Historic House Listings

Check out the staircase! Over 6,000 SF. Circa 1872 in Indiana. $325,000

November 26, 2021

That is a beautiful staircase! And this is a big house with over 6,000 square feet. This home was built in 1872 by Thomas Stevens who also designed the original Lawrence County Courthouse. it is located on .38 acres in Bedford, Indiana. The home features a covered front porch, porte cochere, sunroom, original hardwood floors, solid wood doors, transom windows, floor to ceiling windows, tall ceilings and wainscoting. The home still has the original slate roof, but a new shingle roof was placed over the single story addition. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 6,177 square feet. $325,000

Contact Angel Hawkins with Hawkins & Root Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Once in a generation opportunity to own a piece of Indiana history. Built circa 1872 by local architect Thomas N Stevens, also known for commissioning the original 1870s Lawrence County Courthouse, amongst other historic masterpieces since demolished, this is the only private residence that has stood the test of time. This Italianate style mansion boasts one of a kind features including hand carved limestone accents, a grand staircase and original woodwork. Over 6,000 sq ft, 4 BR, 1 full, 1 half, 1 3/4 baths and 17 total rooms including what could be a grand ballroom, enclosed sunporch, summer kitchen, and large corner lot in Bedford’s grand Historic District. Original slate roof has been maintained throughout the generations, new shingle roof over single story portion of the home new in 2021. Two 300,000 btu (600,000 total) gas powered steam boiler units (2006) power the radiant heat throughout the home. Truly a one of a kind residence waiting to be transformed. Cash or conventional offers only, buyer’s must submit pre-approval or proof of funds. Property being sold “AS-IS”. Taxes reflect no exemptions.


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