256 Ridge Road, Springfield
Original built-in features enhance home
Offering original craftsman details, the home at 256 Ridge Road in Springfield was built in 1919. The property is listed by Lagonda Creek Real Estate for $59,900.
The two-bedroom home offers plenty of potential and is located near many shopping and dining venues. Special features of the property include French doors, original colonnades, an original built-in china cabinet in the formal dining room, original built-in bookshelves and hardwood floors.
Other amenities include ceiling fan light fixtures, an eat-in kitchen, a decorative fireplace and a full, unfinished basement. In addition to two bedrooms, there is one full bathroom.
Exterior features include a covered, screened-in porch, a fenced backyard, mature trees and a detached, one-car garage. The house has a full, unfinished basement and a gas, forced air heating system. There is also a gas water heater. The house sits on a .12-acre lot.
Updates to the property include a remodeled full bathroom and a newer roof. The interior of the home offers approximately 1,050 square feet of living space. There is also a full attic that is expandable.
The screened-in porch shelters the home’s main entrance. The front door opens to an entry space with a set of French doors to the left. These doors lead to the living room. Features of the living room include hardwood floors, large windows, a ceiling fan light fixture and a decorative fireplace. A wide doorway in the living room is flanked on either side with built-in bookcases that are topped with elegant colonnades.
This doorway opens to the formal dining room, which boasts a built-in china cabinet original to the home. Other features of the formal dining room include hardwood floors, a ceiling fan light fixture and a wide window that welcomes natural light into the space.
The kitchen is located just off the dining room. Features include wood cabinetry and ample counter space. There is a stainless-steel double sink and neutral vinyl flooring.
Children in the neighborhood attend school in the Springfield City school district.
Directions: N. Limestone St. to Ridge Road
Highlights: About 1,050 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, built-in features, full, unfinished basement, detached garage
For more details
Charlene Robards and Donovan Knight
Lagonda Creek Real Estate
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