Period-perfect 1967 Split-Entry with Daylight Basement in Russell.

Walking up to this classic 1960’s mid-century split-level, you first note the fresh “period-perfect” paint scheme of eggshell white and a “chili-verde” green trim, it just pops!!  It’s always been this color, specifically matched every time it was painted by a sentimental owner with an eye for flair.

Opening the wasabi green door, flanked by era-correct bottle glass side lights, gleaming hard woods greet you as you choose to walk up stairs, or down. That’s what is called a ‘split-entry’, it’s sort of like a “choose your own adventure” book!

If you choose upstairs, your options are a formal living room to the left, the kitchen straight ahead and bedrooms to the right. The formal living room offers hardwoods,

a huge picture window (with purported view of Mt. St. Helens), wood burning fireplace with a classic wooden mantel, and a wall of gleaming walnut paneling that opens to the dining room.

If you choose ‘straight ahead’ you enter the well-appointed and recently updated kitchen, which includes a built-in desk, a gas stove, cupboards galore, and opens to dining room with sliders to deck and back yard.  The dining area is roomy with enough space for a large table, sideboard or buffet and has a new vinyl window, very cool vintage vinyl flooring.

The sliders open to a covered deck with built-in seating, and a yard that is a gardener’s dream –  full of established plants from peonies to lilac, with plenty of room for your creativity too!

If you’ve chosen to venture to the right, you’ll find a long hallway with a full bathroom for family or guests, two sizable bedrooms and a large master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower.

If, upon entry, you’ve chosen to go downstairs, to your right you will find a bedroom or office outfitted with clean lined mid-century shelving and a large legal egress daylight window; a workshop with counters, storage and direct access to the two car garage. If you have turned left at the base of the stairs, you’ll find a utilities closet with newer furnace and gas water heater, a little further and a door opens to the rumpus/living room with wood burning fireplace, fantastic paneling, outside egress door AND a finished corner stubbed in with water, sewer, electrical at counter height, gas line or 220 for stove, and existing recessed can lights JUST WAITING to become your fantastic wet-bar or kitchen!!

Further to the left is a large bedroom with cool mid-century green carpet, built-in storage and a ground-level egress windows!

All in all, swinging 60’s pad offers room for family or fun, whatever YOU need it to be and does it with ultimate usability and consummate class!

Open House: Saturday Oct 7, 11-1:30.


13002 NE Morris Ct.
5 beds, 3 baths, 2760 sqft.
.20 acres, zoned R7
Taxes: $4422
Asking $390,000
Offers due:  Tuesday, 10/10, 5pm

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