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  • Price$245,000
  • Beds2
  • Baths
  • SQ. Feet3,727
  • Acres2.00
  • Built1880

1571 240th St., Independence

1571 240th St., Independence This beautifully updated farmhouse exudes quality, charm and peaceful country living. The spacious main floor showcases a grand living room with soaring windows and cathedral ceiling, formal dining areas, stunning kitchen featuring an abundance of cabinetry and Corian counters, center island and built-in appliances. The main floor also features gleaming hardwood floors and a master bedroom with huge walk-in closet plus a home office which could convert to a second main floor bedroom if needed, and a full bath with jetted tub and walk-in tile/glass block shower. The second floor consists of one large bedroom with built-in storage. The basement offers additional finished square footage with a large family/rec room with gas fireplace, 3/4 bath, two possible non-conforming bedrooms, plus tons of storage and work space. A breezeway/mudroom offers a separate basement entrance plus access to the attached garage with attic storage. Exterior spaces are sure to please with a concrete patio and covered porch overlooking a backyard pond and vast green space. A detached open-faced building and a storage shed provide room for all the extra stuff. A preliminary survey of 2.02 acres has been completed, additional land to the north may be possible. Lift station is located in basement bath cabinet and has an alarm. Shared well is located west of the west drive. A well agreement will be prepared and recorded. L.P. Tank for house only is located north of the house.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #20201502
  • Price$245,000
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms1.75
  • Full Baths1
  • Square Footage3,727
  • Acres2.00
  • Year Built1880
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeAcreage
  • Style1-1/2 Story
  • StatusActive


  • Parking2 Stall, Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener, Wired
  • # of Garages2
  • Garages2 Stalls


  • ExteriorAluminum, Brick Accent
  • Exterior FeaturesBreezeway, Landscaping, Outbuildings, Patio, Porch-Covered, School Bus Service, Storage Shed
  • RoofAsphalt, Shingle

Additional Information

  • ZoningA-1

Community Information

  • Address1571 240th St.
  • AreaBuchanan
  • CityIndependence
  • StateIA
  • Zip Code50644


  • Interior FeaturesCeiling Fan/Light, Countertops-Solid Surface, French Doors, Hardwood Floors, Ceiling-Cathedral, Paneled Doors
  • AppliancesAlarm-Smoke/Fire, Built-In Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave Built In, Sump Pump, Refrigerator, Vent Fan, Water Softener (Owned), Garbage Disposal, Humidifier, Built-In Range
  • HeatingForced Air, Propane Owned
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesOne, Gas, In Family Room Down, Masonry

School Information

  • ElementaryIndependence
  • MiddleIndependence
  • HighIndependence

Listing Details

  • Listing AgentCurt Martin
  • Listing OfficeRE/MAX Independence Realty
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Listing information last updated on June 1st, 2020 at 6:42am CDT.