Historic House Listings

Sold. The woodwork! The sandstone exterior! Circa 1890 in Michigan. $195,000

February 10, 2021

This sure seems like a decent price! Love the sandstone block exterior! And how about that woodwork! This home was built in 1890. It is located on .67 acres in Ithaca, Michigan. Love those front doors and the paneled wainscoting in the foyer. There is a beautiful staircase and hand carved mantels. The home has inlaid hardwood floors in the dining room. Love the window seating area in that room. Restoration work was started and is ready to be completed. The property has a detached two car garage and a storage shed. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,500 square feet. $195,000

Contact Pattie Warnke with Century 21 Looking Glass

From the Zillow listing:


If you have a love of history, fine workmanship, and you want a stately home like no other, this home, built in 1890 is for you. Sitting atop a hill at 421 N Pine River, Ithaca MI it this 5 bedroom / 2 bath home is fit for a King. From the outside, it boasts a dramatic front porch scalloped kneewalls, sandstone block and a lookout tower. It has a 4 car finished barn with loft area, shed and fence in yard. Inside, the home features historic details, including a grand entryway, open staircase, curved interior walls, three fireplaces, original hardwood floors, pocket doors and my favorite a 2nd staircase to the 2nd floor. The bathrooms have been beautifully updated and with 3,500 sq. ft there is plenty of room to live while you commit to finishing the rest as you would like. This home has efficient water boiler heat from natural gas and is conveniently located just north of the downtown area, less than a 2 min. drive to the freeway with just 25 min. to Mt. Pleasant or 40 min. to Lansing. A home like this was once only available to the wealthy, but at under $200,0000 this one can be affordable. Where else in the Mid Michigan area can you find or build what this property has to offer in charm, space, and detail? To check out this beauty make sure you have your conventional loan pre-approval from your lender all ready to go and call your favorite realtor today.


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