This brick home offers a fenced backyard and a detached, 2-car garage. The 3-bedroom home has a full basement and has received a number of updates. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY VICKIE KAPNAS

Brick home boasts full basement


402 E. Third St., Springfield

Updates improve 3-bedroom, 1.5-story home

Contributing writer

Situated on a corner lot, the 1.5-story, brick home at 402 E Third St. offers a full basement. The property is listed by HER Realtors for $74,900.

Built in 1948, this three-bedroom home has seen many improvements. Special features of the property include a wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room, a ceiling fan light fixture, neutral color scheme, a built-in corner china cabinet and a spacious living room. In addition to three bedrooms, there is one full bathroom and one partial bathroom.

This brick home offers a fenced backyard. Other exterior features include a detached, two-car garage with two overhead doors, a covered front porch and a concrete parking pad. The house sits on a .17-acre lot.

Updates to the property include new flooring, a new, forced air heating system, a new central cooling system, new toilets, vanities and bathroom fixtures, new exterior doors and water heater. The interior of the home offers approximately 1,560 square feet of living space.

The front door opens to the living room, which includes new flooring, neutral paint and a wood-burning fireplace with a wood mantel.

The formal dining room can accommodate a large table. Features of this space include a built-in corner china cabinet, new flooring, neutral paint, a ceiling fan light fixture and two large windows that welcome natural light into the room.

The eat-in kitchen features wood cabinetry as well as large areas of counter space on either side of the stainless-steel double sink. There is space in this kitchen for informal dining. Two wide windows provide outdoor views.

An upstairs bedroom offers dormer windows, new flooring and cheerful blue paint. The remaining two bedrooms are located on the first floor. The full basement could be finished to provide additional living space. Both the full and the partial bathrooms offer all new fixtures and a neutral color scheme.

Children in the neighborhood attend school in the Springfield City school district.


Price: $74,900

Open house: Sept. 22, 1-2 p.m.

Directions: N. Limestone St. to E. Third St.

Highlights: About 1,460 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 partial bathroom, new HVAC system, flooring, water heater, bathroom fixtures, detached garage

For more details

Linda Harper

HER Realtors

(937) 206-8360

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