Style: Raised Ranch,Daylight Basement,Contemporary,Two Story
Property Type: RESIDENTIAL
Property Subtype: Single Family
Swimming Pool: No
Address: 1215 5th Street
Neighborhood: Douglas, Douglas Town Place
Pride of ownership shines through in every detail of this lovingly well maintained 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with an additional 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment on 5th Street in Douglas offers. There is a perennial garden that greets you as you approach the front door. Enter into the roomy tiled entryway with walk-in entry closet, kick off your shoes and step onto the warm honey colored hardwood floors. The entry opens to the living room on the left with a cozy pellet stove, and large newer vinyl windows that are in keeping with the historic feel to the home, and natural light streams in the skylight as well. You can look through into the oversized dining room, and the expansive cook’s kitchen. The open concept flow from the entry way to the living, dining room and kitchen make this home delightful for entertaining. Light streams in as you gaze at the expansive water and neighborhood views plus views of Mt. Roberts and the Tram, outside of the picture windows in the living room, dining room, and kitchen that face the Gastineau Channel. The oversized custom kitchen offers multiple work spaces, oversized windows that afford stunning views and let bathe the kitchen in natural light. You will find tons of storage space, solid surface counter tops, the 5 burner propane range with convection oven is a treat. The storage from the bank of cupboards under the solid surface counter tops, an appliance garage, pantry with rolling shelve drawers, broom cupboard, overhead cupboards that reach to the ceiling have both a combination of solid doors, and glass front doors. The towel warming heater next to the enclosed mud room is a welcome warmth after working outside. Retreat to the large main bedroom with 2 closets, and room for a sitting area that looks out to the sunny deck facing the private garden from the French Doors. Tucked around the back side of the home is a wrap around deck with stairs to the private garden, and wraps around to the mud room off of the kitchen. The main home has a stacking washer and dryer in the bathroom, honeycomb tile floors, and a tile surround, and a smart fan that helps to circulate air for the home. The bathtub was refinished in December of 2020. Although there isn’t a garage for parking vehicles in, there is a large covered and secure storage under the home with a sliding door that allows access to store sporting equipment, a workshop space, tools, garbage and recycling bins, and more. The apartment has it's own mud room and separate entrance, large bright windows that light the light shine in to the kitchen and living room. Plus the apartment has built ins, glass doorknobs, a full bath. The apartment has it's own mud room and separate entrance, large bright windows that light the light shine in to the kitchen and living room. Plus the apartment has built ins, crystal doorknobs, a full bath, and boasts its own utility room and separate washer and dryer. The home and apartment both offer single level living. It is impossible to miss the year round perennial gardens that grace the front and side of the home with rock gardens that face the road, beautifully landscaped front yard, include your own raspberry patch. In addition you will also find a second bonus lot with a screened cabin that can be used for anything from an artist studio to a kayak storage, or a dry and covered play area for the entire family from sleep overs to gear storage, just steps to the trail. Bright and sunny beautiful deck on the front porch to the wrap around deck from the main bedroom to the back door. The home is situated next to the trail head that can take you to the Gastineau Meadows trail, Treadwell Ditch Trail that leads to Mt. Jumbo or Eaglecrest! The home is .2 miles to downtown Douglas, and .7 miles to Sandy Beach. Both properties are being sold together.
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