Historic House Listings

Old Courthouse. Later the Belvin House, Circa 1875 in Georgia. $194,500

May 22, 2019

Love the old picture of the courthouse! This home was built in 1875. It was originally the courthouse, later named the Belvin House in 1903. It is located on .67 acres in Blackshear, Georgia. This home was constructed with locally grown heart pine wood. A lot of the doors and hardwood floors are the original ones from back when it was the courthouse. Seven bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,988 square feet. $194,500

From the Zillow listing:


Looking for a great home as well as owing a piece of one of Pierce County’s most historically significant properties!!! This was the original courthouse from 1875 and converted to a home in 1903 This magnificent home was constructed mostly with locally grown heart-pine. Great neighborhood with view of downtown park area. Grand foyer entrance with formal living room. Formal dining room. Kitchen is tiled with appliances and tiled breakfast area with built-ins.Lots of hardwood floors. Off kitchen area is a solarium. Downstairs has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Off one of the downstairs bedrooms is a bonus area/sitting room that in older days past was called a “sleeping porch” with all of the natural light. Upstairs features 4-5 more bedrooms, all with carpet and 2 baths with showers only. Lots of crown molding. Several transoms. Some original courthouse grand wood doors. 12 ft ceilings 1st floor and 13ft ceilings 2nd floor. 6 fireplaces,most for decorative purposes.. Detached storage bldg…

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