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Unlocking History and Luxury: What $1,000,000 Will Get You in Midtown Tulsa, Oklahoma

Nestled in the heart of Green Country in the Sooner State, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a city with a rich tapestry of history, culture, and architecture. Among its many neighborhoods, Midtown Tulsa stands as a testament to the city’s evolution over the years. Known for its tree-lined streets, historic homes, and vibrant communities, Midtown Tulsa has become a sought-after destination for those seeking a blend of tradition and modernity. But what can $1,000,000 really get you in Midtown Tulsa’s real estate market?

In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at how this budget opens the doors to a world of possibilities, where value lies not only in the price tag but in the storied history, architectural styles, and land values that make Midtown Tulsa a distinctive gem within the Tulsa metro area. From Colonial to Art Deco, Craftsman to contemporary new construction, Midtown Tulsa offers an array of housing options that cater to diverse tastes and lifestyles. Let’s embark on a journey to explore the remarkable properties that make this corner of Tulsa so special, demonstrating how a million-dollar investment can truly yield a lifetime of fulfillment.

Timeless Elegance Meets Modern Luxury: A Remodeled English Tudor Gem

Address: 2003 E 37th St, Tulsa OKList Price: $1,150,000
Sqft: 3,942Price/Sqft: $292
Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 5/5Acres: .28
Stats according to MLS Technologies

Step into the enchanting world of a fully remodeled English Tudor home, nestled on a charming corner lot in Highland Park Estates. Located at 2003 E 37th St, this residence, with its original hardwoods and mortice knobs, beautifully marries the storybook charm of the 1930s with contemporary updates for today’s discerning homeowner. The state-of-the-art kitchen, complete with banquette seating, and an oversized master suite wing exemplify the seamless blend of quality new construction with the architectural detailing of midtown Tulsa.  This stunning English Tudor home has most recently been listed for sale by Carrie DeWeese with Chinowth & Cohen for $1,150,000.  

Constructed in 1935, this single-family residence showcases a first-floor master, guest bedroom/bath, and study, providing convenience and flexibility in living. The formal living and dining areas exude elegance, complemented by a Butler’s Pantry and Wine Room. Venture upstairs to find a game loft, two large bedrooms, and a bonus room, offering versatile spaces for family and entertainment. The fully finished basement hosts a recreation room, and a unique “safe room,” a testament to history’s influence on this timeless abode. 

Lakeside Luxury: Your One-of-a-Kind Retreat at Swan Lake

Address: 1591 Swan Dr, Tulsa OKList Price: $1,200,000
Sqft: 2,825Price/Sqft: $425
Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 3/3Lot Size: 7,492 Sqft
Stats according to MLS Technologies

Located at 1591 Swan Dr, you can experience the epitome of outdoor entertainment living at this unique Swan Lake property, a true gem boasting multiple outdoor entertaining areas. Whether you seek tranquility on the front lawn patio, seclusion in the private walled courtyard, or stunning lake views from the second-floor balcony, this home has it all. The open floor plan seamlessly connects immaculate wood floors, updated baths, a first-floor guest suite, and a modernized kitchen with high-end appliances. Enhanced by updated plumbing, electrical systems, and a high-impact roof, this residence exemplifies both elegance and functionality.  

Originally constructed in 1938, this single-family residence offers a slice of paradise with its large second-floor primary suite, providing sensational views of Swan Lake. With a meticulous blend of contemporary amenities and the timeless beauty of Swan Lake, this home invites you to immerse yourself in lake view luxury. Listed at $1,200,000 by Marlene Boyd at Walter & Associates, this is an opportunity to make lakeside living a reality.

