Historic House Listings

Amazing building transformation! Wow! Circa 1869 in Texas. $995,000

January 18, 2019

This building transformation is pretty amazing! It has the original bank vault and the original elevator. Built in 1869 in Brenham, Texas. This is considered the town’s premier historic building. There are three floors of living space and a rooftop terrace. Five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,640 square feet. $995,000

From the Zillow listing:


Opportunity to own one of Brenham’s premier Historic Downtown buildings- The Bassett Building. No detail was left untouched during the 2013 renovation of this stately building located on the corner of S. Market and E. Main St. This 150-year-old classic building maintains the integrity of its original heritage while integrating modern touches. Three stories with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 half baths and the best feature- the rooftop terrace with exceptional views of not just Brenham but of Washington County! Well preserved original features include the walk -in bank vault, cistern that is 12 foot in diameter and 13 feet deep and also the original elevator. There are so many possibilities with this building- full time residence, retail, office space, event rental… the list goes on. Shopping, night life, restaurants and not to mention the best seat in town for all the small-town parades all within walking distance to the charming town square.

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