2606 Forest Drive Des Moines, IA 50312
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260000
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4 Beds

2 Baths

2696 SqFt

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Key Details

Property Type: Single Family Home

Lot Size: 0.285 Acres

Year Built: 1905

Purchase Type: For Sale

Listing Status: Active

MLS Listing ID: 573678

Price per Sqft: $96

Property Description

This Vintage Victorian home was built in 1887 and is located on a historic brick street within one block of Terrace Hill - Iowa’s Governor Mansion. The deep terraced lot looks over the Raccoon River Valley and features beautiful views of Des Moines south side river including a lighted Fleur Drive at night. It has 2,696 sf of living space on the 1st & 2nd floors with 4 bedrooms & 2 baths. It’s South of Grand location is a very popular neighborhood in the Roosevelt High School district provides easy access to the freeway, downtown, schools, churches, parks, shopping and many casual and fine restaurants. This home has many of the original vintage features including counthian columns, a large eyebrow window, several leaded glass windows, a portico for horse drawn carriages of yester year, an open curving staircase, hardwood floors, extensive detailed woodwork & butlers pantry. This home is spacious and perfect for entertaining! There is some deferred maintenance and is priced accordingly.

Location

State: IA

County: Polk

Area: Des Moines West

Zoning: R1-80

Rooms

Dining Room: Eat In Kitchen,Formal Dining Rm

Other Rooms: 3 Season,Den,See Remarks

Full Baths: 1

Half Baths: 1

Basement: Unfinished,Walkout

Interior

Interior Features: Cable TV,Carpeting,Drapes/Curtains,Hardwood Floors,Smoke Detector,Tile,Vinyl

Sewage Type: City

Water: City

Heating: Gas Forced Air

Cooling: Central

Fireplaces Number: 1

Fireplaces Type: Wood

Inclusions: Dishwasher,Freezer,Microwave,Refrigerator,Stove

Exterior

Exterior Feature: Metal Siding

Garage: 1 Attached

Fence: Chain Link

Roof Type: Asphalt Shingle

Building

Style: Two Story

Foundation: Brick

Schools

Elementary Schools: Greenwood Elementary School

Middle Schools: Callanan Middle School

High Schools: Roosevelt High School

School District: Des Moines Independent

Others

Tax Amount: $6,895

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