Elegant Colonial Home in the Heart of Maple Ridge

Address: 1131 E 19th St, Tulsa OKList Price: $1,150,000
Sqft: 5,032Price/Sqft: $228
Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 4/4Lot Size: .32 acres
Stats according to MLS Technologies

Nestled in the heart of Midtown’s highly sought-after Maple Ridge neighborhood located at 1131 E 19th, this colonial-style home offers a unique opportunity for families seeking a prime location near Utica Square, Brookside, Cherry Street, and the Gathering Place Park. Stepping inside, you’ll immediately be captivated by the timeless elegance of this residence, proudly listed in the prestigious historic registry. Meticulously updated to preserve its classic charm, the home seamlessly combines modern amenities with the architectural grandeur of its era. The kitchen, a masterpiece in itself, boasts exquisite details including quartz countertops and premium appliances like a SubZero refrigerator, Wolf cook-top, Jenn-Air double ovens, and a ‘Sonic’ ice machine. The laundry room, with its view of the pool and patio, adds both convenience and style to daily living. The property features an unfinished basement for ample storage, a hidden bootleggers closet, and an original wine cellar, offering a glimpse into its rich history. Additionally, a generous third-floor playroom and mid-level library room provide versatile spaces for various needs, whether it’s a home office, relaxation area, or a place to enjoy a game of pool.  This entertainer’s dream is listed by Matt Blood with McMullen Realty Group for $1,150,000.

The backyard is a private oasis, featuring an inviting in-ground pool, a covered outdoor area perfect for entertaining, and a basketball court for outdoor enjoyment. Adding to the property’s allure is a separate 2-car garage with a spacious apartment above, presenting an excellent opportunity for rental income or a private haven for a college student. Beyond the exceptional features, this property benefits from its proximity to Council Oak Elementary and several private schools, ensuring convenient access to quality education. Embrace the advantages of residing in the Maple Ridge neighborhood, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and proximity to attractions such as shopping at Utica Square, diverse dining options, and the natural beauty of the nearby Gathering Place Park. This home embodies the enduring appeal of historic charm fused with modern comfort, making it a truly remarkable opportunity for discerning buyers.

Historic Sunset Terrace Estate: Classic Elegance & Historic Luxury

Address: 1259 E 26th St, Tulsa OKList Price: $985,000
Sqft: 5,850Price/Sqft: $228
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 5
Lot Size: .68 acresYear Built: 1926
Stats according to MLS Technologies

Located at 1259 E 26th St this fixer upper is nestled within Midtown’s prestigious Sunset Terrace, this historic estate, once owned by Tulsa’s Zink Family, offers a unique blend of classic charm and modern amenities. Originally built on three lots, the property boasts a spacious and fully fenced yard with private gates leading to the garage and front walkway. Inside, you’ll discover a large serving kitchen connected to the main kitchen, providing the opportunity to create a seamless culinary space. Featuring a newer Viking Range and hardwoods throughout, this home exudes warmth and character. Notably, an elevator in the downstairs hall area whisks you to the master suite upstairs, ensuring convenience in this 1926 gem.  The home was most recently listed for sale by Leland Chinowth with Chinowth & Cohen for $985,000.  

This single-family residence, surrounded by lush landscaping, sits on a 0.684-acre lot, offering both space and privacy. The main home features three full bedrooms, with the fourth bedroom located in the quarters over the detached three-car garage. A full basement (551 sq ft finished and 873 sq ft unfinished) and living quarters over the garage (588 sq ft) provide additional space and potential. In recent weather events, the generator has proven its worth, a definite plus for Oklahoma’s unpredictable climate. With its rich history, this Sunset Terrace estate is a testament to timeless elegance in Tulsa’s heart.

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Preserving Timeless Elegance: A Restored Travis Heights Historic Home

Address: 4735 S Atlanta Pl, Tulsa OKList Price: $1,130,000
Sqft: 4,156Price/Sqft: $272
Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 6
Lot Size: .46 acresYear Built: 1987
Stats according to MLS Technologies

4735 S Atlanta Place is nestled in Travis Heights.  This historic home stands as a testament to thoughtful restoration and meticulous preservation. Original hardwood floors have been carefully rejuvenated, embodying the rich history of this residence. Extensive upgrades include a new electrical panel, plumbing, and ductwork, enhancing safety and efficiency. Notable modern additions, such as a hail-resistant roof, electric driveway gate, and whole home generator, seamlessly blend with the home’s classic charm.  

Every detail of this home reflects a blend of heritage and modern convenience. From the aged brick accents to the original leaded glass cabinets repurposed in the kitchen, the restoration prioritized preserving the home’s authenticity. The chef’s kitchen boasts high-end appliances, granite counters, and a tile backsplash. The attic transformed into a guest room and the basement’s versatile space adds a contemporary touch. This Travis Heights gem epitomizes timeless beauty and enduring quality with a meticulously landscaped yard, professionally designed interiors, and intricate crystal fixtures.  This home was most recently presented for sale by Kim Parker with ReMax Results for $1,150,000.  

