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Interesting house and history! Circa 1927. Almost 4 acres in Kentucky. $295,000

November 30, 2022

This sure is an interesting looking house! The history is interesting as well. This home was built in 1927. It is located on 3.85 acres in Oneida, Kentucky. This listing needs a floor plan of the house. The home features hardwood floors, baseboards and plaster walls. The home has a rubber roof. This home was built for the founder of the Oneida Baptist Institute, James Anderson Burns. There is a plaque on the property where an Oak Tree once stood that Burns climbed to plan the location of his Oneida Baptist Institute campus. Six bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,600 square feet. $295,000

Contact Tammy E. Ray-Wyatt with Century 21 Advantage Realty: 606-682-1250

From the Zillow listing:


Nestled in the hills of Southeast Kentucky overlooking the Southfork River and the Daniel Boone National Forest serene seclusion awaits on 3.85ac lot. Upon entering the winding private drive leading to the rock and wood shake home you will be entering spans of many years of history. This home was originally built in 1927 for the founder, James Anderson Burns, of the Oneida Baptist Institute better know to the locals as OBI. At the base of a Flag Pole you will find a plaque marking the spot of a large Oak Tree that James Burns climbed to plan the location of the OBI Campus. This unique property has endless possibilities some of which include but not limited to an Airbnb, a Bed and Breakfast or a private residence featuring a mother-in-law suite.The sellers have done many updates including baths, utility area, rubber roofing, refinishing hardwood with renovations on going. This listing also has additional flat land for a garden, a garage or future expansion . The sunroom overlooks the South Fork River. Some of the features include: fireplaces, original hardwood, crown molding, Plaster walls. The view from this property is breathtaking and words can’t describe all it offers.



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