c. 1900 Queen Anne – Necedah, WI

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313 S Main St, Necedah, WI 54646

  • $82,800
  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 3240 Sq Ft
  • 1.28 Ac.
Turn of the century property would make a wonderful home for you & your family to finish restoring. The house is perfectly set up for B&B w/double staircase, butlers pantry, spacious kitchen, formal dining & several seating areas to gather. Beautiful original wood work, w/curved staircase & window seat, leaded glass windows, classic antique fireplace, sliding parlor doors. Victorian classic resting on a huge lot against the bluff. 3rd floor could be finished into living space too!
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Kimberly Connors, Castle Rock Realty,
(608) 847-6020 ext. 222

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21 Comments on c. 1900 Queen Anne – Necedah, WI

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  1. Bootsie Jones says: 3 comments

    O M Gosh ! What a beautiful Home It needs me to bring her back to Glory , If only I lived in the area. That Wood is so awesome , shine that up

  2. Sue S. says: 277 comments

    Just looking at this one again. Lovely woodwork, and all the little seating areas tucked here and there are so charming. The virtual tour does have nice big photos, thanks. Love the old-fashioned two-button light switches. I do have a minor quibble in that what I think they call living room/dining room is front parlor/back parlor, but what the hey.

    Let’s see, if this lovely lady was mine, I’d trim back some of the straggly small-diameter trees and put in some other landscaping, give it a warm exterior paint scheme, and gut that kitchen and completely re-do it. Then I’d sit in the cozy inglenook. 🙂

  3. allison {a glimpse inside} says: 5 comments

    We will be moving to WI this summer when my husband gets stationed at Fort McCoy. We have this house on our list to look at… we LOVE everything about it, everything but the location. The town isn’t too great but we still can’t wait to go in and look at this beauty!

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    • Jo M says: 3 comments

      I hope you do go have a look at it. See my comment just posted. I live very far away now and will probably never see this house again except in my memories. What a treat to see the photos. Good luck with your search.

  4. Jo M says: 3 comments

    I lived in this house as child and am transported back by these photos. I rejoice that the woodwork has been left alone and also that nobody has ever gutted the original pantry. I have magical memories of coming down those front stairs (there are back ones too) at Christmas, going through into the big long room (the one divided by pillars) and seeing the tree and presents in the bay window near the fireplace in the back of that room. Those little seats set in beside the fireplace were a cozy world for me (and at least one of the seats–maybe booth?–are actually lids with storage underneath). You can close off the big long room from the dining room (the one with the beams on the ceiling) with doors which slide out of the wall. Being small, I thought they were huge and very cool! I used to sit and read in the window seats. There used to be an original claw-foot bathtub too but it is probably long gone. Loved that there were woods to play in out back (the bluff). I hope someone who can treat it with care will buy this house and care for these wonderful features. Of all the houses I have ever lived in through the decades, this one has a special place in my heart.

    • BridgetL says: 7 comments

      Sadly when I went to check this home out because I was curious about it the front porch was rotting away. However I love all the original details from the woodwork to the windows. Its been vacant for over 6 years so the back outbuilding has completely fallen apart and the back is overgrown. If I had the money to buy it and fix it up I would. I fell in love with the property and even did research on the house. It is my dream house

    • LindaL says: 4 comments

      Hi Jo,
      I am in the process of trying to purchase this home. It is such a beautiful home. I want to restore it to live in it, but no one seems to know the exact age. I have been trying to research it and have gone to the county, but have gotten a whole lot of nothing. I want to make it look as it should. If you have any information or pictures to share, I would really appreciate it.

      • Bridget says: 7 comments

        It was built in the 1890’s by Dr. George Parham. He married his 1st wife Dolly Weston in 1892 which is when I believe the house was built but I can’t find proof. She died in 1893 in childbirth along with their infant son. Dr. Parham remarried and had a daughter in 1904. He lived in the house until his death in 1921

      • Jo M says: 3 comments

        Hello Linda L,

        I have no idea about the history of the house because I was just a child while living there and my parents are now dead. I see Bridget had some info (very interesting!) and now that I read what she wrote, I do have a vague memory of hearing it used to belong to a doctor sometime before we were in it.

        I don’t have our family photo collection, only a single colour photo from 1970 that I can find right now (though I think I have two black & whites if I can think were they are). Not sure how to establish contact off this forum?

        The colour photo shows the house before the ugly square modern windows were cut into the roof dormer ends to bring more light into the attic. At least the original windows were left in place as you can see, but one decorative feature which went when the modern windows were cut in was a long, slim decorative point of wood going up from the centre the original windows in each dormer. Very pretty dormers, which in the photo are a sage green kind of colour which matches the roof as it was then too. (I see now the roof looks a black colour so it must have been re-done.) The window frames, and the decorative point feature which is now missing, were painted white in contrast to the sage green. Maybe the modern windows could be removed and the original look restored?

        I don’t know how to share this photo. As it has a person in it, I am not sure I would like it to be public here. Maybe whoever owns this site could give you my email?

        I would be delighted if someone who cared about this house and would love it could own it. I hope it works out for you,
        Jo

        • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11828 comments
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          1901 Folk Victorian
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          I’ll email him her your email address.

        • Annie says: 3 comments

          Jo,
          It is my understanding that a bank now owns the house. I drove through Nacedah today and fell in love with it the instant I saw it. There was a realtor sign in front so I called but was told the bank now owns it and it is off the market with the foreclosure proceedings in process now. However, the realtor said she would talk to the bank to see if they would allow me to make an offer on it yet… although I would want to see it inside first. Apparently it has many issues. Needs rewiring, mold problems, rotted porch, much more – etcetera, none of which scare me. So the question is – if I were to be lucky enough to buy it, I would like to restore it also, and am wondering if I too could see the color photo (and back as whites – if you found them). Kelly, could you email her my address as well?

  5. LindaL says: 4 comments

    Thank you so much, Bridget, for this info. The house will certainly be named after the doctor. I’m very excited.

    • BridgetL says: 7 comments

      Dr. Parhams 1st wife Dolly and their son are buried at Bayview Cemetery in Necedah. Ancestry.com has old census records of Dr. Parham. Very good and interesting information.

  6. I thought I was going to lose this house, but an offer has been signed. We’ll see what happens next.

    • BridgetL says: 7 comments

      That would be wonderful. That house deserves loving. Im currently working on an article on the house and have found wonderful information on it. Its rare to find a house with so many original features

  7. Hi BridgetL,
    Will you be posting the article in OHD? I would love to read it and learn more about this house.

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