Historic House Listings

Off market. Historic Jaquess House. Circa, 1870 in Indiana. $259,900

June 28, 2018

I love Italianates! The Jaquess House was built in 1870 and is one of the oldest residences in Poseyville, Indiana. Original tongue and groove pine floors have been refinished beautifully! All of the original plaster walls have been refinished. Six bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,211 square feet. $279,900 New Price: $259,900

From the Zillow listing:


The Historic Jaquess Residence built in 1870 in the Italianate style is ready for the market and new owners for only the fourth time in its history. One of the oldest residences to line any street of Poseyville, IN, the imposing 2.5 story house is immediately recognizable with its newly powder coated wrought iron fence and freshly painted cedar siding. Inside the original black walnut carved front door you will find a winding staircase with a curved balustrade leading to the second floor. Directly to your right and left are double parlors, both with impressive fireplace mantels, one of brick and one of cast iron. The original tongue and groove pine plank floors have been refinished throughout the first level. The left formal parlor has a door that leads into the romantic formal dining room. The dining rooms ambient dark color scheme coupled with the rustic chandelier make it the perfect location for any event. Behind the dining room is the brand new kitchen, with custom built soft maple cabinets coated with a serene cherry finish, new appliances, new ceramic tile floor, and a large kitchen island for room to prep those big meals. The laundry is conveniently located just off the kitchen, in its own separate room. The upstairs of the main house features four spacious bedrooms, all with cast iron and marble fireplaces. Since the 2004 Restoration of this residence, the owners have spared no expense, refinishing all the plaster walls to original, updating the electrical to brand new romex and 400 amp service as well as removing the old knob and tube. They also installed and piped in a brand new boiler, which is 97% efficient and means the heating bills are only $100 a month! They also installed a brand new roof, new doors, refinished all door frames, trim, fireplace mantels and installed all new plumbing. This elegant Italianate masterpiece is awaiting to be your dream home today. This home is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and the history and documentation of the home will remain with the residence.

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