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Sold for $165,000. Love the stained glass! The Plum Cottage, Circa 1895 in Indiana. $170,000

July 20, 2021

This is so cute! Love the stained glass. The Plum Cottage was built in 1895. It is located in New Harmony, Indiana. The cottage was built by John Armstrong. It was lived in by his daughter for her entire life. At the time of her death it was left to her nephew who then sold it to the current owner. The home features original hardwood floors, stained glass, woodwork, french doors and a screened in porch. The property has extensive landscaping. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,844 square feet. $170,000

Contact Sara Pillow with F.C. Tucker EMGE Realtors

From the Zillow listing:


Known by some as “The Plum Cottage”, this storybook style 1.5 story New Harmony home is conveniently located near river trails, and just one block away from the trailhead. It was built by John Armstrong in 1895. Mr. Armstrong’s daughter lived in the home her entire life and left it to her nephew, who eventually sold it to the current owner. There are many details to love about this home including the original wood floors, woodwork and trim, original floor to ceiling windows, built-in bookshelves, antique light fixtures, stained glass pieces, and much more! The French doors in the living room access the screened-in porch that was added in 2018. The exterior is accented by the gingerbread detail on the covered front porch, window boxes on the front windows of the home and an outbuilding, and the privacy fenced backyard. The mature landscaping provides a secret garden feel with spring bulbs and many flowering shrubs. There is a detached 1-car garage as well as 2 additional outbuildings that could easily be used for an artist studio, potting shed, she-shed, etc. This property has been featured numerous times in the New Harmony First Brush of Spring Plein Air Paintout.


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