Property Remarks

This home is a must see!! 2 story brick home on a corner lot with lots of extras. A vast foyer with an open staircase greets you. Main floor is rounded out with a large living room with a pellet stove, a spacious sunroom, dining room (with new windows) and a kitchen with lots of room. Kitchen has an island, many cabinets for storage space, built in hutches (2), patio doors to the deck, and ample space for another kitchen table! There is a half bath on the main floor. Once you go upstairs, you are greeted with new carpet and large bedrooms. The master bedroom has a dressing room with a door to a balcony, his/hers closets, a 15' x 8' masterbath and the laundry room. And what a laundry room it is! There are built in shelves on two of the walls with space to spare. 3 of the windows in laundry have been replaced, the 4th will soon. Fenced yard, 2 car garage with storage above (seperate staircase) and a 2 car carport. There is also an attic for storage, with seperate staircase. What more could you need? Call to see this wonderful home today. This home may or may not contain audio or video surveillance equipment. Please govern yourselves accordingly. Any info should be independently verified.?

Property Details

Property Type
Residential
Listing Type
Sale
Total SqFt
3,422
Bedrooms
3
Full Baths
2
Half Baths
1
Approximate Age
81+ Years
Year Built
1903

Schools

School District
Arkansas City School District (USD 470)
Elementary School
Roosevelt
Middle School
Arkansas City
High School
Arkansas City

Location

County
Cowley
Area
C15 - Arkansas City
Subdivision
OTHER

Presented By:

Roxann Taylor

Sales Associate
Residential
620.262.7873

Exterior

Lot Info
Lot Size/SqFt
0
Lot Description
Corner
Exterior Amenities
Balcony
Patio
Covered Deck
Fence-Wood
Fence-Other/See Remarks
Guttering
Sidewalks
Storm Door(s)
Storm Windows/Ins Glass
Exterior Construction
Masonry-Brick
Roofing
Composition
Garage
Detached
Carport
Garage Capacity
2
Frontage
Paved Frontage

Interior

Basement
Yes
Levels
2 Story
Approximate AGLA
3,422
AGLA Source
Court House
BFA Source
Court House
Approximate TFLA
3,422
Master Bedroom
Level
Upper
Dimensions
14.7 x 13.2
Flooring
Carpet
Living Room
Level
Main
Dimensions
31.4 x 15.1
Flooring
Wood
Kitchen
Level
Main
Dimensions
32.11 x 11.10
Flooring
Wood
Room Dimensions
Room 4
17.4 x 17.4
Room 5
31.8 x 9.2
Room 6
15.6 x 11.1
Room 7
13.11 x 11.8
Room 8
15.1 x 14.8
Room 9
14.7 x 11.4
Room 10
17.8 x 13.4
Architecture
Traditional
Basement/Foundation
Cellar
Dining Area
Eating Bar
Eating Space in Kitchen
Formal
Fireplace
One
Kitchen Features
Eating Bar
Island
Pantry
Electric Hookup
Appliances/Equipment
Dishwasher
Disposal
Refrigerator
Range/Oven
Master Bedroom
Master Bdrm on Sep. Floor
Tub/Shower/Master Bdrm
AG Other Rooms
Dressing Room
Sun Room
Laundry
Upper Level
Separate Room
Interior Amenities
Ceiling Fan(s)
Closet-Walk-In
Hardwood Floors
Window Coverin

Financial

HOA
No
Property Taxes
$2,515.24
General Tax Year
2017
Home Warranty Purchased
N
Short Sale
No

Additional Features

Flood Insurance
Unknown
Utilities
Sewer
Natural Gas
Public Water
Cooling
Central
Zoned
Heating
Forced Air
Zoned
Warranty
No Warranty Provided

Arkansas City

Arkansas City Schools

Arkansas City Public Schools is a results-producing public school district. Our district holds a tradition of excellence in all matters related to student achievement and true, well-rounded education. Ark City students have been on the front lines of achievement and continue the tradition of exceeding learning targets suggested by the state. District-wide efforts earned the district 37 Standards of Excellence Awards after the 2012 state assessments for a total of 238 since 2005.

(Source- USD 470-www.usd470.com)

Cowley County Community College

Cowley College offers more than 70 different certificates and degrees attracting students from across the globe because of the College’s premier online course offerings, multiple campus locations, quality residential living, as well as nationally acclaimed athletic programs and state-of-the-art training facilities.

(Source- Dr. Dennis C. Rittle, President of Cowley County Community College-www.cowley.edu)

Arkansas City Lifestyle

Arkansas City, or Ark City as the locals call it, offers a diverse selection of attractions and outdoor activities for residents.

