c. 1900 – Wabash, IN

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Posted August 2017. This home has been archived on OHD. The sold status is unknown.
Added to OHD on 8/28/17   -   Last OHD Update: 11/3/19   -   11 Comments

1380 Vernon St, Wabash, IN 46992

  • $97,500
  • 5 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 2806 Sq Ft
  • 0.33 Ac.
CHECK OUT THE ORIGINAL WOODWORK, BUILT-INS, UPDATED KITCHEN W/BREAKFAST BAR, hardwood flrs, open stairway, beveled glass, leaded glass, and front porch that wraps around one side. Off street parking, Detached 3C garage, partial chain linked fenced back yard. A period vintage "stone" fence surrounds the north side along w/iron railing fence. This home has 4-5 bedrms, 3 full baths, formal LR w/gas log fireplc, formal DR and also updated kitchen with all appliances to stay. Huge laundry room w/washer and dryer to stay, and much, much more. At time listed, seller is having some electrical work updated and will be installing NEW hot water heater. GFA Furnace, central ac, feature "curved walls" and so much more! Some new wiring, new drywall - ready to move into!!
Contact Information
Christy Kisner, F.C. Tucker-Wabash Realty,
(260) 563-4962


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11 Comments on c. 1900 – Wabash, IN

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  1. Tommy Q says: 466 comments

    Wow! A lot of home for the money.

  2. A real live Murphy bed! This house has lots of super awesome built ins & woodwork.
    Lovely!

  3. CharlestonJohn says: 1046 comments

    Historic maps indicate this home was originally built in a more traditional form, likely in a typical transitional Queen Anne/ Colonial Revival style that was common around the turn of the century. It was definitely there by 1901 and appears to have included a detached office building where the later addition to the south (left) is today. The old address appears to be 10 Vernon if anyone is looking for history.

  4. dkzody says: 270 comments

    The woodwork makes me sad. It needs a lot of elbow grease to bring out the shine of the wood. This is the reason I could never have lots of woodwork, it wouldn’t be shiny enough. Just the little bit we have keeps me busy.

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  5. JimHJimH says: 4869 comments
    OHD Supporter

    The residents here in 1900, most likely the first owners, were Dr. Edson D. Pearson (1871-1946) and his wife Blanche Jones. Pearson was born into a Quaker family on a farm outside town. His grandfather had been an early settler in the area after moving from South Carolina.
    Dr. Pearson finished his medical studies and married in 1898. He and Blanche raised 4 children here, a doctor, a dentist, a pharmacist and a minister’s wife; a fifth child died of illness at age 8. Pearson had a family practice, and the addition to the left side of the house built after 1920 may have been his office. He was still the owner and resident here when he died from a heart attack at age 75.

  6. Lindsay G says: 582 comments

    This home is a treasure trove of goodies! Every picture has something super cool in it! I’d love to own such a home. ?

  7. Paul M says: 34 comments

    My favorite thing is the bathrooms! They haven’t been ruined by bad remodeling. Second favorite feature is the bottom hung casement windows that tilt inward. This is a well-preserved house.

  8. Marie says: 227 comments

    What’s with that wonderful built-in cabinet in the bathroom? Looks out of place. Wonderful woodwork and other built-ins make this house a bargain.

  9. DianeEG says: 540 comments

    Although I like the town of Wabash and it’s history, this home is probably priced so enticing because of the neighborhood (but if you got thirsty for a Pepsi in the middle of the night…) The inside of a wonder and could be stunning again easily.

  10. Darla says: 107 comments

    Diane, do tell….more about the neighborhood. Busy, dangerous, noisy, what?

  11. Darla says: 107 comments

    I love murphy beds! The built-ins in this house are amazing.
    I really like this house. I hope I can find something this great when I am ready to move next year.

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