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Historic House Listings

Original details! Circa 1890. Almost one acre in DE. $345,000

February 1, 2019

Nice, original details! Seems a bit pricey to me considering the amount of work, but I am assuming it is a location thing. Built in 1890. Located on .82 acres in Wilmington, Delaware. It has a stone exterior. he original doors are pretty amazing! Original wide plank floors, built in bookshelves, and original hardware. At the rear of the property is another structure that is a two car garage and a two bedroom garage apartment. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 1,500 square feet. $345,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

 

This 128 year old stately historic stone home is waiting for it s beauty to be re-exposed. Do you have vision? This home and property needs your loving touch- there is beauty beneath the overgrowth and dust. Picture this stone house restored and brought back to it s glory with a front porch overlooking the spacious front yard. Enter through an old wooden door into a grand living room complete with two fireplaces, bookcases and a old door that leads into the dining room with yet another fireplace. Original wide plank wood floors, beautiful old woodwork and original hardware are just a few examples of what is waiting to be revealed. The sunny enclosed porch with it s brick floor and many windows and an adjoining kitchen complete the first floor. Upstairs you ll find the same beauty just waiting to be restored to it s original elegance. To the rear of the house, there s a second building that houses a two car garage, and a renovated two bedroom apartment. The two bedroom has already been restored and is ready for a tenant, or use it as a place for you to reside while you work on the big house. The grounds are lovely, the old stone house could be beautiful. There s so much potential. It is zoned non conforming, so the possibilities are almost limitless. Public water, public sewer and gas are available. It s a gem in the rough. What s your vision?

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