Historic House Listings

The Lawless House, Circa 1880. National Register property in Iowa. $258,900

October 26, 2019

The Lawless House was built in 1880. It is located on .29 acres in Des Moines, Iowa. This home is on the National Register of Historic Places and is situated in the Historic River Bend neighborhood. There are ten foot ceilings, pocket doors, original hardwood floors of lots of unpainted woodwork. This home has three fireplaces. Six bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,953 square feet. $258,900

From the Zillow listing:


“The Lawless House” is a stunning example of Victorian elegance in the heart of the Historic River Bend neighborhood and home to over 3,900 square feet of beauty. Original features include 10 foot ceilings, 8 foot tall pocket doors, hardwood floors some with decorative walnut inlay, encaustic tile floor, 3 gorgeous fireplaces, cedar closets, unpainted trim and woodwork throughout (except in kitchen), and a 3rd floor full of possibilities. Modern updates like the main level laundry room adds convenience to everyday. Here is your opportunity to own, live, and love a piece of Des Moines’ history


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