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303 W. Church Street

1850

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5 apartments, 1-bed each

Rent Range-

$695-$895

Included Utilities-

Heat, Internet, Off-Street Parking, Laundry Center, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This large Tudor Revival styled home was built in 1850 on the Hall Family Homestead. The Halls were early settlers in the Chemung Valley. Francis Hall was a highly regarded statesman, briefly the U.S. Consul to Japan, Mayor of the Village of Elmira from 1852-1860, and was instrumental in the establishment of the Steele Memorial Library and Arnot-Ogden Medical Center. In 1916, the Ithaca based architectural firm of Gibb and Waltz redesigned the facade of the building, resulting in the present Tudor Style of the house. Since 1937, the building has housed various professional offices, retail and commercial business, and individual apartments.

We purchased the property in 2011, gave it several updates and restored many of its old details. The building features hardwood floors throughout, oak kitchen cabinetry, tile floor bathrooms with cherry cabinetry, large windows and fireplaces. The Hall House boasts 5 apartments as well as our office for Capriotti Properties.

360 W. Church Street

1876

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6 apartments, 1-bed each

Rent Range-

$625-$750

Included Utilities-

Laundry Center, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This classic Queen Anne style house was built in 1876 for Elijah Smith. The house was occupied by various local business owners until 1935 when it was converted into apartments.

We purchased the property in 2009, and carefully restored it from a rather rough state. The building features hardwood floors throughout, oak kitchen cabinetry, and tile floor bathrooms with cherry cabinetry. Perhaps the building's most unique features are its ornate fireplaces and classic Victorian staircase.

378 W. Church Street

1898

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4 apartments, two 2-bed, two 1-bed

Rent Range-

$995-$1195

Included Utilities-

Central Heat and a/c, TV/Internet service, laundry in each unit, Off-Street-Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This exquisite Georgian mansion was designed by Pierce & Bickford architects in 1898 for Mrs. Kate M. Gillett, widow of Solomon L. Gillett. Mr. Gillett was the land commissioner and assistant treasurer of the Elmira Williamsport Railroad, later becoming treasurer of the Elmira, Canandaigua, & Niagara Falls Railroad, and vice president of Chemung Canal bank. In the 1850's Gillett served as the Village President of Elmira. He Invested in Elmira's Civil War prosperity by being among the first stockholders in the Elmira Woolen Mills, and the Elmira Rolling Mill. Gillett died in 1893, and his second wife Kate had the house built in 1898, where she lived until her death in 1923. In 1945, the house was converted to doctors offices.

We meticulously restored this historic mansion in 2013, converting it into 4 luxury apartments. The Gillette Mansion features spacious bathrooms with marble floors, subway tile walls, and Jacuzzi bathtubs. The kitchens features floor-to-ceiling custom built cherry cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and marble floors. The living areas each contain multiple ornate fireplaces in each apartment, wooden window blinds, and authentic period lighting fixtures. The focal point of the building's interior is its picturesque grand foyer and staircase, boasting gorgeous, intricate woodwork and a massive stained glass window.

463 W. Church Street

1865

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3 apartments, 1-bed, 2 bed, 3 bed

Rent Range-

$675-$995

Included Utilities-

Heat, Electric, Laundry in each unit, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This modest Italianate home was built in 1865 for the Swan Family, who owned the property for 140 years, right up until 2005. The Swan Insurance Firm was founded by Charles Swan in 1853, and this home was their private residence until 1960, when it was converted to an apartment and a law office.

We purchased the property in 2013, renovating its two classic Victorian units on the first floor, and large, open-concept three bedroom apartment on the second floor. The building features hardwood floors throughout, fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, tile floor bathrooms, oak and white kitchen cabinetry, and large sitting porches on both floors.

520 W. Church Street

1868

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2 apartments, 2-bed each

Rent Range-

$825-$850

Included Utilities-

Laundry in each unit, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This grand Dutch Colonial was built in 1868 for Mr. Purington Call. Call was a carriage-trimmer by trade, and in 1881 sold the house to the Hall Family of 303 W. Church Street, who rented out the home until 1905 when it was sold to the Reverend Arthur Rudd. When Grace Church was built just two blocks down the street in 1904, Reverend Rudd became the church's first minister. He was a chaplain in France during World War I, and worked in Russia in war prisoner relief. Popular with the Russians, he was made an honorary captain in the Russian army.

When we purchased the property in 2011, it had seen better days and had been vacant for some time. After a thorough renovation, the home now features 2 spacious apartments with hardwood floors, oak kitchen cabinetry, tile floor bathrooms, fireplaces, large, sunny rooms and ample closet space.

524 W. Church Street

1915

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4 apartments, three 1-bed, one 2-bed

Rent Range-

$550-$695

Included Utilities-

Laundry Center, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This unique Prairie Style home was built in 1915 for Mr. George Peck, and house was said to cost $35,000 at the time to build. Mr. Peck opened his first Hardware store in 1911 at 216 W. Water Street, and proceeded to expand to 10 locations in the area. He went on to become mayor of Elmira from 1920-1921, when his administration oversaw the opening of a new Main Street bridge and the Steele Memorial Library.

