Historic House Listings

Those stairs!! All of the art is being sold as well. Circa, 1852 in Kentucky. $1,100,000

May 18, 2018

Those stairs are amazing!!! So is all of the artwork in the house. ‘Rose Hill’ was built in 1847 by the Seelbach family. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Artist, Julius Friedman saved it from demolition when he purchased it in 1975. It is his personal art collection in the home. Six bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 9,058 square feet. $1,100,000

From the Zillow listing:


Special sale of Julius Friedman’s personal collection of art will be held this Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 4 pm at the house. First showing of this fantastic property will be open house luncheon for buyers, agents and neighbors on Tuesday May 22 from 11:30 am -1:30 pm. Built in 1847 ‘Rose Hill’ was at one time owned by the Seelbach family and was most recently the home of internationally renowned Louisville designer and artist Julius Friedman who saved it from demolition by purchasing it in 1975. A magnificent example of Italianate architecture, this Highlands home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is situated on a beautiful 3/4 acre lot close to both Bardstown Road and Cherokee Park.

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