About This 1907 Foursquare In Springfield Missouri
Magnificent Four Square historic 2 story home built in 1907. Offering 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms plus separate guest quarters and stately manicured garden on corner lot. The house retains the original integrity inside and out with mahogany woodwork, beamed ceilings and ionic columns. Original brass chandeliers and marble fireplace are in excellent condition. Updated kitchen includes soapstone counters, chef-grade stainless appliances (food warmer, 6 burner Daycor range and new KitchenAid refrigerator), large farm-style sink with stunning end-grain herringbone floor.
Perfect for entertaining with a large formal dining room and wet bar or take the party outdoors on the huge and well-crafted screened porch outfitted with its own refrigerator, sink and outdoor grill. Two large ground level dens, each appointed with gas fireplace. Den in the back of the house has vaulted ceiling with large windows bringing in lots of light. Library upstairs with plenty of bookshelves overlooking the den and great view of the garden.
Property includes a large studio apartment/in-law quarters above separate garage, outfitted with kitchen and bathroom. Two detached garages, 3 stalls total. A potting shed resides next to four raised beds for fresh vegetables and outdoor patio. Property is enclosed by wrought iron fencing with drive accessed at porte cochere and side street. Additional private parking available alley/garage side.
On a summer’s eve, sit out on the massive front porch or screened back porch with a cold beverage and admire lush wisteria, roses, and hydrangeas which ease into spectacular fall color. Within walking distance to Cox North, Drury College and historic Commercial Street. The possibilities of this property are endless! Not only a great family home or for a couple who love to entertain, a new owner can easily turn the guest quarters into Airbnb or rental income, host event rentals for outdoor dinner parties, weddings, receptions, etc. APPT ONLY, DO NOT DISTURB.