Historic House Listings

Sold. Now that’s a porch! The Townsend House, Circa 1901 in Florida. $175,000

June 8, 2021

That is quite a porch! The Townsend House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1901. It is located on .42 acres in Lake Butler, Florida. The home features a large wrap around porch, hardwood floors, wainscoting, chair rails, and original mantels. Wish there were more interior pictures, but what they show isn’t bad! The home is situated within walking distance of shops, restaurants and Lake Butler. This house is bigger than it looks! Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,637 square feet. $175,000

Contact Michael Smith with NextHome Gateway Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Relive more than 120 years of history in the beautiful Townsend House! Walking into one of the few homes in Union County on the National Register of Historic Places, you will find yourself imagining all the sights and sounds that have given this home a long and lovely life. The possibilities are endless with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, beautifully crafted wrap deck and a successful history of multiple property uses. You’re in walking distance to dining, shopping, county and government offices, Lake Butler’s own lake and splash park, and a well-maintained paved hiking trail. Currently being utilized as an income-producing property, you have the option to invest in your monthly income or change course and make this your family home or business. Come take a tour of the historic Townsend House!


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