Historic House Listings

Sold. Say what??!! $69,000!! Circa 1870 in Pennsylvania. William H. Wood House.

May 15, 2019

Can’t believe the price for this home! William H. Wood built this home in 1870 for $15,000. Located on .4 acres in Titusville, Pennsylvania. This 20 room home has many original details, including high ceilings with medallions, original inlaid hardwood floors, crown molding, original windows and mantels. Appliances will be staying with the home. Six bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 5,760 square feet. $69,000

From the Zillow listing:


Built in 1870, this 3 story Second Empire style, 20 room home still sports many original details including ceiling medallions, crown molding, tall windows, fireplaces and hardwood floors, many with inlay.  Looking for a buyer with a passion for historical preservation and renovation as much of the home is unfinished including the third floor, most of the second floor and some of the first floor. On the first floor there is a newly built one bedroom apartment that would be perfect for the renovator to come to at the end of a day away from the dust created by remodeling. CASH ONLY purchasers.   Noted room measurements are only for the presently finished rooms on first and second floors.  These rooms are all heated with either gas wall units or electric wall units. This home is being sold is AS IS condition. Appliances included are washer and dryer, refrigerator and dishwasher in apartment (Has built in cooktop) and dishwasher in main part of the home.

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