This beautiful home located in the Brookside Park neighborhood of Ames, Iowa was built in 1914 and been maintained for many years by a family of craftspeople.

  Originally built as a single family home, this property is being used as a two unit building.

   This house is located in walking distance from down town, library, post office, drug store, Brookside Park and 3 blocks  from grocery store.  Owners walked or rode bikes to work on campus and Mary Greeley Medical Center.  Bus stop is 1 block away.
   Family room (22 x 32 sq. ft) was built with cathedral ceiling in 1974 with the dining area elevated and separated by low wall.  There is a pass through window above kitchen sink to dining area.
   Porch has a hot tub, has inner brick wall to conserve heat.  Many plants have been held over during the winter on the porch with additional electric heat only a very few nights..
   The garage has a second story for crafts, shop, etc..
   When children were home, house was used as a 5 bedroom, 1 and 3/4 bathrooms  -- when children left the upstairs was rented as a 1 bedroom apartment.  Kitchen upstairs has stove, refrigerator and new counter top.
   First floor consists of kitchen, living room, dining room 2 bedrooms, 3/4 bath and family room.
   Basement is partially finished with 3/4 bath.
   Hardwood floors throughout
   Many closets and storage space.
   Outside private entrance stairway to second floor.

Mature landscaping

Cathedral Ceiling family room Front Porch with hot tub