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Off market. Great craftsman in Kansas. Circa 1940. 1/2 acre lot. $78,500

August 5, 2018

Great craftsman bungalow! Love the dormers! The kitchen could use some updating. Love the French doors that lead out to the sun porch. Built in 1940. Located on .53 acres in Osborne, Kansas. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,258 square feet. $78,500

From the Zillow listing:


1940 UNIQUE CRAFTSMAN STYLE ARCHITECTURE 615 W MAIN STREET, OSBORNE, KANSAS If you find unique architecture fascinating, you will find this 1940 Craftsman style home irresistible. The minute you see this 2,258 Sq. Ft. of charming architectural details, you will understand why this style’s popularity isn’t going to fade away. The home features Dutch hips on the dormers and ends of the house. There is an inviting front porch, with large columns, ceiling fans and a porch swing for relaxation. The interior features a living room with original hardwood floors and woodwork. Gather family and friends around the beautiful fireplace for a time of togetherness. French doors lead to the office. The dining room has hardwood floors. There is an opening to the kitchen counter area for serving, with cabinet storage below. French doors lead to the sun porch, which is surrounded by windows and has bench seating. The kitchen has painted cabinets with butcher block counter tops and laminate counter tops. The refrigerator, electric stove, dishwasher and garbage disposal are included. Flooring is laminate. The master bedroom is on the mail floor. It has hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet. The main floor bathroom is a full bath with tub/shower, vanity, exhaust fan and toilet. The second floor architecture continues all the charm of the Craftsman era. Hardwood stairs lead to a charming foyer style landing, which could be a seating area. There are 3 more bedrooms and a second bathroom on this floor. The first would make a great child’s or teen’s room. The soult wall is lined with windows and a bulletin board and black board. The second bedroom has a large closet and hardwood floors. The room has a window seat, set back into the dormer. French doors, to the East, allow you to step out onto the second floor deck or patio and enjoy the view of a Kansas sunrise. There is ample space for seating. The third bedroom carries out the window seat, set back in the dormer. Wall attic access doors are around the interior of the second floor. The second floor bathroom is a full bath with tub, vanity and toilet. The house has a full unfinished basement with concrete floor and walls. Outside, is a single car garage with workshop area. The lawn is nicely kept, with bushes, perennials, trees and a new water well for outside usage. Lot is 0.533 acres.

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