Historic House Listings

Off market. Hunter House, Circa 1869. That piano!! Over one acre in Texas. $130,000

March 2, 2019

The Hunter House was built in 1869 by Dr. Henry Hunter, who was the town’s first doctor. Located on 1.11 acres in Palestine, Texas. A reclaimed barn was moved to the property and it showcases stained glass windows. The piano is pretty amazing! It is a circa 1846 Knabe square grand piano. In 1846 David Hunter built the Hunter House Hotel on the town square. The piano sat in the hotel mezzanine so his daughter and hotel guests could play it. The piano was purchased and moved several times until it was finally returned to the Hunter House. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,624 square feet. $130,000

From the Zillow listing:


The dream is endless for the potential of this legacy home in Palestine, Tx.! The Hunter Home was built by Palestine’s first doctor, Dr. Henry Hunter in 1869. The home was modified years later to a Classical Revival style. Majestic oak, pine & pecan trees surround the property. A reclaimed barn was erected & showcases stained glass windows, a concrete floor, electric/water, loft & exposed rafters. This property is the perfect setting for an event center! Weddings, social events & bridal showers. The property boarders 3 city streets & has a large cleared flat lot for event parking! The inside of the home is large for a chefs kitchen. Private rooms for brides & grand dining room for private dinner parties. Dare to make your dream come true!

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