distance to West Lewis and Washington shopping districts, Grant K-8 and Francis Parker schools. Mills Act just valued the property at $600,000 so annual property taxes for the new owner will be approximately $7,200 at 1.2%. That is a $18,000 savings per year over what they would be without it! This home is the lowest priced per s.f. north Mission Hills remodeled or new home for sale and about $100/sf below the average of them ($629 versus $731 per s.f.) Add to that value of the 4 garages, the income potential of the guest house and the Mills Act.


  • Type: House
  • Stories: 2
  • Built: 1915
  • $/SqFt: $629
  • Community: Mission Hills
  • Neighborhood: Mission Hills
  • MLS#: 180023806



  • Total: 5
  • Master: 15x12
  • Bed 2: 15x14
  • Bed 3: 19x11
  • Bed 4: 16x12
  • Bed 5: 15x10


  • Full: 4


  • Kitchen: 23x16
  • Dining Room: 16x15


  • Extra Room #1: 19x19


  • Location: Garage, Laundry Room, Inside


  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Microwave
  • Range/Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • 6 Burner Stove
  • Built In Range
  • Double Oven
  • Electric Oven
  • Range/Stove Hood
  • Counter Top
  • Gas Cooking
  • FP In Living Room
  • Gas
  • Masonry
  • Wood
  • Security: Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detectors


  • Heat: Fireplace, Forced Air Unit
  • Cooling: Central Forced Air



  • Style: Craftsman
  • Exterior: Stucco, Wood, Wood/Stucco, Flagstone, Blown Insulation
  • Stories: 2
  • Guest House SqFt: 620


  • Lot Size: 4,000-7,499 SF
  • 0.16 Acres
  • Topography: Level
  • Fencing: Full, Gate, Excellent Condition, New Condition, Redwoo


  • Garage Spaces: 4
  • Non-Garage Spaces: 6
  • Garage Type: Detached, Direct Garage Access, Garage, Garage - Rear Entry, Garage - Three Door, Garage Door Opener

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  • Community: Mission Hills
  • Neighborhood: Mission Hills
  • City: San Diego
  • County: San Diego
  • APN#: 443-461-20-00
  • Site: Alley Access, Curbs, Public Street, Sidewalks, Street

Sales Information


  • Close Date:
  • Sales Price: $2,050,000
  • Terms: Conventional
  • Sales $/SqFt: $614
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Property History

Sold (Sold)
MLS# 180023806
$2,050,000 $614

Neighborhood Info


67 67
Somewhat Walkable: Some errands can be accomplished on foot

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Listed by Erik Mellby • DRE Lic #00900502 • Erik Mellby, Broker
Last updated 3 weeks ago • Source: SDMLS