Historic House Listings

Built in 1830! Lots of original details! One acre in KY. $395,000

December 2, 2018

This federal style house was built in 1830. The Washburn House is located on 1.01 acres in Louisville, Kentucky. The entrance hall mural was painted by artist, Breck Morgan. The copper roof, gutters and downspouts is 14 years old. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,312 square feet. $395,000

From the Zillow listing:


All right history buffs, here’s one for you! This Federal/Greek revival home, designated a Kentucky Landmark by the Kentucky Heritage Commission was being constructed when Andrew Jackson was president, Davy Crockett died at the Alamo, Hans Christian Andersen published his first book of fairy tales, and Hamilton and Burr dueled. It has stood the test of time and will not disappoint you. Its owners have been diligent keeping it ”the way it should be.” The original heart pine floors are spectacular! The front hall mural painted by Breck Morgan is lovely. The copper roof, gutters, and downspouts are just 14 years old. The attic has been insulated with foam and air-conditioning has been installed there so, LGE averages only $206. Water average is $50.

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