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Historic House Listings

Pretty in pink! Solomon Mier Manor, Circa 1880. On 1/2 acre in Indiana. $280,000

December 3, 2019

Parts of this home look like a time capsule! Love that old buggy! The Solomon Mier Manor was built in 1880. It is located on .5 acres in Ligonier, Indiana. This home has been a long standing bed and breakfast in the community. Parts of it could definitely use some wallpaper remediation. The home has inlaid hardwood floors, original trim and ornate woodwork. Solomon Mier started as a peddler and in a few years he partnered with Frederick Straus to open a store. Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,795 square feet. $280,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

For the love of everything historic and beautiful this home is one of a kind and a must see. The Solomon Mier Manor has been a historic icon in Ligonier for many years with visitors from all over the nation. This home has been a long-standing bed and breakfast in the community. Now is your chance to own this masterpiece and continue the business or enjoy it has your private residence. Words can not describe the beauty of the craftsmanship with the wood trim and decorative wood floors and hand original painted murals. The home consists of a large formal dining room, living room with a mosaic tiled fireplace, large grand staircase, a den and an extended kitchen just on the 1st floor. The beauty extends to the 2nd floor which has 4 bedrooms with each having a complete bathroom. The attic is vast and open to many possibilities for added finished living or entertaining area. The basement is a complete self-sufficient apartment with full kitchen, bathroom and 3 rooms being used as bedrooms. Enjoy the outdoors with a large wrap around porch and spacious yard. Lots of storage with 2 garages and large parking area. This home is one of a kind!

 

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