Here is a well-maintained, 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath, historic home in Coldwater, Kansas, that is certainly priced to sell! It is move-in ready and will make a wonderful place to raise a family, spend your retirement years, or hang your hat from time to time as a weekend escape or country vacation home just a couple miles from Lake Coldwater.
Step into a large, sunny and bright living room with warm neutral paint, a wonderful area to kick back and watch your favorite movie. The kitchen has lots of cupboards with an island that is essential for preparing big meals. It also features a double stainless steel sink, dishwasher, refrigerator, and a flat top electric stove. The master bedroom has 2 large, his and hers closets. Upstairs, you will find an additional lovely and spacious bedroom. The woodwork in the home is very attractive and a favorite for many buyers. The current owner has put in all new windows throughout the home which will help with energy efficiency. A single car attached garage rounds out the space.
This is country living with the convenience and security of a small Kansas community all wrapped up into one. Birdwatchers will enjoy putting up a feeder and having several different types to observe year round. Also, while watching the birds, it is highly likely that the deer will come through and graze in the back yard. And no, hunting is not permitted within the city limits, but you can relish in the beauty of the wildlife that comes into town. Of course, the back deck is the perfect venue for family BBQs or just a quiet place to either start your day or sit back and relax after a hard day’s work. In the large backyard there is a storage shed that could be used for lawn tools, gardening equipment, or even a little girls’ playhouse. With the expansive lot size, a garden would certainly be possible. A spacious corner lot for the kiddos to play is always a plus!
The home is serviced by electricity, cell phone service, high speed Internet, satellite television, city sewer, water and natural gas. The property taxes for 2020 were $1,468.78.
Recreational opportunities abound with a short 2 mile drive to Coldwater Lake which is located near Coldwater, not far from the famous the Red Hills Scenic Byway. The city lake and park is situated in the rolling hills and woods of the scenic Gypsum Hills region of the state. The surrounding area offers rugged beauty and stunning vistas. Coldwater Lake is the best kept secret in Kansas and very popular with people of Southwest Kansas and Northwestern Oklahoma.
The 250-acre lake and 930-acre park provide anglers and outdoors people with lots of enjoyable activities. Annual fish stocking is handled by the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission. The lake is located next to a beautiful 10 hole golf course, with very low green fees.
This area of Kansas is known for its farming and ranching operations. There are jobs available in this area of the state for agriculture, oil and gas, as well as wind energy.
The city of Coldwater provides excellent public schools and a welcoming small town atmosphere. This could be your new country home in the historic Red Hills.
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.
· 65 miles to the southeast of Dodge City, Kansas
· 62 miles to the north of Woodward, Oklahoma
· 128 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas
· 202 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
· 323 miles southwest of Kansas City, Kansas
· 407 miles northwest of Dallas, Texas
· 432 miles southeast of Denver, Colorado
Coldwater, Kansas – The Way Life Should Be!