Historic House Listings

Sold! Oh wow!! Wasn’t expecting this! Circa, 1869. Five acres in Kentucky!

April 12, 2018

This Kentucky house surprised me! The stairs are gorgeous! The wide plank floors look to be in good condition! Built in 1869 in Fairfield which is only 45 minutes to Louisville. It was home to Henry McKenna. Who is that?? Any bourbon lovers on here?? He was considered the patriarch of bourbon! Six bedrooms, three baths, 3,257 square feet and on almost five acres! $164,500

From the Zillow listing:


An Amazing opportunity awaits the next visionary to own this extraordinary historic home in the little town of Fairfield KY just 45 minutes from downtown Louisville! It sits on over 4.5 acres right off of Main St. Make this unique home your own or turn it into an income producing property by making it a Bed & Breakfast or an Airbnb. The owners claim that Henry McKenna and his family lived in this home once upon a time. Henry McKenna was one of Kentucky’s bourbon patriarchs! There are endless¬†opportunities with a home that has this much character and charm! The home has 6 huge bedrooms and 3 baths! The seller has recently made some improvements by having all of the weathered wood planks replaced on the home, a new roof over the back patio of the outbuilding, and some concrete work on the front steps. Now, it’s up to you to pick your own paint colors! Can you imagine what this home will look like when it has a fresh coat of paint on it? Where else can you find this much house, character, potential, sitting on this much acreage, for $164,500? That comes up just a little over $50.00 per square feet. Folks, you can’t build it nowhere near that! Call the listing agent to schedule a showing before it’s too late!


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