ADORABLE 2 BED BUNGALOW IN HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD FOR SALE BY OWNER. Showings May 10-12. Email to schedule appointment.

About the house-Conveniently located near Bloomington Hospital, sits this 1920s style Bloomington Bungalow with 2 Bedrooms and 1 Bath. Beautiful hardwood floors in living, dining rooms as well as the larger bedroom. Carpet in the other bedroom and in the sunroom/front porch. Adorable 50s chic tile in bath room and kitchen. Basement includes laundry area, lots of extra storage spaces and shelves, an extra faucet and electrical outlets, and backdoor. Unique highlights of the home are the three season, large front porch that is screened in with windows, a 10x20 garden area with perennial hops and asparagus (currently not utilized by tenants), and a 20x30 foot wildlife prairie habitat with dozens of charismatic plant species. The butterflies love it! The home also has easy and permit free street parking. and the backyard includes a cement patio perfect for grilling and a gravel outdoor area for a picnic table.
About the neighborhood-519 resides in the popular McDoel Gardens Historic Conservation District of historic homes. This bungalow home was likely a kit home commonly sold by Sears in the 1920s and 1930s. The style and layout of this home resembles the OLIVIA homebuilding kit and its style is common for homes in the neighborhood. At some point, this home was extended to add an additional 10 feet to the back wall-creating extra space for the kitchen and large back bedroom.
The house is close to lots of great stuff and the neighborhood is constantly becoming cooler.
Walk down one hill to the B-line
2 blocks from Hopscotch Coffee & Cardinal Spirits
4 blocks from Kroger
Close to Switchyard park
Bike to Memorial Union in 10 minutes

About the sale-I have moved to Kansas and am selling my lovely Bloomington home this summer, for sale by owner. I purchased the home as a pre-foreclosure 7 years ago and have rented it to careful and clean tenants the past two years for $1130/month. The home is currently rented until August 4th 2019. Please be respectful of the current tenants privacy.

There will be a showing weekend during May 10-12th 2019. Email with any questions, to schedule a showing appointment, and for a google drive link to more pictures of the home. Home includes newer fridge (2012), washer, drier, and stove. Roof, furnace and air conditioner are older and fully functional. The electrical system was updated in 2015. Given that I reside in another state, the house will be sold As Is. I will likely have the home inspected and the inspection report available at the time of showing.

Interior Features

  • Stories: 2
  • Square Feet: 921
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Additional Rooms: 6
    • Workshop
    • DiningRoom
    • MudRoom
    • SunRoom
    • LaundryRoom
    • Pantry
  • Floor Coverings
    • Carpet
    • Tile
    • Hardwood
  • Appliances
    • Dishwasher
    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • RangeOven
    • Washer
  • Heating & Cooling
    • Central AC
    • Central Heating
  • Interior Keywords:
    • Basement

Exterior Features

  • Built in: 1925
  • Structure Type: House
  • Lot Size: 6,624 Sq. Ft.
    • On-street
  • View Types:
    • City
  • Exterior Keywords:
    • Porch
    • Patio
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