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    $359,000

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  • 3Beds
  • 3Baths
  • 1,910Sq Ft

243 51st ST Des Moines, IA 50312

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Overview

This charming South of Grand brick is available for quick possession! Updated cape-cod style home with newly uncovered and refinished hardwoods (11/2018) to restore the home to its 1940's beauty. Within walking distance of Hanawalt and Merrill Schools, this home boasts a hard-to find 2½ car garage (under tax abatement until 2022) with a full turn-around and extra parking in back, new HVAC, hot water heater, & flat roof in 2016. Fresh paint throughout. New oak builtin pantry, stainless fridge, stove & microwave in 2017. Insulation blown in the entire home in 2018. Flexible layout includes private master suite up, & waterproofed lower level w/4th nonconforming bedroom/rec room. Love to host? Guests will be greeted with a limestone walk-way out front & enjoy the large wrap-around porch w/3 seating areas out back. Cozy up to the fireplace & watch wildlife through the Pella sliders in the living room. The mix of old & new provides value that can't be beat in this sought-after neighborhood!

General Features

  • County Or Parish Polk
  • Assn Fee Y/N N
  • Property Sub Type Residential
  • REO Y/N N
  • Year Built 1940
  • Property Type Residential

Building Features

  • Air Conditioning Central, Window Unit
  • Basement Desc Partial
  • Bathrooms 3.00
  • Driveway Asphalt
  • Exterior Brick, Frame
  • Fireplaces Total 1
  • Foundation Concrete Block, Poured
  • Heat Gas Forced Air
  • Garage 2 Detached
  • Heat Source Natural
  • Included Items Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer
  • Interior Features Cable TV, Carpeting, Hardwood Floors, Smoke Detector, Tile
  • Living Area Sq Ft 1910
  • Roof Asphalt Shingle, Rubber
  • Sq Ft Total 1,910
  • Sqft Bsmt 1023
  • Sqft Fin Bsmt 300
  • Style 1.5 Story

Room Features

  • Beds Level 2 1
  • Family Room 1st Floor
  • Dining Room Dining Areas
  • Beds Level 1 2

Property Features

  • Acres 0.31
  • Lot SF 13585
  • Lot Size 50X271.7
  • Sewer City
  • Water City

Schools

  • School District Des Moines Independent

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Bryan York

515-318-1869RE/MAX CONCEPTS

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 104 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $287,200 - $430,800 = 80 (in zip code 50312)

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Community Demographics for Zip Code 50312 (Des Moines)

Housing Occupancy
  • Home Owners: 5,128 (50%)
  • Renters: 3,438 (33%)
  • Vacant: 1,790 (17%)
  • Total Housing Units: 10,356
Households
  • Average Household Size: 2.07
  • Housing Density (People per square mile): 3,155
Age Range (number of people)
  • Age 0-14: 3,756
  • Age 15-24: 2,028
  • Age 25-39: 2,893
  • Age 40-59: 4,496
  • Age 60-79: 3,587
  • Age 80+: 1,162
  • Total: 17,922

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

School Information for 50312 (Des Moines)

Public Schools in Zip Code 50312 (Des Moines)

* This list of schools may not match the property above.

ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL 4419 CENTER ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152427272 9th-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 9th: 356
  • 10th: 393
  • 11th: 364
  • 12th: 385
School Population
  • Teachers: 78
  • Students per Teacher: 19.2
  • Students: 1498
  • Male/Female: 746/752
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
CALLANAN MIDDLE SCHOOL 3010 CENTER ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428101 6th-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 6th: 214
  • 7th: 193
  • 8th: 203
School Population
  • Teachers: 42
  • Students per Teacher: 14.5
  • Students: 610
  • Male/Female: 308/302
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
MERRILL MIDDLE SCHOOL 5301 GRAND AVE DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428448 6th-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 6th: 185
  • 7th: 202
  • 8th: 205
School Population
  • Teachers: 38
  • Students per Teacher: 15.6
  • Students: 592
  • Male/Female: 300/292
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
RUBY VAN METER SCHOOL 710 28TH ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428220 6th-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 6th: 1
  • 7th: 18
  • 8th: 17
  • 9th: 21
  • 10th: 21
  • 11th: 28
  • 12th: 83
School Population
  • Teachers: 34
  • Students per Teacher: 5.6
  • Students: 189
  • Male/Female: 113/76
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
HUBBELL ELEMENTARY 800 42ND ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428414 K-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • Knd: 77
  • 1st: 70
  • 2nd: 68
  • 3rd: 70
  • 4th: 53
  • 5th: 49
School Population
  • Teachers: 26
  • Students per Teacher: 14.9
  • Students: 387
  • Male/Female: 185/202
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 316 37TH ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428410 PreK-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 34
  • Knd: 71
  • 1st: 60
  • 2nd: 65
  • 3rd: 79
  • 4th: 72
  • 5th: 73
School Population
  • Teachers: 30
  • Students per Teacher: 15.1
  • Students: 454
  • Male/Female: 221/233
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
HANAWALT ELEMENTARY 225 56TH ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428411 PreK-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 36
  • Knd: 57
  • 1st: 67
  • 2nd: 55
  • 3rd: 81
  • 4th: 61
  • 5th: 58
School Population
  • Teachers: 25
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Students: 415
  • Male/Female: 235/180
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613
SMOUSE OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL 2820 CENTER ST DES MOINES, IA 50312 Phone: 5152428210 PreK-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 46
  • Knd: 7
  • 1st: 10
  • 2nd: 20
  • 3rd: 19
  • 4th: 12
  • 5th: 23
  • 6th: 9
  • 7th: 3
  • 8th: 9
School Population
  • Teachers: 22
  • Students per Teacher: 7.2
  • Students: 158
  • Male/Female: 113/45
School District
  • DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 901 WALNUT ST DES MOINES, IA 50309
  • Phone: 5152427911
District Population
  • Schools: 62
  • Full-Time Teachers: 2223
  • Students per Teacher: 14.2
  • Staff: 4574
  • Students: 31613

Private Schools in Zip Code 50312 (Des Moines)

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DES MOINES JEWISH ACADEMY 924 Polk Blvd Des Moines, IA 50312 Phone: 5152740453 K-7th
Grade Size Distribution
  • Knd: 7
  • 1st: 7
  • 2nd: 7
  • 3rd: 3
  • 4th: 7
  • 5th: 6
  • 6th: 2
  • 7th: 3
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 42
ST. AUGUSTIN SCHOOL 4320 Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 50312 Phone: 5152795947 PreK-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 32
  • Knd: 42
  • 1st: 30
  • 2nd: 32
  • 3rd: 27
  • 4th: 25
  • 5th: 27
  • 6th: 31
  • 7th: 26
  • 8th: 23
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 295

* School data provided by US Department of Education


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