October 27, 2017: Link Exchange

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11894 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Don’t know anything but “108” about the location of today’s old house photo.

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  2. says: 13 comments

    What a wonderful site! I am currently looking to snap up a beautiful old home…..somewhere…and make it my family home. So much inspiration here!

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    • John Shiflet says: 5363 comments

      Palm trees have a limited geographic distribution so that should rule out New England and the Midwest. But beginning in the Carolinas going down to Florida and westward to Texas would be one possible locale. Another would be in California along the coastal areas. I find the paint patterns on the house interesting as they show color placements and contrasts but this is likely from the 1900’s possibly as late as 1910 when paint schemes were becoming simpler. I also noted the gable vent which instead of the flat metal or wood louvers here they appear to be shaped. Scroll sawn patterned gable vents were very common back then as well. The large gable “brace” almost appears out of scale with the rest of the house but thanks to this being a documented period photo, it shows what was acceptable for the period. As for the house itself, I believe it would likely date from between 1885 and 1895. The visible “Chinese Chippendale” balustrades were very popular during this period in millwork catalogs. I too noticed the bemused look on the women’s faces. Until the early 1900’s it was almost a sin to smile when photographs were being taken based on the multitude of 19th and early 20th century photos I’ve observed. Nice period photo overall; thanks for sharing.

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  3. Old World Elegance and Charm in this beautifully maintained Greek revival cottage! It is believed this home was built in 1850 and it was rated ”outstanding” in the Wayne County inventory of Historic Sites and Structures. Richmond, Indiana

    http://www.lingle.com/Property/Detail/Lingle/10030823/4824-US-HIGHWAY-35-N-Richmond-IN-47374

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    • Laurie W. says: 1760 comments

      Love its simplicity & balance. Looks comfortable in summer, with the bricks, and probably very cozy in winter. Indiana is such a nice place to live, too.

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  4. StevenFStevenF says: 863 comments
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    1969 Regency
    Nashville, TN

    Here’s an interesting 1959 Hollywood regency/ ranch house in Nashville. Not over-the-top fabulous but definitely not a cookie cutter ranch. I like the entry, the floor to ceiling windows, and the octagonal dining room. The beamed den with a travertine-surrounded fireplace is nice, though it appears the travertine is cracked :-(. This house is a very good price for Nashville, which has a hot real estate market.

    https://www.zillow.com/savedhomes/for_sale/41173587_zpid/1_pnd/57.868131,-65.170899,11.824341,-128.452149_rect/3_zm/1_rs/1_fr/

    A 1932 Colonial in Ocala, Fl, which has great curb appeal and seems to be in the midst of some kind of restoration/repair. There are a few unfortunate updates that need to be rolled back (canister lights – ugh!) but could be a great house. Price seems a little optimistic, given the condition.

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1111-SE-8th-St-Ocala-FL-34471/45868220_zpid/?fullpage=true

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    • Ross says: 2458 comments

      LOVE the 1959 Hollywood-Regency! Thanks, Steven!

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    • SueSue says: 1142 comments
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      1802 Cape
      ME

      A love both these houses. The Ocala house has such drama and elegance but seems so sad. I just want to buy it and put care and love into it. How lovely it will be renovated.

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    • Julia says: 14 comments

      Decorating the Hollywood-Regency would be a dream come true! If I lived there I would wear a fur and carry my martini glass around with me everywhere…wait…I do that now.

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    • Laurie W. says: 1760 comments

      Seeing the ’32 Colonial restored to its original beauty, minus the less-appropriate additions from the past, would be a real joy. It deserves a loving buyer.

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    • Hoyt Clagwell says: 251 comments

      Disappointingly, the link to the Nashville house isn’t working? Could someone post another link? I’m curious–would love to have a look at it.

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    • Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1026 comments
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      1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

      That Hollywood Regency house is POSH! So feminine and elegant.

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    • Karen B says: 242 comments

      The house in N-ville looks exactly like the house used in the movie “Sweet Dreams” w/Jessica Lange as Patsy Cline. It was filmed in Nashville and she had her home there. Love this house.

  5. Heidi says: 145 comments

    https://www.trulia.com/property/3269503163-1469-Maine-St-Quincy-IL-62301

    one of my favorite exteriors in Quincy. I love that it still has some of the iron fence left.

