Historic House Listings

Sold. Oh my! Lakefront estate in Ohio. Circa 1895. Over three acres. $1,300,000

September 6, 2019

This is a pretty stunning estate! This home was built in 1895. It is located on 3.5 acres in Bratenahl, Ohio. The property has a gated entrance with gatehouse and views of Lake Erie. The home has a hand carved door, paneled walls of tiger oak and walnut, teak floors and a grand double staircase. The property has an in-ground pool. Eleven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 11,328 square feet. $1,300,000

From the Zillow listing:


Magnificent 3.5 acre Lakefront Estate! Built in an era when craftsmanship, extravagance and entertaining were the focus of society. As you approach this architectural masterpiece you are greeted by the hand forged iron gate and gatehouse. You can envision the grandeur and decadence at the turn of the century, as you travel along the circular drive. Your introduction to this stunning mansion begins with the hand carved door and grand entry hall w/ beamed ceiling, paneled walls of tiger oak and walnut, teak floors w/ decorative inlay, hand carved moldings and grand double staircase. The dining room with unique molded ceilings, fireplace and period lighting can easily accommodate 20-30 guests and is serviced by a butlers pantry. Open the elaborate leaded glass french doors to the observatory with floor to ceiling leaded glass windows or linger in the living room, den or atrium. The updated kitchen blends perfectly with the charm and character of the home. The sun room and terraces are the perfect place to overlook the expansive yard, in-ground pool and gorgeous Lake Erie views. On 2nd level; 4 beds with en-suite baths and several bedrooms and one bath in what would have been servants quarters in another. The 3rd level has 2 guest rooms serviced by one full bath and a large game room with 2 additional rooms. This estate is truly a work of art that could never be duplicated, old world charm, thoughtful updates and too many interesting and enchanting features to list!


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