Historic House Listings

Look inside! Circa 1886 in Kansas. $195,000

May 29, 2019

I love this one! Love the old writing they found on the house. This home was built in 1886. It is located on .47 acres in Great Bend, Kansas. This is one of Great Bend’s most iconic homes. This was the childhood home of Jack Kilby, the inventor of the calculator and he was a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. This home has updated electrical, plumbing and HVAC. There is even a swimming pool in the back yard. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,785 square feet. $195,000

From the Zillow listing:


One of GREAT BEND’S Most Iconic Homes is for SALE!!! Where old charm and modern mechanics and luxuries meet, you’ll fall in love with this home!!! This was JACK KILBY’S Childhood home and is said to have housed four Presidents in its Hay-day! This home has had wiring updates, plumbing updates, it has central heat and air, A Swimming pool,and a Kitchen fit for Martha Stewart(COMPLETE WITH AN AGA STOVE LIKE MARTHA STEWART USES HERSELF!!!!). SO MUCH POTENTIAL!!!!!! CALL CHRIS TODAY!

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