c. 1900 – Audubon, IA

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219 2nd Ave, Audubon, IA 50025

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  • $45,000
  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 1881 Sq Ft
  • 0.35 Ac.
This home has a new roof, water heater, heat/ac, some new plumbing, a new wall in the basement plus a very spacious 30 X 50 attached garage. There is a lot of storage in the basement and in the main part of the house. It has several old-fashioned built-ins. There is also a vintage pocket door that separates the formal dining room from the living room. There is a area for a gas fireplace and all the appliances stay.
Contact Information
Dennis E Olesen, Audubon RE Midwest Management
(712) 563-2407
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9 Comments on c. 1900 – Audubon, IA

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  1. John_Alan says: 96 comments

    This is such a cool old house. I like the Art Deco detail above the built in shelving unit which was no doubt added later. The vintage kitchen , though not my personal taste is great and something I would leave alone if this were my home. This place really needs someone to love it back to life as it has so many great features.

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  2. Dr. Peterson says: 106 comments

    There is sooooo much that can be done easily and inexpensively to correct the deficiencies. And the price….. Wow. The price would allow even a modest budget to make enormous improvements. I hope someone will take the challenge. Nice little house which is actually better than many “starter” houses available around the country.

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  3. RossRoss says: 2549 comments
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    1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
    Emporia, KS

    The huge garage, the new roof, the new hot water heater, and the new electrical are all well worth the asking price.

    The house, thus, is free!

    This seems like a great deal.

    LOVE the knotty-pine kitchen!

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  4. Mark Covey says: 20 comments

    Like John in his comment, I don’t think I’d install a knotty pine kitchen, and I know that’s a later addition, but I kind of like it anyway. That semi circle window seat is fantastic! And as an old car lover as well as an old house lover, that garage is great. To those “in the know”, a lot of the woodwork is painted…do you think there’s nice wood under it? Or is this a case of wood that was intended to be painted?

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  5. Ashley403 says: 16 comments

    Evening all: In the 11th picture from the bottom in what appears a top floor.What is the black spot to the right next to the window and a bit on the window trim? It looks like something blacked out on the photo.It looks like a good cleaning is mostly what is needed.

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 898 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      It’s not blacked out, looks like a garbage bag covering something or just stuck in a hole.

      • Ashley403 says: 16 comments

        Hi Kelly thanks I wasn’t saying you had blacked it out. I thought the listing agent may have because of graffiti or something written on the wall. Now that I am awake it does look like a plastic bag for some reason.
        The ads state that the garage is attached.It is attached via the berm in the back wall of the garage to the basement, which is way cool. I do feel sorry for the person or persons that have put so much into it(huge garage, the new roof, the new hot water heater, and the new electrical and attaching the garage to the house) to have to sell it.
        Sorry again,
        Ashley J.

  6. Ashley403 says: 16 comments

    I found more pictures from 2015.It was reasonably clean and was lived in. I love this one but unfortunately the winters are too much.
    https://www.movoto.com/audubon-ia/219-2nd-ave-audubon-ia-50025/pid_71rje3epdh/

  7. abevyabevy says: 349 comments
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    1857 victorian
    Applegate, MI

    Leaded windows are wonderful as are the built ins. Like the knotty pine kitchen. Half-circular padded bench is inviting. Nice old home.

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