De Soto Dream Home

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court2Welcome to my dream home!  It’s in De Soto, Missouri, unfortunately.  So dream with my today, won’t you?  Sitting on over an acre, this cape cod ranch is a stone and shingle beauty with brick and copper accents.  That butter yellow paint needs to go though.

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court6Hello, heaven!  I am obsessed with this (this being the living room).  Yes, it is slightly granny, but I don’t care.  Notice the wood-paneling throughout, the trad-y wallpaper, the lovely red brick fireplace surround.  The kitchen isn’t 100%, but it isn’t hideous either.  Just know I love that natural wood paneling and the brick wall oven feature.  Oh and the quaint eating/seating area as well.

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The bedrooms look decent and the tile in the bathrooms is divine!  I would suggest minimal updates, with just some fun wallpaper and coordinating shower curtains.  And I suspect there are hardwood floors under that green carpeting.

court14The back view is great too.  All of this can be yours for 249K; I think is a steal for this quality house circa 1955.  It is not often I see such traditional east coast-style homes in my native Midwest.  Especially with all that gorgeous shingle action.

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