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Wanna Live Downtown? 10 Homes For Sale in the Heart of Springfield

April 11, 2019

Ever thought about living near Downtown Springfield? Love the thought of being so close to your favorite restaurants, theaters and shops? You’re not alone. Our friends at Murney Associates Realtors put together this list of 10 hot properties that can help make your downtown dreams come true. Check them out!

The downtown area of Springfield is full of amazing homes with tons of character. Many of the homes were built during the expansion era of the city and have a unique architectural style. Front porches are a common trend and original fixtures are a regular occurrence in these homes. Plus, you’re right by a ton of the action in Springfield! Festivals, shows, restaurants and plenty more are within walking distance from many of the homes in the downtown area. Let’s check out some of the cutest listings on the market near downtown right now!


Located on Historic Walnut Street, this 5 bedroom, 4 full and 1 half bath three story home boasts beautiful hardwood floors, crown moldings and garage that has a separate stairway to large space that could be potential living quarters. Built in 1915, this quality home has been well maintained while keeping the true integrity intact. Wonderful family home on a huge lot in a great location!


Storybook two story colonial home offers modern amenities blended with historic charm. This exquisite home is pleasantly situated on a large picturesque lot with mature trees and ideally located nearby shopping, restaurants, commerce and recreation of all kinds. This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home offers two large living areas, a formal dining room, two fireplaces, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, double oven, and a under counter wine/drink refrigerator. The home also features a newer HVAC system that was installed approximately two years ago. And after all of this, you’ll find a grand outdoor area that is a great space for entertaining family and friends, with plenty of space for kids to play and pets to roam. There is a large deck and patio, along with an enjoyable little  play house that is air conditioned. Stately and one of a kind, this timeless little “Norman Rockwell” home will certainly bring much joy to its next owners.


Welcome to the Johnson house. Built in Sanford Place in the Rountree Neighborhood in 1954 for William B & Virginia W Johnson. The home was in the family for 50 years. You could be only the third owner of this 2800 sq ft,3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, one level ranch. The current owners have replaced the roof, new windows, removed all of wallpaper and painted and many more updates, but the home still retains its 50s charm. You’ll enjoy the spacious .49 of acre yard. And you can relax on the covered front porch or the flagstone covered breezeway and patio in the backyard. There is a two car attached garage with lots of storage above. You are close to MSU, Phelps Grove Park, Downtown and Mercy Hospital. Come and see this charming stone ranch it may be your next dream home.


A Mid-Century modern home in close walking distance to Phelps Grove Park! This home has been thoughtfully updated, preserving the past while offering stylish contemporary living. True to the style, there are banks of oversized windows bringing light and views of trees and lush lawns to the interiors. The kitchen has oversized stainless appliances, a lot of cabinetry, and concrete counters. The bedroom ”wing” has 3 bedrooms with the possibility of a 4th bedroom (office) off the living area. En suite bedroom is very large with a big closet. Corner lot, private brick patio, cool fencing. Spacious bsmt for the pool table, sectional, big screen, & brick wall fireplace. Great storage with plenty of closets & unfinished area in bsmt. Enviable address!


Exciting updates have been happening here! Seller listened to your feedback and has removed all the wallpaper and painted nearly every room, repoured the concrete porch and steps (adding footings in the case that a larger porch was ever added), replaced dated fixtures and hardware. One kitchen window is back ordered and will be replaced.Great address with 90×178 lot, a rare find! House was gutted and remodeled in 1979, including wiring, plumbing, drywall, and addition, over-sized En Suite. Main floor has an open flow and banks of windows on the back. Great walkability to popular eateries and shops of Pickwick Place. Very clean, wood floors, zoned HVAC, upstairs laundry, ample storage, 9.5 foot tall ceilings. This home has been cared for. Welcome to a fine Rountree home!


Built in 1910 this beautiful home is a harmonious mixture of historic character and modern amenities. Enjoy the historic neighborhood from a charming front porch. Seller has lovingly updated without losing the intricate historical beauty. Enter in a great foyer and enjoy tall ceilings, gorgeous trim and inlaid hardwoods. The kitchen boasts modern granite countertop, eat-in bar, pantry, and a beautiful farmhouse sink. Formal dining room, multiple living spaces with two gas fireplaces, and main floor laundry. Master bedroom features a sitting area and master bath. All 4 bedrooms are on the second floor with 2 full bathrooms. Peaceful outdoor space in the back with a large deck and fire pit to enjoy those spring and fall evenings. New Roof in 2018.



HIGH RISE VIEWS! Conveniently located in beautiful Downtown Springfield! This two bed, two full-bath loft is located within walking distance to Missouri State, Jordan Valley Park, Hammons Field, walking/biking trails and so much more. This was the first unit to be completely remodeled in the historic building. The floorplan is open with exposed beams and original hardwood flooring. You will enjoy the safety of gated and secure parking directly outside and all doors require an entry code.



Newly remodeled home featuring walkout basement to large beautiful backyard with inground pool! Main floor features updated kitchen, 3 bedrooms, new paint and floors! Downstairs has a bonus family room with wood-burning fireplace, a bedroom, large laundry/storage room, and a John Deere/workshop room. The roof was replaced in 2017, LCS air duct cleaning 2017, pool remodeled in 2016 with certificate that is fully operable and maintained.



This charming home located near MSU has all of the character you would expect in a 1919 built bungalow & includes many modern updates. You will love the gorgeous hardwood floors, original doors & moldings, with updated bath & updated kitchen with gas range & stainless dishwasher, but leaving the character of the corner built-in breakfast bench. There are 3 bedrooms, formal dining & TWO living areas. Relax on the covered front porch or enjoy life on the back deck & extended back yard. The electrical, roof, & heating have all been updated in the past 10 years. The seller just installed a separate heating & cooling in the basement for more efficiency. There is a large back building that has been used as a garage. Buyer should do their own diligence on exact square footage.



Great neighborhood close to Mercy and MSU. Hardwood floors throughout, formal dining and a kitchen with an eat-in area or 2nd living area. Master bedroom has a master bathroom with a walk in shower. Nice size fenced backyard.