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Property Description

Open LOFT-STYLE feel interior with trees out every window...

Live in a home of character in wooded privacy but minutes from everything... literally. As close in to Iowa City as many in the city limits but pay county taxes while living in the trees with the security of a development.

Main floor:

Designed with an open loft style floor plan with visual division with elevation changes, floor wood tones and columns which define the main floor areas.

-All new appliances featuring large screen on Samsung Family Hub refrigerator to control Smart home.
-New designer lighting with vintage bulbs.
-New Silestone quartz counters in a grey soapstone style.
-New, custom, reclaimed, circle sawn hardwood/steel bar and desk.
-New zero radius kitchen sink, modern-design faucet and disposal.
-Very large pantry tucked away just off kitchen through pocket door.
-White Haas cabinetry featuring dovetail joints and 42 inch upper cabinets.
-Four 6 foot tall windows overlook the well tree'd back yard.
-Two skylights bathe the kitchen counters with natural light.
-Painted white brick accent the walls in the kitchen area and below the bar.
-Eleven (11) foot ceilings are above the kitchen and seating area.
-Solid 3/4 inch hardwood floors through out. Refinished in grey in the kitchen and connected seating area.
-Detailed inlaid hardwood floor in the dining area set off by the gray venetian plaster arches and walls with white columns anchoring the corners.
​-Powder has wood paneled walls and embossed silver papered walls.
-Arched Oak door leads to oversized Belgian style paved deck and patio with circular broken tile mosaic feature just off kitchen. Perfect for grilling.
-Unique triangle shaped built in with glass shelves provide interest next to the TV wall for informal couched area which can create a gathering location for guests without leaving out those in the kitchen. Great for games and movies.
-Three car garage provides plenty of space for extras. Built in shelves/with pegboard make storage easy. Stairs from garage lead to basement shop/storage area.
-Main and lower floor serviced by its own heating and AC cooling unit. Two systems in house. Two zones.
-The great room has vaulted ceilings that rise from 18 feet to 24 feet at the high point.
-Most wall and ceiling surfaces are California knock down which adds texture and interest.

Lower Level:

-Unique stairs down lead to the family room with custom oak built in entertainment wall with light features and 1/2 inch glass shelves. Hidden access behind the built in allow for ease of electronic component management and secret storage.
-Nine (9) foot ceilings in theater room.
-Custom broken tile mosaic leads to a glass walk out door to the same Belgian style paver patio with stairs and path to upper deck.
-The custom ceiling in the theater room looks great but also is functional as a multi-layered, free hanging to absorb the theater sound from the rest of the house.
-Just off the theater room is a small room that could serve as a home office or an excellent toy room where the mess can be hidden.
-The full bath sits between the theater room and the exercise/non-conforming bedroom or large office.
-Storage is plentiful in the shop/storage room or the large area under the stairs.
-Foundation walls poured with insulated forms to create an R-20 wall on the pour walls. More than half the walls of the lower level are 2x6 wood walls open to yard on this walk out house.

Upper Floor:

-Fourteen (14) foot high ceilings in the hall way adorned with reclaimed, architectural elements supporting the lighting in hall.
-Vaulted ceilings through out the upper floor. Adds design element and high ceiling feel everywhere.
-The master suite has a double glass door that leads to its own private deck only accessible from the master suite. It overlooks the back yard and the wetlands area roughly 50 feet below.
-The master suite bath has a jetted, whirlpool tub and a walk-in shower along with a double, vessel bowl vanity with concrete countertops on a custom vanity cabinet.
-Upper floor has its own independent furnace and AC cooling unit from the rest of the house which provides zoning capabilities beyond just damper control.


-Smart Family Hub refrigerator with large screen to control music, ordering food and see inside fridge from phone.
-Every room wired to the extreme for whole house control with quality products. In-wall speakers in every room including bedrooms and exterior spaces. All controlled from central hub location.
-Whole house alarm system hard-wired with sensors on every exterior door along with motion sensors. Additionally, all smoke detectors are hard-wired to the central panel so when one sounds they all sound.
-Nest smart, wifi, learning thermostat.
-90%+ LED lighting
-R4 continuous insulation over exterior.

Property Details

Upper Beds3
Main Beds0
Lower Beds0
Total Beds3
Upper Baths20
Main Baths01
Lower Baths10
Total Baths31
Lot and Home Size
Lot Size:1.33 Acres
Above Grade SF:2541
Lower Level Fin. SF:1139
Total Finished SF:3680
School Info
Iowa City School District
Elementary:Shimek Elementary
Middle:Southeast Jr. High
High:City High
Utilities and Taxes
Cooling:Central Air
Water:Community Well
Septic:Private Septic System
Gross Taxes:$5,138
General Info
Property Type:Single Family
Year Built:1994
Garage Stalls:3
Exterior Finish:Stucco
Foundation:Full Basement

Property Features

Upper Level Master BR, Main Floor Laundry, Formal Dining Room, Office/Study, Security System, Pantry, Breakfast Bar, Appliances Stay, Bath off Master, Walkout Lower Level, Home Theater, Porch, Deck, Great View, Patio, Mature Trees, Professional Landscaping

Property Improvements

Entire Stucco Exterior Refinished5 Year Warrantee from Local Contractor - 2017, Refinished Kitchen and Seating Area 3/4 - 2018, New Silestone Quartz Counters in Kitchen / All New Lighting - 2018, New Zero Radius Stainless Sink and Modern Design Faucet - 2018, ALL New Stainless Appliances With Samsung French 3-Door Family Hub Refrig - 2018, New Plantings in Landscaping in Rear Yard - 2018, Completely Remodeled 2nd Bath Upstairs - 2016, Basement Partial Finish Custom Theater, Full Bath - 2001, Basement Office New Finish / New Paint Through Out Home - 2018, New RoofArchitectural Shingles - 2012