Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! Circa 1878. On 1/2 acre in Indiana. $229,900

August 17, 2022

This is a beautiful Napoleon Second Empire Home! It was built in 1878. It is located on .49 acres in Portland, Indiana. The home features a covered front porch, beautiful roof, chair rails, wide baseboards, crown molding and built-in bookshelves. The kitchen has a faux copper ceiling. There are travertine marble floors in the home. Some of the furnishings, drapes, rugs and some furniture will be included. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,278 square feet. $229,900

Contact Kathleen Brandenburg with RE/MAX Evolve

From the Zillow listing:


This Napoleon Second Empire masterpiece is truly a gem, renovated by the owner/architect with impeccable design reflective of the historic time period. The home features 11+ ft ceilings, a built in book case with the original library ladder, fabulous fireplaces, ornate woodwork, a clawfoot tub and a grand staircase. You will be swept away into a different time, but with all of the modern amenities desired. Energy efficient windows installed in ’19, newer HVAC, all new mechanical, plumbing and electrical in ’08, updated kitchen with faux copper coffered ceiling, Kohler double sink, gas cook top built-in to the island & travertine marble floors. Attic is plumbed & has HVAC ready to be turned into the ultimate game room. Sale includes several furnishings: drapes, rugs, appliances and some furniture if requested.



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