Historic House Listings

Sold. The August Sauer House, Circa 1885 in Kentucky. $197,000

April 19, 2022

Great pocket doors in this home! The August Sauer House was built in 1885. It is located in Newport, Kentucky. The home features hardwood floors, plaster ceiling medallions, pocket doors, transom windows and wide baseboards. This home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a fenced in yard and a detached carriage house. Love the old picture of the home. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,012 square feet. $245,000 New price: $197,000

Contact Jessica Kirkpatrick with H/R Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Have you ever wanted to own a part of history? Now is the perfect time. Presenting The August Sauer House of 1885. Originally built as a domestic single dwelling and its Architecture is Late Victorian Queen Anne. This home is on the National Register of Historic Places and various renovation costs qualify for tax credits up to 30%. Centrally located on the 8th block of flashy Central Avenue and Buena Vista Historic District. Home has a view of Great American Tower at Queen City Square in Cincinnati, Ohio and is minutes from multimillion-dollar Ovation Development. Home sits up on a double-lot, which back half could potentially be parceled off. Original features include pocket doors, Kensington tile, ornate wood mantels, molded plaster, wood turned banisters and spindles, ”Florida room”/ sleeping porch, carriage house made out of old growth Kentucky pine, slate roof, limestone, sandstone, wrought-iron fence, oak/pine floors, wood windows, and much more. Converted to multi dwelling in the 30’s. Check out this one-of-a-kind gem in the heart of everything today! Selling as-is and buyer to verify all information.


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