Historic House Listings

The details! The staircase! Circa 1872 in Indiana. $299,900

May 20, 2022

That is a beautiful staircase! This home was built by local architect, Thomas N. Stevens. The home features hand carved limestone, original hardwood floors, grand staircase, wainscoting, transom windows and tall ceilings. This is considered a landmark home in Indiana. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 6,177 square feet. $299,900

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. Property will be subject to a historic preservation easement issued by Indiana Landmarks.

 

 

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