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517 W Thomas Avenue

Jonesboro, AR 72401
  • $525,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 31 Days
  • MLS #: 10098912
UPDATED: 87 min ago
$525,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.24
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,400
    SQFT
  • $119
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
County:
Area:
D

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:

Description

The house was purchased in 2005 by well known Interior Designer, MG Meyering, and was renovated and updated to suit. It has wonderful entertainment capabilities. Some of its features are: Three separate living areas, Den / TV Room on both levels, a sunroom for the warm sunny Arkansas days. Formal dining room, Large vaulted kitchen with copper sink, eat-in breakfast dining, granite and stainless appliance. Two potential art gallery spaces. Large first floor master bedroom w on-suite and tv niche. Several decks and backyard cabana. 4 bed / 3 bath Beautiful and artful staircase with eclectic embellishments. Two separate driveways, one a double car Porte Cochere'. Outdoor separated and locked storage room. Patio and fire pit. Plenty of storage in basement and a tornado safe-room. A very well built and energy efficient home. Dead center of Jonesboro, close to shopping, downtown and numerous Churches. 517 West Thomas Ave., was built in 1926 by James and Happy Lyle; business owners and philanthropic couple. The house was home to many house parties and dances. The larger portion of the second floor was originally designed as a ballroom for those activities. Happy Lyle was known for her fire red hair, hot temper and fast driving around Jonesboro. The Lyles made their money early on selling tires for a growing car economy in the late teens and early twenties and gave away many bicycles during the depression to those who fell on hard times. It was during the mid twenties that property was bought south of town knows as Coles division, enough to have pasture land for the Lyles horses and the house was built, in a typical English Tudor style, a very popular trend of the 1920'sThe house has significant Arkansas history behind its walls, as Francis Cherry, the only governor to be elected from Jonesboro, was to have said to have been talked into running a campaign by the Lyes and had also written his campaign song It's Cherry Picking Time written by him and the Lyles in the kitchens breakfast room.The house was purchased in 2005 by well known Interior Designer, MG Meyering, and was renovated and updated to suit. It has wonderful entertainment capabilities. Some of its features are:Three separate living areas, Den / TV Room on both levels, a sunroom for the warm sunny Arkansas days. Formal dining room, Large vaulted kitchen with copper sink, eat-in breakfast dining, granite and stainless appliance. Two potential art gallery spaces. Large first floor master bedroom w on-suite and tv niche. Several decks and backyard cabana. 4 bed / 3 bathBeautiful and artful staircase with eclectic embellishments. Two separate driveways, one a double car Porte Cochere'. Outdoor separated and locked storage room. Patio and fire pit. Plenty of storage in basement and a tornado safe-room. A very well built and energy efficient home. Dead center of Jonesboro, close to shop

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517 W Thomas Avenue Jonesboro, AR 72401

