Historic House Listings

Built by local blacksmith! A love story! Circa 1930 in Missouri. $189,900

August 22, 2023

This house is a love story! The local blacksmith built it for his wife and there are heart shaped stones on the exterior for her. After he built an addition on the house, he placed a sixth heart shaped stone over the fireplace. He used his horse and buggy to haul the stones from the train station to the home site. The house was built in 1930. It is located on .50 acres in Centertown, Missouri. The home features a covered front porch, beautiful hardwood floors, unpainted woodwork and a claw foot tub. River access is across the road from the house. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,002 square feet. $189,900

Contact Charlene Allee with Keller Williams Realty: 573-690-2306

From the Zillow listing:


Looking for a home outside city limits? Then look no further. This home has little bit of history and a whole lot of charm! It was built in 1930 by a local blacksmith who took the stone by horse and buggy from the train station across the street. The blacksmith built the house for his wife, and included 5 hand carved stone hearts, which are situated in the exterior of the house. After the addition, a 6th heart was added into the stonework above the fireplace. This home is situated in a very unique spot for the boating and outdoor enthusiasts, as the Marion River Access is directly across the rd. Don’t miss out on this one!



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