648 W. 8th Avenue, Ashland, Kansas, 67831
Check out this super attractive duplex property for sale in Ashland, Kansas! This 2-bedroom, 2 bath home was built new in 2017 and has been very well-maintained. Most of the finish work has been done in the basement for a family room, 1 or 2 more bedrooms and a 3rd bath. The home displays lovely curb appeal, and would make a great home for an active worker, starter home, family home or quiet retirement place. This is as close to a country home as you can get with the amenities of a city set in the beautiful Red Hills of South Central Kansas.
Walk up the welcoming sidewalk to a small covered patio and enter through the insulated woodgrain front door to a wonderful vaulted ceiling great room, with spacious living, dining and state of the art kitchen beyond. Crisp white trim and warm neutral paint adorn the sunny and bright open floor plan. The kitchen features all new LG stainless steel appliances including a refrigerator, stove, microwave, and dishwasher. Solid wood cabinetry with under-cabinet lighting, full depth soft close drawers, tile backsplash, garbage disposal, 3’x4’ island with storage, and working bar round out this roomy and well-appointed modern kitchen. The dining area is spacious with a sliding glass door beckoning you to enjoy the back patio for a family barbeque, hot cup of coffee, or refreshing glass of lemonade and a book. Back inside, the flooring is aged-look laminate which accents the cabinets and provides a perfect setting for family living and entertaining. The 15’x16’ master bedroom is near the corner of the kitchen and living area and has ample space for all your necessities with a large walk-in closet, a vaulted ceiling, as well as a private en-suite bath featuring a solid surface Onyx shower with a glass door and matching Onyx countertop. The 2nd bedroom and hall bath with tub/shower combination are immaculate and ready to accommodate guests or the kids. The laundry room is also located on the main floor and includes cabinets for laundry supplies, washer, and dryer.
An open stairway takes you down to the partially finished basement that houses the family room with large egress window and ladder that extend into the neighboring room. There is potential for one or two bedrooms and/or office areas and a room that is plumbed and ready to become a 3rd bath. In the meantime, the partially finished basement could serve as a storm shelter or large storage space. In the basement mechanical room you will find a new Arcoaire high efficiency central heating and air conditioning system, Culligan reverse osmosis system, whole house water filter, water softener and Noritz brand on-demand water heater. This home is incredibly energy efficient with insulated & ventilated construction and R-Values exceed climate zone requirements.
A large concrete driveway connects to an attached over-sized 2 car insulated garage.
Outside features include a covered front porch, concrete patio area, attractive landscaping, maintenance free siding with brick wainscoting, complete ADA Accessibility, and a state-of-the-art electronic Rain Bird underground sprinkler system.
This quality home is located in a safe, family friendly neighborhood across the street from the recreational ball field and 2 blocks from a new Ashland Health Center hospital, that includes senior citizen living center.
The home is serviced by electricity, cell phone service, high speed Internet, satellite television, city sewer, water and natural gas. The property taxes for 2019 were $4,704.49.
Ashland is very popular for farmers, ranchers, retirees, hunters, outdoors enthusiasts and others that are looking for a safe place to live in the Southwest. This property could be an income producing rental home for the sellers and it would make a very nice home to raise a family or for seniors wishing to retire in a very friendly, safe community. Ashland is home to USD-220 School District home of the Bluebirds
There is much to see and do in the Gyp Hills area of Kansas. Bring your camera to capture the beauty of this remarkable area of the Sunflower State.
Many come to the area to enjoy nature by visiting the Big Basin Prairie Preserve, or Clark State Fishing Lake while others enjoy the history of the area in establishments such as the Hardesty House Hotel - Restaurant and many other attractions.
Golfers may want to try the 9-hole 'Ashland' course at the Ashland Country Club facility in Ashland, Kansas. It features 3,185 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. The course rating is 70.2 and it has a slope rating of 121. The Ashland golf course opened in 1980.
Ashland is a small town of about 870 people, but with lots of warmth and charm. Ashland is the largest city in and the county seat of Clark County, Kansas. The community lies along what was once a military road from Fort Dodge to the north and Fort Supply to the south. As quoted on the City of Ashland website: 'Whether you are just passing through or looking for a place to call home you will find it in Ashland. The community offers a sense of family, a commitment to service and a slower lifestyle in one of the most beautiful settings in Kansas. Travel the Red Hills, stop in and visit with the local merchants on our historic Main Street and chat with the locals. If hunting or fishing more to your liking. Ashland has both with a large population of deer and Clark State Lake. Take some time and allow us to show you a lifestyle worth sharing.' Being able to come to town and grab breakfast or lunch and then return to very homey place to rest and relax is what a vacation retreat is supposed to be!
Come to Ashland and see what rural America is really like! It will be like stepping back in history to a better time and place! Take some time to watch a glorious sunset or drive north through the beautiful Red Hills to the 1,200 acre Clark County State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area for some fishing, hunting, hiking or shooting photographs. Many come to hunt the 12,000 acres of Kansas Walk-In Hunting areas nearby. Get ready to enjoy small town life at its best with this property. Come to Ashland to make new friends or renew old acquaintances.
According to the Kansas Regional Center, some of the most important factors in choosing a place to live is lifestyle, safety and ease of finding jobs.
“You're looking for a place with a low cost of living, nationally ranked schools and picture-perfect communities. But you also want a place with world-class dining, great nightlife and wide-open spaces for outdoor adventure. It isn’t always easy to find that combination. But that’s exactly what you get in Kansas.
In Kansas, we don’t just live life. We live life to the fullest. We’re big on business and economic development, but we know how to relax and have a good time, too. We’re balancing work and play, progress and history, urban and rural to create a quality of life you can’t find anywhere else. And that’s what makes this place so special.
The cost of living in Kansas is nearly 8.7 percent below the national average, making our state among the most affordable in the nation. From food and gasoline to property taxes and car insurance, most of what you need costs less here. Housing costs are especially low, with the median value of owner-occupied homes nearly 35 percent below the national average. In fact, Kansas is ranked among the most affordable places in the country for buying a home. The bottom line is this - your dollar goes further here.”
As Native Kansans, we couldn’t agree more. Come see why the Sunflower State should be your home too.
Come to Ashland “Where a Lifestyle is Worth Sharing”
· 52 miles to the southeast of Dodge City, Kansas
· 66 miles to the north of Woodward, Oklahoma
· 158 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas
· 205 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
· 354 miles southwest of Kansas City, Kansas
· 411 miles northwest of Dallas, Texas
· 418 miles southeast of Denver, Colorado