Historic House Listings

Original slate roof! Great details inside. Circa 1870 in West Virginia. $225,000

September 27, 2023

Love that original slate roof! The interior has original details and pretty woodwork. The home was built in 1870. It is located on .28 acres in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The home features a covered front porch, slate roof, hardwood floors, large pocket doors, double front doors, crown moulding, french doors, wide baseboards and original mantels. The interior looks to have quite a bit of deferred maintenance. There is a detached carriage house on the property. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,860 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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