202 W Main St, Council Grove, KS

Retail for Sale - $149,000 - 5,024 Sq. Ft. on 2800 acres

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NameMarty Wright

Property Info

CIMLS #840721
Location202 W Main St
Council Grove KS 66846
Last UpdatedAugust 13th, 2019
Building5,024 Sq. Ft.
Land2800 acres
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Property Description

Here is your chance to own a piece of history!

Built in 1887, this beautiful two story building located in downtown Council Grove KS was placed on the National Registor of Historic Places on July 22, 2010. The building has a finished upstairs loft for residential living as well as a large retail space on the ground floor.

Over the last 128 years the retail portion of the building has been an office complex, a seminar center, a hardware store, a book store, an art gallery, and a cafe. The original tin ceilings are still in place! The lower level features a large room at the front of the building, a private office and fully functional kitchen as well as two restrooms in the center of the building. The back portion of the first floor is utilized as a garage and storage area.

The second floor serves as a loft style residence with a full kitchen, a large bedroom, full bath, a large ballroom style room at the back of the building, and a large living room area that has a beautiful view of downtown Council Grove. Utilities are separate and these spaces could be used by an entrepreneur who wants to live close to work, or the properties could be rented separately.

Council Grove sets at the intersection of KS Hwy 177 and US Hwy 56. Topeka, Emporia, and Manhattan are all within an hours drive. The Flint Hills Scenic Byway runs from Council Grove to Cassoday. The Santa Fe Trail runs through Council Grove and there are 25 scenic historic sites in Council Grove related to the history of the community. The 2730 acre Council Grove Federal Resevoir, managed by the Corp of Engineers provides abundant recreational opportunities for the camper, boater, and fisherman. The 440 acre Council Grove Lake features 348 lakefront properties ranging from simple cabins to homes in the upper six figures. There are a lot of reasons to make your home or start your business in Council Grove, and priced at just $155,000, this property is priced to sell! Call Marty Wright at 620-767-3258 to learn more or schedule an appointment to see this historical building!

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