Historic House Listings

Off market. Love this exterior! Sears Roebuck house. Circa, 1890 in Louisiana. $143,000

June 28, 2018

Love this exterior! So much character. Built in 1890 and owned by only one family! This is a Sears Roebuck kit house. The interior is like a time capsule for the 1970’s. 🙂 Original windows, glass and shutters! Working transom windows inside. The upstairs was used as a boarding house sometime in its history. Within walking distance of the historic courthouse and the Mississippi River. Located in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,887 square feet. $165,000 New Price: $143,000

From the Zillow listing:


Beautiful Victorian Home in Historic District of Donaldsonville, which was the capital of Louisiana from 1830-31. Built in 1890 using Sears Robuck house plans. Great investment for a Bed and Breakfast with zoning approval. __?? foot ceilings, transoms over each door, wood floors and original shutters, windows and glass. The home has been with the same family since it as built, Home was once used as a boarding home upstairs where it has 3 bedrooms and a room used as a kitchen with cabinets and a kitchen sink, but no appliances. It is within walking distance of Ascension Catholic Church, fine dining, antiques stores, the beautiful historic courthouse and Mississippi River. This is a great investment with the chemical plants and future plant construction plans.

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