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Look at that staircase and the pocket doors! $99,000!! Over 1/2 acre in Texas.

September 17, 2018

This house has so much potential! I love the grand staircase and all of the pocket doors. That original front door is made from black oak. There is so much still original in this house! Built in 1880 by P. A. Kolstad. Located on .66 acres in Palestine, Texas. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,256 square feet. $99,000

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of history with this elegant Victorian home in Palestine, Texas! Built in 1880 of seasoned hardwood by P. A. Kolstad, this 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has most of its original features including beautiful curved stairway in entry with solid mahogany stair railing, solid black oak front door, stick and ball fretwork, high ceilings, extensive trim/molding, bay window in front living area, wood ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and hardwood floors. Some rooms have been re-purposed – the original dining room is now used as a family room but still has the original corner fireplace surrounded by green porcelain & Delft tiles with mantel! Tree shaded fenced back yard. Some repair and updates are needed but the beauty of this home is undeniable. If you appreciate the quality craftsmanship of older homes then this is a must see!

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