Historic House Listings

Sold. Look at the original features! Circa 1800’s. Almost one acre in Delaware. $280,000

February 13, 2020

They show this house as being built in 1890. A portion of this house is much earlier than that! Those HL hinges, doors, and window surrounds look early 19th century. This home has original hardwood floors. There is a nice sunroom. The home has a two car garage with a renovated two bedroom apartment. This old stone house needs work, but could be nice! The square footage does not include the apartment. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 1,500 square feet. $300,000 New price: $280,000

From the Zillow listing:


This 128 year old stately historic stone home is waiting for it s beauty to be re-exposed. Do you have vision? This home and property needs your loving touch- there is beauty beneath the overgrowth and dust. Picture this stone house restored and brought back to it s glory with a front porch overlooking the spacious front yard. Enter through an old wooden door into a grand living room complete with two fireplaces, bookcases and a old door that leads into the dining room with yet another fireplace. Original wide plank wood floors, beautiful old woodwork and original hardware are just a few examples of what is waiting to be revealed. The sunny enclosed porch with it s brick floor and many windows and an adjoining kitchen complete the first floor. Upstairs you ll find the same beauty just waiting to be restored to it s original elegance. To the rear of the house, there s a second building that houses a two car garage, and a renovated two bedroom apartment. The two bedroom has already been restored and is ready for a tenant, or use it as a place for you to reside while you work on the big house. The grounds are lovely, the old stone house could be beautiful. There s so much potential. It is zoned non conforming, so the possibilities are almost limitless. Public water, public sewer and gas are available. It s a gem in the rough. What s your vision? Estimated 1500 Sq Ft for Main House and Carriage house is estimated 1000 sq ft.


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