Historic House Listings

Sold. History and original details! Love the kitchen sink! Circa 1925 in Florida. $150,000

March 24, 2022

I love that little kitchen sink! Lots of bead board in this house. The home was built in 1925. It is located on .32 acres in Lake Wales, Florida. The home features a screened in front porch, original screen doors, bead board walls, hardwood floors and a great kitchen sink. The home was built by Lake Wales builder, J. F. Townsend. He was also a civic leader. There is a storage shed in the spacious backyard. Three bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,186 square feet. $150,000

Contact Kimberly Gay with Coldwell Banker Realty: 863-294-7541

From the Zillow listing:


NO HOA! LOTS OF SPACE INSIDE AND OUT! DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A NEARLY 100-YEAR-OLD HOME WITH LOTS OF CHARACTER AND GREAT POTENTIAL!! This charming rock-solid Craftsman style home was built in 1925 by historic Lake Wales builder J.F. Townsend. In addition to being a pioneer and renowned home builder, he was also a civic leader. This home sits on a spacious double lot. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, many unique features such as 9-foot ceilings, real wood floors, large separate dining room, wood-burning fireplace, solid beadboard wood paneled walls, custom ceilings and a large-screened porch. It has updated 200-amp electrical, R-30 attic insulation, a shed in the backyard for storage. The seller has had a recent 4-point inspection done. The seller is also providing renovation design plans that reveal this home’s potential. You can live here while making any changes to suit your desires. This property allows for the potential of a future detached garage, and the possibility of an above or beside income rental apartment. Property sold AS IS.


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