New midtown brownstones luring lookers – and buyers

by Bob Shallit
Sacramento Bee

Sutter BrownstonesLots of people are kicking the tires at midtown’s newest housing complex.

“More than 100 people a week are stopping by,” says Mollie Nelson, chief marketer for Sutter Brownstones, a 28-home complex on the 2600 block of N Street.

But how about sales?

“Fantastic, especially in this market,” she says. Six have been sold – with city manager Ray Kerridge and Lionakis Beaumont architect Bruce Starkweather among the buyers – since the brick-covered row houses became available three weeks ago.

The homes – in four models, ranging from $370,000 to $590,000 – have some cool elements: high-end appliances, slate and hardwood floors, matte granite counters and massive upstairs windows.

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