10 Homes Fans of Classic Architecture Will Love

March 4, 2020

Springfield and the surrounding area have a beautiful history of architecture when it comes to homes. Lots of folks in Springfield take drives around the long established neighborhoods in town, just to appreciate the unique construction of houses in our area. Right now, there are some amazing homes on the market that express the brilliance of home builders from eras past. Let’s take a look at some of the coolest listings on the market with the character and charm of classic architecture.


2240 SOUTH PATTERSON AVENUE

SPRINGFIELD, MO  | $280,000

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Completely updated home in the popular Pershing School District. This 1965 Split level mid-century ranch is virtually new top to bottom. The quality renovation on this 3 bedroom (possible 4th) 3 full bath home includes solid surface flooring, granite & quartz counters, subway tile, ship lap & more! A new deck overlooks the privacy fenced back yard of the 1/3 acre +/- lot. The new windows, LED lighting & updated R38 insulation will ensure efficiency & affordable utility bills. Need 4 bedrooms? The lower level with fireplace could easily function as a master suite and is complete with closet and full bath. Perfectly situated between Southern Hills & Brentwood Subdivisions, Wilomere Terrace is a very private & convenient location. Don’t miss an opportunity to call this home!


 

1514 EAST SEMINOLE STREET

SPRINGFIELD, MO | $294,900

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Here is your chance to own one of the oldest houses in Springfield!!! A truly unique find on the south side of Springfield, you really need to see this old beauty to appreciate her. Between the National Cemetery on Glenstone and Mercy Hospital on Fremont, this 1878, 4 BR home has been updated from the ground up while maintaining as much of its original charm as possible. It has a mixture of modern hardwoods and gorgeous new Quartzite kitchen counters along with new white cabinets plus new dark stainless appliances, while also showcasing original exposed brick in the kitchen, antique doors and light fixtures plus several old stain glass windows.


1001 SOUTH PICKWICK AVENUE

SPRINGFIELD, MO

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This stately Colonial sits at the start of one of Rountree’s most beloved blocks. Much attention has been given to this classic beauty. Kitchen has been renovated and a family room addition completed, over-sized 2 car garage was added with matching clapboard siding, bathrooms were updated as well. This home has been modernized mechanically: zoned heat/cooling with added features for comfort and clean air, updates to electrical, plumbing, recirculating hot water system. Floor plan offers a finished 3rd-story attic, traditional bedrooms up with 2 additional baths, main floor living and half bath, main remodeled kitchen and an additional baking kitchen, basement has tall ceilings and is painted-bright and clean! Great walkability, enjoy the shops and eateries at Cherry/Pickwick. Lucky find!


2908 EAST AVALON DRIVE

SPRINGFIELD, MO  |  $549,900

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Custom built by Hank Datema in l967 for the late Dr. Geo. Wong Jr. Neurologist, this spacious home has a lovely view of Southern Hills Lake. 2-car attached garage plus 1 car detached carport behind privacy fence. From the entry foyer with powder room, you enter an Atrium Room and from the Atrium you can access the glassed in Formal Living Room & Formal Dining Room, the Kitchen & Hearth Room, a HUGE (23×25 ft.) Family Room with wall to wall glass doors along the south and east side. A hallway from atrium leads to two large Master Bedrooms with baths and one more bedroom on that hallway. The Hearth Room with fireplace and skylight adjoins the custom designed kitchen with large center island. The chef will love the many details of the custom kitchen including Quartz Counter tops built-in Advantium Oven with InfraRed Heat plus Convection and Microwave Oven, all built into one unit plus separate built-in regular oven.

718 EAST UNIVERSITY STREET

SPRINGFIELD, MO  |  $275,000

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University Heights listing with so much space and character! Owners have taken great pride in their updates which includes refinishing of original hardwood floors in bedrooms, hallway and living room; hand scraped hardwood in dining room and master bedroom and all bathrooms are updated with tile floors, walls and composite counter tops. Kitchen offers plenty of counter space that has dining options on both sides with built in bar counter & fridge, and layered stone lines the wall in dining area and cupboards to give it that rich rustic warmth. Large Master bedroom with double closets and a wood burning fireplace . 2 HVAC units, newer roof and a covered deck with open deck area opens up to a beautiful back yard with mature trees and built in play set for the kiddos! So many extras!


