Historic House Listings

Diamond in the Rough! Circa 1870 in West Virginia. $225,000

July 1, 2023

This home has some nice details! With some work this home could be amazing! The home was built in 1870. It is located on .28 acres in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The home features a large wrap around porch, grand staircase, hardwood floors, crown moulding, ceiling medallions, pocket doors and transom windows. New HVAC. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,863 square feet. $225,000

Contact Will Richmond with BHHS Professional Realty: 304-483-7237

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to this enchanting property steeped in history and overflowing with elegance and grandeur! Nestled in the embrace of the pre-Civil War era, this gothic revival masterpiece will transport you to a bygone era. Boasting five large bedrooms and two and a half baths. As you step inside, you’ll be greeted by the awe-inspiring 15-foot ceilings. Awe-inspiring chandeliers grace the rooms along with unique fireplaces that each have historical significance. Each one is a work of art. A spacious carriage house, patiently awaiting restoration, holds promises of endless possibilities. Unlock its potential and breathe new life into this piece of history. Adorned with elegant 10-foot pocket doors, this residence seamlessly connects its rooms. Outside, a koi pond adds a touch of serenity to the picturesque landscape. And as you approach the front porch, you’ll be captivated by its sheer size. This home has had some of the more costly updates already done for you, featuring newer windows, restored slate roof with 50-year rubber shingles, stands as a testament to the meticulous preservation efforts that have been started. Modern HVAC systems have been thoughtfully integrated throughout to enjoy the past without sacrificing contemporary convenience. Seize the opportunity to own a treasure that transcends time and experience the enchantment for yourself.



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