Historic House Listings

Sold. I want the library! The Rahr House, Circa 1863 in Wisconsin. $269,900

November 19, 2019

My books would fit perfectly in that library! The Rahr House, also known as the August F. Dumke-Walter E. Spindler House, Circa 1863. It is located on .48 acres in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. This Victorian Gothic Revival is over 4,000 square feet. There are original hardwood floors throughout the home. The basement rec room has an old tunnel. They don’t mention where the tunnel goes. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,380 square feet. $275,000 New price: $269,900

From the Zillow listing:


EXTREMELY RICH CHARACTER & deeply HISTORIC brick home can be yours! The Rahr House, aka August F. Dumke/Walter E. Spindler House, is the only house in Manitowoc which reflects the high style Victorian Gothic Revival school of architecture. Situated on .5 acre w/views of Lake Michigan, this 4200SF stylish residence has a ton to offer anyone w/sunken FR w/fireplace, formal dining, walk-in pantry, REDONE KT, awesome library w/half bath, hardwood floors, built-ins, French doors, outdoor patio, BRs w/unqiue attributes. Full LL w/rec rm w/FP. OLD TUNNEL. Foundation: brick, other rm is den


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