Looking for someplace to retire or just let your life slow down a bit, a town full of spirit, strong local businesses, and solid belief in country, come live in Howard, Kansas. The people are friendly, the school system is structured and well run with emphasis on personal responsibility for your actions and great support of their staff. This community takes you in and makes you their own. If a less stressful life in an area full of rural country beauty is what you have been seeking, then come check out this charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with a 1215 sqft, 3-section outbuilding and attached 2-car+ carport within walking distance of most amenities in Howard. There is so much outdoor space you can sit somewhere new each morning or evening. Spend your evenings enjoying the 572 sqft deck, or have your morning coffee on the spacious front porch or back porch. The landscaping/flowers/trees have been lovingly planted to create the tranquility, beauty, and charm of an English Country Manor. The home has been upgraded and well-maintained, with upgraded electrical including multiple electrical outlets both inside and outside the home. There are new double-paned windows throughout the home that have the added feature of both upper and lower tipping out for easy cleaning. The flooring and hot water heater are about 1 1/2 years to 2 years old and there is a whole house water softener system and an additional purifying system under the Kitchen sink for drinking water. And to keep the whole house cool in late Spring and early Fall, the home has an extra large thermostat-controlled attic fan to conserve electricity. Outside, the home there is a large, multi-level deck and a fenced-in area for either animals or children or both. The home's exterior also features an updated utility cellar, low maintenance vinyl siding, security lights around the house and the building that come on automatically at dusk, and an insulated dog mansion inside the fenced area. For your safety, they have installed a 22 KW Generac system (back up generator) that is directly connected to the gas line. This system kicks on within 15 seconds of losing power and has the capability of powering both the home and the whole 1215 sqft building. The building in back is located on the alley and has a alley entrance to two sections that have potential income-producing possibilities. It could be utilized as a meeting space, classroom for teaching crafts, business storage or other business ventures. Could use that space for a nice home gym, he/she shed space, or a Home Business. The space in the center would be great for personal storage and you could still rent one end and use one end. One end area has heat and air, and HVAC could be easily installed later to all areas of the building. Options for uses of this building are endless! Located about 1 hr and 15 min from Wichita, Emporia, and Bartlesville, OK, take the time to drive out and see this terrific home. Call for an appointment to set up a showing!!