Historic House Listings

Sold. DEAL OF THE DAY!! The Morgain-Skinner-Boyd House, Circa 1877. On six acres in Indiana. $184,500

October 3, 2019

If this house was in North Carolina, I would buy it today. Love Italianate style homes! This was built in 1877. It is located on 5.88 acres in Merrillville, Indiana. Love the kitchen sink and the tin ceilings! This is the Morgan-Skinner-Boyd House. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The kitchen was added onto the home in 1900. The property has a pump house and a milk shed. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,064 square feet. $184,500

From the Zillow listing:


Unique and amazing opportunity to own an important piece of Merrillville history with the stately Morgan-Skinner-Boyd Homestead. The original section of this National Historic Registered Italianate style brick home was built in 1877 and a kitchen addition was added about 1900, along with a one-story, wood frame addition. Loaded with character and charm, the house has a beautiful ornate cupola and porches with Eastlake Movement decoration. Features include original interior woodwork, hardwood floors, arched windows, tin ceilings, a claw foot bathtub in one of the 2 bathrooms, a kitchen with a huge pantry and a farmhouse sink and a basement with a brick floor. The home is situated on approximately 6 lovely acres that also includes a pump house and a milk shed. Owners of National Historic Landmark properties have access to financial benefits for restoration work. Bring your vision and love for old homes and restore this gem back to its original glory! Call for your private showing.today!


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