Historic House Listings

Diamond in the Rough! Built in 1842 in Ohio. $129,900

February 26, 2024

This house looks like a diamond in the rough! There are some nice details inside. The house was built in 1842. It is located Zanesville, Ohio. The house features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, wide baseboards, bay windows, claw foot tub and a spacious kitchen. The kitchen could use some work. It’s a large space, but looks a bit awkward. There is a large attic. The house has updated electric, plumbing and a new roof. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,468 square feet. $129,900

Contact Lisa K. Finnell with Carol Goff and Associates: 740-454-6777

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to The Putnam Historical District! Originally built by Levi Whipple (Nephew of Rufus Putnam) in 1842!! This Home features over 2,400 sqft of living space,2 full baths with claw foot tubs,3 large bedrooms with addition space for posssibly 2 more bedrooms! Large kitchen with beautiful white tile,and original cabinets,as well as atrium doors that lead you to the backyard. Formal dining room for your large family gatherings,and a morning parlor with ventless heater for that extra feel of comfort! Original wood flooring that has been sanded and refinished back to its original glory! Attic boasts additional storage space or could be used as a TV or game room. New electric (300amp service box),windows have been replaced,new wiring,new plumbing,new metal roof on side and back porch installed by Amish,new HVAC in basement,and baseboard heat in the upstairs bedrooms. With your finishing touches,this could be an absolutley stunning Home! Call for a private tour!



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