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  6. Joseph says: 367 comments

    The next town over from me was originally farmland, but in the late 19th/early 20th century it became fashionable for Bostonians to have summer homes – some refurbished old houses, others built new. The listing below is for a very grand house, which I remember in its “dark brown shingle” days – I think most here would find it too polished now, but still an incredible estate.

    https://www.trulia.com/property/3275758419-1-7-Sears-Rd-Southborough-MA-01772

    This other one, a converted carriage house, I have lusted after for years. It seems pricy for a 2-bedroom house, but it really is charming.

    https://www.trulia.com/property/3274805334-96-Main-St-Southborough-MA-01772

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    • Jeanne L says: 36 comments

      Carriage house is lovely. Pricey, I agree. But an enjoyable moment to fantasize about living there!

    • Laurie W. says: 1760 comments

      Zounds! to borrow a phrase from Ross. The Sears Rd. house is quite an achievement. The interior is a surprise. Gorgeous. Of course the pantry stands out, though it looks like it’s been squished a little to accommodate a larger kitchen, and the built-ins in the last photo make me want to move right in. Nice job on the carriage house — more photos of the inside would be nice.

  7. Imbroglio says: 65 comments

    Two Tudor/Norman/eclectic beauties. The first still has one of the first private swimming pools and tennis courts in the state of Mississippi. It is on the National Register:

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/114-Woodland-Cir_Jackson_MS_39216_M78594-38208

    The second in Topeka offers a great lot, a few more square feet and an amazingly placed original pool house and pool – at 60 feet long! – that seem more Connecticut than Kansas:

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1501-SW-Westover-Rd_Topeka_KS_66604_M84379-77442

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    • Lancaster John says: 780 comments

      Both are lovely homes from the decade that I consider the zenith of quality American home craftsmanship. Alas, unaffordable for me but this website is for dreams, correct? Thanks for the shares, Imb…

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    • Cathy F. says: 2240 comments

      Wow! Those houses are amazing! Would take a while to get from point A to B within them – not exactly small homes!, but lots to notice & admire along the way. Esp, IMO, in the first one.

    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6058 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      The outdoor spaces on Westover Rd. are stunning! The DR wallpaper aint bad either. Thanks’

    • Teri R says: 286 comments

      Ahhh! Beautiful!

  8. CharlesB says: 481 comments

    Every year around this time, when the weather starts getting nippy and my floors get ice cold up here within sight of Canada, I start to fantasize about moving to some tropical paradise, ideally a grand Victorian mansion overlooking the sea. This is one of those fantasies, priced at $568,000 at today’s exchange rate:

    http://www.southcoastproperty.co.za/SouthCoastPropertyforesale.htm

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  9. tess says: 306 comments

    Original shiplap, tin ceiling, completely rehabbed 1913 home in Sanford, Fl historic district.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1100-S-Myrtle-Ave_Sanford_FL_32771_M51243-93691

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  10. Andrew Schroeder says: 8 comments

    Idk if this one has been posted here before. Chapel Lane Estate in Seattle:

    http://www.sothebysrealty.com/eng/sales/detail/180-l-3591-xgdrbf/chapel-lane-estate-the-highlands-seattle-wa-98177

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    • TXJewelTXJewel says: 360 comments
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      1920 Thurber Brick 4 Square
      Strawn, TX

      Absolutely stunning! This is my all time favorite house. I just adore the colors that they chose for each room.

    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6058 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Today’s unendingly predictable, boring, pompous, double stairways could sure learn something from that STUNNINGLY elegant example. Thanks’

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    • Laurie W. says: 1760 comments

      Beautiful house, not “updated” out of its 1920s grace. Some of the bathrooms are unchanged (I assume others have been added since its building). It’s laid out to provide the magnificent views from both floors. Best of all, the owners seem to be dog lovers (or their decorator!). One surprising thing is the small working area of the kitchen — even 2 caterers would be crowded there. What a find, thanks, Andrew! I spent a long time wandering around in the virtual tour.

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    • SueSue says: 1142 comments
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      1802 Cape
      ME

      Just perfection.

