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Sold. Wedding Anniversary Gift! Circa 1880. Almost 3 acres in Kansas. $265,000

April 10, 2023

This home was built as a wedding anniversary gift. The house was built in 1880. It is located on 2.80 acres in Columbus, Kansas. The house features double front doors, covered front porch, original hardwood floors, pocket doors, crown moulding, transom windows, two staircases and pressed tin. The home was built for Mrs. Martin Van Buren Bennett. There is a circular drive and a three car garage. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,550 square feet. $265,000

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From the Zillow listing:


Absolutely, A stunning home full of charm and character from 1880 to our present day! The history of the house states it was built for Mrs. Martin Van Buren Bennett; Emma. This was for their 25th wedding anniversary. The fabulous house is build from native KS hand cut sandstone with 24 inch thick walls and a stone foundation that extends deep into the ground. The property has a newer heating and ac units. The majestic staircase is simply beautiful. The property has 2.80 acres and a 2 car garage. The circle drive makes a statement to lead guests to the front door. The amazing property is in wonderful shape for it’s age. This is A once in a lifetime opportunity to own this estate!


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