Historic House Listings

Sold. Old Trading Post, Circa 1832. Almost three acres in Arkansas. $149,900

February 9, 2021

This house began as a trading post! There are hand hewn timbers up in the attic from its early days. This home was built in 1832. It is located on 2.77 acres in Desha, Arkansas. This home features hardwood floors throughout, wainscoting, and multiple fireplaces. The home has an artesian well that sits over a year round spring. The property has a creek and a pond. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,848 square feet. $149,900

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From the Zillow listing:


One of Independence County’s oldest existing homes that harkens back to a simpler time! This home originally began as a trading post in the 1830’s (you can still see the hand hewn timbers in the attic). Like most frontier homes, it has its own artesian well sitting over a large year round spring. The 2.77 acres also has a nice creek & pond meandering through the back of the property. The mature hardwoods frame the remainder of the property and it’s multiple outbuildings. The home itself is a 4 bed, 2 bath, 1,848 sq. ft. country style home with hardwood floors and 3 fireplaces! The house has been well maintained and even though it may have its quirks, it more than makes up for it with its historic charm. Don’t miss out on this rare combination that’s just minutes from town!


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