We purchased this home in 2010, bringing new life to its many unique features. The building contains four apartments with hardwood floors, working fireplaces, French doors, leaded-glass windows, sitting porches on both floors, and a unique third-floor loft space.

526 W. Church Street

1868

1/12

One 1-bed, Three Airbnb Rentals

Rent Range-

$1295 (not including airbnbs)

Included Utilities-

ALL utilities included
This Italianate home was built in 1868 for Mr. Ralph Smith. In 1883, it was sold to the Hall Family of 303 W. Church Street, who rented out the house until 1907, when the house was sold to the Petrie Family, who owned the home until 1989. Charles Petrie was a coal dealer on E. Washington Avenue in Elmira from 1890 to the 1940's. His widow, Frances Wheadon Darby Petrie, died in 1975 at the age of 104. After her death, the house was occupied by Frederick Darby Petrie, an architect specializing in churches.

When we purchased this property in 2012, it had been vacant for some time, and we promptly turned it into a showcase property. The first floor features a spacious luxury 1 bedroom apartment, with a designer kitchen, large Butler's Pantry, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a fireplace. The second floor is home to three of our premier Airbnb rentals.

530 W. Church Street

1910

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2 apartments, 2 bed each

Rent Range-

$925-$975

Included Utilities-

Central Heat and a/c, Laundry in each unit, Off-Street and Garage Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This house was built in 1910 for the daughter of I.D. Booth, Mabel Booth Diven, and her husband, Alexander S. Diven. I.D. Booth was a prominent Elmiran and owned and operated I.D. Booth Plumbing Company for many years. Alexander S. Diven, a lawyer with the firm Diven & Diven, was the son of the famous General Alexander Diven. He graduated from Yale in 1894, and attained a law degree from Cornell in 1898. He was the solicitor of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Chairman of the Arnot-Ogden Hospital Board, and a one point president of the Board of Education. His brother, Eugene Diven, built the original mansion at the other end of the block at 500 W. Church Street, where the octagonal church now stands.

We purchased this property in 2014, and it contains two large apartments. The building features hardwood floors, beautiful woodwork, and kitchens with stainless steel appliances and cherry cabinetry. The first floor has boasts a large porch, and the second floor a sunny enclosed porch.

615 W. Church Street

1870

1/10

4 apartments, 1 bed each

Rent Range-

$650-$675

Included Utilities-

Laundry in each unit, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This home was built for a Mrs. Freeman in 1870, and converted to apartments in 1934. We purchased this property in 2012, and it contains four large one-bedroom apartments, each with a sunny bonus room, and updated oak and white kitchen cabinetry.

627 W. Church Street

1890

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2 apartments, 2 bed each

Rent Range-

$895

Included Utilities-

Laundry in each unit, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This Queen Anne mansion was designed in 1890 by Pierce & Bickford architects. The house was heavily damaged in the flood of 1972 and abandoned for over a year, when it was converted to an apartment and the local headquarters of the American Cancer Society.

We purchased this property in 2009 as a duplex, each apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. We restored the historic charm of the building, featuring a grand foyer, hardwood floors, oak kitchen cabinetry, tile floor bathrooms, fireplaces, and sitting porches on both floors.

629 W. Church Street

1890

1/6

2 apartments, 2 bed each

Rent Range-

$700-$875

Included Utilities-

Laundry in each unit, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This Stick-Style Victorian was built in 1890 for the Bowles family. Frederick T. Bowles, a clerk, owned and resided in the house until 1930, when it was purchased by Dr. Lawrence Hobler for his home and office. It was converted to two apartments in 1972.

We purchased this property in 2009 as a duplex. It features hardwood floors, oak kitchen cabinetry, tile floor bathrooms, and stained glass windows. The detailed color scheme we gave to the exterior of this home inspired the logo for our website.

631 W. Church Street

1890

1/5

2 apartments, 2 bed each

Rent Range-

$725

Included Utilities-

Laundry in each unit, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This house was built in 1890 for Armand Hurth, owner of a large establishment selling iron and tin ware. The house was then occupied by Isaac Desky, a diamond dealer, from 1904 to 1909, when it was sold to I.D. Booth, who occupied the house form 1909 to 1915. It was then sold to A. Ward LaFrance, owner of LaFrance Garage Company, later to become American LaFrance. The house was converted to two apartments in 1972.

We purchased this property in 2009 as a duplex. It features hardwood floors, oak kitchen cabinetry, tile floor bathrooms, and a grand foyer.

633 W. Church Street

1900

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3 apartments, two 2-bed, one 1-bed

Rent Range-

$695-$795

Included Utilities-

Heat, Laundry Center, Off-Street Parking, Water, Sewer, Garbage
This late Queen Anne style home was built in 1900 for a Mr. Samuel Wagner. Later occupants included Laura Kreger, who ran a boarding house here in the 1910's, Herschel Gardner, lawyer and real estate, Henry Gladke, jeweler, Boyd McDowell, secretary of the Steele Memorial Library, and Arthur Nestlerode, president of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association.

We purchased this property in 2009, and it contains three apartments. The building features hardwood floors throughout, a grand staircase, oak and white kitchen cabinetry, and tile floor bathrooms. The unique third-floor apartment boasts lots of built-in storage, as well as an octagonal bonus room in the top of the tower.

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