At first blush, this isn't the kind of listing we'd normally gravitate to. It's a 1930s Colonial at the edge of town with a disfigurement common to large swaths of peripheral real estate. We're referring to the schizo facade with a double overhang and a smattering of large stones affixed to it. It's like wearing all your jewelry to the party. But behind these distractions are some very handsome interiors: a large, almost Prairie-style great room with lots of windows and sliding doors to the back deck; an egg-shaped dining room; a living room with fireplace and adjacent breakfast nook; two bedrooms w/ access to a second floor deck; a finished basement w/ lounge and bedroom; parquet floors; skylights throughout; and, a nice backyard. Directly across from Billy Caldwell Golf Course, there's also thick forest and public riverfront close by. Probably not for the urban-minded buyer or avid walker (not every street around here has sidewalks), there's still a lot to like for some. The ask? $495K.
·Listing: 5911 N Leader Ave. [Coldwell Banker]