Historic House Listings

So pretty in Alabama! Circa 1892. $188,900

July 15, 2018

I love the yellow exterior! So pretty. Listed on the National Register of Historic places and was once occupied by Jessica Lange during the filming of ‘Blue Sky’ in 1994. This home was also featured in the Selma Historic Pilgrimage. Built in 1892. Located on 1/4 acre in Selma, Alabama. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 4,800 square feet. $229,000 New Price: $188,900

From the Zillow listing:


You definitely will not want to overlook this well preserved two story Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1892. Not only is this home listed on The National Historic Register, previously featured on the Selma Historic Pilgrimage, but was once occupied by Actress Jessica Lange during the filming of “Blue Sky” in 1994! This gem boasts 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 2 half baths and is over 4800 square feet per the owner. There are a total of 8 (YES 8), wood burning fireplaces! Upon entry, take note of the 12 feet ceilings as well as hardwood pine and oak floors throughout. The downstairs, features two formal living rooms, ideal for lots of entertaining. One living area is adjacent to the formal dining room which can easily be separated by the hidden sliding pocket door. This space alone, can easily accommodate 25 guests. The kitchen is a chef’s dream with hand crafted cabinets, a free standing island, updated appliances and large adjoining butler’s pantry. The kitchen leads to an oversized breakfast room that easily welcomes a large family. The main bedroom has huge double closets and a connecting home office that can easily be converted to a nursery. You will be in pure awe of the renovations Ms. Lange orchestrated to the master bath during her tenure here. The master bath is equipped with elegant marble tile as well as, double vanity sinks and a separate shower. Outside you will find an inviting private brick patio, an outdoor kitchen, with a gas grill, sink and hookup for a gas stove and water. This is the perfect spot to host a wedding, reception or outdoor cookout. Attendees can easily access the half bath in the garage without entering the main property. This home is perfect for anyone considering a bed and breakfast or possibly a restaurant or other home based business that allows the owner to work from home! The possibilities are endless! Home is convenient to downtown Selma, restaurants, public library, local eateries and storefronts.

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