Historic House Listings

The Galloway Log Home, Circa 1798. Almost 5 acres in Ohio. $380,000

October 29, 2023

This has so much rustic charm! The James Galloway Log Home was built by James Galloway in 1798. It is located on 4.68 acres in Fairborn, Ohio. The home features a covered front porch, log walls, hardwood floors, exposed beams and huge fireplaces! There are two sheds and an old barn on the property. Three bedrooms and one bathroom. $380,000

Contact Linda Sturni Riffle with United Inc. Realtors

From the Zillow listing:


This iconic Galloway log home in Mad River Township is on the market! Believed to have been built by James Galloway in 1798 this home has over 200 years of stories to tell. The original hand-hewn logs sit on a stone foundation in this 3 story home. The first and second floors are wooden oak planks. There are four wood burning fireplaces the sellers still use but buyers need to get their own inspections as sellers will not warrant or guarantee their operation. The log home is built into the hillside allowing for the basement to walk out to the heavily wooded lot. There are two sheds and an old barn that needs work on the 4.68 acre lot. A great setting to enjoy nature. The home has a propane forced air furnace, central air and indoor plumbing! The roof is asphalt shingles, water heater and well pressure tank are about one year old. The attic has been used as a bedroom and the basement can be used as living space. Conventional or cash buyers only, preapproval letters or proof of funds must be submitted to listing agent prior to any showings. See Showing Time for further showing instructions.



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