2746 SOUTH LUSTER AVENUE

SPRINGFIELD, MO | $344,900

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Traditional exterior however; step into an interior of dreamy warmth surrounded by meticulous detail! A re-creation & design of today’s expectations.Open floor plan, quality materials and priced below recent appraisal!Owner/Creator of this masterpiece is (previously)professional interior designer and understands ‘a home is capable of wrapping you with warmth, comfort and expressing it’s charisma’.She is willing to leave pieces she feels help create this atmosphere,4 black rockers on the front porch that greet you.Your new furniture in the 20 ft dining room include the custom-made farmhouse table with charming centerpiece,6 black chairs, antique buffet and armoire.All TV’s on main level remain, the living room oriental rug, custom upholstered mattress in your professionally designed children’s sleeping nook in upstairs playroom/bedroom.To compliment the look; your outdoor space will include a concrete dining table from Sandstone Gardens with 4 chairs, candelabra, outdoor fireplace and pergola for the ambiance we all seek.Other select pieces may be negotiable with acceptable offer. Compares to Southern Hills @ a better price & more ideal location!!

2131 NORTH BOONVILLE AVENUE

SPRINGFIELD, MO  |  $95,000

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This 1921 bungalow near the center of town is a throwback to the early days of our city. It exemplifies front porch living with a sizeable area to sit an enjoy the weather. It’s also got great hardwoods, tons of updates and it’s listed at under $100,000!


615 EAST UNIVERSITY STREET

SPRINGFIELD, MO

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1930’s Charmer in University Heights! Completely renovated inside including a new 2nd story addition. This home has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with tons of character. Original hardwood floors were kept and matching new was added to keep with the unique charm associated with this style of home. Great care was taken with the floor plan to make it work for today’s families, especially the living space and their storage needs. This home has a huge walk-in master closet, all new kitchen with granite counters, gas range, gas fireplace, 2 living spaces and master bedroom on the first floor. The clean and fresh basement would be great for table games, work out space or a craft room. Additional positives include a new roof, new interior plumbing, 90 % new electrical (other 10 % had already been updated), separate heat and air system for the 2nd floor, new deck, the list goes on. Come and see this University Heights darling!


2664 SOUTH EDGEWATER DRIVE

SPRINGFIELD, MO | $299,000

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PRICE IMPROVEMENT TO ALLOW FOR UPDATES!! This spacious, one of a kind Southern Hills home is ready for your personal touch. Updates include newer kitchen cabinets, counters and flooring and the common bathroom offers a walk-in jetted tub. The hearth room opens up to a closed in sun room offering plenty of light for your plants! All bedrooms are spacious and the large family room offers an updated bar area with additional fireplace and plenty of room to entertain guests. And for those that need an extra living space, the iron winding staircase takes you up to another large room that could be a bedroom, office, or studio. There is also a bathroom with a steam shower feature. The home is wired for a generator and offers 2 HVAC systems, plumbed for soft water unit and sprinkler system. Great location near lake!


2448 SOUTH BRANDON AVENUE

SPRINGFIELD, MO | $285,900

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Welcome to 2448 S Brandon, a fantastic home in a highly desirable and convenient location. With 5 bedrooms in Sequiota, Pershing & Glendale schools, this home is a must see! The living area has been opened up to flow perfectly with the eat-in kitchen boasting beautiful Brazilian cherry hardwood and a gas stove with electric oven. Formal dining could also be used as a study. Two large master suites (one on the main level) plus 3 more bedrooms and 3.5 baths. With 3480 square feet, this home has all the space you need! Most of the windows have been replaced. New water heater in 2019. Lots of storage, wired for surround sound, fresh paint, new flooring and many new finishings. Outside, the fenced yard has mature trees and is level with a stamped concrete patio. Large shed with electricity and heat. Home warranty included. This home has a great floor plan with lots of space and a flexible floor plan, you won’t want to miss the opportunity!


 608 SOUTH 6TH STREET

OZARK, MO  |  $140,000

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Adorable bungalow with Everything Brand NEW but the address! In the heart of Ozark you will find all the charm and contemporary finishes you are looking for. This home was completely gutted and remodeled inside and out. Lots of extras especially in the kitchen with an island, new cabinets, & backsplash . TWO full bathrooms to go with 2 huge bedrooms w/great closet space. NEW includes roof, siding, electrical, plumbing, windows, HVAC that includes a 10 year manufacturers transferable warranty, light fixtures, hardwoods & tile, new cabinets in the bathrooms w/custom showers & gorgeous landscaping.

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