Historic House Listings

Sold. Those ceilings! What a surprise! Circa 1890. Over 1/2 acre in Georgia. $189,900

November 19, 2019

Those ceilings sure were a nice surprise! And I love the upper porch with the swing. This home was built in 1890. It is located on .58 acres in Saint Marys, Georgia. The home is situated just three blocks from the Saint Marys Riverfront Historic District and Downtown Saint Marys. This home was thought to be built by a man named Mr. Russell, who also built another home in the town and he was responsible for molding the cement blocks that surround Oak Grove Cemetery. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,911 square feet. $189,900

From the Zillow listing:


Just three blocks from the St. Marys Riverfront in Historic District, Downtown St Marys, this turn-of-the-century home sits on a .58 acre lot along a tidal creek. 0 but Tax records put the year built at 1900 but local history might date it to the late 1890’s. According to word of mouth a man by the last name of Russell built this estate on Weed St. along with another one on Bryant St. Mr. Russell was also responsible for molding the cement blocks that surround Oak Grove Cemetery. If only these walls could talk! Although in need of complete renovation, there are some features you will want to showcase: ornate paneled ceiling downstairs, fireplaces downstairs & upstairs, kitchen w/dividing bar to dining w/built in cabinet. Exterior pole barn, workshop, attached carport with lean-to & the fishing shed along the tidal creek on side. Yard goes beyond the 1st gate to the back fence. AS-IS – needs work. Roof approximately 12 +/- years old. One might just want the land and build new!


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