Price Reduction
1261 Bancroft Ave, West Liberty, IA
$ 411,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#202202797
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityWest Liberty
  • AreaSE Quadrant
  • Neighborhood17-78-4W Parcel D Nw Sw
  • Zip52776
  • Style2 Story
  • Year Built1879
  • Taxes$ 1998
  • Price$ 411,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2528
  • Lot Size5 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Professionals
Data Source:
Iowa City Area Association Of REALTORS® (ICAAR)
Property Description

Looking to get away from the chaos of city living? PEACE & QUIET + privacy is all yours in this well groomed acreage - YOU could be the 3rd family in 143 years to own this rare 1879 built GREEK REVIVAL home. 20 minute drive + 1 mile from Johnson Co. line(& Jo Co taxes) w/ fiber optic cable through Liberty Communications! Charm abounds w/ an inviting open air pavilion, greenhouse w/ auto fan, secret garden area, beautifully restored corn crib, & more. Home could easily have 4 BR's on 2nd level, current owner combined 2 upper BR's to have 1 large BR. Also East side of home has a private BR with its own stairway. Heated tile floor in bath, 2 furnaces/AC's. Low utilities due to steel siding & multiple layers of insulation. This sale includes parcel 0118400005( 1260 Bancroft Ave.) which is another 1.45 AC for a total of 5 AC m/l. 3 car garage for 1261 Bancroft is located at 1260. Don't miss the super sized useful machine shed w/ 1/2 concrete flooring & 1/2 dirt - large doors ++ a shop within a shop !!

Elementary School Middle School High School
West Liberty Elementary School West Liberty Middle School West Liberty High School
Price History
5/11/2022 Listed $419,000
6/13/2022 2% - $411,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Dryer, Microwave, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
Associated Document Count 3
Bank Owned No
Basement Full, Stone
Beds 3
Builder UNK
City West Liberty
Construction See Remarks
County Muscatine
DOM 53
Directions East of Hills on 520th Street( aka Hills Blacktop) 10 miles to Bancroft then North 1/4 mile to property - just about 1 mile beyond the Johnson Co. / Muscatine Co. line
Elementary School West Liberty
Fees Include None
Full Baths 1
Heating Gas, Central, Forced Air
High School West Liberty
Interior Features Other
Kitchen Level Main
Middle School West Liberty
New Construction No
Postal Code 52776
Primary City West Liberty
Rooms 1st Floor Family
Sale/lease For Sale
Showing Instructions Appt Office, Lockbox
Status Active
Street Name Bancroft Ave
Style 2 Story
Subdivision IA
Subdivision 17-78-4W PARCEL D NW SW
Total Sq Ft 2528
Type Single Family
Year Built 1879
Zoning A-Agriculture; AD Ag Dwelling

Interior Features

Condo Level NA
Dining Room Level Main
Elevators No
Family Room Level Main
Full Baths Main 1
Laundry Location 1st Floor, Kitchen Area, Main, Other
Living Room Level Main
Total Baths 1
Upper Floor Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Exterior Balcony, Barn, Deck, Garden Area, Gazebo, Outbuildings, Patio, Shed, Workshop
Garage Length 36
Garage Width 24
Lot Dimensions 5 AC m/l
Lot Size Area 5
Parking Spaces 3 Cars
Water/Sewer Private Septic, Water Softener (Owned)


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 52776

AVG $250K
AVG $2,750
Year Built
AVG 1943

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