4 Bdrm Barn Auction

Location: 12011 E. 37th Street S., Indepence, MO

I-70 E Hwy to S Crysler Ave, north on S Crysler Ave, west on East 37th street, west to 12011 E 37th on the left.

12:30 p.m. Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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4 Bdrm Barn Home

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Classic Missouri red barn lovingly restored and converted to a beautiful residence and studio for sale at online auction.
One-of-a-kind 4BR, 3BA home in wonderfully restored 100-yr-old barn on picturesque 1.4 acre setting! Carefully preserved original features mingle w/modern amenities. Gracious living spaces, unexpected nooks, studio/workshop areas & more!

OPEN  HOUSES: SUNDAYS, 11/25 & 12/2; 2-4PM 

Built in 1907, the former barn still retains many original features. It currently sits on 1.4 acres with two street entrances and circle drive leading to the covered front porch. All wiring, plumbing, heat pump, etc. were put in new in 2005 when it was converted to a residence. As configured the main floor serves as the primary living areas, the large loft is unfinished, and the lower level is used as studio & workshop spaces.  


Main Floor – 2500sq ft
A delightful open floor plan with 9ft ceilings, large exposed wooden beams, large double-pane vinyl windows, wood-burning stove, ceiling fans with lights, built-in book shelves, reading nooks, and original 2×6 tongue and groove yellow pine floors that have been hand sanded and varnished. Any wood removed during remodeling was salvaged and used for trim along the beams, around entryway windows, balusters on the stairs and railings, and for the raised beds in the greenhouse.
Front Porch: Covered with 2 ceiling fans

Entryway: Two coat closets and spiral staircase to upper floor/hayloft (Seasonal access). Accented with original salvaged glass panes.

Kitchen: Walk-in pantry, counter seating, island, Hotpoint refrigerator, Whirlpool microwave, new Whirlpool stove, newer Bosch dishwasher, new garbage disposal, instant hot water dispenser under sink.
Living Room: Includes deck access.

Dining Room
Family Room
4 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Laundry Room
Utility Room
Mother-in-law quarters (bedroom, sitting room, bathroom)
Book Nook

Upper Floor/Hayloft – 2100sq ft
Awesome unfinished area with large display of windows on east end, wood floor, and exposed 8×10 structural beams. Ceiling reaches 19 feet at peak. A utility chase and an electrical subpanel are in place so it could easily be finished in the future. There are also underground wells in place and ready for putting in another heat pump system for this floor. Perfect for seasonal entertaining as configured. (The ceiling of the entry way can be removed for spiral stair access.) Future use could include bedrooms, living space, office, gym, home theater, apartment, event space, and more!
Basement – 2100sq ft
Basement stone walls are two feet thick. There are 4 distinct studio/workshop/living spaces, built-in shelves, hand-laid brick floor, 12×13 exposed beams, two 4×8 Dutch doors which open to south side and green house, 10×8 sliding barn door on west end, half-bath, sump pump, water cut-off for the whole house, breaker box, furnace room, greenhouse (18×7), and root cellar.
Car Port (44×40)
Parking for 3 vehicles plus additional space located on west end of home.
Original house – 720sq ft
The original house is attached to the barn under the car port with an external entry. Rough and unfinished with only electricity hooked up. It is currently used as a tool shed/storage space.
  • Beautifully restored and converted 100-year-old barn
  • Lovely 1.4 acre setting with large space for gardening, landscaping, or room to plant fruit trees
  • Several studio/work spaces
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 baths (including Mother-in-law quarters with sitting room)
  • Original 2×6 tongue and groove yellow pine floors (hand sanded and varnished)
  • One-of-a-kind entry with removable ceiling for loft entry
  • Versatile “hayloft” floor with access to utilities.
  • Greenhouse
  • Root cellar
  • Front porch (32×8) covered with two ceiling fans
  • Deck (12×8)
  • 3 vehicle car port
  • Lots of storage and nooks
  • Full circle drive at front door. Two street exits and ample off-street parking for guests
  • One-year home warranty!
  • Heating & Cooling:
  • Heat pump – Heats and cools the main floor. The system includes a 100-amp electric furnace to boost the heating capacity. (Per seller, the system cost $30,000 and significantly reduces utility bills.)
  • Wood stove – Per seller, can heat entire main floor with room doors open and ceiling fans on.
  • Greenhouse – Thermostat-controlled fans contribute to the heating and cooling.
This is one of the most unique properties we’ve had the privilege of selling. The owners have done a masterful job converting the historic barn into a warm and inviting home with wonderful and unexpected features, all in a beautiful setting. There’s simply nothing like it. Come see for yourself at an open house then bid your price online or make a pre-auction offer.

4 Bdrm Barn Auction

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