This beautiful Tudor Revival was built in 1917 by Peter H. Schroeder, a prominent citizen and President of the pioneer firm of Schaeffler Mercantile. This well maintained home sits on a large 1/2 acre lot with beautiful flowering cherry trees in the front, and apple, pear, mulberry and peach trees in the back with a rainwater harvesting system for irrigation. Home boasts original hardwood floors; Arts and Crafts details like built-in leaded glass bookcases with pillar lights and a meditation bench with stained glass windows in the living room; built in sideboard and china cabinet with leaded glass, formal dining room with beamed ceilings, coffered ceiling, bay windows, leaded glass pocket doors, open stairway, butlers stairway, beautiful original woodwork, updated kitchen/baths, storm windows, upstairs balcony, wrap around brick porch with pillars, east facing sun room, original chandeliers, and storm shelter . Home owner has the original architect drawings and notes that come with the house. Across the street from a Queen Anne Victorian Museum. Short walk to stores and schools. updated plumbing and newer mechanical units. Roof less then 10 years old. All kitchen appliances stay as well as washer and dryer.
Heated Sq. Ft.
1st Floor Bath
1st Floor Bedroom
1st Floor Laundry Room
Walk out Basement
Master bedroom downstairs
1 Car Garage
Driveway - Paved
Original wood windows
City water supply
Water Heater - Gas
Stained Glass Window(s)
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Tabor College is a four-year private Christian liberal arts college in Hillsboro, Kansas. There were 594 students enrolled at the Tabor College Hillsboro campus for the Fall 2014 semester. Total enrollment, including the Tabor College School of Adult and Graduate Studies in Wichita, Kansas, was 766. The sports team is the Bluejays.
Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by another 6,000 acres of public lands. The lake is located just north of U.S. Highway 56 between the communities of Marion and Hillsboro, Kansas. Camping and picnicking opportunities are numerous with 171 campsites located in four parks - Cottonwood Point, Hillsboro Cove, Marion Cove, and French Creek Cove. Campsites contain picnic tables, grills and/or fire-rings, sun-shelters and gravel parking pads. Facilities at our class "A" parks, Cottonwood Point and Hillsboro Cove, include electrical hookups, showers, RV dump stations, group camping areas, group picnic areas, playgrounds, and beaches. Potable water is available in all parks.
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Located on the edge of the picturesque Flint Hills, Hillsboro residents are in touch with nearly one million people in less than an hour’s drive; Wichita to the South, Salina to the North, Hutchinson to the West and Emporia to the East. Two state highways intersect at Hillsboro providing quick access to the Interstate system, Hwy 56 traveling East and West, and Hwy 15 heading North and South. Hillsboro’s 3000 residents enjoy living in a progressive town in a rural agricultural setting. Our strong educational system is enhanced by a multi-million dollar athletic stadium recently completed as a joint venture between USD 410 and Tabor College. Hillsboro has an aggressive business climate with an active industrial park and is home to a number of businesses including two trailer manufacturing firms, feed mill and Golden Heritage Foods one of the nation’s leading producers of processed honey.
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