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Historic House Listings

Sold. La Junta, Colorado Landmark Home. Circa 1898. $289,500

November 25, 2018

Apparently this home was neglected and in disrepair when the current owner purchased it and restored it. Built in 1898. Located on .33 acres in La Junta, Colorado. This is considered a landmark home. It’s rare to see a Colorado home, and especially one in a reasonable price range. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 3,964 square feet. $289,500

From the Zillow listing:

 

One of a kind recently remodeled Victorian home brought back to her former charm. This one of La Junta’s landmark homes that has been lovingly restored and tastefully updated. This type of home does not come up for sale often in La Junta. Lengthy list of improvements include: hardwood floors on main and second floor traffic areas, premium grade carpet in second floor bedrooms, all baths completely remodeled, staircase and railing remodeled to period correct charm, new stainless kitchen appliances, second floor laundry, fresh paint throughout the home, AMAZING master bed and bath remodel, new roof, energy efficient windows and driveway installed in 2012, fully landscaped yard front and back with sprinkler and drip systems. Home is move-in ready for the next caretaker to enjoy!
PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY: Home will only be shown to documented pre-qualified buyers. No documentation, no showing, no exceptions. I apologize if this sounds rude but I do no want to conduct tours for people who are only curious how the home looks after being renovated.
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What I Love About The Home
This home was in disrepair and cried out to be brought back to it’s former glory. When I purchased the home I looked at what she could be, not what she was. The restoration has been a labor or love. With each room completed I could feel her smile a little more. Today she is beaming, proud of who she was and who she is today. This house has a soul, as well as a presence from past owners that give her a character few homes can posses. She is unique, elegant, graceful and solid. She has her quirks, as all old homes do, but the reward is looking at her and feeling wow, what a beautiful home!

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