    • ToriaToria says: 8 comments

      Stunning property and history. I guess the price of the house dictates Flora Danica plates ($2200.00 each) in the pantry, lol. The marble bathroom and tub…… swooning

  11. Cora says: 2057 comments

    What a treasure. 1901…makes my heart go pitter-patter with possibilities:

    Livingston, MT:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/78178172_zpid/

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  12. Lancaster John says: 780 comments

    Some nice ones in Montgomery, AL:

    A 1925 Tudor Revival, which reminds me a lot of Daisy’s house in “Driving Miss Daisy.” There’s even a carriage house with servant’s quarters for the driver. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3147-Thomas-Ave-Montgomery-AL-36106/72826413_zpid/?fullpage=true

    Here’s a former country club’s building, also Tudor Revival, which at 15,000 square feet could make a grand residence…or condominiums, etc. The per-square-foot price is bargain basement. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3503-Narrow-Lane-Rd-Montgomery-AL-36111/2112058367_zpid/?fullpage=true

    A 1994 home is not “old”, but this one is an extremely well done execution of a traditional plantation style home. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2473-Rosemont-Pl-Montgomery-AL-36106/72800355_zpid/?fullpage=true

    Just down the street from the home above is this appealing home which the agent describes as Tudor but I think is more craftsman, or at least a hybrid of the two. It’s simplicity along with the robust detailing make for a home I could move into as-is. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/842-Felder-Ave-Montgomery-AL-36106/72798610_zpid/?fullpage=true

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  13. RosewaterRosewater says: 6058 comments
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    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Check out another decent urbex vid of this AMAZING, roaring 20’s, stone, gentleman’s lodge. Not sure if it’s North Eastern US or Canada. The place is really something to see, and luckily mostly undamaged despite it’s abandoned condition. The sunken, basement, boom boom room with the double end fireplaces and antique generator plant rock my world!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6dpc8LjgYw

    +++

    Cute as a button in super cute little Winamac;
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/115-N-Franklin-St-Winamac-IN-46996/85669864_zpid/?fullpage=true
    Check out the amazing iron fence on this looker in the same town;
    http://goo.gl/3eHP8F

    Great, early, farm house with expansive ell and dependencies on 5 acres of pastoral Grant County in James Dean land for under $100K!
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/8271-E-1125-S-Fairmount-IN-46928/2116875079_zpid/?fullpage=true

  14. JeSouth says: 38 comments

    Micanopy, Florida is an authentic old Florida town. Here is a link to a gorgeous
    B&B for sale there. https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/402-NE-Cholokka-Blvd_Micanopy_FL_32667_M62245-38056#photo0
    Also, here is a link to a recent photo essay/story about Micanopy in Southern Living Magazine. http://www.southernliving.com/travel/south-east/micanopy-florida#micanopy-florida-leonardos
    Grand Rapids, MI https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/304-Madison-Ave-SE_Grand-Rapids_MI_49503_M30331-69201#photo0
    Montague, MI – a bit pricey, but has 30 acres, out-buildings and is on a lake.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/5865-Old-Channel-Trl_Montague_MI_49437_M44183-23282#photo0
    Six Lakes, MI – a unique lake front cottage made from a Pullman train car.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/231-N-Coolidge-Dr_Six-Lakes_MI_48886_M42389-27846#photo0
    Hubbard Lake, MI – another cool lakefront cottage with stone foundation and chimney plus lots of knotty pine. https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/6218-Mount-Maria-Rd_Hubbard-Lake_MI_49747_M31639-40283#photo0

    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6058 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Whoa! Too right. That house is enviable. Just a bit of this and that would polish it up quite nicely. Great lot too. Thanks’ peewee

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    • BethanyBethany says: 3481 comments
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      1983 White elephant
      Escondido, CA

      I love it! The inside is nicely done, and the outside is just yummy.

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    • Lancaster John says: 780 comments

      What a place! If I could deal with winter I’d be all over this one. I nominate it for a spot on “Top 10 Staircases” list. Even seems to have the original newel post lamp. (Does anyone remember that modest Victorian in somewhere like Iowa with the most amazing staircase? I can’t recall if it was a feature home or one in the Friday share chit-chat. I have to start a list.)

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  15. Paul Price says: 202 comments

    4 BD 2 BA 2879 sq feet. Does anyone else thinks this might be a Palliser design? Has some updates that need to be moved to restore it to it’s original beauty. https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Topeka-KS/77466908_zpid/41256_rid/pricea_sort/39.269208,-95.430336,38.883282,-96.08677_rect/10_zm/10_p/

    • CharlesB says: 481 comments

      Definitely NOT Palliser. There’s a development in Stratford, Connecticut that’s chock full of similar houses of the 1920s that was named ‘Aerodrome Park,’ which suggests the design inspiration.

    • Cathy F. says: 2240 comments

      The second house: And a whole bunch of various wonderful porches! Plus some lovely stained glass.

