Elegant interior highlights 2-story built in 1928


1717 N. Fountain Blvd., Springfield

Original moldings, woodwork, curved walls among features

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Built in 1928, the two-story home at 1717 N. Fountain Blvd. boast large rooms and distinctive original features. The property is listed by Coldwell Banker Heritage for $359,000.

This stately brick home offers approximately 3,360 square feet of living space. The property offers a Tudor style with hardwood floors, original moldings and woodwork, curved walls and rooms, arched doorways and oversized windows.

The home also includes an open staircase, a sunroom, formal living and dining rooms, fireplaces, French doors, a family room, study and original built-ins.

Offering four bedrooms, the house features two stories as well as a full basement and an attic space. In addition to four bedrooms, there are three full bathrooms.

The house sits on a .47-acre lot. Exterior features include a three-and-a-half-car garage, mature trees, landscaping and a private rear patio. The property has a gas, forced air heating system and a central cooling system.

The front door opens to an entry foyer that faces an open staircase. The formal living and dining rooms are located on either side of the entry foyer.

The formal living room boasts hardwood floors, a fireplace, arched doorways and two built-in bookcases. A set of French doors opens to the sunroom.

Flooded with natural light, the sunroom offers outdoor views. Banked with windows, this area of the home provides plenty of space for entertaining.

A set of French doors off the entry foyer opens to the formal dining room. This room is located just off the kitchen and features hardwood floors, a chair rail and chandelier.

The roomy kitchen offers several areas of wood cabinetry as well as a built-in desk. The dishwasher, refrigerator, range, microwave and wall oven are included in the price of the home.

The family room features a fireplace and a neutral color scheme. Multiple windows provide views of the backyard. An exterior door opens to the rear patio.

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


Price: $359,000

Directions: W. Harding Road to N. Fountain Blvd

Highlights: About 3,360 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, curved walls and rooms, original moldings and woodwork, full basement, 3 ½-car garage

For more details

John Bogard and Kristin Howard

Coldwell Banker Heritage

(937) 765-3323


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