Historic House Listings

Mansion in Massachusetts! Circa 1895. $295,000!

August 8, 2019

This Massachusetts mansion was built in 1895. It is located on .35 acres in New Bedford, Massachusetts. This home was built by renowned builder and architect, Nathan Smith. This is considered one of the most prominent houses in New Bedford. Grand staircase with handmade balusters and rails. There is a nine foot crystal chandelier at the center of the staircase. There are stained glass windows. The home has eight fireplaces and the third level maid’s quarters. The home has a full basement with a wine cellar. There is a detached two story carriage house. Eight bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 5,316 square feet. $295,000

From the Zillow listing:


Georgian Revival custom built by renowned builder and architect Nathan Smith, considered one of the most prominent houses in New Bedford.  Handsome foyer with window seat and grand staircase w handmade balusters and rails. Stained glass windows allow the sunlight to shine on the beautiful 9 foot crystal chandelier at center of staircase. Master craftsmanship of  woodwork and detail are abundant throughout.  Colonial and dentil moldings.


Solarium oval three-quarter wall mahogany dining room with built in china cabinets and fireplace also has a marble fountain. Library with leaded glass window built in book shelves, and pocket doors. Beautiful hardwood floors vary between maple, oak and fir with accents of mahogany. There are  8 fireplaces 2 full baths and 2 half baths and 8 bedrooms  which include 3 in  the maids quarters on the third level.  Full basement w wine cellar. Two story carriage house/ garage with lots of possibilities. House needs some work but well worth the cost and effort


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