It is officially a new year and with a new year comes many goals for our team and reflection on all that 2023 has brought us here at Oakridge Real Estate. One thing we wanted to recap was our 2023 year of listing spotlights! Each month our team selects a home that our team has for sale to spotlight. If you are looking for some some inspiration or just want to look at some pretty homes, keep scrolling down and let us know what home is your favorite from 2023. We are looking forward to keep highlighting more beautiful homes throughout the Cedar Valley this year!
February: The Craftsman Bungalow You Will Instantly Fall in Love With - 1020 Franklin St., Cedar Falls
Listed by Kathy Albert, you will fall in love with this beautiful 1 1/2 story craftsman style home the minute you walk through the door! The living room features a stunning beamed ceiling that complements the wood burning fireplace. The perfect combination to cozy up with a good book or gather around with friends. The main level continues with hardwood floors, beautiful windows, and a bevy of built-ins. The owners have taken good care of this special home see more of the February Listing of the month here.
March: The Stunning Sprawling Ranch Built by Waterloo Architect Mortimer Cleveland - 1023 Rachael St., Waterloo
Listed by Sara Junaid, this home was built in 1966 by Mortimor Cleveland. This sprawling ranch beauty sits on over 0.6 of an acre in a highly desirable neighborhood with mature trees and wonderful walking area close to schools, parks and more. Completely remodeled and one of the prettiest homes on the market with it's spectacular curb appeal and incredible details on the inside that will wow you at every corner. The stunning navy brick exterior, white trim and pink entry door greet you and you will be even more impressed when you step inside. The owners have meticulously renovated the home to include furniture, light fixtures and luxury finishes reminiscent of the 60s era of the home. See more of the March Listing of the month here.
April: Stunning Renovated Ranch in Cedar Falls - 1112 Cherrywood Place, Cedar Falls
Listed by Brad Page, this home is completely remodeled from top to bottom. Features include a gourmet kitchen with island and solid surface countertops , tiled bath, wood flooring, fire place with stone accents in the family room, Landscaped fenced in 3/4 acre lot and more. Freshly refinished deck and more! See more of the April Listing of the month here.
May: The Breathtaking Bungalow in Waterloo - 227 Hillside Ave., Waterloo
Listed by Sara Junaid, this breathtaking bungalow is situated on a pretty tree-lined street in the heart of the city. Pride of ownership is evident in this immaculate 1.5 story home that has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur and offers a elegant yet welcoming atmosphere of space and light. From the moment you step inside this timeless beauty you will be delighted by the charming details and modern conveniences that greet you at every turn. Almost every inch has been updated starting with fresh paint throughout, refinished hardwood floors, brand new windows, light fixtures and custom wood shutters. See more of the May Listing of the month here.
June: This 1950's Sprawling Ranch Home is a True Gem You Won't Want to Miss - 4028 Rownd St., Cedar Falls
Listed by Lauren Duhaime, this beautifully updated 1950's sprawling ranch is a true gem nestled on a corner lot. With its timeless charm and tasteful renovations, this 4 bedroom, 2 bath residence offers the perfect blend of classic elegance and modern convenience. As you step inside, you'll be captivated by the warm and inviting atmosphere created by the thoughtful updates throughout the home. See more of the June Listing of the month here.
July: This Home in Cedar Falls has Even the Seasoned Realtors in Awe - 4119 Wynnewood Dr., Cedar Falls
Listed by Gale Bonsall, this home in Cedar Falls has even seasoned Realtors in awe when they walk through. This home boasts over 4000 sq. ft. above grade and more than 5600 total finished living area. Upon entering the grand two-story entrance of the home to your right you will be met with beauty of gorgeous 3/4 inch walnut flooring throughout the main level. To your right is the library unlike any other. This library or study is right out of a magazine, with floor to ceiling wood built-in bookcases complete with a librarian's ladder! As you continue to the living room the majestic 180 degree views overlooking the large Fieldstone pond steal your attention. Specialty floor to ceiling windows in the great room make enhance the view while providing an abundance of natural light. See more of the August Listing of the month here.
August: There is Only One Word to Describe this Renovated Ranch, Stellar! 1123 Ridgemont Rd., Waterloo
Listed by Jane Obermeier, there is only one word to describe this home - Stellar! The attention to detail and the pride of ownership is clearly evident in this gorgeous remodeled ranch home. You will find it easy to picture yourself living here with nothing to do but move in! The moment you open the front door you will be captivated by the stunning three sided gas fireplace with custom built mantle in the large open living room. As you move into the dining room and kitchen you will love the chef's dream kitchen. See more of the August Listing of the month here.
September: Step Away From the Ordinary and into This Character-Filled Ranch Home Located in the Desirable Viking Hills Subdivision - 5520 Marius Dr., Cedar Falls
Listed by Dan Berregaard, Step away from the ordinary and into this character-filled ranch home located in the highly desirable Viking Hills subdivision. As you head inside the front door and into the great room, you'll immediately appreciate the open-concept floor plan and styling of the main floor. Offering hand-scraped wood floors, vaulted ceilings accented by beautifully crafted wood beams, and a unique skylight design, this great space provides enough room for the whole family. See more of the September Listing of the month here.
October: This Grundy Center Home for Sale is Right out of an HGTV Magazine - 605 E Ave., Grundy Center
Listed by Sara Wegmann, come see the stunning new construction home with all the upgrades. With one of the biggest quartz islands in Grundy Counter, dream pantry, open layout kitchen, main level laundry, beautiful primary suite and luxury vinyl planking throughout this home is truly right out of an HGTV magazine ad. See more of the September Listing of the month here.
November: The 1900's Historic Home in Waverly that is Filled with Character and Charm - 618 NW 1st Ave., Waverly
Listed by Jane Obermeier, beauty abounds in this fabulous 1901 historical home located in the historical district near Wartburg College. You will love the perfect combination of modern updates as well as the character and charm in this meticulously maintained two story home. The updated kitchen offers lots of storage, countertop space and room to move around. See more of the November Listing of the month here.
December: The Sprawling Ranch Unlike any other Home in the Cedar Valley - 3434 Tucson Dr., Cedar Falls
Listed by Dan Berregaard, this nearly 3000-square-foot ranch home has been remodeled from top to bottom and has all the extras! The curb appeal is outstanding. Features include a revamped exterior, aided by new landscaping and an inviting color scheme with stone and wood accents, LTV plank flooring throughout, large windows, a dream kitchen with quartz countertops, new cabinets, walk in pantry, live edge island counter. The features don't end there, the primary suite on the main floor is a paradise to wake up in every day. See more of the December Listing of the month here.