Historic House Listings

Sold. The Pickett Home, Circa 1882. On five acres in Kentucky. $250,000

June 24, 2021

This home has a lot of original details! It has been on and off the market for a year or so. The Pickett House is an Italianate style home built in 1882. It is located on five acres in Finchville, Kentucky. The home features original hardwood floors, grand staircase, great windows, wainscoting and transom windows. This home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,424 square feet. $250,000

Contact Eric A. Cowley with Kentucky Select Properties

From the Zillow listing:


The Pickett Home, a circa 1882 Italianate style masonry farmhouse, awaits restoration to former grandeur. The residence includes two out buildings, five acres, a quiet agricultural setting, and within a 30 minute drive of downtown Louisville. The bad news is the home requires extensive renovation including: soffits, roof, tuck pointing, gutters, electrical system, plumbing, HVAC, and plaster. The home has no kitchen nor functioning bathroom. The good news is structure has good bones, minimal deflection, majority of original architectural detains are intact, most of the original floors seem ready for refinishing and the original single pane windows function with period appropriate hardware and counterweights. The current owner accomplished progress in demolition however pandemic restrictions halted forward movement of renovation. The home is placed on the National Register of Historic Places and the restoration may be eligible for state and/or federal preservation tax credits. “Project Pickett” is an inspirational endeavor; schedule a private showing to see what sparks a creative return for this stunning historic property.


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