December 8, 2018: Iowa House Sampler

Added to OHD on 12/8/18 - Last OHD Update: 12/8/18 - 11 Comments
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2935 Rutland Ave Des Moines, IA $200,000
Charming, vintage 2 1/2 story built in 1910. It features over 2,700 sq. ft. on all four levels. It is located just south of Drake University in a quiet neighborhood with many lovely restored old homes. This home has natural woodwork, beamed ceilings in the living room and dining room, plate and chair rails in the dining room, east facing solarium and a brick fireplace. 1 1/2 baths, 1st floor laundry, 3 bedrooms on 2nd floor and a large 4th bedroom finished in the attic. 2 car detached garage and partially fenced rear yard. This home is ready for the new owners to make it their own.

1334 42nd St Des Moines, IA $219,000
Fantastic arts & crafts style, story & a half beauty in a terrific location just south of Forest Ave! A wonderful covered front porch welcomes you into this 4 bedroom, 2 bath vintage home that boasts original woodwork throughout, & usable space in the basement as well. Stunning hardwood floors & character abound in this early 20th century gem! A screened in porch off the back overlooks the larger lot which has a newer privacy fence, pergola, established trees, & the home has convenient low maintenance leaf guard gutters! The oversized 2 car garage even has space for a nice workshop. Call to schedule your showing today!

701 E Joy St Red Oak, IA $139,900
Here's your chance at a beautiful Craftsman style home with large rooms and beautiful woodwork. The kitchen has new flooring, tile backsplash, countertops and appliances for a fresh remodel. All appliances in the house are included [dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, microwave, washer and dryer] along with a playset, screened-in gazebo and storage shed. The yard is spacious and has a fenced area that the current owners installed. You'll find generous bedrooms on the second floor, along with a full bath, which includes a laundry area recently converted from a porch. If you still want additional space, the walk-up attic may be just what you need. Make your appointment today to view this beautiful home!

620 Central Ave E, Clarion, IA $105,000
1st time offered for sale! This house has space for everythig with 3 floors of living space. You'll have the ability for large gatherings yet the coziness for you. The sunny kitchen will welcome you each time you come home. The original woodwork has been lovingly maintained with coffered ceiling and electric insert fireplace in the living room. Original wainscotting adds to the charm in the living room and dining room. Large bay windows on the East will welcome you each morning. The custom (new) windows offer lots of natural light. We could go on and on, but you need to discover this gem for yourself. Call us today and let's talk about making this house your new home!

802 Antique City Dr, Walnut, IA $119,000
A home with character! This great 3 bedroom, 1662 square feet home is located in the peaceful town of Walnut. Features include: large and level lot, living room with rustic fireplace, large dining room, sunroom perfect for relaxing, hadwood floors, and a detached 2 car garage with a large carport. A big added bonus is all the storage this home offers- in both the basement and the attic! Located just off I-80 which provides easy access to the Omaha Metro area or Des Moines. A great location for commuters. Come and see this beautiful home for yourself. Call a Realtor today! More pictures in the near future.

908 Mills St, Brooklyn, IA $85,405
CASH/FHA 203K BUYERS ONLYCharming two story home on quiet street. Deep yard with 3 car detached garage. 3 Bedroom home, 1 Bath plus laundry room with toilet. Kitchen has newer cupboards, countertop, and sliding door. Sunny dining room, large living room, foyer. Much original woodwork. HOME IS BEING OFFERED IN AS IS CONDITION. Call for your showing today!

602 2nd Ave NE, Clarion, IA $99,500
Large 2 story family home located on a shady corner lot. Original hardwood through-out the house. Main floor offers Living Room with wood-burning fireplace, Formal Dining Room, Bedroom or Den, Kitchen with custom built cabinetry, laundry area and powder room. 2nd floor offers 4 spacioius Bedrooms, full bathroom plus a walk-up attic. Enjoy some relaxation in your sun-filled Hot Tub/Sauna Room. Don't let this one slip by, call us for your private showing.

712 S Frederick Ave, Oelwein, IA $57,900
Charismatic 2 Story Home In Walking Distance To Down Town. This 3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath House Has Amazing Original Woodwork Throughout With Lots Of Room And Storage. Also Notable Features Such As Hidden Pocket Doors, Blended Closet Rooms And A Charming Doll House Style Bathroom. Clean And Full Basement For Extra Storage, Fenced-In Yard And 1 Stall Detached Garage In Back With Easy Alley Access. Classy, Charming, Historical And Beautiful. Sellers Are Motivated. *Below Assessed Value*. Call Today For Your Personal Showing.

11 Comments on December 8, 2018: Iowa House Sampler

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9787 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    As I said on another Iowa home, had two handfuls of homes in Iowa to post this weekend. Decided to do a sampler to knock some off my list. 🙂

    • AvatarB.B.P. says: 29 comments

      I like the consolidated presentation…it offers a genuine glimpse of what the area is like.

  2. 67drake67drake says: 172 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Racine County, WI

    Iowa,about 30 miles from me, is one of the best places to find cheaply priced old homes, especially the ones out in the farm land and small towns. I wouldn’t hesitate to buy there if I could find work

  3. SharonSharon says: 332 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Sedalia, MO

    Thanks for the trip back home, Kelly! I tried to pick a favorite, but it’s too tough. I like them all!

  4. Architectural ObserverArchitectural Observer says: 473 comments
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    1918 Bunkhouse
    WestOfMiddleOfNowhere, KS

    Thanks for a fun state-themed sampler! Iowa clearly has lots of nice houses; these all have so many desirable original details. My favorite is the one in Red Oak, a town which is blessed with many substantial antique houses.

  5. Avatarbrucechap26 says: 2 comments
    Craftsman bungalow Muskegon, MI

    Looked at the sampler and other IA homes just listed. God bless the people of Iowa – they know better than to paint over beautiful woodwork!

  6. peeweebcpeeweebc says: 788 comments
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    1885 Italianate.

    I LOVE the one on Antique St.! What a cutie bug, and that stove.

  7. AvatarNancygirl says: 124 comments

    I really like the house in Red Oak, very nice and homey!

  8. BethsterBethster says: 763 comments
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    1927 Spanish
    NY (house is in VA), NY

    I like the state theme!

  9. AvatarElena Sorensen says: 7 comments

    This was great! I live in Iowa and hope to soon be a buyer here. An older home is a must have! The comment above about houses being very reasonably priced in smaller towns and rural areas, is so true. If you are looking for an acreage however, they are often outrageously priced! I love the chance to see houses all over the U.S., Canada, and sometimes Europe, but my favorites are the ones closer to home, as it seems a little more realistic (and reachable?!) dream… 🙂


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