Timeless Elegance Meets Modern Luxury: A Remodeled English Tudor Gem

Address: 1331 E 26th St, Tulsa OKList Price: $1,150,000
Sqft: 4,416Price/Sqft: $260
Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 4
Lot Size: .28 acresYear Built: 1926
Stats according to MLS Technologies

1331 E 26th St is nestled within the historic Travis Heights neighborhood, this distinguished residence stands as a testament to Tulsa’s rich architectural heritage. Exuding a captivating blend of history and meticulous craftsmanship, this home has been lovingly restored to its former glory.

As you step inside, original hardwood floors, painstakingly refurbished, lead the way through a journey back in time, evoking the elegance of a bygone era. The commitment to preserving this home’s heritage extends to every corner, with new electrical systems seamlessly integrated to respect the past while ensuring modern convenience. Copper plumbing lines have been installed, complemented by a new ductwork system complete with climate zoning for each floor before being listed by Kim Parker with RE/MAX Results for $1,150,000.

The exterior of the house echoes the same dedication to excellence, boasting a 2021 roof fitted with hail-resistant shingles, safeguarding both aesthetics and durability. An electric remote driveway gate, added in 2020, enhances security while introducing a touch of contemporary convenience. New exterior lighting graces the property, casting a warm glow over the historic architecture.

The lush lawn and carefully manicured landscaping are meticulously maintained by a multi-zone automated Rachio smart sprinkler system, ensuring the grounds remain as inviting as they have been throughout the years.

Throughout the home’s interior, aged brick from the renovation lends an authentic touch to spaces like the family room, master suite, and the outdoor fireplace. A masterful touch is evident in the repurposed leaded glass cabinetry from the butler’s quarters, now gracefully integrated into the restored kitchen. Here, high-end appliances, granite countertops, and a tile backsplash create a chef’s haven, complete with the convenience of instant hot water on demand.

The story of this home extends beyond its main living spaces, with a third-story attic transformed into a guest room, complete with a private bath and a dedicated zoned HVAC unit. The basement offers versatility, poised to serve as a game room, gym, or even a cozy man cave. Its strategic design allows easy access to HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.

For those seeking additional accommodation or a potential restoration project, the garage apartment, equipped with new HVAC and wired to the main house, awaits your vision. The patio’s construction adheres to code, allowing for future expansion possibilities.

As you explore this home, you’ll find it adorned with original crystal fixtures, a testament to its timeless allure. New fencing, professional landscaping, and full gutters further elevate its appeal.

While the allure of this home lies in its rich history and architectural splendor, every detail has been thoughtfully considered, ensuring that its quality will continue to shine brightly for generations to come.

Uncover the Beauty of Midtown Living

Address: 2115 E 31st St, Tulsa OKList Price: $1,075,000
Sqft: N/APrice/Sqft: N/A
Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 4
Lot Size: .4 acresYear Built: 1951
Stats according to MLS Technologies

Discover the epitome of Midtown living in this charming 4-bedroom residence located at 2115 E 31st.  Adorned with stunning wood floors throughout, the house features not one but two master bedrooms, offering luxurious retreats within. The heart of the home is a spacious chef’s kitchen, complete with a coffee bar, wine fridge, and beautiful quartz counters that bathe the room in natural light. The kitchen island provides ample space for both dining and food preparation, featuring two sinks to enhance functionality. A vaulted ceiling with a wood finish graces the great room, adding to the allure of this elegant abode.  If you act fast you can own this Midtown beauty as it is listed by Susi Taylor with Coldwell Banker for $1,075,000.  Call our team to schedule a private showing.  

Built in 1951, this single-family residence boasts a basement game room, ensuring there’s always space for entertainment and leisure. The charm of this home extends outdoors, where a vast yard and large back patio set the stage for delightful gatherings. A three-car garage adds to the convenience and practicality, making this property a true gem in the sought-after Forest Hills subdivision of Tulsa. Embrace the beauty of Midtown living, where every detail of this home speaks to comfort, luxury, and the joy of entertaining.

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