Historic House Listings

Three acres in SC. Love this exterior! Circa 1880. $120,000

January 4, 2019

I love this exterior! The interior needs some work, but it has original features. Love the stairs and the floor to ceiling windows. Built in 1880. Located on three acres in Lowndesville, South Carolina. Original hardwood floors and bead board ceilings. Love the curve of the stairwell. The house has been in the same family for 100 years. This could be a rewarding project for someone! Four bedrooms and two bathrooms. $120,000

From the Zillow listing:


Located in historic Lowndesville a short distance from Lake Russell is this beautiful well preserved home built in the 1800s. Not sure of exact date. Porches with ornate moldings and other exterior trim from the period are in excellent well maintained condition. The old original rooms and halls are mostly undisturbed from original. High ceilings, windows to the floor, heart pine flooring, fireplaces with old mantles and natural finish beaded pine ceilings are in nice condition. Unique curving stairwell appears original. Dining room features unique old built-in cupboard. The original part has 4 large rooms downstairs and 3 large rooms upstairs all with 10’+ ceilings and antique 5/4 pine flooring. Later additions likely made in the 1940-50s include a large country kitchen with fireplace, a large bedroom with hardwood floors and two bathrooms. Both bathrooms need upgrades. The roof is new. Heat is gas heaters in each room. No central HVAC. Plumbing needs upgrades. Electrical was upgraded in the past but is not current code complaint. The large lot is deeded as 3.9 acres but tax map says 3. It has a nice open meadow behind the house and a wooded area beyond that. An old barn is restorable and another old building is questionable. This home has been in the same family over 100 years. One of the best preserved historic renovation projects I have seen. A true classic legacy home.

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