Historic House Listings

38 acres in Kentucky. A lot of history! Circa 1900’s. $117,500

May 29, 2019

This one has a lot of history. It was most likely built in 1925. It was the headquarters for the Frontier Nursing Service. They were traveling nurses that serviced rural areas in Kentucky, mainly treating children. They also offered a midwifery service to patients. The current owners parents bought this property and lived the remainder of their lives at it. This house does need some serious updating, but the price doesn’t seem bad considering the acreage. The property has a screened in porch and at the bottom of the driveway is the Red Bird River. This property is surrounded by the U.S. Forest Service Land. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,500 square feet. $117,500

From the Zillow listing:


This Log Home once served the Big Creek and Surrounding area by the Frontier Nursing Service. Current owners parents bought this property and lived the remainder of their lives here in this very large unique property. This home consists of living room, Dining room, kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 1 full and 1 half baths. The home is situated on 38.5 surveyed acres with 2 outbuildings and GAS well on the property that gives owners a small gas royalty. The large open area upstairs could serve as 2 additional bedrooms. Set on the screened porch and watch for the deer. Or go to the bottom of your driveway and across the road you could fish the Red Bird River. This property touches on 3 sides hundreds of acres of US Forest Service Land …be sure to ask about the unique history of this property and home *selling in its as is condition

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