Deal Of The Week: Charming c.1903 Ohio Home Sells For Just $157K
251 S Arlington Avenue, Springfield, Ohio, United States, 45505
Update January 2017: This property sold on January 27, 2017 for $157,500. It was listed at $159,900. Previous details: If you’re searching for a home with plenty of space, loads of character, and even an in-ground swimming pool then this might be the place for you. It was built by Clarence J. Foster in 1903 and is said to be one of the first homes built in the subdivided neighbourhood of Elmwood Place on East High Street. The 113-year old home originally came on the market in July of this year for $169,900 and has been reduced twice, the first time to $164,900, and most recently to $159,900. The generous 3,328 square foot home sits elevated on a 7,187 square foot corner lot in a neighbourhood full of equally impressive historic properties. Enter through the grand double doors into the home’s large brick foyer before moving into the large living room with wood burning fireplace and built-ins. A formal dining room joins the living space featuring a decorative fireplace and antique chandelier. Also on the first floor is the home’s updated kitchen, a sun room, bathroom, and study. Moving up the second floor you can either go up the rear maid’s stair or the grand stairway off of the main living space. The second floor features 4 large bedrooms, a guest bathroom, and 1 bonus room that is currently being used as a nursery. Many original details have been retained throughout the 113 year life of this home. Nearly every room has large crown moulding, including picture rails. The bathroom in the master bedroom has many original features including tiles, light fixtures, & hexagonal tile that is beneath the current linoleum just waiting to be revealed. Many original light fixtures remain. Sconces, chandeliers, and ceiling lights included. At $159,900 this stately historic home is an absolute steal! Be sure to scroll down and view all the photos and watch the video. It is listed with Link-Hellmuth.