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Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! James Seymour Mansion, Circa 1861 in New York. Ten bedrooms! $50,000!!

December 3, 2019

This is insane!! This deal of the day is the James Seymour mansion, built in 1861. It is located on one acre in Auburn, New York. Mr. Seymour was a successful banker and philanthropist. He also founded the Seymour Library and the Auburn City Hospital. The home was later owned by Charles McCarthy, owner of Dunn and McCarthy Shoes. Ten bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 6,000 square feet. $50,000

From the Redfin listing:

 

Exciting opportunity for someone who loves classic brick Victorian mansions. The house was built for Auburn banker James S. Seymour in 1861. Mr. Seymour was well known for his philanthropy, having founded the Seymour Library and the Auburn City Hospital. The house was later owned by Charles A. McCarthy, founder of Dunn and McCarthy Shoes. Inside this three-story historic beauty, you’ll find nearly 6,000 square feet of living space, a stunning hand-crafted curved staircase, pocket doors, hardwood floors, 4 marble fireplaces, 10 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms (3 full, 2 half), beautiful original custom woodwork and built-in cabinetry. The home is situated on nearly 1 acre of land with a 2-story carriage house. (Price Reflects Condition. ) Are you a Buyer with the best plan to restore this property?

 

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