1895 – North Brooksville, FL

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Added to OHD on 4/29/15   -   Last OHD Update: 11/3/19   -   13 Comments

28025 Freewalt St, North Brooksville, FL 34636

  • $329,000
  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1662 Sq Ft
  • 41.8 Ac.
Historic 1895 Cracker Style Home hidden on 41.80 Acres. This Green belted acreage is simply gorgeous, with Grandfather Oaks, Hardwoods & a pond. Acres of pasture land ready for your Custom Built Home or remodel the Cracker Style Home to be a One-of-a-kind property. Property is fenced, cross fenced & gated with 2 entrances on Freewalt St. & Hiawatha Blvd. If you are looking to start a Horse Farm or Cattle Farm you will love this property. Located in northeast Brooksville offering bike trails, horse trails & the Withlacoochee River just minutes away for fishing & canoeing enjoyment.
Contact Information
Fran Cisek, Southern Homes & Land Realty,
(352) 777-4999


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13 Comments on 1895 – North Brooksville, FL

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  1. BethanyBethany says: 3322 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    The inside is scary except for that amazing stone bathroom. The outside is soooo cool though and the setting is amazing!

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  2. RossRoss says: 2524 comments
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    1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
    Emporia, KS

    First time I have ever seen a bathroom inspired by the Flintstones.

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  3. Melody says: 569 comments

    Umm… yeah. That bathroom. A field stone vanity, wall, and shower. Florescent lighting over the vanity and a glass light shade in the shower. Tiled floor, wood trim, and textured walls. And the best part – large widows with curtains, in the shower! Colour me confused.

    This house could be a stunner. I’d be wary about the first fireplace, it looks like it’s collapsing.

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  4. Now we know what people in “hidden” houses do with all of their free time. I could never imagine sleeping with that opening above my head – especially opened. But what a lovely landscape and location (for Florida). Interesting, that’s for sure. Never quite seen anything like it before!

  5. Raphaelle del Vecchio says: 5 comments

    Love Florida cracker houses. I wish people wouldn’t mess with them. I am surprised they preserved the exterior. Still beautiful. Still searching for my one and only.

  6. Laurie W. says: 1771 comments

    Kind of spooky inside & out. The bathroom scares me. I bet at night, when no one is home, you can see a silhouette at that dormer window.

  7. RosewaterRosewater says: 5611 comments
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    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Mmmm, yeah; this one is more than a little bit creepy. And that bathroom – OUCH! Looks like a stubbed toe waiting to happen. How in the world would you ever set a water glass on that counter.

    I’m still waiting for that $500K to fall in my lap so I can buy MY DREAM rustic cabin on land in fabulous LOUISIANA:

    http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/14915-LA-Highway-16_French-Settlement_LA_70733_M71285-89241?source=web#

    https://www.oldhousedreams.com/forums/topic/5-remarkable-antique-properties-now-on-the-mkt-in-sunny-fabulous-louisiana/

  8. Dana says: 33 comments

    Excuse the stupidity, but what in the heck is a “Cracker style” house?

    • Michael says: 27 comments

      Florida “cracker”. Native Floridan, not a snow bird from New Jersey or such. My family homesteaded in south Florida in the mid to late 1800s. Great Grandad and Gramps were fondly referred to as Florida Crackers. Tuff and hardworking. Many now use cracker as a derogatory term for uneducated back water farmers. Similar to “rednecks”. Cracker style house – rustic farmhouse similar to this one. Only without the stone bathroom and other “modern upgrades”.

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      • Leacy says: 1 comments

        No!! I am 5 th generation Floridian and “cracker” is from the 1800’s when Florida was full of cattle ranches- the term “cracker” was from the sound of the whips cracking as the cowboys drove their cattle across vast lands. My family had a huge ranch in Okeechobee, Fl for generations-

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        • sheri says: 1 comments

          Native here, and yes, cracker comes from the sound of the whip used by Florida cowboys. So funny that people only thing of TX when they hear “cowboy” and Florida land was ideal for running cattle. Hard to come by anymore.

  9. Michael says: 27 comments

    This could be a great vacation place once everything added after 1980 is removed. That means the Flintstone’s bathroom, 80’s modern kitchen, leaning fireplaces, and drywall. Those brick fireplaces are not original or the drywall. Probably beadboard or simple boards throughout originally. My Great Grandad’s place had a stove or two. No brick fireplace as a skilled mason was hard to find and expensive in rural Florida.

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