Historic House Listings

So much potential! Circa 1870 in Louisiana. $154,900

July 6, 2020

This home has so much potential! There is a smaller house on the property that is also for sale for $45,000. This home was built in 1870. It is located on .58 acres in Opelousas, Louisiana. The home has three porches and fruit trees in the yard. There are hardwood floors, original woodwork, and great jib windows. The home is bigger than it looks! Love the front doors! Four bedrooms, one bathroom, and 3,212 square feet. $159,900 New price: $154,900

Contact Margie Mistric with Century 21: 337-278-5241

From the Zillow listing:


This authentic historic Authentic Victorian Home (circa 1870’s) sits on a large fenced lot with mature oaks, magnolia, fruit trees and shrubbery planted around the back of the house for privacy. There are 3 beautiful porches which would make for great outdoor entertaining. The main home boasts over three thousand square feet and has 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, two spacious halls, formal living room with solid-milled tiger oak crown molding, original kitchen, with updated sink and faucet, laundry room nursery/office, and one charming bathroom. The amazingly grand staircase leads to upstairs where there are 2 bedrooms and 3 walk in dormers that overlook the spacious front yard. As a bonus there is an unfinished walk-in attic that is 480 sq. ft. and is accessible from the upstairs common area, th at could add even more living area. There are 5 fireplaces in the home, four are wood-burning and one is coal-burning. The home has classic 12 ft. ceilings, beautiful woodwork, double insulated windows and central air and heating. There have been many upgrades done to this home.There is also covered parking, a covered motorhome parking space also. And there is a wood-working shop and another small workshop. There is a second home on the property that is available to purchase separately after the sell of the first home. It has 1.169 sq. ft. and has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, dining room and den. There is also a one car garage and a shady fenced in back yard. All appliances are staying in both homes and newly updated alarm systems. There properties are zoned Mixed Use and could be used as a residence or a business.


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