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503 W 12th St S, Newton, IA, 50208


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5 Bedrooms
1 Full Bath, 1 Partial
3,899 SqFt
Schools Nearby


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503 W 12th St S, Newton$525,000

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Property Highlights

Home TypeResidential
ParkingAttached, Garage, Two Car Garage
Attached Garage2 spaces
Year Built1928
HeatingForced Air, Natural Gas, Other
CoolingCentral Air, Other
FireplaceGas, Vented, Wood Burning, Fireplace Screen
MLS #695834
Lot Size0.58 Acres

About 503 W 12th St S

This extraordinary, 3 story Tudor with over 4400 sq ft of finished living space, built by T.H. Maytag in 1928 was once the home of Sara Haines on the television's "The View". The main floor consists of a inviting foyer & central staircase featuring a wrought iron banister, 2nd staircase from the kitchen, large Living Room w hand-carved Fireplace w built-ins, adjoining sunroom, spacious dining room & breakfast nook featuring a built-in china cabinet. The blue & white kitchen maintains the original tile & cabinets, but has new appliances. The home features mahogany woodwork & original oak floors. It includes a 3rd level finished attic & lower level w finished Family Room, laundry, workout room & new 3/4 Bath. The home has a tile roof & was fitted w 2 new gas furnaces & air condensers in the past 5 years. A few of the many highlights include 4 sets of beveled-glass French doors, high ceilings w crown molding, original windows, doors, knobs, & fixtures from Europe. The home sits on .58 acre surrounded by old growth pines w a large maple in the front. Perennial beds surround the large brick patio, brick gazebo, & in-ground fountain. Outdoor lighting illuminates this historic home w exquisite craftsmanship, but is also family friendly w modern comforts.

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Architectural Style: Three Story
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Stories: 3
  • Living Area: 3,899 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: RE/MAX Concepts
  • Office Phone: (641) 521-0302
  • Listing Agent: Jo Jenkins

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Dryer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood, Tile
  • Interior: Wet Bar, Dining Area, Separate/Formal Dining Room, Cable TV, Window Treatments
  • Fireplace: Gas, Vented, Wood Burning, Fireplace Screen

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Partial Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Total Bedroom Count: 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • Exterior: Sprinkler/Irrigation, Patio, Storage

Parking Information:

  • Garage Space: 2 spaces
  • Attached Garage: Yes
  • Parking: Attached, Garage, Two Car Garage

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot: Rectangular Lot
  • Lot Size: 0.58 Acres


Utilities Information:

  • Heating: Forced Air, Natural Gas, Other
  • Cooling: Central Air, Other

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • Newton Senior High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-3


Directions Information:

  • Directions: From the Newton square drive west on 1st Ave W. Turn south on W 11th St S then turn west on S 5th Ave W. Turn S on W 12th St S and then immediately turn west onto Larchwood Court. Home is on the north side of the road: 503 W 12th St S Newton, IA 50208

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $525,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $135/SqFt

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $7,572
  • Tax Year: 2021
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MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: DMAAR
  • MLS Number: #695834

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: RE/MAX Concepts
  • Office Phone: (641) 521-0302
  • Listing Agent: Jo Jenkins

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Property Sales & Tax

Listing History

Aug 14, 2009Home Sold

Tax History


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Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

  • 103 Thomas Jefferson Rd

  • 0.55 miles

  • Public District Grades KG-3

High School

  • Newton Senior High School

  • 800 E 4th St S

  • 0.99 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12


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Frequently Asked Questions About 503 W 12th St S

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 503 W 12th St S property is $525,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 503 W 12th St S is a house located in Newton, Iowa, 50208.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 503 W 12th St S is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 503 W 12th St S are:
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10
Newton Senior High School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2021 is $7,572 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on August 14, 2009 for $305,000. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 503 W 12th St S has 5 bedrooms and 1 full and 1 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 503 W 12th St S is 3,899 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 503 W 12th St S is 1928.

Rocket HomesIowaJasper CountyNewton50208503 W 12th St S

This home is located at 503 W 12th St S in Newton, IA and zip code 50208. This 3,899 square foot home, which was built in 1928, sits on a 0.58 acre lot. Features: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since May 22, 2024 and is currently priced at $525,000.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

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