The House

First… some historical pics from 1982 when I bought the house. (The house is easier to see without some of the current landscaping.)

1982 – The basic house and detached-garage (both with aluminum siding) look basically the same.
Landscaping has changed. That white rectangle below the front-porch is the door to opening to the coal-chute. You can access it — and also a fruit-cellar under the left-side of the porch — from the basement.
1982 – about a mile walk to town. (15-minutes.)
This is the only house on the street with a garage. Only a few have off-street parking.
Upstairs WINDOWS on the right side of the house: Office, Bathroom, Guest Bedroom.
Smaller Windows Below: Basement area, dining room.
Note that there is access to the unusable, insulated “attic area” through the square window above the front porch.

It’s just a few blocks from the bike-path. Within walking-distance of Seaman’s grocery, Miller’s Chicken, the Ohio University Credit Union branch on S. Shafer Street, the fairgrounds, and the hospital. City bus-stop is 2 blocks away. Westside Elementary School is 2 blocks away.
ARTS/West is 2 short-blocks away. A great location with off-street parking.
This 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom house is perfect for a single person, single-parent, or small family.
1982 – back-porch has since been replaced with a deck approx 10′ wide x 6′ deep. with an entrance from the kitchen door. New wooden deck surface installed 11/20.

Below the garage is a shed (with 2 windows — one on the back, another on the right side)
Shed has a concrete floor (about half the size of the garage as it’s built into a bank.)


New Vinyl Plank Flooring in March 2021. (2) Stained-glass hanging light-fixtures to be sold.
Dining room windows – large brass candlesticks – The 2 stained-glass window-inserts will be sold at auction along with the green-marble obelisks (left), black-glazed ceramic bowls, and nice, white ceramic teapot made by a Georgia ceramic artist.
One of the 2 stained-glass dining-room window-inserts. Top of the heavy, brass candlesticks.
Living room from just inside the front-door, looking into the small hallway leading to both bedrooms and the bathroom. 400+ SF of new vinyl-plank flooring installed in living-room, hallway, bath, kitchen, pantry. (March 2021)
10 beautiful, hand-knotted Iranian carpets of various sizes and styles will be sold at auction.
Hallway (with framed, original-water-color by artist/author Sallie Latch) as seen from living room. 2 bedroom doors.
Hallway seen from bathroom doorway. Bedroom doors on right, living room on left.

Lots of Marilyn Monroe books, magazines, framed-prints and photos, postcards, and other memorabilia will be sold at auction.
Living Room (facing east toward the garage — the wall to the left as you enter the front door.)

All art, 2 custom-made hanging stained-glass window-pieces, Mission-Style stained-glass floor lamp, mantle clock (not working, but fixable), heavy-brass candlesticks, John Matz hanging round stained-glass piece, lots of green-marble (obelisks, boxes, cutting-boards, and other art-objects) will be sold at auction.
Living room. White wool loveseat, pillows, stained-glass by John Matz, ceramic pedestal, etc. to be sold at auction.

The 2-cushion matching love-seat to be sold with the larger sofa is
6′ long x 37” deep
Egyptian art, stained glass, stained-glass lamp (base also lights up), and the wooden/glass sofa table to be sold at auction.
Ceiling fan with variable-speed wall-switch. Newly-painted ceiling tiles (March 2021).
The fireplace has an old gas-heater installed but I have never used it. I was told to have the chimney inspected before using the fireplace to see if it needed a liner installed for safety. Instead, I just sealed-off and covered the fireplace for energy-efficiency.
Fireplace: Blocked-off for energy-efficiency.
Living Room looking into the top of the staircase leading down to the dining room
The staircase has new, gold carpeting, installed March 2021
Framed, signed-art-prints by Alaskan artist, Jon Van Zyle, custom-made stained-glass in the window, and the hanging brass-lamp will be sold at auction.
Stained-glass window hangings to be sold at auction. New vinyl-plank flooring (March 2021)
Living Room: new vinyl-plank flooring installed 2021
Fireplace covered over.
Living Room new vinyl-plank flooring installed 2021. Facing the street. Floor vent next to fireplace.
White 3-cushion Wool Sofa. (2 more large white throw-cushions come with the sofa and 2 more with the matching love seat.
8′ long x 37” deep
Foot-stool, candelabra , original & signed framed silkscreen of child and stained-glass to be sold at auction.
White 3-cushion Wool Sofa.
8′ long x 37” deep.
Plastic Venetian blinds. Green glass pieces.
White 3-cushion Wool Sofa (plus large throw cushions, not pictured)
8′ long x 37” deep.
Living Room Windows looking-out onto the front-porch and street.
The stained-glass pieces will be sold at auction.
Antique milk-glass (?) and brass (?) hanging lamp.
Custom-made Stained Glass 18″ x 18″
Custom-made Stained Glass 18″ x 18″
Stained Glass by local artist, John Matz
Stained-glass made by the owner. “45701” (look carefully)
(2) Large teakwood stereo-speakers. 16″ x 16″ x 36″

Mission-Style lamps; marble obelisks, lots of ceramic tiles to be sold at auction.
Metal and glass hanging-lamp and (6) plastic “bamboo” or “reed” window-shades to be sold at auction.
Beautiful antique “Tiffany glass” shade on top of a small cast-metal lamp stand.
(I bought the shade on eBay and found the lamp-base at New to You.)
Jon Van Zyle signed prints. (CLICK HERE). Newly-carpeted stairwell (3/21)
Nice wooden-picture-frames and mats (with photos).
Nice wooden frames and mats with photos. Newly-carpeted steps (3/21)
At bottom of steps, ceramic-tile floor installed in the dining room in 2006.
Bedroom overlooking the pond. Ceiling fan; far infrared zip-up portable sauna; (6) plastic “reed” or “bamboo” shades; small, white, one-drawer bedside table; digital clock; (2) chest-of-drawers.

Pics of the House