Oaklawn was originally located just south of Refugio, Texas. In 1900 the house was moved to it’s current location. The home was built in the 1850’s for Allen and Martha Heard. It is located on 3.87 acres in Refugio, Texas. Their son, Mr. J.F.B. Heard planted oak trees around the home. After his death the home was named Oaklawn due to the trees. The house needs a lot of work. There were oak beams used in the construction of the house. They were brought to Texas from Portsmouth, England. Cypress planking was brought from Georgia and Louisiana. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,352 square feet. $125,000
Contact Jo Ann Clawson with Coastal Bend Real Estate
From the Zillow listing:
Refugio, TX. – Grand, old historic home known as “Oaklawn”. This home was a magnificent beauty in it’s day. Some original hardwood floors and lighting fixtures. This home needs work, but is priced to sell! Cash only due to condition. Property is being sold “as is” only, seller will do no repairs.
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