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6058 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Jeez Anne, the Bedford house is amazing, thank you. 🙂 Pity the agent didn’t feature those stunning art glass windows. So much to love. Hardenburg used a slightly more posh version of that mantle in “The Dakota”. http://goo.gl/CjGdpQ

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      • Anne M.Anne M. says: 786 comments
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        1972 not a dream.
        Hopkinton, MA

        it is a gorgeous house – so much personality. I am not sure why it says Bedford, tho on the link, it is actually in Lexington, MA

  16. Paul Price says: 202 comments

    3 BD 2 BA 1736 Sq ft built in 1875 appears to be an Italianate with a colonial front porch added later. Wow, 10,000K??? https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/15-S-Crawford-St_Fort-Scott_KS_66701_M77440-22556#photo0

    • John Shiflet says: 5363 comments

      Houses priced under $25,000 are fairly easy to evaluate at least at first glance. Instead of focusing on what’s wrong, it may be better to focus on what is right and see if those combined features equal the asking price. Then one can look at the things that need attention before an overall assessment is made. If the house would salvage for more than the asking price its probably an acceptable deal. Fort Scott, which is remote on the eastern fringes of Kansas, has a wealth of old Victorian era and early 20th century houses with more and more of them being restored. If the location is acceptable, then for the hands-on restoration types this might be a worthwhile project. I did not see much inside to tie it to its Italianate origins, though. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Cora says: 2057 comments

    Imagine the morning views from the porch of this incredible Montana farmhouse?! That kitchen with the back screen door…Oh my. I’m in love.

    Pony, MT:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/2127957445_zpid/

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    • BethanyBethany says: 3481 comments
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      1983 White elephant
      Escondido, CA

      You’ll have to fight me for it! It’s the stuff my dreams are made of!

    • Hoyt Clagwell says: 251 comments

      That place is perfect. This is the first house I’ve seen featured here where I would take it totally furnished as-is, but other than wanting a better supplemental stove than that measly 20″ electric apartment stove for a back-up to the gorgeous Deco wood stove, I could contentedly live here with everything just as it is.

      If my great grandma didn’t have that exact same wallpaper in her kitchen that this house has, it was damned close.

      • Cathy F. says: 2240 comments

        And we had virtually the same wallpaper as in the DR in our DR when I was a little kid in the 50’s. When I moved into this house in ’86, the same wallpaper again – incl. same color yet again, was in the front/stairway hall.

    • peeweebcpeeweebc says: 1060 comments
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      1885 Italianate.
      MI

      Hot damn you found my farm for me! What I’ve dreamed of since a little girl. And that price- for all that, simply incredible!

  18. DianeEG says: 559 comments

    310 S 3rd St, Fairbury, IL 61739 | MLS #106751 | Zillow
    https://www.zillow.com › Illinois › Fairbury › 61739
    $359,900.00
    Zillow has 29 photos of this $359900 4 bed, 4.0 bath, 4700 sqft single family home located at 310 S 3rd St built in 1878. MLS # 106751.

    328 Pickett St, Chenoa, IL 61726 – realtor.com®
    https://www.realtor.com › Illinois › McLean County › Chenoa
    View 30 photos of this 5 bed, 2 bath, 2905 Sq. Ft. single family home at 328 Pickett St, Chenoa, IL 61726 on sale now for $178000.

    602 Maple St, Chenoa, IL 61726 – realtor.com®
    https://www.realtor.com › Illinois › McLean County › Chenoa
    View 30 photos of this 5 bed, 3 bath, 3999 Sq. Ft. single family home at 602 Maple St, Chenoa, IL 61726 on sale now for $175000.

    A drive on Route 24 from Illinois to Indiana this week showed me these three homes. I believe the 328 Picket St. home was a B&B at one time.

    • ChrisICU says: 639 comments

      Hey I clicked the links an none showed up. Perhaps you were logged in and the links onlly work when someone is logged on.

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  19. Paul W says: 473 comments

    This is the building next door to our property in Logansport and is the second “Burgman Building” built in 1896. This would be ideal for an antique shop (ours is next door and specializes in Period Victorian furniture), an architectural salvage store, art studio/gallery, book store or maybe even a coffee house/tea room. It would not take a lot to get a open for business although it need a period storefront (qualifies for grants).The upstairs is gutted although the trim is still there and the pocket doors. Roof is newer. The basement floor is newer and a lot of structural improvements were made to make it a fitness center. 12 off street parking. Neighborhood wants a ‘low intensity use and zoning approval will be needed . Our “private park” wraps around it so its very quiet and the midtown neighborhood in Logansport is great.
    http://www.schweringrealty.com/idx/mls-201748583-618_15th_street_logansport_in_46947

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  20. Jacob Seegers says: 2 comments

    Here is an opportunity to own an old home that is currently generating significant income. I am the owner, so feel free to contact me. Unlike B&B’s, this property can be run from anywhere (I live 2,000 miles away) and all of the Suites/Rooms are private. Natchez, MS is a beautiful historic town with a high concentration of Antebellum properties. It draws tourists from all over the world and is a wonderful town for old-home lovers.

    http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/309-N-Pearl-St-Natchez-MS/9662689/

  21. Oklahoma Houses By MailOklahoma Houses By Mail says: 86 comments
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    Tulsa, OK

    What a pretty house and gardens!

