Brick ranch has family room in full basement

Property includes covered patio, detached garage, carport



Open social areas, updated bathrooms and kitchen, and a deep back yard with covered patio add to the charm of this brick ranch home in Kettering.

Listed for $175,000 by Sibcy Cline Realtors, the brick ranch at 316 E. Dorothy Lane has about 890 square feet of living space plus a full, finished basement. The property includes a one-car, detached garage with covered carport, a covered concrete patio and a fenced back yard.

A covered front porch is off the oversized concrete driveway. The porch has a sitting area and spindled accents.

An updated front door opens directly into the main social areas. The living room and dining room are open to each other, creating an L-shaped floor plan. Hardwood flooring fills the formal areas and continues into the kitchen, hallway and bedrooms. Ceiling light fixtures have been updated and include a ceiling fan. There are two storage closets, each accessible from the living room and the dining room.

A short hallway from the dining room leads to two bedrooms and a full bathroom. Both bedrooms have two windows and single-door door closets. The full bathroom has a tub/shower with ceramic-tile surround, a bureau vanity with extended sink, a mirrored medicine cabinet and ceramic-tile flooring and a frosted window. Vinyl windows are throughout the main level while the basement has above-ground glass-block windows.

Arched walkways lead into the hallway and the kitchen from the dining room. The galley-style kitchen has painted cabinetry that surrounds stainless-steel appliances. Appliances include a cooktop, wall ovens, a dishwasher and refrigerator. There is a single sink, and additional cabinetry and counter space surround the refrigerator.

Access the basement stairwell and the rear entrance door are off the kitchen. The back door opens to a covered concrete patio that has extra privacy by an ornate breeze block wall and picket gate. The gate opens from the patio to the carport and overhead door of the garage. The same breeze block adds privacy to the carport.

Back inside, the stairwell continues down to the full basement, which has been finished into a family room, a bonus room currently set up as a bedroom and a full bathroom. The family room has two large glass-block windows and carpeting.

The full bathroom has ceramic-tile flooring, a soaking tub with shower handle and faucet, a wall-hung vanity with solid-surface sink and counter.

The bonus room has a storage nook and access to the laundry room, unfinished storage area and mechanical systems. The house has a tankless hot water system.


Price: $175,000

Directions: South on Far Hills and East on Dorothy Lane, house on south side of street

Highlights: About 890 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, finished basement, updated bathrooms, bonus room, tankless water heater, radon mitigation system 2016, covered patio, fenced back yard, 1-car detached garage, covered carport.

For more information:

Toni Donato Shade

Sibcy Cline Realtors

(937) 416-9755

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