Historic House Listings

$67,500!! Fixer upper. Captain Henry Gray Carter House. Circa, 1871 in Texas.

June 27, 2018

$67,500! Henry Carter was a captain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He fought against General Banks army at Fort Butler. He was wounded during that battle. In 1864 he married Cleopatra Williams. He moved to Marlin, Texas in 1871 and became a prominent banker, rancher and business leader. He built the house in 1871. In 1926 it was remodeled heavily. The original ax hewn log foundation, fireplaces and square nails are still visible in the house. Located on .84 acres in Marlin, Texas. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,274 square feet. $67,500

From the Zillow listing:


The home offers 3 very large bedrooms. Original staircase. We are told that the some new electric and plumbing has been installed by the previous owner as well as a metal roof. The kitchen is a blank canvas thats ready for your design. This place has tons of potential and could be a great investment but it requires lots of TLC.

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