• MLS® #: 20195717
  • 506 Sw 2nd Avenue

  • Independence, IA 50644
  • $159,500
  • 5 Beds, 3½ Bath, 2687 , 0.38 Acres
  • Residential

This fine home sits on the banks of the Wapsipinicon River. Spacious rooms with tall ceilings, crown molding, large windows, hardwood floors, wide wood trim, paneled and French doors. The large living room has a gas fireplace flanked by built-in book cases and a beautiful bay window. The formal dining room has a built-in china hutch and also has a bay window. The kitchen has quartz counters and a pantry. The 3 seasons porch looks to the river, leads to a mud room, and has covered access to the garage. Upstairs is the master suite and 3 other bedrooms. One bedroom has full sliding doors and has been used as a sitting room to enjoy the spectacular scenic views. There is a separate enclosed entrance as the current owner ran Riverside Bed & Breakfast here for 25 years with many returning guest enjoying this beautiful home. The basement walks out to the back yard and has a laundry room, 3/4 bath, and a workshop. Outside has a inviting covered front porch beautiful landscaping, a separate storage garage behind the single detached garage, and an irrigation system on over 1/3 of an acre. With all of the quality and space this home has to offer it is truly a great value! Additional photos at the visual tour link.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #20195717
  • Price$159,500
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Square Footage2,687
  • Acres0.38
  • Year Built1916
  • TypeResidential
  • Gross Tax$2,970
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family
  • Style2 Story
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address506 Sw 2nd Avenue
  • AreaBuchanan
  • CityIndependence
  • StateIA
  • Zip Code50644


  • # of Garages1
  • Garages1 Stall
  • Is WaterfrontYes


Detached Garage, 1 Stall, Garage Door Opener


  • HeatingForced Air, Gas
  • FireplaceYes

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors, Ceiling Fan(s), Ceiling Fan/Light, Crown Molding, Countertops-Solid Surface, French Doors, Paneled Doors, Pantry, Rear Stairs, Sliding Glass Door


Dishwasher, Range-Free Standing, Refrigerator, Water Softener (Included), Water Softener (Owned), Alarm-Smoke/Fire, Garbage Disposal, Microhood, Washer, Dryer


Central Air, Attic Fan, Ceiling Fan


One, Gas, In Living Room, Masonry


  • ExteriorAluminum
  • RoofShingle

Exterior Features

Curbs/Sidewalks, Deck, Breezeway, Fishing, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Irrigation System, Landscaping, Outbuildings, Patio-Covered, Porch-3 Season, Porch-Covered, Porch-Enclosed, Storage Shed

Lot Description

River Frontage, View-Water, Waterfront

School Information

  • ElementaryIndependence
  • MiddleIndependence
  • HighIndependence

Additional Information

  • Date ListedOctober 22nd, 2019
  • Days on Market27
  • ZoningR-2


  • Agent: Dan Gutknecht,crs,g
  • Office: Oakridge Realtors
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Listing information last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 2:38am CST.