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Published: Friday, 6/24/2011 - Updated: 3 years ago

Convenience Reigns: At Home in Argyle Forest

Details like plant shelves, arched doorways and wide window sills set this home apart. Details like plant shelves, arched doorways and wide window sills set this home apart.
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Argyle Forest is a new neighborhood off Tracy Road, close to Owens Community College, Crossroads shopping, and with easy access to highways for excursions farther afield.

Our featured home, 6612 Alexander Drive, is a delightful example of the houses in this neighborhood. A single story ranch home, it has been designed to appeal to those who are looking for a maintenance-free exterior, energy efficiency, and an open floor plan. Built by Romanko Development, the home has all this and more.

In addition, it is extremely affordable – with incentives available, you can have a house payment of less than 700 a month!

The exterior is a soft gray vinyl siding with white trim. Place a couple of chairs on the long front porch and enjoy chatting with the neighbors. A poured concrete drive and walkway lead to the home. The front door has a leaded glass insert, making it very welcoming, indeed.

Inside, the entry’s floor is covered in a slate-look vinyl for easy cleanup. The carpeted living room is ample for entertaining; plant shelves and wide windowsills offer visual interest to the room, as does the vaulted ceiling.

A tall ceiling and plant shelves add drama to the dining room. A tall ceiling and plant shelves add drama to the dining room.
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The living room opens to the dining room and kitchen.  The dining room is a lovely space, with plant ledges wired for lights or stereo speakers. A brushed nickel chandelier offers illumination, and nearby, a mullioned sliding door lets in plenty of sunlight.  It leads to a generous, poured concrete patio.

The dining room is open to the kitchen.  This efficient space includes cherry stained cabinets; the countertops are a deep green laminate with the appearance of solid-surface. A stainless steel range, hood, and dishwasher are included, as is a stainless ceiling fan. Two lazy Susans offer additional storage.

An arched doorway leads to the master suite, first passing a large linen closet and the laundry room, which has access to the two-car garage. The master bedroom is unique in that it boasts two walk-in closets. They are adjacent to the master bath, where a large vanity offers plenty of counterspace and drawers. A tall cabinet provides additional storage space.  The step-in shower has two seats.

Across the home, through another arched doorway, is the sleeping wing, with two additional bedrooms. Each has a double closet, and they share a full hall bath.

This home features a conditioned crawl space – heated to keep the floor warm in the winter. The home has been designed with energy efficiency in mind, and includes R-22 equivalent in the walls, a 95% efficient furnace, a 13 SEER air conditioner, and a programmable thermostat.

Romanko Development Company is a family-owned business, with the owners involved in every aspect of building these homes. Forty-five lots are still available in Argyle Forest. Because it is designated as rural by the USDA, 0% financing is available.

Additional floor plans are available, from those with basements to barrier-free homes for those with disabilities. Even existing homes can be added on to.

A tall ceiling and plant shelves add drama to the dining room. A tall ceiling and plant shelves add drama to the dining room.
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The home at 6612 Alexander Drive is available for $129,900, and will be open this weekend. Stop by Saturday or Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., or for a private appointment, contact Don Collins at 419-461-6777 or Miriam Simon at 419-461-4444.  Both are with New Vision Realty.

 

Features

Three Bedrooms

2 Baths

Available for Less Than $700 Per Month

Easy Access To Shopping, Dining, And More!



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