This 2-bedroom home with about 1,050 sq. ft. of living space is located near many shopping and dining venues. It has a full, unfinished basement, detached garage and screened-in porch. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

2-bedroom home has screened-in porch, fenced yard


256 Ridge Road, Springfield

Original built-in features enhance home

Contributing writer

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.


Price: $59,900

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

(937) 206-2655

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