Historic House Listings

Off market. A lot of house for the money! One mile to beach! Circa 1939 in TX. $499,000

January 20, 2019

This sure seems like a lot of house for the money! Built in 1939. Located on .40 acres in Galveston, Texas. Situated along the tree lined streets of iconic Cedar Lawn neighborhood and only one mile to the beach! There is an oil painting of this home that hangs in the Galveston Public Library. The neighborhood is gated and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,776 square feet. $499,000

From the Zillow listing:


The very best of old & new just 1 mile from the beach! Standing majestically along the tree-lined streets of Galveston?s iconic Cedar Lawn neighborhood, this 1939-built classic American colonial takes its place among the National Register of Historic Places Neighborhood in an early Classical Revival style with white painted brick exterior & stately Doric columns on a double lot. An absolute masterpiece with impeccable curb appeal, this architecturally significant home has been gut rehabbed on the 1st floor with absolutely no expense spared. The home is a beauty with front & back staircase, HUGE rec room with bar, professionally equipped custom kitchen, gorgeous fireplace, dramatic curved staircase, hardwood floors, lovely walled double-lot backyard & patio, plus converted garage apartment!
This historical home is a true gem! There is even an oil painting of the home that hangs prominently in the Galveston library. This desirable & peaceful neighborhood is an incredible community with many notable residents amongst its privileged streets. The home benefits from an excellent flow, unique details & fabulous spaces including tremendous chef?s kitchen with 8-burner/two oven stove, voluminous master & dressing room with plantation shutters, an 800+ SF unfinished 3rd floor, pre-plumbed & awaiting your finishing touches, plus income-producing, large 1-bed apartment in the garage! The massive backyard is an alfresco delight that is fully walled for ultimate privacy, with garage that opens to 48th street, allowing you to exit from Cedar Lawn or straight onto the street in back.

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