Historic House Listings

Look at that wood!!! Circa 1896. Almost one acre in NH. $269,900

September 13, 2018

I’ve never seen so much gorgeous wood in a house! It was quite surprising! There is a front facing tower and two side turrets. Within the side turrets are the library and the music room. Built in 1896. Located on .70 acres in Somersworth, New Hampshire. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,348 square feet. $299,900 New price: $269,900

From the Zillow listing:


This truly exceptional 1896 Victorian harkens back to a time of elegance and craftsmanship. True to it’s time, this home features a front facing tower and two side turrets allowing for a masterful floor plan. Beautiful style and workmanship are on display throughout, from the grand entrance and formal staircase, to the large formal parlor with fireplace, additional living, and formal dining room. Within the side turret are the rounded library and music rooms with large banks of west facing windows. The second floor features a spacious foyer, four bedrooms and two baths. The master bedroom features it’s own fireplace and master bath. The morning (or servant’s) staircase leads to and form the second floor to the first floor kitchen and pantry area. If even more living space is needed, the home offers a massive attic with options limited only by a person’s imagination. The basement, with it’s interesting design, provides yet more storage and living/office or exercise space. Sited on an attractive corner lot the .7 acre yard includes a true period carriage house style garage. This elegant, family home deserves the love, care and improvements that will again make it the true gem that it once was.

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