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  22. RobynMeRobynMe says: 116 comments
    1907 George F. Barber
    Hamlet, NC

    Here’s a deal (maybe) for someone… no mention of what’s needed.

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/408-W-Main-St-Plainfield-MA-01070/57025203_zpid/

  23. RobynMeRobynMe says: 116 comments
    1907 George F. Barber
    Hamlet, NC

    Ironically, this one needs *more* paint on the exterior trim. (Or at least color!)
    There’s still some things there to work with…

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3175-Boone-Rd-Crisfield-MD-21817/37621507_zpid/

    • John Shiflet says: 5363 comments

      Nice late Victorian farmhouse by the looks of it. The absence of vegetation and level appearance of the house makes me wonder if it might have been moved to this location? I agree that for the price and the details offered this seems like a good deal. Fannie Mae Homepath property so it may be somewhat undervalued.

  24. Cora says: 2057 comments

    Cuteness. The kitchen cabinets are great:

    Bisbee, AZ:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/7387550_zpid/

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  25. Cathy F. says: 2240 comments

    A large center-hall colonial revival with 1930 build date. I like the LR with its wall of shelving, but my favorite part of the house is the DR with its lovely built-in corner cupboards.
    https://www.openlistings.com/p/1032-state-route-101-chinook-wa-98614

  26. Angie T. says: 5 comments

    Here are a couple more from the lovely town of Bad Axe and surrounding areas:

    A red colonial-ish style home. Bonus is that it’s right next door to the 1896 Victorian that was already featured on Old House Dreams:
    http://www.realestate-mls.com/detail.cgi?viewonlyno=556-17-0033

    This craftsman/prairie style could possibly make me leave my current home:
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/106394055_zpid/43.80688,-83.000405,43.80307,-83.007272_rect/16_zm/

    A charmer with a bright front door:
    http://www.realestate-mls.com/detail.cgi?viewonlyno=556-17-0028

    Gorgeous and tastefully updated:
    http://www.realestate-mls.com/detail.cgi?viewonlyno=272-17-0049

  27. Angie T. says: 5 comments

    Here are a couple more from the lovely town of Bad Axe:

    A red colonial-ish style home. Bonus is that it’s right next door to the 1896 Victorian that was already featured on Old House Dreams:
    http://www.realestate-mls.com/detail.cgi?viewonlyno=556-17-0033

    This craftsman/prairie style could possibly make me leave my current home:
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/106394055_zpid/43.80688,-83.000405,43.80307,-83.007272_rect/16_zm/

    • Cathy F. says: 2240 comments

      The first one… nice house. The window above the front entry… am wondering if the upper part of it is original? Looks a tad ‘off’ to me, and doesn’t quite match the windows of the dormers. Just took a second look & think the whole window was replaced.
      Think it might be kinda fun to live in a town with a name such as Bad Axe. ?

  28. Jayl65Jayl65 says: 16 comments

    This is one of my favorite homes located in Shreveport LA. Morritz and Young of St Louis were the architects. Wonderfully grand 1923 home.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2610-Fairfield-Ave_Shreveport_LA_71104_M82750-63064#photo0

    • Andy D says: 38 comments

      I always like when a nice window bench is placed on the middle landing of the main staircase. But to have a whole lounge, awesome!

    • Cathy F. says: 2240 comments

      Oh, wow! It is very grand, yet looks very comfortable & liveable at the same time. I love the exterior – incl. the landscaped driveway, and the interior is just as nice!! Beautiful woodwork – incl. not too dark for my own taste. I wouldn’t mind a bunch of their rugs & furniture, either. ? Couldn’t tell for sure, but think the roof is architectual shingles. Wonder if it originally had a tile roof?? But then tiled roofs usually last for a l-o-n-g time, so maybe not…

    • CharlestonJohn says: 1100 comments

      Beautiful Mediterranean Revival style mansion. What else could you want?

