Historic House Listings

Wow! Copley House, Circa 1886 in MS. $179,000!

December 4, 2018

Beautiful house for the money! Built in 1886 in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. The Copley house is a queen anne style home. Great original details inside. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,781 square feet. $179,000

From the Zillow listing:


BACK ON THE MARKET WITH A HUGE REDUCTION…..Placed on the National Register of Historic Places the Copley House is a grand one-and-a-half story, Queen Anne Style home. The picturesque home rests on a high brick foundation and is crowned by a hip roof with lower intersecting cross gables. The front of the home is highlighted by a wraparound porch with ornate trim and two-story octagonal tower. The main entrance is a single-leaf,ornately-craved, glazed door framed by single-light side-lights and transom. Windows in the tower are two-over-two, double-hung sash. The interior of the home has 13’8″ ceilings with the center hall having a single-flight, open string East lake style staircase featuring unusual turned balusters and square-paneled newel post. There is wainscoting, extensive trim work, transoms and double French doors. There are four fireplaces which were coal burning but are now nonfunctional. Light fixtures include a crystal chandelier in the parlor along with the formal dining area having a brass gasolier chandelier and a marble mantle. Downstairs features which welcome you include the center hallway which has denticulate plaster cornice work along with a spacious parlor, sitting area, formal dining area, kitchen and family room plus bonus of an extra media/office or game room. The master suite is located downstairs along with master bath area which hosts two separate vanities. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms, sitting room, full bath and a screened porch area. Bonus of detached 30 x 40 workshop plus extra storage building. This home has statewide significance because of its detail work and architecture. It is interesting to note that this home was used as a boarding house during World War era. Sellers have made a drastic reduction in the price so call today for such a bargain and a piece of history in Crystal Springs!!

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