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Old Southwest Reno Homes For Sale

Old Southwest homes for sale can be found in neighborhoods that feature mostly historic homes. Homeowners will enjoy tree-lined streets and close proximity to downtown Reno. Much of Old Southwest Reno's charm comes from finding brick cottages just down the road from 1930s era mansions. Many of the homes in this area boast larger than average yards, mature trees, and quiet neighborhoods.

Many of the homes in Old Southwest Reno date back to the early 1900s and have been restored and homeowners in this area typically take great pride in the historic preservation of their properties. If you prefer something a little more modern, there are several areas of mid-century modern homes that have been updated to feature the best of modern amenities, but also the charm you typically expect with mid-century modern homes. 

Old Southwest Reno is the oldest neighborhood in the Reno area. The Old Southwest Reno historic district is very bicycle and pedestrian friendly with many parks and the close proximity to the Truckee River.

The Riverwalk District is moments away where you will find some of the area's best restaurants, shopping and weekly events like the Reno Wine Walk, art shows, theater productions and The Reno Beer Crawl. Washoe County Golf Course is conveniently located north of Moana Lane and west of Plumas Street.

There are several parks convenient to Old Southwest Reno. Idlewild Park is home to several community events each year including an Earth Day celebration and Food Truck Fridays. Virginia Lake and Virginia Lake Park is a local favorite located off of Lakeside Drive. Playgrounds, a soccer and football field, a one-mile walking path around the lake, picnic areas and, of course, Virginia Lake, offers a shady respite just west of Peppermill Resort and Casino. Other parks include Besty Caughlin Donnelly Park, Ivan Sack Park, Waters Edge Park, Newland's Park, and Plumas Street Park. Many of the parks are dog-friendly and nearly all have walking trails and picnic areas. 

Located in the Washoe County School District, the schools zoned for Old Southwest Reno include Roy Gomm Elementary School, Hunter Lake Elementary School, Beck Elementary School, Mount Rose Elementary School, Swope Middle School and Reno High School. For current school zoning maps, please contact us and we will be happy to provide them for you.

Old Southwest Reno borders both Midtown Reno and Downtown Reno. This means that excellent shopping and dining options are a short drive (or walk!) away. Reno has a growing local economy with several excellent privately owned and operated fine and casual dining options as well as shopping experiences. With Reno's climate, walking from many parts of Old Southwest to Downtown or Midtown are walkable. If you like the feel of an historic neighborhood, charm of updated homes with character and the convenience of city amenities a short distance away, Old Southwest Reno might be the best neighborhood for you. 

Take a look at current Old Southwest homes for sale below, or get in touch with us to learn more.

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631 California Avenue, Reno, NV - $13,900,000

Residential, Site/stick Built
  • 8 Beds
  • 14 Baths
  • 18k SQFT
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On The Bluffs Built In 1907 For Us Senator George Nixon, This Prestigious Estate Has Welcomed Politicians, Dignitaries And Entrepreneurs While Serving As A Private Home To Reno’s Notable Families. Rich In History, This Stunning, Historic Mansion ... Chase International-Damonte

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750 California Ave, Reno, NV - $2,490,000

Residential, Site/stick Built
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,788 SQFT
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Newlands Manor Estate In Old Southwest Reno's Most Sought-after Neighborhood, Surrounded By Historic Properties From The 1920's And 30's. The Dramatic Entry Foyer Opens To The Great Room With Massive Fireplace And Access To The Deck Overlooking T... Berkshire Hathaway HomeService

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546 Ridge St, Reno, NV - $1,699,000

Residential, Site/stick Built
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,470 SQFT
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Located In Reno's Sought After Newlands Heights, 546 Ridge Street Is A Historical Masterpiece You Must Experience Yourself! Built In 1916 With Major Remodels Completed Throughout The Years, This Home Was Designed By One Of Nevada's Most Prolific A... Chase International

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1780 Fairfield Ave, Reno, NV - $1,045,000

Residential, Site/stick Built
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,844 SQFT
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Located In The Heart Of The Old Southwest Sits This Remarkable Home On A Quiet Cul-de-sac Surrounded By Mature Landscaping. This Home Is Truly A Showstopper In A Prestigious Location. Spectacular Kitchen With Exquisite Finishes And High-end Applia... Dickson Realty - Sparks

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1895 S Marsh Avenue, Reno, NV - $950,000

Residential, Site/stick Built
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,577 SQFT
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Extensive And Impressive Remodel In The Heart Of Old Southwest Reno. This Home Boasts Beautiful Oak Hardwood Floors With A Chefs Kitchen And Includes Wolf Stove Plus Built-in Oven, Wine Refrigerator, Granite Counter Tops, Designer Cabinets And Wal... Pavich & Associates Realty

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1425 Marsh Avenue, Reno, NV - $925,000

Residential, Site/stick Built
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,089 SQFT
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Immaculate Split Level Home Located In The Heart Of Old Southwest Reno. Indoor Pool & Attached 776 Sq. Ft. Apartment Makes This Home Is Perfect For A Large Family With In-laws Or A Guest Retreat. Built In 1959 This Home Has Been Upgraded With New ... Chase International-Damonte

The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the BROKER RECIPROCITY Program of the Northern Nevada Regional MLS. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Dickson Realty are marked with the BROKER RECIPROCITY logo or the BROKER RECIPROCITY thumbnail logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokerage.

The broker providing these data believes them to be correct, but advises interested parties to confirm them before relying on them in a purchase decision.

Listing information last updated on November 30th, 2020 at 12:11pm PST.