2031 N Alvarado Rd || $1,484,000 || Sold



Located in the ultra-exclusive Alvarado District, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a unique piece of Phoenix history! Welcome to the nationally registered and lovingly restored Marcus P. Kelly House, built in 1923 on just under half an acre, and featuring a detached casita (1,128 square feet) housing not one but two units! With the perfect blend of old-world charm, fine finishes, and modern-day conveniences, this estate excites, enchants, and entices. Dynamic Tabarka tile is the perfect compliment to the rich hardwood floors throughout, as are the copper sinks, bronze details, wooden beams, marble accents and other delicious Spanish details. Did I mention that part of this home was designed as a castle? (See supplemental remarks.)



3,919 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

0.409 Acres lot

Kimberly Schmidt

Kimberly Schmidt

Features & Amenities


  • KITCHENBuilt-in Microwave, Cook Top Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Kitchen Island, Non-laminate Counter, Pantry, Range
  • Laundry roomDryer Included, Inside Laundry, Upstairs Laundry, Washer Included
  • FlooringTile, Wood
  • Fireplace2 Fireplace, Fireplace Living Rm, Fireplace Master Bdr
  • bedrooms5
  • total baths4.5
  • full baths5
  • half bath1

Area & Lot

  • Living Area3,919 Sq.Ft.
  • Status Sold
  • MLS ID6020822
  • YEAR BUILT1923
  • Architecture StylesSpanish
  • School District001 - Phoenix Elementary District
  • Elementary SchoolEmerson Elementary School
  • Middle SchoolPhoenix Prep Academy
  • High SchoolCentral High School


  • PoolDiving Pool, Pool - Private
  • AIR CONDITIONINGCeiling Fan(s), Refrigeration
  • HEAT TYPEElectric Heat
  • utilitiesGas
  • roofBuilt-Up, Foam, Tile
  • parkingDetached, Electric Door Opener, Gated Parking
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony/Deck(s), Built-in, Covered Patio(s), Patio, Private Street(s), Pvt Yrd(s)/Crtyrd(s), Separate
  • sewerSewer - Public
  • additional FeaturesDrink Wtr Filter Sys, Water Softener Owned
  • Garage Space2


  • PRICE$1,484,000
  • Real Estate Taxes$6,995 /

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