1865 Second Empire – Bellevue, IA

Added to OHD on 6/21/12   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   7 Comments
Lost/Demolished

206 N 5th St, Bellevue, IA 52031

  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 3012 Sq Ft
  • 0.39 Ac.
This two story brick home built in 1865 would be the perfect place to suit your needs!Beautiful oak, open stair case and hardwood floors with inlaid design. All located on double lot.

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  1. says: 472 comments

    Interesting mix of styles here. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sloped-in wall that was tiled like the one in this home’s bathroom.

  2. Jim says: 5043 comments

    Realtor says this “would be the perfect place to suit your needs”. Really?

  3. John C. Shiflet says: 5477 comments

    Interesting mix of 1865 Second Empire with an updated 1890’s interior. The “Queen Anne” wrap-around porch does not enhance the original design but is probably comfortable and given its age, worth keeping. People sometimes tend to think remodeling and updating houses is a modern phenomenon but Victorians who could afford it frequently remodeled and updated to the latest fashion tastes. I’ve seen Colonial era houses that were “Victorianized” a hundred years later before the 1890’s when Colonial Revival became popular. Some stylistic mixes/hybrids are actually superior to the original design but I don’t think that’s the case here.

  4. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11783 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Street view shows this was demolished.
    https://goo.gl/maps/71D61x38k1NbHyR2A

  5. Miss-Apple37Miss-Apple37 says: 1160 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1875 Limestone house
    Langeais, Loire Valley,

    but but but… just for the sake of the staircase!!

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