Historic House Listings

Sold. 21 acres in Ohio! Great porch! Circa 1890. $245,000

July 16, 2018


Not a bad price! Interior could use some updating. Willing to bet there are hardwood floors under the carpeting and linoleum. Built in 1890. Located on 21.28 acre in Burton, Ohio. Updated electric and new roof. Sellers will escrow $20,000 for new septic. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,456 square feet. $245,000

From the Zillow listing:


Western Reserve Style Farm house with all the charm and character of yesteryear. Offers inviting covered front porch and enclosed side porch. Compact kitchen with a surprising amount of counters and cupboards with access to enclose porch or rear yard! Stairs from kitchen lead to 1/2 bath and basement entrance which also has access to rear yard. Formal dining room with built in cupboard, large living room with access to covered front porch, and family room with wood burner insert in the fireplace with access to rear yard too! Upstairs offers 2 nice size bedrooms, and full bath with large walk-in closet/dressing room. This adorable home offers abundant sunlight and has been lovingly updated over the last several years. Updates including windows, roof, appliances, furnace & A/C, electric panel and more. 36×24 detached garage had new roof in 2013 and has walk up stairs to 2nd story that would be a great “Man Cave”, kids play area, hobby or craft area, or art studio?? Also has older 30×24 livestock barn with gravel floor and couple old stalls. All this sitting on 21 Beautiful wooded acres with trails. Interested in Maple Sugaring, this would be a great woods to have. If you love the charm and quaintness an older home has to offer, this is the one you’ve been waiting for and has plenty of room for family and fur babies to roam! Sellers will escrow $20K for new septic!

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