“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” –Maya Angelou.
The search for the ideal home can often be daunting. Imagination allows us to create an image of what we would consider to be the perfect home for us. Show-Me Real Estate, just north of Kansas City in Smithville, Mo., works hard each day to transform the journey of finding and purchasing one’s ideal new home from a disheartening hunt into a fun and thoroughly gratifying experience.
Currently, Show-Me Real Estate has countless homes listed that are guaranteed to be the epitome of someone’s dream home. Stop by its office and ask to speak with one of its friendly and hard-working agents.
From stunning timber-framed homes set on breathtaking secluded acreage in Smithville to gorgeous homes in Kansas City, North that back up to rolling, green golf courses, Show-Me Real Estate has the perfect home in mind for any potential buyer.
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Ready to help you find everything you’ve imagined in a home and more, Show-Me Real Estate highlights four properties that would spark the interest of even the most discerning homebuyer with meticulous attention to detail.
First, as you enter Smithville, not too far off of U.S. 169 at 2000 NE 132nd St. sits the outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. An absolutely stunning private, gated estate home is nestled perfectly upon 73.61 acres of tranquil Missouri countryside.
The winding drive will lead you through the timber, resembling a nature sanctuary. As you take the peaceful drive up to the home, watch for the exuberant wildlife. Once you reach the circular driveway featuring a fountain, you will be awestruck by the ingenuity used in the home’s construction.
Upon entering the custom 10-foot door to the home you will notice the massive Ponderosa Pines from Montana used in the construction of this masterpiece. All floors are knotty alder, stone, slate or cherry. The floor-to-ceiling fireplace can be enjoyed from the first floor or the second-level loft. The walls are laden with large windows of the highest quality, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of the inside of the home simultaneously with the lush natural beauty that envelops this truly one-of-a-kind residence.
The lavish features of this home are countless, from the exercise room featuring a sauna to the saltwater pool and the breathtaking verandas and screened-in porches. Five bedrooms and 71/2 bathrooms make up this 10,086-square-foot home which includes every amenity one’s heart could desire. Serious inquiries only, for when you enter this home it is beyond question that you will never want to leave.
If something more urban interests you, Show-Me Real Estate offers a picturesque home in Kansas City, North at 10124 N. Bradford Ave. in the renowned Tiffany Greens subdivision.
This home consists of over 6,000 square feet of quality construction and exclusive features that include a curved staircase; built-in office area lined by detailed built-in bookcases and filing systems; two full kitchens, one on each floor; and three fireplaces.
If you enjoy entertaining, this home is the perfect fit. A huge finished walkout lower level with two media rooms, an exercise or game room and tons of storage is the perfect place for visitors to gather. If the weather is nice, your guests can easily find their way into the back yard where they can admire the exquisite rock work and rolling green hills of the golf course.
Your guests will feel right at home in this four-bedroom, 41/2-bathroom home with plenty of room for everyone to enjoy privacy in addition to rooms for group activities and quality time together with the family. Bring the golf clubs and invite your friends and colleagues over for dinner, as this home is sitting on the 16th hole of the Tiffany Greens Golf Course.
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business? Do you enjoy hunting and other outdoor activities? Show-Me Real Estate has the ideal place for you. This next property offers a five-bedroom home and has commercial aspects as well. At 19939 S. Berryton Road in Lyndon, Kan., this two-story home is on 247 acres per county records.
This property also includes a commercial building event center that accommodates around 200 people and could be rented out for activities such as weddings or banquets. Currently it is being used as a gun club with 25 sporting clay stations for trap shooting, which could undeniably be an excellent investment opportunity.
The property also has 122.3 acres of CRP with a $6,689 payment per year. Other features include four large outbuildings and a pond. It is a sportsman’s paradise with a myriad of deer and turkey, and the perfect acreage for hunting and camping of all kinds. It is minutes from Pomona Lake, just in case a potential buyer might be interested in fishing somewhere other than the on-site pond.
The last property is a timeless home in a quaint setting, perfect for a family with a passion for horses. If you were to imagine the ideal rural home, 17608 C Highway in Trimble, Mo., might be exactly what you had in mind. With all the possibilities for a bed and breakfast, this beautifully restored home sits on 16.62 acres bordering Smithville Lake.
The original homestead was built in 1850 and is filled with country charm. Don’t let its age fool you. It has been completely restored with all new low-E windows, all new plumbing featuring a water manifold system and all new electrical. The exterior and interior walls are well insulated.
The original hardwood floors and all of the woodwork has been stripped and re-stained to show their beauty. This property includes a 30- by 50-foot outbuilding and a two-stall horse barn with a tack stall. Bring your horses and enjoy quiet country living at its finest.
The agents at Show-Me Real Estate have years of experience and are ready to assist you in the areas of farm ground, large and small acreage, hunting properties, residential, commercial and investment properties. Their offices in Plattsburg and Smithville are centrally located and within short drives to Kansas City, Liberty, Kearney, Cameron, St. Joseph, Platte City and all rural towns in between.
They take pride in rural living as most towns offer community events and festivals all year long, water sports at Smithville Lake, and that small-town feel without being too far from the big cities.
Stop by the office at 1101 S. U.S. 169 Highway, Smithville or call 816-532-6101 with any real estate questions or inquiries about these highlighted properties. Visit the website at www.show-merealestate.com to view photos of these properties and many more.
Show-Me Real Estate
Location: 1101 S. U.S. 169 Highway, Smithville.