Historic House Listings

So much potential! Circa 1884. On one acre in South Carolina. $125,000

September 17, 2019

This home has so much potential! A lot of original details still inside. This home was built in 1884. It is located on one acre in Newberry, South Carolina. The home has eight wood burning fireplaces with original mantels. There is heart pine flooring throughout the home. The fretwork was handmade. The home has updated plumbing. A new HVAC has been purchased, just needs to be installed. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,480 square feet. $130,000 New price: $125,000

From the Zillow listing:


Built in 1884, this Victorian home clearly has elegant “bones,” and is well worth preserving. It’s located in a neighborhood that includes many stately old homes that have been preserved or renovated. Downtown Newberry is just a few blocks away, along with the Newberry Opera House and the Newberry Museum. The grand house is situated on a HUGE lot that extends from Caldwell Street to Nance Street (from the front to the rear of the lot). There are 2 outbuildings on the property, and the house itself is 3 stories tall. Virtually every room in this glorious home has hardwood floors and a fireplace. (The only room without a fireplace is the kitchen.) There are 4-5 bedrooms. (One is on the main floor and could be considered a den or office instead.) There’s a formal dining room, plus 2 large parlors at the front of the house. Each room has special architectural details like built-ins, moldings, or fretwork. On the 3rd floor, there’s a large unfinished attic. Leading the way up all 3 flights of steps is a beautiful window with multicolored panes of glass. This charming piece of history is being sold AS IS to someone who will lovingly restore it. Much of the demolition and prep work for restoration has already been done. A new HVAC system has been purchased and awaits your installation. A claw footed tub has been installed in each bathroom–just wait until you step down into the master bathroom and see the windows surrounding the elegant tub. What an oasis that room could become!


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