Historic House Listings

Take a look at this one! Circa 1883 in Delaware. $260,000

March 27, 2024

This is a cool looking house! The home was built in 1883. It is located in Dover, Delaware. The house features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, bay windows, crown moulding, ceiling medallions and built-ins. There is a sunroom, vintage light fixtures and I love the old green bathroom tile. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,944 square feet. $260,000

Contact Bobbi J. Slagle with Next Home Preferred: 302-526-2886

From the Zillow listing:


Back on the market at no fault of the Sellers! Cash or Conventional Financing ONLY! Welcome to 129 N State St, a stunning Victorian treasure nestled in the heart of Dover, DE. This enchanting 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home is the perfect opportunity for old house lovers seeking a blend of historic charm and modern-day convenience. Located within walking distance to all of the charms downtown Dover has to offer, this timeless gem is filled with elegant details and character inside and out. As you stroll down the brick sidewalk, take in the ornate exterior trim and details of the home’s design. As you step inside, you’ll immediately be captivated by the original decorative building features, including intricate woodwork, hardware, original medallions, and hardwood flooring running throughout the home. The warm and inviting living spaces include a large den with a bay window, a formal living room with built in shelving and desk pull out, additonal bay window and arched gateway and a formal dining room with exquisite built-ins that’s perfect for hosting memorable gatherings. The kitchen includes a large farm sink, dishwasher, and a blend of modern and traditional elements – imagine the possibilities of a kitchen renovation! Additional features of this historic masterpiece include a spacious laundry room, a dry basement, a walk-up attic, and a three-season room overlooking the lush landscape. While this timeless beauty needs some restoration to return it to its former glory, the potential for greatness is undeniable. The City of Dover will even assist with tax credits available for restoration projects! Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of history with 129 N State St – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for old house lovers to create their dream home. Schedule a private showing today, and prepare to be swept away by the magic of this remarkable Victorian gem.



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