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Listing 11 out of 595
$260,000 Pending

2606 Forest Drive
Des Moines, IA 50312

4 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,696 sq ft; lot: 12415 sq ft - MLS# 573678
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This Vintage Victorian home was built in 1887 and is located on a historic brick street within one block of Terrace Hill - Iowa’s Governor Mansion. The deep terraced lot looks over the Raccoon River Valley and features beautiful views of Des Moines south side river including a lighted Fleur Drive at night. It has 2,696 sf of living space on the 1st & 2nd floors with 4 bedrooms & 2 baths. It’s South of Grand location is a very popular neighborhood in the Roosevelt High School district provides easy access to the freeway, downtown, schools, churches, parks, shopping and many casual and fine restaurants. This home has many of the original vintage features including counthian columns, a large eyebrow window, several leaded glass windows, a portico for horse drawn carriages of yester year, an open curving staircase, hardwood floors, extensive detailed woodwork & butlers pantry. This home is spacious and perfect for entertaining! There is some deferred maintenance and is priced accordingly.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Residential
  • Listing Status: Pending
  • County/Area: Polk County
  • Zip Code: 50312
  • Year Built: 1905
  • School District: Des Moines Independent
  • Sq.Ft.: 2,696 sq ft
  • Style: Two Story
  • Stories: 2 Story
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Unfinished, Walkout
  • Garage: 1 Attached
  • Fireplace: Wood, 1
  • Lot Size: 70x177
  • Baths: 2
  • Zoning: R1-80
  • Air Conditioning: Central
  • Architecture: Victorian
  • Beds Level 2: 4
  • Dining Room: Eat In Kitchen, Formal Dining Rm
  • Driveway: Concrete
  • Exterior: Metal Siding
  • Exterior Features: Partially Fenced Yard, Screened Porch
  • FB 2 Nd: 1
  • Fence Type: Chain Link
  • Foundation: Brick
  • Garage Parking Stalls: 1
  • Gross Taxes: 6895.00
  • HB 1 St: 1
  • Heat: Gas Forced Air
  • Heat Source: Natural
  • Included Items: Dishwasher, Freezer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove
  • Interior Features: Cable TV, Carpeting, Drapes/Curtains, Hardwood Floors, Smoke Detector, Tile, Vinyl
  • Lot SF: 12425
  • Lot Shape: Regular
  • Other Rooms: 3 Season, Den, See Remarks
  • Roof: Asphalt Shingle
  • Selling Agent: Beverly Williams
  • Selling Office: Re/Max Concepts
  • Sewer: City
  • Sqft Bsmt: 1208
  • Street Feature: Brick
  • Trim: Paint
  • Water: City
Courtesy of Re/Max Real Estate Group


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Des Moines, IA 50327

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