History meets modern elegance in this three-story home in the sought-after Owls Head Neighborhood South of Grand. Updates including an entire three-story addition has created a mansion that’s perfect for modern living.
Character is at the forefront as soon as you approach the wraparound front porch with Tuscan columns. Inside, you’ll find gorgeous original woodwork and plenty of built-ins and details. Right inside the front door you’ll notice the beautiful wood fireplace, grand staircase and sweet sitting nook.
The huge open kitchen is full of upgrades and luxurious extras including two large Islands. Entertain in the large dining room or one of the many sitting spaces throughout the main floor. A three seasons porch offers extra space where the outdoors and indoors meet.
On the second and third floors you can find six bedrooms, including a master suite with a beautiful fireplace. Step out onto one of the decks from the bedrooms and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Imagine having your own enchanted forest only a short walk from Ingersoll shops and restaurants. Mature trees offer privacy for one of the many outdoor living spaces, including an outdoor kitchen, fireplace and pergola. Gaze at the impeccable landscaping throughout the half-acre lot.
This gorgeous and historic home in a rich and coveted Des Moines neighborhood is listed at $1,185,000 by Sara Hopkins at RE/MAX Precision. Contact Hopkins at 515-710-6030 for a private showing.
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Paula Reece is a freelance writer.
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