Historic House Listings

Save This House! Circa 1812 in Kentucky. $99,900

October 2, 2023

This house needs someone to save it! Known as the Field House, it was built in 1812! It is located on .56 acres in Columbia, Kentucky. The home features hardwood floors, crown moulding, dentil moulding, wide baseboards, wainscoting, chair rails and some vintage light fixtures. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,000 square feet. $99,900

Contact Tom Waggener with Caperton Realty: 502-386-3017

From the Zillow listing:


This stately, federal-style home sits proudly on a large lot of just over half an acre in downtown Columbia, Kentucky. Enjoy a glass of bourbon by the fire and toast yourself for being the one who saves and restores this property. Built in 1812, the Field House exudes a sense of history – our connection to Mark Twain – and elegance that captures the imagination of those who appreciate tradition and historical preservation. The spacious parlor is perfect for entertaining guests or cozying up with a good book by the original wood burning fireplace. The dining room boasts a beautiful chandelier that sparkles in the light of the setting sun streamin through antique glass windows, setting the tone for memorable gatherings. The full mason construction, three brick deep walls need work inside and out. Beautiful wood plank floors are original to the house. It currently offers one full bathroom and one half bathroom, updating the plumbing and electrical systems will bring it up to modern standards. Despite its need for modernization, there is something truly special about this home. Its classic architecture and spacious interior make it a perfect canvas for creating the home of your dreams. It’s proximity to the bourbon trail and historic downtown Columbia make it a great candidate for an airbnb. This home is located just two blocks from the town square of Columbia, where you can enjoy little shops, local food, coffee, and special events. Call today for your private showing. This home will not qualify for FHA, VA or most traditional mortgages. While the attic space is not high enough to be considered liveable sq footage per ansi guidelines, it does have a finished full bath and conditioned space for a bonus room, play room etc.



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