4744 Drew Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55410 This charming, cozy and very livable 2,500 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2 bath bungalow was built in 1921, with 2nd floor expansion in 1987. Also enjoy the carpeted 12 ft. x 6 ft. screen porch with folding storm windows for additional 3-season living space. The living room has a working fireplace with lovely oak mantle flanked by 2 south facing windows that let in sunshine year-round. Attached to the living room with an archway is a comfortable size sun room with east and south facing windows for morning and afternoon sunshine. Another archway separates the living room and the dining room which has 2 windows that face the screen porch, bringing natural light into this room to illuminate the original built in oak buffet with beveled glass. The archways between the living room, dining room and sunroom give the 1st floor a very open floor plan that works well for entertaining large groups. The swinging door in the dining room leads to the kitchen and access to the basement stairs. The kitchen has a gas stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal and refrigerator with freezer compartment on the bottom. The pantry area at the head of the basement stairs provides additional storage space. The original hardwood floors throughout the first level were refinished in 2014. They complement the original unpainted oak baseboards, built-in buffet and window trim in the living room and dining room. The master bedroom, hallway and stairs are carpeted. All interior walls were painted in 2015 with a fun, but neutral, color palette Enter the downstairs hallway and find the full bath with large claw-foot tub and pedestal sink as well as a linen closet. There are 2 good-sized bedrooms on the 1st floor each with good closet space. One of the bedrooms has the original clothes chute to transfer laundry to the basement. The hallway has built in drawers and shelves for even more storage space. The 2nd floor master bedroom suite extends across the entire length of the back of the house with south and west facing casement windows for a wonderful view of the backyard with mature trees. The built-in oak bookshelf lines the hallway, with additional built-in shelving above a roomy cabinet in the bedroom. Five large closets line the hallway. The master bath has a pedestal sink, large shower stall and large linen closet that accommodates linens as well as personal care products and cleaning supplies. The basement floor is newly painted. One basement room with closet is finished with drywall walls and ceiling tile. It could be used as an additional bedroom if an egress window were installed. The roomy basement has adequate storage space. One area also has built-in shelving and a workbench. A small shower is located next to the laundry tub. The washer and dryer are both about 5 years old. Forced air heating keeps the 1st floor cozy. There is electric baseboard heating throughout the 2nd floor. Ceiling fans with lights that can be controlled separately, are installed throughout the 1st and 2nd floor with an in-wall air conditioner on the 1st floor. The low maintenance stucco exterior is topped with a newer roof, about 20 years old. New easy-clean tilting windows were installed throughout the house in 2004 with casement windows in 2nd floor master bedroom. The large two-car garage and concrete driveway were built in 2004. One bay of the garage is presently set up as a workshop with benches and shelving, but still will accommodate a vehicle. The 2nd bay has cabinets installed on the back wall with adequate storage space beneath for lawn mowers, snow blowers, etc. as well as hanging space for yard implements. Overall this home has good bones and has been well-maintained. It is located close to great schools, parks, shopping, restaurants, city lakes within a friendly and prosperous neighborhood.
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