  • Price: $525,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 31 Days
  • Updated: 87 min ago
  • MLS #: 10098912
4
Beds
3
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.24
Acres
4,400
SQFT
$119
$/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Coles
County:
Craighead
Area:
D
Elementary School:
Jonesboro Magnet
Middle School:
Annie Camp
High School:
Jonesboro High School
Property Description
The house was purchased in 2005 by well known Interior Designer, MG Meyering, and was renovated and updated to suit. It has wonderful entertainment capabilities. Some of its features are: Three separate living areas, Den / TV Room on both levels, a sunroom for the warm sunny Arkansas days. Formal dining room, Large vaulted kitchen with copper sink, eat-in breakfast dining, granite and stainless appliance. Two potential art gallery spaces. Large first floor master bedroom w on-suite and tv niche. Several decks and backyard cabana. 4 bed / 3 bath Beautiful and artful staircase with eclectic embellishments. Two separate driveways, one a double car Porte Cochere'. Outdoor separated and locked storage room. Patio and fire pit. Plenty of storage in basement and a tornado safe-room. A very well built and energy efficient home. Dead center of Jonesboro, close to shopping, downtown and numerous Churches. 517 West Thomas Ave., was built in 1926 by James and Happy Lyle; business owners and philanthropic couple. The house was home to many house parties and dances. The larger portion of the second floor was originally designed as a ballroom for those activities. Happy Lyle was known for her fire red hair, hot temper and fast driving around Jonesboro. The Lyles made their money early on selling tires for a growing car economy in the late teens and early twenties and gave away many bicycles during the depression to those who fell on hard times. It was during the mid twenties that property was bought south of town knows as Coles division, enough to have pasture land for the Lyles horses and the house was built, in a typical English Tudor style, a very popular trend of the 1920'sThe house has significant Arkansas history behind its walls, as Francis Cherry, the only governor to be elected from Jonesboro, was to have said to have been talked into running a campaign by the Lyes and had also written his campaign song It's Cherry Picking Time written by him and the Lyles in the kitchens breakfast room.The house was purchased in 2005 by well known Interior Designer, MG Meyering, and was renovated and updated to suit. It has wonderful entertainment capabilities. Some of its features are:Three separate living areas, Den / TV Room on both levels, a sunroom for the warm sunny Arkansas days. Formal dining room, Large vaulted kitchen with copper sink, eat-in breakfast dining, granite and stainless appliance. Two potential art gallery spaces. Large first floor master bedroom w on-suite and tv niche. Several decks and backyard cabana. 4 bed / 3 bathBeautiful and artful staircase with eclectic embellishments. Two separate driveways, one a double car Porte Cochere'. Outdoor separated and locked storage room. Patio and fire pit. Plenty of storage in basement and a tornado safe-room. A very well built and energy efficient home. Dead center of Jonesboro, close to shop
Exterior Features

Exterior BrickShakeVinyl Siding Exterior Amenities DeckDeck CoveredOutbuildingsPatioPatio CoveredPaved StreetsPorchStorage RoomStorm Shelter Fencing Features BackyardWood Privacy Garage Type Carport-Attached Level Two Lot Description LandscapedShade TreesSloping Roof Architectural Shingle Style 2 Story Workshop No

Interior Features

2nd Living Room Yes Additional Room Yes Additional Room Level Main Additional Rooms Bonus RoomDen/StudyLoftOfficeStorageSun Room Appliances Convection OvenDishwasher Built-InDisposalDryer ElectricRefrigeratorWasher Basement Details Unknown Basement Square Footage 0 Bedroom2 Yes Bedroom2 Level Upper Bedroom3 Yes Bedroom3 Level Upper Bedroom4 Yes Bedroom4 Level Upper Cooling Features Central Dining Room Yes Dining Room Comments Formal Dining Room Fireplace Yes Fireplace Features OneTwo Floors CarpetCeramicHardwoodMarble Interior Features Breakfast BarBuilt-InsCeiling Fan(S)Climate ControlDry BarSaferoomSecurity SystemSmoke Alarm(S)Vaulted Ceiling(S) Kitchen Comments Large Vaulted Ceilings With Copper Sink Laundry Room Yes Living Room Yes Master Bedroom Yes Master Bedroom Comments Very SpaciousMain Level Master Bedroom Level Main Sunroom Yes Window Treatment BlindsCurtainsDrapesRods

Property Features

Above Ground Square Footage 4400 Agent Owned No Auction No Builder Owned No Electric Features Cw&L Fips Code 31 Flood Zone Unknown Heat Features Central Hoa Poa 0.00 Lease Type Net Occupant Type Vacant Possession At Closing Reo Property No Sewer Septic City Sewer Short Sale No Special Assessment 0.00 Tax Year 2021 Taxes 1297.00 Terms CashConventionalFhaIn HouseVa Transaction Type Sale Water Supply City

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Listing provided by Halsey Thrasher Harpole Real Estate Group: 870-972-9191.

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