The updated kitchen boasts plenty of crisp, white cabinetry and ample counter space. There is also ceramic double sink.

Covered porch offers welcoming space


1717 Longview Drive, Springfield

2-story has received a variety of updates

Contributing writer

Located on in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Springfield, this two-story home at 1717 Longview Drive has seen many updates.

The property is listed by Lagonda Creek Real Estate for $169,900.

Built in 1927, the home offers plenty of original charm. Special features of this property include original hardwood floors, arched doorways, French doors, a decorative fireplace, a first-floor partial bathroom and a formal dining room.

A large, covered porch spans the front of the house. Other exterior features include a rear patio, a fenced yard and tateful landscaping. There is also a detached, two-car garage. The house sits on a lot that measures 60 feet by 148 feet.

There are three bedrooms, one full bathroom and one partial bathroom. The interior of the home offers approximately 1,850 square feet of living space. The home has a vinyl exterior and a full, unfinished basement.

Updates to the property within the past five years include a new furnace, a new air conditioning system, a new electric panel and new first floor windows.

The front door opens to the living room. A decorative fireplace serves as a focal point in this space. Other features of the living room include new neutral carpeting, a ceiling fan light fixture, large windows and original woodwork. An open staircase descends into the room.

A wide, arched doorway and French doors open to the formal dining room. This room is lined with windows that flood the space with natural light. The dining room also boasts wood floors and a distinctive, industrial-style light fixture.

The bright kitchen is located off the living room. This updated kitchen boasts plenty of crisp, white cabinetry and ample counter space. There is also ceramic double sink, crown molding and a window that looks out on the side yard. An arched doorway in the kitchen leads to a mud room. The dishwasher, range and refrigerator are included in the price of the home.

All of the bedrooms are located on the second floor. The bedrooms feature hardwood floors, large windows, and ceiling fan light fixtures.

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


Price: $169,900

Open House: Oct. 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Directions: W. Harding Road to Longview Drive

Highlights: About 1,850 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 partial bathroom, detached garage, many updates, arched doorways, French doors

For more details:

TonJala Cosby

Lagonda Creek Real Estate

(937) 206-8329

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