Arkansas City Transportation

Highway US-166 runs through the south side of Arkansas City. Highway US-77 runs along the east side of Arkansas City. Wichita is only an hour from Arkansas City.

Arkansas City Local Attractions/Activities

Arkansas City offers a variety of fun activities, restaurants and shopping centers for residents to enjoy. Arkansas City is home to many restaurants including La Fiesta, Sirloin Stockade, and Carl’s BBQ. Arkansas City offers many local and national businesses including Anlee Cakes Native American Regalia and Crafts, Sparks Music, and Wal-Mart.

Cherokee Land Rush Museum

Organized in 1966, the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum was begun in an effort to preserve the history of the Cherokee Strip Land Rush of September 16, 1893. “The Run” was the largest land race ever.  Over 125,000 people raced for a piece of the six million acres.  Arkansas City was the largest of the registration points for the Run with over 75,000 eager land seekers and their families moving to the city to participate.  Approximately 45,000 artifacts, pictures and documents are housed in the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum.

Visit the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum to learn the area’s history.  Attend the Bland School House, which was established in Cowley County in 1894 and now sits on the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum site.  Visualize the Prairie as you walk through the wildflowers that were known on the Prairie and make the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum the southernmost point on the Prairie Passage.

(Source- City of Arkansas City-www.arkcity.org)

Chaplin Nature Center

Located only five miles northwest of Arkansas City along the sandy beaches of the Arkansas River, the Chaplin Nature Center combines 230 acres of magnificent woodlands, prairies and streams.

The Chaplin Nature Center was originally homesteaded by a relative of the late Mrs. C. Stedman (Hazel) Chaplin in 1874. The Center is now owned and operated by the Wichita Audubon Society.

There are over five miles of walking trails for visitors to trek as they explore the varied environment. The nature trails are open from sunrise to sunset, every day of the year.

Facilities on site include the 3,300 square foot Visitors Center, Nature Library, Bookstore & Gift Shop, and Multi-Purpose Room.

(Source- City of Arkansas City-www.arkcity.org)

Arkansas City – History

 

Arkansas City lies in the peninsula formed by the meeting of the Arkansas and Walnut Rivers, in Cowley County, one of 105 counties in Kansas. Prior to July 15, 1870, settlers in this part of the country were on Indian land and were obliged to pay head rights to Chetopa, the Osage Indian Chief. But when Osage lands were opened for settlement on July 15, 1870, claims were accepted.

 

The town of Arkansas City was surveyed in 1870. Its newspaper began that year as well as a department store. Shortly thereafter, a post office, First Methodist School, saw mill, flour and feed mills commenced operation. The year 1872 saw incorporation of the town and the Santa Fe Railway extended its line from the north on December 3, 1879.

 

The town had its own water works by 1881, utilizing a spring as a source and pumping the water to a reservoir on a hill in the south part of town. From this point pipes to the town residences distributed it.

 

These were a few of the starts that were noticeable during the first years after this area came into the hands of the white man, but the Indian had been a contributing factor in the growth of Arkansas City. The town has played a vital role in the territorial development of Indian lands to the south in the state of Oklahoma.

 

When history’s most fantastic races were made, Arkansas City was the starting point, i.e. the Run of 1889 and the even more exciting event in 1893 when the renowned Cherokee Strip was opened. The prize on this occasion was 8,000,000 acres of fertile ranch and farm lands. The starting point was the Kansas –Oklahoma border – four miles south of Arkansas City. Some months prior to the big land race, Arkansas City was the rendezvous point of 100,000 eager settlers who made plans and “big deals” before the first pistol shots were fired signaling the start of the race at noon on September 16, 1893. Jockeying for positions were every conceivable mobile vehicle of the time. Ox carts, bicycles, covered wagons, Indian ponies, and racehorses were all seen lined up. In addition, thousands walked and/or ran.

 

Industry which now plays an important role in this southern Kansas town, first made its appearance with the construction of two steel barges for navigation on the Arkansas River in 1886. Those were the days when steamers plied the Arkansas between Arkansas City and Fort Smith carrying as much as 100,000 pounds of Kansas flour on every trip.

 

Ark City’s illustrious history includes a Kansas Governor, Robert Docking, and two federal judges. By heritage its residents are not afraid of work – a healthy, strong, industrious people that welcome the opportunity to prove to everyone that they are welcome in Arkansas City, Kansas

Population
12340
Established Date
1870
Distance from Wichita
62.97
Distance from Hutchinson
112.02
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