Sunday, December 29, 2013

General Information

General Specifications

Style: 1.00 story
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1.75
Heat: Forced Air/Gas
Cool: Central/Electric
Year Built: 1959 (by Verne Jansky, cutom built home)
2013 taxes: $1,696.78
Lot size: 145 x 50
Level 1 Sq. Ft.: 1162
Basement Sq. Ft.: 1162 (finished)
Garage: 1 car attached (15 x 22)

Approximate Room Sizes

Living Room: 13 x 20
Kitchen: 11 x 08
Informal Dining: 11 x 07
Master Bedroom: 11 x 13
2nd Bedroom: 11 x 11
3rd Bedroom: 10 x 11
Non-conforming bedroom (basement): 10 x 11
Laundry room (basement): 08 x 17
Family Room (basement): 13 x 42


Elementary: Brownell
Middle: Mickle
High: Northeast (East is also available)


Since we purchased our home in 2009, we have made the following upgrades:
  1. All interior walls painted in neutral tones
  2. Fan with light installed in living room and new light fixtures throughout
  3. Original wood floors in bedrooms (3) refinished (2009)
  4. Shower installed in upstairs bathroom (2009)
  5. New carpet in living room (2009)
  6. Basement cement floor painted with epoxy (2009)
  7. Basement bathroom remodeled: vinyl tile flooring installed; new vanity installed; new toilet installed.
  8. Upstairs hallway and bathroom tiled (2010)
  9. Privacy fence, wooden walkway and deck constructed (2010)
  10. Exterior painted (2011)
  11. Kitchen remodeled: peninsula added; new high-definition laminate countertops; new chandelier; new refrigerator, stove, and microwave; installed dishwasher; floors tiled; tile backsplash installed (2011-2012). 
  12. Cement stone walkways installed in front and in back of house (2012)
  13. New aluminum garage door (2013)
  14. New extra-wide gutters installed and fascia boards wrapped with aluminum (2013)
  15. Sewer pipe running to City Sewer replaced (approx. $5,000) (2013)
  16. Trees trimmed by Blue Ox tree service (2013)


The kitchen was recently remodeled with numerous upgrades.  Here, you can see the glass-top stove, high-definition laminate counter tops, refrigerator, quartz composite sink, and tile back splash and floors.  A fluorescent light also ensures plenty of visibility. 

This photo displays the new peninsula, constructed by a local cabinet maker.  It seats five and also contains storage space underneath.  A new chandelier hangs above.

General electric microwave.

LG refrigerator. 

Quartz composite sink with disposal.

Frigidaire dishwasher.  When we moved in, this house did not have a built-in dishwasher.  A local cabinet maker extended the existing cabinets and a new dishwasher (as well as a disposal) was installed.

Solid tile floors with Hardybacker installed underneath.  This floor will last for years to come.

Master Bedroom

The master bedroom measures 11 x 13 and features a large closet with two sliding doors.  The original Oak floor was refinished in 2009.  A queen-sized bed is shown.


Large bathroom with plenty of space for him and her to get ready in the morning.  New lighting fixtures with five large bulbs each provide plenty of light.  New tile installed within the past 4 years.

Solid-surface sink.  Large near full-sized mirror.  

New shower surround installed by NAC Luxury bath Systems in November 2009.  

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Living Room

 The living room measures 11x20 and features newer carpet (2009) and three large windows for plenty of light.

Sitting just off the kitchen, the living room could be split into a formal dining room.

Second Bedroom

The Second Bedroom measures 11 x 11 and features original Oak floors that were refinished in 2009.  A queen-sized bed is shown.

The Second Bedroom also features a large closet with two sliding doors.

3rd Bedroom/Nursery/Office

The Third Bedroom, measuring 11 x 10, can also be used as a nursery (as shown) or office.  This room, like the other bedrooms, features original Oak floors, which were refinished in 2009.  Freshly painted in 2013.

The Third Bedroom, like the other two Bedrooms, also features a closet with two sliding doors.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Family Room/Rec Room

The HUGE basement family room/rec room measures 13 x 42.  It features carpet throughout and recently painted walls.   

The family room section features a faux brick fireplace that has been converted into an entertainment center.  

Windows and fixtures provide plenty of light.

Thursday, December 26, 2013


Stone exterior and a new aluminum garage door makes this home virtually maintenance free.

Brick planter and new aluminum gutters/fascia wraps.

Backyard facing North side of house. 

West side of house.  This is one of two cement cobble-stone patterned walkways.

12" x 12" ground-level deck.  The privacy fence in the background encloses the large backyard to the North of the house.

Wooden walkway leading to the backyard.  Note the second cement cobble-stone pattern walkway in front of the house.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Non-conforming Bedroom

The miscellaneous room in the basement measures 11 x 10 and can be used as a non-conforming bedroom, an exercise room, or an office.  

 The room features two windows and a closet with two sliding doors with plenty of storage.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Basement Laundry & Bathroom

The laundry room measures 8 x 17 and provides plenty of space to fold and hang clothes.

The basement bathroom has been remodeled since 2009, with a new toilet, floor, and vanity installed.