Price
$ 410,000

8722 SE 12th St, Newton, KS 67114  
  • 2 beds
  • 2 baths

8722 SE 12th St, Newton, KS 67114  

Simply elegant. The thoughtful and careful craftsmanship of this passive solar home will astound you. Orientation of the home (1/4 mile off the road) is such that the light is captured for warmth in winter and the breeze in summer. The 3" solid concrete floor in living room retains the heat in the winter and cools in the summer. 6" thick exterior walls. Solid center cut oak beams accent the 10' ceilings add to the stature and visual out the 4 beautiful glass doors on the main level. Flooring is 3/4" quarter sawn white oak. Iron railing on the stairway artist designed and crafted to resemble prairie grass & wheat, mimics leaves and this theme is carried throughtout the home. Iron work supporting shelves also artist designed and made. Custom built cabinet, also quarter sawn oak accented with antique panels. Solid oak doors throughout the home. Light fixtures are antique brass solid cast, not plated. Kitchen workspace is wonderful, added area beneath the pantry near the mudroom. Pantry shelves are especially deep and easily accommodate items that need to be tucked away and provide a secondary work space in the kitchen. Mud room shelves are actually benches that are presently stacked. Laundry is in the basement but the main floor Mudroom could easily allow for a stacked set of washer and dryer. Windows are dual pane and low e glass, casements open out and up. Zoned heat, gas forced air & heat pump on the upper level. Wood stove (Jotel) is 98% efficient, very low soot & rated for heating 2000 sq.ft. There are extra trusses that afford the sturdiness of the floor and construction. Both bathrooms have tile floors. The downstairs bath has antique cabinet w/marble top. Loft has built-in oak bookshelves.The blackboard in the loft is out of the Newton Depot when it was remodeled in the 1930's (so it pre-dates that time.) Coat closet by the front door and ample storage in other closets and more unfinished storage in the basement. Tornado shelter into the basement has a do

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
518810
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Lot Size
39.33 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
2012
County
Harvey
Subdivision
Na
County School District
Newton School District (USD 373)
School District 1
Other
School District 2
Other
School District 3
Newton High Sch
Taxes
2728.0
TaxYear
2015
Listing courtesy of Faith Ablah Real Estate
Price History
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Date Event Change Price
6/30/2017 Price change $-15,000 (-3.5%) $410,000
10/13/2016 Price change $-25,000 (-5.6%) $425,000
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    500 Main Place Ste 150 Newton, KS 67114 | Phone: (316) 283-1000
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