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Unpainted woodwork! Love the old safe! Circa 1885 in Michigan. $349,900

December 16, 2021

A lot of original features in this house! Love the old safe and the dumb waiter! The Daniel Striker house was built in 1885. It is located on .37 acres in Hastings, Michigan. The home features a covered porch, turret balcony, original hardwood floors, unpainted woodwork, wainscoting, grand staircase, built-ins, pocket doors and stained glass. The home has an original safe that is underneath the staircase and the original dumb waiter. There is a new roof on the home. This is a big house! Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 5,000 square feet. $349,900

Contact Doug F. Takens with Independence Realty: 616-669-0463

From the Zillow listing:


The ”Most Handsome Residence In Hastings” as it was known in 1885 when Daniel Striker built this Queen Anne asymmetrical style home. This extraordinary home offers 3 fireplaces, turreted tower, quarter sawn oak & butternut ornate woodwork. The hardwood staircase is absolutely stunningly magnificent. Hardwood floors throughout the home with custom design features everywhere you look. An open floor plan that can easily be changed to offer privacy with many extra tall hardwood pocket doors. Take a step back in time with all of the historical information that relates to the home & area. Original, historical lockable safe kept under the stairs, dumb waiter in kitchen lowering to basement, attic ready to be finished, basement for storage, 2 rebuilt fireplace chimneys with lifetime warranty, dimmer switches added to each light switch. Many restorations throughout, but a 2018 new roof. Call for a private showing today! No disappointment here.


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