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Sold. Home of skydiving stunt double and artist. Circa 1892 in Missouri. $75,000

July 6, 2020

This was home to skydiving stunt double, “Fred Bird”, and local artist, Joy Tucker AKA Van Leuven. The murals inside the home are her works of art. This home was built in 1892. It is located in St. Louis, Missouri. The home is situated on a corner lot with wrought iron fencing. The home has parquet floors and exposed brick. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,134 square feet. $75,000

Contact Sandi Taschler with Coldwell Banker Realty – Gunda: 314-351-6005

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of History! Home of “FRED BIRD” skydiving stunt double & local St Louis Artist Joy Tucker AKA Van Leuven includes fantastic interior wall murals. Turn of the century charmer complete with Turret sits on large corner lot with wrought iron fencing & front entry gate that welcomes you home. The perfect blend of historic & modern come together with the large enclosed front porch entry leading to interior foyer with T front/back staircase access. Large rooms, high ceilings, exposed brick, wood parquet floors, 2 fireplaces & expandable attic. Central A/C, Forced air heat, circuit breaker electric box & Newer roof 2018. 4 bedrooms & 1.5 baths. Privacy fencing & covered carport with garage door opener. This wonderful Architectural Treasure is ready for new owner with vision to give it new life. Being sold AS IS with no repairs or inspections made by the seller. Needs some repairs & decorating. Please DO NOT WALK ON BACK DECK!!!


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