Historic House Listings

Talk Amongst Yourselves! Circa 1910 in Topeka, Kansas. $185,000

September 29, 2022

Talk amongst yourselves! What are your thoughts about this exterior color pattern! It’s bright and cheerful, not sure if I’d want my house beside it though. This home was built in 1910. It is located in Topeka, Kansas. The home features double front porches, hardwood floors, wide baseboards, leaded glass windows and some exposed brick. There is a fenced in backyard and a detached storage shed. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,174 square feet. $185,000

Contact Sherrill Shephard with Better Homes and Gardens: 785-845-7973

From the Zillow listing:


In a world full of nothing but shades of gray, welcome to the most delightfully colorful home in Topeka! This place is truly must-see. Starting with lots of well-preserved original character to just the right amount of modern updates. Large porch off the front overlooks a lush landscape full of perennials. Walk-in to the bright, open, and large living space. The kitchen is large and open. All appliances were new 2019 and do stay (gas stove). All 5 bedrooms are large and TWO of them have their own private decks (decks built new 2021). 5th bonus bedroom could be used as a living room or bedroom (it has one of the private decks). Main floor laundry room (additional hookups in the basement) has a mud sink and extra storage. 2 HVAC systems so this place stays nice all year long! All windows have been updated within the last 6 years. New privacy fence turns the backyard into a little private retreat; Rock garden, more perennials, hammock swing in the shade, covered deck, and a fire pit! Within walking distance to Topeka High, both hospitals, library, and so much more!



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