Historic House Listings

Sold. The Gaines House, Circa 1800. On four acres in Kentucky. $285,000

June 7, 2022

Love the old bell on the property. Federal style houses are one of my favorites. The Gaines House was built in 1800. It is located on four acres in Danville, Kentucky. The home features hardwood floors, original 6 over 6 windows, huge baseboards, solid wood doors with original hardware and mantels. There are seven fireplaces in the home. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,000 square feet. $285,000

Contact Terra Harrison with RE/MAX Elite Realty

From the Zillow listing:


The Gaines House is a federal era 2-story built in the early 1800’s laid in Flemish bond brick. The house retains all of its original wooden, 6/6 sash windows, with wooden sills and brick jack-arches. The house sits on a partially raised stone foundation and concrete cellar. The interior gable and brick chimneys remain.The interior has hardly been altered since the late 1800’s, except for modern lighting, plumbing, and heating systems. Original 7 fireplaces, original doors and molded ear trim in front rooms. Open stringer stair in passage with square newel, round rail, and decorative brackets. Enclosed winder stair in ell. William Henry Gaines served in the American Revolution and is buried, along with his wife and family members, in the family cemetery adjacent to the property.Flat 4 acres in the quiet country with 360 degree farmland views.3 wells for garden or livestock irrigation needs. Chicken coops have had electric. The home is livable with modern kitchen appliances and modern plumbing. A first-floor sitting room could be used as a 4th bedroom. The detached 2-car garage is on a concrete slab. Own one of Kentucky’s most historic homes.



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