1909 Colonial Revival – Waterloo, IA

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1200 W 3rd St, Waterloo, IA 50701

  • $109,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 1.5 Bath
  • 2924 Sq Ft
  • 0.29 Ac.
Awesome buy on this Victorian 2 story home with tons of great updates and features! Main floor offers amazing wood work throughout with large living room, dining, spacious kitchen and half bath. Upstairs offers 4 bedrooms and completely remodeled full bath. Hardwood flooring throughout both levels, new windows, boiler system new in 2009, stainless steel kitchen appliances new in 2014 and lifetime warranty steel roof that looks like shingles new in 2015. Exterior offers a large wrap around porch, double detached garage and an additional lot!
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Jason Strelow, Berkshire Hathaway
(319) 233-7000
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18 Comments on 1909 Colonial Revival – Waterloo, IA

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  1. Claire says: 9 comments

    This place is gorgeous. Even the carpet is okay with me. I like the pattern and the color of it. The whole place is cozy.

  2. Ed Ferris says: 299 comments

    There’s another square piano! I think I recognize the wallpaper and frieze from the Bradbury & Bradbury catalog.
    Very effective Craftsman-style stair and entry hall.

  3. Lind Omoletski says: 71 comments

    That piece above the table in the kitchen looks to be the mantel of a fire place.

  4. BethanyBethany says: 3466 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    I guess maybe in Iowa you want that cozy carpet in the winter or something. Even in the dining room though? No kids obviously! Gorgeous house, and in one of my favorite states!

  5. WhenIWinTheLottery says: 60 comments

    Another “pack my bag I’m moving” house. I’ve been to and through Iowa. I’d have to tell bad jokes to live there. It’s a corny state! See what I did there? LOL

  6. Mark Jurd says: 1 comments

    Simply stunning. I adore how the interior design respects the traditional but includes the modern to allow the home comforts we all expect. The woodwork is simply fantastic.

  7. Don Carleton says: 307 comments

    Love the house, the wall-to-wall not so much…

  8. SadieSadie says: 45 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Not only a pretty house but the inside furnishings tell a story too. Love this site!

  9. EyesOnYou1959EyesOnYou1959 says: 250 comments
    Lincoln, NE

    The only thing I hate about this grand, old home is the fact that they covered up
    the hardwood floors with carpeting. Otherwise, I wouldn’t change a thing!

  10. Sapphy says: 376 comments

    Lots of carpet to remove, but not lots of wood to strip! That’s a huge plus. But does the third floor not come with the house? It says it’s a “2 floor” house when it clearly shows 3 floors from the exterior. I hope you don’t inherit a creepy something that lives on the 3rd floor and denies you access! 😉

  11. says: 2960 comments

    There’s not a lot I don’t like about this house. And the price, what is it about Iowa and big houses that are priced so affordable.

  12. John Shiflet says: 5547 comments

    JD, Iowa is among a group of Midwestern states with bargain priced old houses. Although Waterloo has over 68,000 population there is a declining demographic pattern in recent decades which weakens housing demand and real estate prices. In small Iowa towns, this wonderful, well maintained house would be priced even less but here its still in bargain territory. Stylistically, it is a Colonial/Classical Revival style house with both exterior and interior details reflecting those styles. I’m also wondering if this might be one of George F. Barber’s later “Colonial Renaissance” designs?

  13. Chaz says: 2 comments

    So, the old Hannah house is for sale…..the family who lived here in the nineties did looooots of work and didn’t skimp on anything! While I lost contact with them through the years I am proud to have gotten to know them, and anyone who lives in this place will well learn their dedication to doing things right!

    • So are you saying the Hanna’s built this house? Do you have any info on it?? I’d be greatly in your debt of anything you have to share….it’s a long strange story, but I’m doing genealogy work on the Hanna family…

  14. Sean Lowry says: 27 comments

    I love it; would not change a thing. This is my old house dream. Not a detail unattended to.

  15. sharon Masters says: 10 comments

    I adore this house. I am wondering if the photos have been artificially tweaked/sharpened/high detailed. WISH they had the attic and basement photos somewhere. I keep wondering if I can just truck this across the country- it’s a beaut!

  16. D. Burkhardt-Cotter says: 1 comments

    Love this home! Just wish it was closer!

  17. Sean Lowry says: 27 comments

    Like I said this IS my dream home. I find nothing I do not like about it . Unfortunately it is only a dream for an old retired cowboy on SS fixed income. I do have Vet Benefits to buy a home but by the time I arrange that I feel this one will be sold. What a beautiful home.!!!


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