Historic House Listings

Love the yellow front door! Unpainted woodwork! Circa 1889 in Kansas. $180,000

September 6, 2022

I love the exterior color of this house, especially the yellow front door. Beautiful woodwork inside. This home was built in 1889. It is located on .26 acres in Abilene, Kansas. The home features a wrap around front porch, original hardwood floors, pretty staircase with built-in seating, arched entryways and solid wood doors with original hardware. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,068 square feet. $196,000 New price: $186,000 New price: $180,000

Contact Becky Schwab with NextHome Unlimited: 785-479-1920

From the Zillow listing:


RARE OPPORTUNITY – Historic 4-BR home, priced to sell. Highly desirable 3rd St location on one of Abilene’s prettiest corners. New roof & freshly painted in fall 2020. Original antique hardware & lovely oak features – large Ionic columns, arched doorway, 8-ft pocket doors, carved newel posts & stair banister. High ceilings & wood floors with 12” baseboards. Transom windows above doorways. Bay window in living room & bedroom. Master bedroom with full bath. Double stairway with leaded glass windows on landing. Updraft furnace & central air for AC. Historic carriage house makes a great workshop.. Full unfinished basement & attic with potential for a dream suite. Mature trees, beautiful perennial flowers & wrap around porch. On parade route & Christmas Tree Lane. Selling AS IS- needs repairs & upgrades-but great family home or retirement project. New owner can customize to their own vision. Contact Becky Schwab, NextHome Unlimited 785.479.1920 for more information.



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