Historic House Listings

Has a 19th century bowling alley! Circa 1883. On six acres in Massachusetts. $1,250,000

February 20, 2023

That bowling alley from the 1800’s is pretty cool! This is a big house with over 8,000 square feet! The Thayer Home was built in 1883. It is located on 6.16 acres in Lancaster, Massachusetts. The home features a large patio, grand staircase, beautiful woodwork, arched entryways, library with great built-ins, coffered ceilings, crown molding, picture rails and original mantels. The landscaped property has a pond and beautiful views. Eight bedrooms, three bathrooms and 8,709 square feet. $1,250,000

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From the Zillow listing:


This fine example of Tudor Revival style architecture is situated on over six acres with wonderful expansive views overlooking manicured lawns with a pastoral pond view and skyline vista. Built for the Thayer family, this home was constructed of the finest materials, including cut granite and brownstone on the exterior, with detailed moldings and interior refinements in multiple species of clear natural wood. The 15 room layout include numerous fireplaces with extraordinary mantel details, crown moldings, curved glass windows, and many quarter sawn oak floors and a very bright and open interior. The rooms have lofty ceiling heights and offer elegant and inspired architectural detailing which exemplifies the stylistic eclectic attributes of this architectural Revival style. Each level offers five principal rooms, and the lower level includes an original 19th century bowling alley. The house is ready for its final restoration phase.



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