Historic House Listings

Sold. Huge Live Oak Trees! Circa 1885. On 1/2 acre in Florida. $160,000

August 17, 2021

Love the porch on this house! Those are some huge Live Oak Trees. This home was built in 1885. It is located on .55 acres in Brooksville, Florida. The home features a large wrap around porch, hardwood floors, chair rails and crown molding. The interior could use some work, but the price doesn’t seem all that bad. The electric, plumbing and roof have all been updated. The house is situated within walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,150 square feet. $160,000

Contact the property owner: 727-560-8053

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to this delightful 2 bedroom/1 bathroom VICTORIAN CRACKER HOUSE. Nestled in HISTORIC Brooksville only 3 blocks from downtown’s Courthouse Square and next to City Park and Good Neighbor biking trail. Built in 1885 of old growth heart Pine and Cypress. You will immediately be drawn to the wide and inviting classic Florida WRAP-AROUND PORCH that winds all the way 95 feet to the rear side entrance. This beautiful House sits high on brick piers on a lush oversized lot. Over HALF ACRE of sloping property with MASSIVE LIVE OAKS and other canopy trees. Rare black loamy soil throughout property makes this very productive for landscaping and gardens. The house itself has a lots of character with VICTORIAN GINGERBREAD trim throughout porch, 9 foot high ceilings, large rooms with original 6 foot high wavy glass windows and 5 inch wide LONG LEAF PINE FLOORS. Restoration has been ongoing for the past decade but will still need some more work. One bedroom is completely restored and the other bedroom is waiting to be brought back to its original appearance. The kitchen though functional, is awaiting your personal renovation to complete this very unique house. A large enclosed section of the rear porch could easily be converted into a larger bathroom. Many options to turn this unique house into your custom dream house.


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