Historic House Listings

Daughter’s faces etched in mantel! Circa 1800’s. Over two acres in Michigan. $115,000

February 7, 2020

So cool how the faces in the fireplace are the original owner’s daughters. This home was built in the late 1800’s. It is located on 2.5 acres in Allegan, Michigan. Some work started on the home. Newer roof and well. Current owner has to sell due to a job change. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, and 3,214 square feet. $115,000

From the Zillow listing:


Sleeping beauty! Resting on 2.5 rolling wooded rural acres and paved road! If you’re looking for a piece of history to restore – this is it! Only available because of job change! Gorgeous red brick exterior with detached stepping brick will lure you in. The large rooms and tall ceilings will get your creative side excited. Beautiful original fireplace with carved stone mantel has etchings of the original owners daughters! Yes, the 2 staircases are amazing too! Just imagine the horse and buggy riding by and watching from the porches that you’ll replace! This is a straight and solid piece of history with a newer roof and 4′ well! Even the basement is AMAZING! Sold AS-IS. Please don’t adjust wall furnace temp! Showing as a three bedroom, but other rooms upstairs can easily be considered bedrooms. Six total rooms upstairs – lots of options!


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