508 56th St, Des Moines, IA 50312

3 beds2.5 baths2,142 sqft Edit

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Sold: $272,000
Sold on 12/23/13
Zestimate®: $253,683
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THE BASICS:
Stately two-story brick craftsman, located in the majestic and historic Ingersoll Oaks subdivision of the west-side Waterbury neighborhood. Built in 1918, this home features beautiful quarter-sawn oak floors and original woodwork throughout. As well,it has an upstairs bathroom with original era tile and fixtures. Upgraded features include: fresh exterior paint in 2013, high efficiency gas furnace, electric heat pump, and air conditioner in 2010, updated kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances, high efficiency front-loading washer and dryer, and walk-in cedar closet. Three bedrooms upstairs,with a laundry chute and two bonus rooms: one suitable for an office or nursery, and the other suitable for a small office or large changing room. Two-car detached brick garage. Exceptionally large front lawn keeps away noise from street traffic and is home to nearly a dozen towering oak, pine, and hickory trees. There are numerous flower gardens, a front walkway lined with hastas and rose bushes, and a fenced-in side patio, partially shaded by another large oak. Hill-top vistas from the upstairs bedrooms provide amazing and breathtaking views of the lush oak savanna this neighborhood offers.
MORE ABOUT THE HOME:
With high ceiling and a flowing layout, this spacious and roomy house has a subtle elegance and great charm. It has been well-cared for over the years, and at 95 years old, it is still a beauty. Unbelievable views from the upstairs windows! The big front yard, filled with trees, provides a serene setting and unrivaled privacy in city living. This is a perfect family home and is within walking distance of Hanawalt, Merrill, and Roosevelt - all three of which are top-scoring schools in the district. Convenient shopping on Ingersoll is just minutes away, as is 235 freeway access. Other nearby attractions include Valley Junction, The Art Center, Waveland Golf Course, Ashworth swimming pool, Greenwood park, and the Bill Riley Bike trail.
56th Street is among the first to be plowed in the winter time, and all of Waterbury receives priority plowing service; no need to ever worry about being snowed in! Driveway is on the rear on the house, off of Waterbury Road. This private access avoids the hassle of getting on and off busier 56th Street. While the home does not have a traditional back yard, it instead has a large cement pad, perfect for guest parking, a large side patio that is a wonderful place for kids to play or set up a wading pool, and large rear flower garden with small sitting area.
Fresh long-lasting Sherwin Williams paint throughout the house, updated hardware on cabinetry, upgraded socket and switch plates, cable and broadband ready with cable lines in the living room, master bedroom, upstairs office, and basement TV room.
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Facts

  • Lot: 0.33 acres
  • Single Family
  • Built in 1918
  • Views: 5,158 all time views
  • Cooling: Central
  • Heating: Forced air
  • Last sold: Dec 2013 for $272,000
  • Last sale price/sqft: $127

Features

  • Barbecue
  • Cable Ready
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Tile, Other
  • Garden
  • Lawn
  • Parking: Garage - Detached, 2 spaces, 399 sqft
  • Patio
  • Unfinished basement

Appliances Included

  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Garbage disposal
  • Microwave
  • Range / Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer

Room Types

  • Dining room
  • Family room
  • Laundry room
  • Master bath
  • Mud room
  • Office
  • Recreation room
  • Solarium / Atrium
  • Walk-in closet
  • Workshop

Construction

  • Exterior material: Brick
  • Roof type: Asphalt
  • Room count: 7
  • Stories: 2
  • Structure type: Other
  • Unit count: 1

Other

  • Floor size: 2,142 sqft
  • Heating: Electric, Gas
  • Last remodel year: 1920
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Lot depth: 158
  • Lot width: 90
  • Parcel #: 09003062000000
  • Zillow Home ID: 794602

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Zillow predicts Waterbury home values will rise 0.5% next year, compared to a 1.7% rise for Des Moines as a whole. Among Waterbury homes, this home is valued 7.5% more than the midpoint (median) home, and is valued 0.8% more per square foot.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Waterbury, the number of foreclosures waiting to be sold is 75.3% less than in Des Moines, and 58.1% less than the national average. This lower local number could help Waterbury home values rise more quickly than other regions in Des Moines.

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