Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Stunning SE Beauty You Have to See! 2141 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids

2141 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids

A Classic SE Character Home That's Magazine Perfect!


As a devotee of older character homes, I'm excited to share this stunning listing
with you presented by Josie Ashmore with RE/MAX Concepts.  

While we can look online at pictures of fabulous homes from all over the world, you can take a peek at this gem that's right here in Cedar Rapids.  And share in my "house envy."

6 Bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half-baths
5,157 sf above grade, 1200 sf below
Built in 1918
5+ stall garage
Lifetime Roofing plus all-copper flashing
Private .70 acre lot with front and rear drives
Capacious Executive office space with conference space & dual desks
Security System, Sound System, Irrigation System
And so much more!
Quality and craftsmanship are the hallmarks of this executive home.

Here are just a few pictures, but please
scroll down for the link to the video tour to enjoy this 
home which has been exquisitely refurbished.

Here's the tour link: 

I hope you enjoyed a glimpse of this lovely home. If you know of someone looking for a unique home like this, share this tour and have them contact us.

Steve Peterson - 319.551.3375
Judy Avenson - 319.551.3170

Saturday, April 14, 2018

New Listing - 501 8th Avenue, Clarence

501 8th Avenue, Clarence
Big house + Small town living = great opportunity!

Looking for lots of bedrooms?
A big yard?
Quiet, small town living?

Consider this Foursquare with 1904 sf and 5 bedrooms.
The yard is 75' x 200'
New roof on house in 2017 and garage at rear of property
Newer front porch deck
1st floor bedroom
1st floor laundry
Formal dining room plus eat-in kitchen
Open, spacious kitchen
Pocket doors between dining and living rooms and living room and foyer
City water and city sewer

This home needs some love to restore it to it's original classic sensibility, but the right owners will find a solid house ready to shine.

 Remodeling was started on the entry from the back of the house - new wainscoting was added and stained.  The washer and gas dryer stay.
 Spacious kitchen with lots of cupboard space and room to enjoy family meals.

 Hallway from the back door which includes laundry, coat closet, and bathroom.
 Bathroom is on the 1st floor
Bathroom cabinet
View of dining room and into kitchen.
Note the wood floors - they need to be stripped and finished but are intact.

Dining Room
Main floor bedroom - floors and woodwork have been stripped of paint and refinished to their original beauty.
Another view of main floor bedroom with glowing woodwork.
 Living Room with pocket doors

Beautiful woodwork beneath the paint.
 Pocket doors lead to the living room.  Door to the left is a deep closet beneath the stairs.
 Upstairs Bedrooms . . . Four Bedrooms up

Solid basement with room for workshop or storage

Thanks for following along on a quick tour.
  If you have questions please contact Judy at 319-551-3170 or 
Steve at 319-551-3375.

Monday, April 2, 2018

New Listing! 712 Knoll Street SE, Cedar Rapids

New Listing!
712 Knoll St SE, Cedar Rapids

Updated and Affordable

This well-loved 1.5 story with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths is looking for a new family.
The current owners have made this their home for 38 years; 

they're ready to let another family make memories here.

Follow along on a quick tour . . .
See the house and learn about the updates.

Great SE location close to restaurants and shopping

1183 sf above, 300 sf in lower level
Built in 1946
Lot: 45' x 135'
Schools: Erskine, McKinley, Washington
Gross Taxes: $2188; Net Taxes: $2,002

New steel roof on back of house (2018)
Gutter, downspouts and leaf guard at back of house (2018)
Basement was tuck-pointed, walls and floor painted (2018)
New storm door (2017)
New kitchen back-splash (2017)
New plumbing stack installed (2017)
New central air (2017)
New washing machine (2017)
Improved drainage - downspouts, pump lines, shrubs  (2016)
New microwave (2016)
Replace driveway (2012)
And more.

 Living room has updated windows and there is hardwood under the carpet.

There's a formal dining room for family meals, which has a
 hardwood floor and updated windows as well.
The cozy kitchen has handy storage.
An updated kitchen with new microwave in 2016.

Bath on the main level
Upstairs bedroom
2nd view of bedroom
Upstairs hallway - new window, hardwood floor, doors to attic storage.
 2nd upstairs bedroom with fresh paint, updated windows, hardwood floors.

 Nice basement Rec Room space - recently tuck-pointed and painted.  
Original windows were replaced with glass block.
Handy half-bath off the Rec Room

Thank you for having a look!

If you'd like a personal tour, please call Steve at 319.551.3375 or Judy at 319.551.3170