Property Remarks

LISTED BELOW COUNTY APPRAISED VALUE! Get out of the city and enjoy small town living in this large family home. 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 car garage all in a quiet cul-de-sac close to the Bartlett Arboretum. Main floor features foyer, office space, living room, open kitchen, one half bath, and a formal dining room. Upstairs you'll find 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and the laundry room. The basement is home to a great theater room/family room, another full bathroom, and two more bedrooms, plus much more storage. Neutral paint colors throughout. Composite deck with awning for shade as you sit on your back deck and enjoy views of the Euphrates Creek and the setting sun. The front porch is also covered for additional outdoor enjoyment. Mature trees and expanded concrete drive for easy parking or a game of basketball. Oversized garage has plenty more storage, built-ins, a work bench, and has a specially designed space for folding chairs. You will love the setting and this neighborhood. Location, location, location! Call for a private showing! This home may or may not contain audio or video surveillance equipment. Please govern yourselves accordingly. Any info should be independently verified.

Property Details

# of Acres
0.5
Property Type
Residential
Listing Type
Sale
Total SqFt
3,088
Bedrooms
6
Full Baths
3
Half Baths
1
Approximate Age
21 - 35 Years
Year Built
1988

Schools

School District
Belle Plaine School District (USD 357)
Elementary School
Belle Plaine
Middle School
Belle Plaine
High School
Belle Plaine

Location

County
Sumner
Area
S11 - Belle Plaine
Subdivision
PARADISE PARK ADDITION

Presented By:

Arlan Newell

Branch Broker
Residential
316.284.1973

Exterior

Lot Info
Acreage
0.5
Lot Size/SqFt
1
Lot Description
Cul-de-Sac
Irregular
River/Creek
Wooded
Waterfront w/Access
Exterior Amenities
Deck
Guttering
Storm Door(s)
Storm Windows/Ins Glass
Other/See Remarks
Exterior Construction
Frame
Roofing
Composition
Garage
Attached
Opener
Oversized
Garage Capacity
2
Frontage
Paved Frontage

Interior

Basement
Yes
Levels
2 Story
Approximate AGLA
2,088
AGLA Source
Court House
Approximate BFA
1,000
BFA Source
Court House
Approximate TFLA
3,088
Master Bedroom
Level
Upper
Dimensions
12 x 13
Flooring
Carpet
Living Room
Level
Main
Dimensions
14 x 23
Flooring
Carpet
Kitchen
Level
Main
Dimensions
10 x 14
Flooring
Tile
Room Dimensions
Room 4
12 x 13
Room 5
8 x 12
Room 6
11 x 11
Room 7
10 x 11
Room 8
10 x 11
Room 9
11 x 11
Room 10
10 x 11
Room 11
16 x 19
Architecture
Traditional
Basement/Foundation
Full
Day Light
Basement Finish
2 Bedroom
1 Bath
Bsmt Rec/Family Room
Bsmt Storage
Dining Area
Formal
Living/Dining Combo
Kitchen Features
Pantry
Range Hood
Electric Hookup
Appliances/Equipment
Dishwasher
Disposal
Master Bedroom
Shower/Master Bedroom
AG Other Rooms
Bonus Room
Foyer
Laundry
Upper Level
220-Electric
Interior Amenities
Ceiling Fan(s)
Window Coverings-Part
Wood Laminate

Financial

HOA
No
Yearly HOA Dues
$0
Property Taxes
$3,424.14
General Tax Year
2017
Home Warranty Purchased
No
Short Sale
No

Additional Features

Flood Insurance
Unknown
Utilities
Sewer
Natural Gas
Public Water
Cooling
Central
Electric
Heating
Forced Air
Gas
Warranty
No Warranty Provided
Neighborhood Amenities
Lake/Pond

Belle Plaine

Belle Plaine Schools

USD 357, Belle Plaine, has approximately 625 students in preschool through grade 12.  There are three attendance centers; Belle Plaine Elementary School, Belle Plaine Middle School and Belle Plaine High School.  The district focus is on developing fundamental academic skills through creating a positive environment in which all students can learn.  Belle Plaine schools provide an enhanced fine arts and vocational curriculum using technology to develop 21st Century learning skills.  The district prides itself on having outstanding administration and staff.

