Historic House Listings

Omg! Someone save this! The Steamboat Captain Day House, Circa 1880 in Georgia. $119,000

September 20, 2023

Someone go save this house! Love the old picture of this home! The home was built in 1880. It is located on 1.30 acres in Lumber City, Georgia. The home features a beautiful wrought iron fence, a covered porch, grand staircase, wainscoting, hardwood floors and built-ins. Can we talk about the one room, I’m guessing it’s the dining room. Never seen that before. The vintage light fixtures, the settle bench in the foyer; there is just so much to love about this house! So please, someone on this page go get it! Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,112 square feet. $119,000

Contact Victoria Bateman with Bateman Realty: 912-253-0268

From the Zillow listing:


Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to acquire a historical gem – the residence of Steamboat Captain Day. This Italianate brick home was built and occupied by Captain John L Day one of South Georgia’s most prominent citizens. It is not confirmed but the home may have been the very first brick home in Lumber City. The home is filled with great craftsmanship from the beautiful detailed stairway to the one of a kind designed ornate iron porch railings and fence. The 143 year old home could use a few repairs but minor in relationship to the over 3,000 sq ft of home that is offered at only $38 a sq ft. original hard wood flooring, wood trim, detailed fireplaces, and wainscoting all remain in great shape. Property offered AS-IS. For further details, get in touch with our experienced Listing Agents, Vickie Bateman, 912-253-0268 or Deborah Rowland, 912-253-9791. This is an opportunity to own not just a home, but a piece of history.



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