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Ohio’s most expensive old house listing. TWO houses on 256 acres. $5,800,000

January 24, 2024

Welcome to Ohio’s most expensive old house listing! This property has big acreage and two houses. The home was built in 1942. It is located on 256 acres in Urbana, Ohio. The property has a large horse center with barns, tennis center and a parklike setting. This is like a private family compound. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms and 5,403 square feet. $5,800,000

From the Zillow listing:


Magnificent country estate ideally situated in Urbana, Ohio. This stately English stone manor home is offered together with neighboring 1759 North Main Street (a 6 bed / 6 bath elegant brick French country design home) as a private family compound and horse farm. Enriched by the legacy of aviation lighting industrialist Warren Grimes, the property listing includes the 2 homes, multiple horse barns and buildings, a tennis complex, and 256 acres of beautiful grounds and fertile Ohio farmland. Located just 45 minutes west of Columbus and 35 minutes east of Dayton, the property is conveniently located adjacent to Grimes Field Urbana Municipal Airport and has city utilities and frontage along 3 different roads. With a massive main barn that is truly a spectacular sight to see.



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