      This one is also for sale. Built by the father of the original owner of the home you posted. It was constructed in the same year and designed by the same architects in the same style…
      https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/906-Wilkinson-St-Shreveport-LA-71104/51350530_zpid/

  29. Paul Price says: 202 comments

    4 BD 2 Bath, Sumner IL. Oh, but there were more pictures! I adore the exterior! https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/201-W-South-Ave_Sumner_IL_62466_M81843-10128#photo0

    • John Shiflet says: 5363 comments

      This is one of the best large Queen Anne style homes I’ve seen in a while at such a low price. However, there’s still For Sale By Owner listing for 40K: (additional photos too) https://www.forsalebyowner.com/listing/201-W-South-Ave-Sumner-IL/580bafa6b0f839eb698b4568 If that is truly a Sears Roebuck & Company Mantel then the house may be from the end of the first decade of the 20th century although I’m not sure when Sears got into the millwork business. (there’s a Dover reprint of a 1910 Sears Millwork catalog) Looks like an estate situation judging by all the remaining furnishings and clutter. Half acre lot as well. Thanks for sharing.

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  30. Cora says: 2057 comments

    Great woodwork, I think the cabinets *might* be the original 1917? Either that or they’ve brought in some very old salvaged cabinets:

    Almond, NY:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/29620577_zpid/

  31. ChrisICU says: 639 comments

    Any member of the Billionaire Boys Club want a historic lodge to sleep 30 buddies on their own 7,000 acres of beautiful norther Pennsylvania?

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/797-West-Creek-Rd_Saint-Marys_PA_15857_M41693-05190

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  32. Jennifer W says: 2 comments

    Coming in a little late to this, and I apologize in advance if this house has already been featured, but I came across this recently while house-hunting and had to share:

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/530-Thomaston-St_Barnesville_GA_30204_M63383-25562

    It’s really unusual to see a house with Arts & Crafts details like this is Georgia, and can’t help but laugh at the fact the owners just couldn’t resist putting in all those Greek columns.

    The Chicago Bauhaus school mention seems highly suspect given the 1912 build date, but maybe someone with a better knowledge of architectural history than me can provide some insight…

    • Wm mann says: 29 comments

      The current owner must be dreaming with his asking price. They purchased it for less than four thousand dollars. It obviously suffered a major fire. It appears as little more has been done aside from clearing out debris.

  33. Cora says: 2057 comments

    Don’t know if that tiny little washroom sink is original, but it sure is cute. Pretty old house:

    Wichita, KS:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/77344745_zpid/

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  34. Cora says: 2057 comments

    Another incredible, time-capsule MCM. The listing says “needs updating.” Nooooo!

    It’s Brady-Worthy!

    Jamestown, NY:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/29911365_zpid/

  35. Cora says: 2057 comments

    No acceptable superlatives for this one.
    My eyes rolled back into my head at that staircase. And those amazing old bathroom sinks.

    Tudorlicious:

    Lakewood, NY:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/98597485_zpid/

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  36. Nancylee says: 5 comments

    1787 Colonial in Cold Spring NY. Every room has beautiful,old wide plank floors, except the incredible brick in the kitchen! I know this home, it is so lovely and well kept, there is a sidewalk just outside and you can walk into the quaint antique filled village, or take a short walk to the river.

    https://www.movoto.com/cold-spring-ny/16-market-st-cold-spring-ny-10516/pid_v6htzx8qjh/for-sale/

  37. CoraCora says: 2057 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    Attic ballroom with cantilevered roof.
    My imagination is running wild with what I could do with that room if I owned such a house.

    Ridgway, PA:
    https://zillow.com/homedetails/126998761_zpid/

    • John Shiflet says: 5363 comments

      Nice house here but the dates are confusing. In the listing it shows “1890” (although I cannot connect anything in the house with 1890) yet a bronze plaque indicates “1916”. But that too seems off in the opposite (later) direction with the details suggesting somewhere between 1905 and 1912 give or take a year or two. Ridgway is a charming town although this house is towards the upper end of the old house market there.

  38. ChrisICU says: 639 comments

    Gorgeous antebellum home in Columbus, GA with only two photos. I want more! https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1846-Buena-Vista-Rd_Columbus_GA_31906_M50457-53349

  39. Glen says: 59 comments

    Not sure if this one grabs anyones attention or not. This is my neighbors house here in Salt Lake city. does have some really interesting history to it. A lot is original, but over the years it has had some modern upgrades done.

    https://www.redfin.com/UT/Salt-Lake-City/1220-Yale-Ave-S-84105/home/91740217

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