Historic House Listings

Almost three acres in Texas! Circa 1892. $138,000!

August 26, 2018

Looks like a great house for the money! Built in 1892. Located on 2.76 acres in Jacksonville, Texas. Surrounded by pecan and oak trees. Not sure why this was done, but there is wood laminate flooring placed over the original hardwood floors. Good to know they are still there! Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,438 square feet. $138,000

From the Zillow listing:


Step back in time with this wonderful vintage home surrounded by pecan and oak trees has recently been revived by sellers. Home has beautiful woodwork throughout, from all redone woodwork on front porch, to staircases and window and door frames. Wood laminate flooring has been placed over original hardwoods, but could be removed if another owner wanted to refinish original floors. High ceilings in every room, and all walls have been re-plastered. Living room, large dining room and kitchen on first floor, as well as office. Porch has been enclosed and has windows all around for enjoying screened porch, or enclosed during colder season. Sellers have purchased three lots behind all the way to the street behind, and this property is also included in sale. Two workshop/buildings in back, as well as brick building on back lots. sprinkler system in front yard, enclosed by pretty iron fencing. Pretty front porch for enjoying those shady mornings and afternoons.

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