Contract $134,900 $1,200/mo - 2-Story, House, Residential
Best value in Iowa City. Cute and sunny 1.5 story house in established Creekside neighborhood. This home has a south-facing screened-in porch with porch swing; large private backyard with 6 ft wooden privacy-fence, shed, back deck and shade trees.
2 Bedrooms on the lower level; bedroom 1 has unpainted woodwork, and a closet with built-in shelves; bedroom 2 is larger with original oak flooring, unpainted woodwork, and two closets (one with a window and built-ins); and bedroom 3 is a very large third bedroom that has loads of natural light, new beautiful rustic oak flooring and comprises the entire upstairs. Not to mention storage that runs the entire length of the east and west sides.
The bathroom has a west-facing window that was completely remodeled in 2007; kitchen with tile flooring, three windows, and a built-in cabinet that is original to this 1930s home; and a living room with 4 windows, original oak flooring and unpainted woodwork. This home was updated to a high-efficiency furnace and A/C in 2009. It also includes updates to the plumbing in 2004/2006.
Location: This home is in an established neighborhood with upbeat and friendly neighbors. Close to downtown (15 minute bike ride), within blocks of the city bus route, close to grocery and convince stores. One of the standouts about this home is the giant backyard’s 200 year old resident tree which provides shade to the entire yard. Great for rope swing or awesome tree house. The fenced yard is perfect for entertaining and outside antics.
Term: 2-3 years
Contract Type: Land Contract or Lease w/ Purchase Option
Down payment/Consideration: 10% Down (minimum)
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- Year Built: 1930
- Above-Grade Sq. Ft: 1,046 sq. ft.
- Lot Size: 57 x 150
- Rms Above Ground: 5
- Basement: Full
- Porches and Decks: Screen Porch-Med (112 SF); Rear Deck (112 SF);
- Gross Taxes: $2,142
- Roof: 2004
- Plumbing: New Interior Plumbing 2004, Updates in 2006 with bathroom remodel
- Windows: Many New windows throughout
- Updated Bathroom: 2006
- New Rear Deck: 2007
- Insulation: 2008 Energy Audit; added insulation to attic crawl spaces, floors, and north side of house
- High Efficiency Furnace: 2008
- Central Air: 2009
- New Chimney Flue: 2009
- House Painted (Exterior): 2012; north side is chipping and does need repainted
- New Lighting/Fans: 2013
- Porch Painted Completely: 2013
- Oak Floors: 2013