December 22, 2015

Over an Acre And in City Limits? YES!!

It's not often you find large lots within city limits, but here is the opportunity to own a home with over an acre of yard...yet within the City of Salisbury NC limits so you'll be close to EVERYTHING, and can take advantage of city amenities such as leaf pick-up, AND the city's fiber-optic TV/phone/Internet service. (Salisbury is known as a 'Gig-City' - a 100% fiber optic network called Fibrant provides super-fast city-wide internet up to 10 gigabits per second (GBPS).)  Call Greg Rapp with Wallace Realty, (704) 213-6846, to snatch up this sweet property before someone else does!

Tucked away in the Oakland Heights subdivision that is nestled between E. Innes Street, the major southeast/west corridor through Salisbury, and Bringle Ferry Road, another main road out to the rolling hills of the outlying countryside, is this great little 2-story, 1966 square foot home!

Painted a warm apple green with a circular drive out front, this circa 1949 Post-War home at 1224 Park Avenue is one of the true charmers in the neighborhood. 1224 PARK AVENUE is a 4-bedroom/2-bath home with a wonderful open floor plan. 
The kitchen, dining room, and living room all have a southern exposure, and therefore stream bright sunshine and natural light all day long! The living room, with its deep rich-red wall finish, boasts gleaming wood floors, and a wonderful fireplace with dentil wood mantel and black tile surround, and a 'piano nook' surrounded by built-in shelving - perfect for today's flat screen TV's!
A very nice screened-in side porch just off the formal living room will be a most pleasant place to relax nearly all seasons here...with a little updating.

The sunny kitchen's white cabinets and window trim sparkle against ocean blue walls and a cheerful laminate gold-colored laminate floor (that may be original to this circa 1949 home ~ or may have gone in in the '60s). The present owners installed new counter tops along the cute little breakfast bar. 
You'll enjoy many a fine meal with family and friends in the formal dining room that looks out into the living room through a wide passage, again with that beautiful hardwood floor. The sense of space is really quite remarkable!
The owner's suite and 2nd bedroom on are located on the main floor. The second story houses a large 15' x 18' bedroom and a 15' x 19' recreation room! You'll find the fourth bedroom on the lower level with its own fireplace and exterior door.
And speaking of lower level, a spacious 28' x 25' workshop at 1224 Park Avenue is also in the unfinished portion of the basement, where you'll also find a new RainSoft water purifying system! 

Outside, the 2-car porte-cochere provides loads of space to shelter your vehicles from the elements, and keeps you dry as you load groceries from the car to through the kitchen side-door. The porte-cochere's east wall is actually a wonderful storage area, perfect for bicycles, toys, and garden tools! But if that isn't enough, there is a nice storage shed in the back yard!
And now that we've brought you to the back yard, we're sure you can picture yourself relaxing and entertaining on the wonderful slate patio ~ a great place to dry off and grab a snack after a dip in your above-ground pool!
And we did say this was a 1-acre+ yard! That's right! The approximate acreage at 1224 Park Avenue is 1.35, and yard backs up to a wooded area. Can you say privacy?

Come see what this wonderful Post-War home has to offer. There's been lots of fresh paint, and a new roof in approximately 2010, but may still want a little updates here and there. But because this is such a well-built, solid home, it will be well worth the effort and time.

Don't take our word for Greg Rapp at (704) 213-6846 to see this keeper for yourself!  Make 1224 Park Avenue, Salisbury NC your address in 2016!

1224 Park Avenue
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
MLS #58363

Greg Rapp 
Wallace Realty Co. 
704 213 6846 Mobile 
704 636 2021 Office 

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