(Source- USD 357-www.usd357.org)

Belle Plaine Lifestyle

Many of the 1700 citizens are employed in aviation related industries in the surrounding area.  Housed in the Belle Plaine Industrial Park are several firms engaged in various manufacturing operations.  Belle Plaine is the site of a central printing plant for several community newspapers.  Local businesses include a bank, grocery store, gas station, automotive repair and other businesses. Belle Plaine has an excellent school system (K-12).  Family activities available include the City Swimming Pool, 4th of July Celebration, Tulip Festival and other seasonal activities.  The Miss Arkansas Valley Scholarship Pageant, a Miss America Preliminary, is held here.

(Source- Belle Plaine Chamber of Commerce-www.belleplainechamber.com)

Belle Plaine Transportation

Belle Plaine is east of interstate I-35. Wellington and Derby are 20 minutes away and downtown Wichita is a quick 30 minute drive from Belle Plaine. Commuting to work or for a day out is easy from Belle Plaine.

Belle Plaine Local Attractions/Activities

Belle Plaine is home to the Belle Plaine Historical Museum, Barlett Arboretum, parks and more. Belle Plaine offers various historical experiences in addition to community attractions including the swimming pool and various parks. Wichita is a short 30 minute commute and offers many other attractions including the Intrust Bank Arena, Warren Theatre, and Sedgwick County Zoo.

Belle Plaine– History

Belle Plaine, the oldest city in Sumner County, Kansas was founded in 1871 and incorporated in 1884.  Belle Plaine is located in the northeast corner of the county, situated in a valley between the Arkansas and Ninnescah Rivers. Belle Plaine was settled and established by families from Iowa and Ohio. Once known for its many apple orchards, this family oriented community's agriculture base now includes wheat, grain, sorghums, soybeans, mung beans, pecan orchards and cattle.

Despite the description of the area as the "Great American Desert" by General Stephen Long in 1823, many believed the stories of the railroad executives and cowboys and believed Kansas offered abundant rich new land at a price the poorest could afford. So, they came from Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and New York as well as Canada, Scotland, Germany and England. They came by covered wagon, on horseback, and on foot. Many brought only what they could carry on their backs or in covered wagons and settled the area that would become Paradise Valley and Belle Plaine, the oldest existing city in Sumner County. Although three other town sights were laid out before Belle Plaine, they did not survive and dropped into obscurity.

On July 5, 1870, the Alexander Clewell family with six children, G.C. Walton family with nine other Waltons, T.L. Cambridge family with seven children, J.B. Leforce, Sr. family with six children, J.B. Leforce family and William Leforce family with one child arrived. They spent their first winter in Wichita. All of the families except for Alexander Clewell moved on when they heard of richer land to the south. Alexander settled one mile north and two miles west of Belle Plaine where their descendants still live and farm the land.

It was not until July 13, 1870 when the Osage tribes made a treaty with the United States Government and ceded their reserve to the government that an increased number of settlers started to arrive. The North family was among those settlers. The Lawless, Phipps, and Griffith families from Kentucky, the Alter family from Pennsylvania and Wallace family from Illinois arrived in 1871 and early 1872. It was at the request of Olive North the town be named after her hometown of Belle Plaine, Iowa. There is another interesting version of how Belle Plaine was named in the book, "Facts and Fables of Belle Plaine".

The Belle Plaine Town Company was founded in January 1, 1871 and purchased land located on Section 35, Township 30, Range 1, east for $1.25 an acre. A total of 319.99 acres were purchased for $399.99. On March 20, 1884, the "Petition for the Incorporation of Belle Plaine as a City of the Third Class" was signed. The local newspaper at the time reported a census of 1,000. The census now is around 1,700. The first building was built for J.C. Thurman. James Hamilton started the first business on February 25.

In the early days, Belle Plaine had a flourmill, one grain elevator, a newspaper, two large hotels, one bank, three churches, a grade school, a stagecoach stop, carriage factory, blacksmith shop and two brick factories. At one time, there were two banks, two newspapers, a sawmill, opera house, and roller skating rink. Just north of town was a dance hall called the Green Frog. Three railroads serviced Belle Plaine at one time; AT&S on the west edge of town, Missouri-Pacific on the south edge and the Midland Valley on the east.

Population
1640
Established Date
1871
Distance from Wichita
26.06
Distance from Hutchinson
75.1
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