LOCATION: This home is located at 35760 Ridge Road. It is roughly 6 miles southwest of the city of Poteau, OK. Poteau has a population of 8,822 and is the county seat of LeFlore County. The larger city of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, population 80,000, is 26 miles away. Poteau has ample shopping to include a Walmart Super Center, a Harps Grocery Store, and multiple farm stores. It is home to Carl Albert State College and Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center. There are a variety of churches, a post office, and an excellent school system. Other points of interest include Lake Wister State Park, the Ouachita National Forest, Cedar Lake, the scenic Talimena Drive, Sardis Lake, Kerr Lake, and the Heavener Runestone to name a few. There is excellent hunting for whitetail deer, wild turkey, black bear, and other small game. Some of the best fishing, boating, kayaking, and swimming in the state are available in the many area lakes, rivers, and streams. There is many hiking, camping sites and horseback riding trails throughout the Ouachita National Forest.
LAND: 1.94 acres of level to sloping terrain.
SERVICES: OG&E electric, rural water #1, internet, mail delivery and school bus.
HOME: This flat roof, contemporary style home was constructed in 1973. It features 1,374 s.f. of heated and cooling living area. The home has a concrete slab foundation, metal and brick exterior and a metal roof. The home is totally electric with central heat and air. Features include an open living/dining concept, a galley style kitchen with attached utility room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and two spaces that could be used as either an office or hobby room. The home and the double car garage with carport is attached by a breezeway. A wooden partially covered deck runs the full length of the rear of the home and wraps on one side. The architect that designed the home carefully situated the property so that it could take full advantage of the view from all sides. Room dimensions and descriptions are as follows:
LIVING ROOM/DINING AREA: This space is 21’ x 21’. It is an open concept with a brick wall that distinguishes the demarcation between the two areas. This space has floor to ceiling windows on the southeast side which affords a perfect view of Kiamichi Mountains and valley to the south, Poteau Mountain to the southeast, and Sugarloaf Mountain to the direct east. Cavanal Hill can be viewed from the front of the home off of the living area to the northwest. This entire space has navy blue carpet, taupe textured walls, and grid ceiling tiles. The living area side has a woodburning stove which provides a backup source of heat. The dining area side has built-in bookcases. A glass door leads out to the rear covered patio/deck.
GALLEY KITCHEN: 7’6” x 7’10”, While this space is small, it is efficient without giving up functionality. It features Formica granite-look countertops with open front cabinets on both sides. Appliances include an electric solid surface Maytag cooktop/oven, vent hood, Maytag refrigerator and stainless Whirlpool dishwasher. The floor is a wood-look laminate and the walls are off white.
UTILITY: 5 x 7’6”, This space is directly off the kitchen and is also galley style. One wall houses a Whirlpool washer and dryer with cabinetry above. The opposite side has a Formica top folding table with cabinetry above. This area has the same wood-look laminated floors and off-white walls.
OFFICE: 7’2” X 7’5’, Wood look laminated flooring, built-in bookcase with Formica top desk surface, large pantry/storage, and sliding double doors leading to the rear wooden deck.
MECHANICAL/STORAGE ROOM: 6’ x 7’7”, This space stores the HVAC system as well as the 40-gallon electric E-Smart water heater. There is plenty of room for extra storage.
BEDROOM #1: 10’ x 12’4”, Taupe textured walls, navy blue carpet, ceiling fan with light, single closet and double sliding glass doors leading out to the side room. The side room is 6’2” x 14’3”. This room could serve as an extra office/closet/storage. It has built-in shelving; wood look laminate floors as well as a door that leads out to the rear backyard.
HALL BATHROOM FOR BEDROOM #1: Laminate flooring, seven’ double vanity, mirror, and lighting above, linen storage, commode, tub/shower with ceramic surround.
BEDROOM #2: 9’8” x 11’11”, off white and taupe textured walls, navy blue carpet, closet.
HALL BATHROOM FOR BEDROOM #2: Inlay flooring, 5’9” ceramic top single vanity, backsplash, mirror, and lighting above, cabinetry below, commode, linen storage and ceramic shower. The hallway has a closet.
GARAGE: 21’10” x 35’, This part of the home has a metal gable roof. It supports two electric garage doors, fluorescent lighting, and a rear exit to a covered patio. This space also houses the 4’x 6’ steel above ground SAFE ROOM.
ATTACHED FRONT CARPORT: 19’ x 35’, Attached to garage. There is plenty of room for parking extra cars under this space.
REAR DECK: The rear wooden deck expands the full width of the home and wraps to one side. It is partially covered over the exit from the main home and the garage.