Historic House Listings

Sears kit house on almost two acres in Virginia. Circa 1900. $69,000

January 29, 2020

This Sears kit home was built in 1900. It is located on 1.7 acres in Rural Retreat, Virginia. The owner says they believe the original hardwood floors are under the carpeting. Love that newel post! There are original doors, baseboards and some light fixtures. Four bedrooms, one bathroom, and 2,751 square feet. $69,000

From the Zillow listing:


This 1900 Sears and Roebuck home kit house located in Rural Retreat is on 1 acre and also comes with an additional .70 acre lot that joins the property. The historic home is certainly a tribute to a bygone era. Seated on the front porch swing, one can only imagine a simpler time and a slower pace of life!! The home offers lots of original features such as original doors, wood baseboard, some lighting and possibly some hardwood floors that have been covered with carpet or other flooring, owner is not sure. All the rooms in the home are spacious from the kitchen, dining room, living room, bedroom and bath on the first floor. The lovely original staircase leads to the second floor which has 3 bedrooms and extra storage space. Also located on the property are several out buildings which convey with the property. Be the one to bring this 1900 historic farmhouse back too life with some renovating/updating and TLC!


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