35 Taft Avenue, Albany County

Property Location: 
35 Taft Avenue
Albany , NY
County: 
Albany
Auction Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Minimum Bid: 
$150,000
Final Bid: 
$203,000

Located in Albany's Eagle Hill Neighborhood, the property is an approx. 60 ft. by 100 ft. lot, with a 3,984 sq. ft. two-story brick building, finished basement, paved driveway, parking area in the rear of the building, and free-standing shed. The building has eighteen (18) rooms, including several offices, four (4) full bathrooms, a kitchen, conference room, waiting area and community room. The 1,992 sq. ft. basement, includes spaces currently used as a game room, office space, storage, and utilities areas. The property has typical utilities and easements and is zoned Mixed-Use Neighborhood Center (MU-NC), in the City of Albany. It is located less than two miles away from the State University of New York at Albany's main campus and is within 5 miles of three major shopping centers.

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