Queen Anne – Marshville, NC

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Added to OHD on 5/5/15   -   Last OHD Update: 10/14/19   -   23 Comments

309 Ross St, Marshville, NC 28103

  • $37,500
  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1920 Sq Ft
  • 0.27 Ac.
"Old Victorian Home" with the charm of yesteryear is begging for a buyer to bring it back to the beauty that it once displayed. Wrap around porch, original double front door, wide foyer, fireplaces in most rooms including the foyer. Home has had some renovation done. This could be a project with outstanding results.
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Terry Gaddy, Century 21,
(704) 289-2121


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23 Comments on Queen Anne – Marshville, NC

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11732 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Build date given was 1910 but I thought it was a bit older than that.

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

    A faded beauty!

    A bit of a wreck!

    Hey, just my kind of house!

    This place could be a knock-out once again! Love the tall ceilings.

    • RossRoss says: 2524 comments
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      1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
      Emporia, KS

      In Streetview, I was surprised to find a lovely neighborhood.

      And what looks like a new roof.

      For $37K?

      Zounds!

  3. Barbara says: 24 comments

    Oh goodness- be still my heart! I adore it!

  4. Rachael says: 10 comments

    Hauntingly beautiful.

  5. Bethany says: 3322 comments

    Poor little house. I hope someone loves it back to life.

  6. Laurie W. says: 1771 comments

    Such a potentially pretty place. Once a very pretty place. It looks earlier to me too, Kelly — and Queen Anne? Really? I hope so much that somebody comes along to love it. Marshville is a nice little sort of rural town, great place to live.

  7. michele says: 93 comments

    She just needs someone to love her again!

  8. John Shiflet says: 5397 comments

    It would have been better not to begin the remodeling and to have left everything original. I agree about 1910 being too late…more likely from around 1895-1905.

  9. JimHJimH says: 4869 comments
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    I think this house looks worse than it really is. There’s enough left of the original here in decent condition that basic rehab and refinishing, plus a kitchen and bath, gets you a cute cottage with some impressive spaces for a small home. It’s not livable at present but could be a manageable project for someone with some energy and beginner’s skills.

  10. Paul W says: 539 comments

    Build date is definitely wrong as John Noted. I’m wondering if maybe a tad earlier than 1895 because of the windows and the ‘kick out’ base detail at the bottom of the doors?

    The plan here would be outside, scrape and paint, restore the windows and then go inside. I note the newer larger electrical service box indicating some updates on wiring perhaps. Also the rebuild of the rear porch and the roof.

    Lot of value here and finishing eth outside would maybe raise the value enough to get a equity loan to do the inside. This looks like a good project.

  11. Krystal says: 70 comments

    Oh my goodness, do I want this house. I do wish it were in a little more secluded area, I don’t love living so near the street like that. (I’m such a hermit, lol) But man. I cannot get over this house. What a beauty. Those front doors alone are worth the whole renovation. I am curious about that little numbered sign seen in the entryway picture, up near the doorframe of a door in the hallway there? Wonder what that’s about.

  12. Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 989 comments
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    1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

    Beautiful house, with tremendous potential.

  13. kenny says: 99 comments

    I wonder what the sign with numerals 1-10 are by the front door? looks like it could be lit but for what?

  14. abh says: 1 comments

    closing date 6/19/15 wish us luck!

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11732 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Awesome! Good luck!! 🙂

    • RossRoss says: 2524 comments
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      1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
      Emporia, KS

      How cool! Good luck! Will you be doing a blog or Facebook page on the work?

      • John Shiflet says: 5397 comments

        ABH, Congratulations. I feel that the photos here do not do full justice to this house. It may have never been a mansion but it was certainly a comfortable house in its time and it can be again. Keep a photo log of your work so you can measure the progress. I can’t determine the condition of the roof, but assuming there are no leaks, interior work can begin in earnest. This will be an amazing transformation once it has been restored. I too wish you the best of luck with this project and thank you for preserving our architectural heritage.

    • Peggy Schatzberg says: 4 comments

      Please post some pictures as you complete the work. We would love to see the progress!

  15. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11732 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    The owner has shared a before/after photo of the front. It’s fabulous! Here and I included it above, last photo in the pics above, click to see a larger view.

    • RossRoss says: 2524 comments
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      1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
      Emporia, KS

      Fabulous, indeed, Kelly!

      I particularly like the black window sashes!

      Congrats to the owner!!!!!!!!

  16. John Shiflet says: 5397 comments

    Wow, assuming the miracle worker here is ABH, fantastic job! This is obviously someone who has the vision to bring back this faded gem. Hat’s off to an impressive restoration, so far. I assume the interior work is still on-going but if the exterior is any indication, the interior will be just as impressive. We need more folks willing to take on faded houses and save them from oblivion.

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