Two homes with an asking price of at least $1 million were listed in the Springfield market last month, according to the Southern Missouri Regional MLS.
For the periodic editorial series Curb Appeal, Springfield Business Journal compiled a list of single-family homes with an asking price of at least $500,000 that were listed in city limits last month. In August, 14 properties qualified.
A high-profile residence tops the list, which includes homes with such amenities as large acreage featuring picturesque views, high ceilings with natural sunlight, and easy access to golf courses.
2829 S. Lone Pine Ave.
Nicknamed the “African Queen” by its former owner, this home near Galloway Village has frequently made the news, most recently with a foreclosure sale. Freedom Bank of Southern Missouri is seeking to recover funds with this listing by Hancock Co. The property has a man-made lake, a waterfall and numerous African artifacts.
6052 S. Danforth Ave.
Located in Eaglesgate subdivision, this home has a long view of trees and hills with large windows that let in natural light. Listed by Keller Williams, the residence has a media room for private movie showings, six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms.
5336 S. Stonehaven Drive
A lake and golf course view accompany this custom home in Highland Springs Country Club, listed by Murney Associates. With three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, other amenities include an in-ground pool, flooring with Coffeyville bricks and a wood-burning fireplace.
758 S. Hickory Terrace
From Jim Hutcheson Realtors Inc., this listing features five bedrooms and seven-and-a-half bathrooms. Constructed in 2006, one noticeable feature inside the home is a wall made out of wine-bottle corks. Other amenities include a wet bar, an attached three-car garage and a fireplace.
5428 S. East State Highway C
In far northeast Springfield, this seven-bedroom home with six-and-a-half bathrooms is off the beaten path, on over 20 acres of wooded land. Listed by ReeceNichols Real Estate, the property includes a separate two-bedroom, two-bathroom home adjacent to the main residence.
1462 S. Dollison Ave.
In central Springfield, this 1957-built home was remodeled and updated in 2014. Listed by Murney Associates, the residence has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, a "chef’s kitchen" with center island, a curved staircase and a private gated driveway to the rear.
3870 E. Pond Apple Drive
Located just past Justice Jewelers off Battlefield Road, this listing from Murney Associates features an all-brick exterior with garage space for four vehicles. It has six bedrooms and seven-and-a-half bathrooms, a sunroom, wet bar and wood-burning fireplace.
1322 S. Pickwick Ave.
In Rountree neighborhood, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom house was built in 1951 but has been remodeled with hardwood flooring and a kitchen featuring a walnut island top milled from a tree in the backyard. Keller Williams is the listing agent.
3979 E. Kensington St.
East of Blackman Road, between Sunset Street and Berkeley Drive, this listing from AMax Real Estate comes with a one-year home warranty. It’s in a private cul-de-sac with five bedrooms and five bathrooms.
2446 E. Michelle Place
Three levels with three separate living areas are available in this listing from Murney Associates. Guarded by a privacy fence, the exterior has an irrigation system and two covered patios, and inside, the kitchen features a center island.
2908 E. Avalon Drive
A hidden door is among the features of this six-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home listed by Murney Associates. In Southern Hills, other amenities include a tornado shelter, private backyard and spiral staircase.
3001 W. Oakhaven Lane
This five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home in the Rivercut golf community is listed by AMax Real Estate. Features include a view of the golf course’s 18th hole, a large recreation room, walking trail and fountain, and an optional lot next door available for $50,000.
3714 E. Woodhue St.
Construction continues for this new home in Hickory Hills. With quick access to Hickory Hills Country Club, the five-bedroom residence with four-and-a-half bathrooms is marketed by ReeceNichols Real Estate.
4726 E. Deer Valley Lane
Keller Williams is the listing agent for this northeast Springfield home that’s surrounded by mature trees. Four bedrooms and three bathrooms are built in, with two full kitchens and a three-car detached garage.
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