c. 1900 Colonial Revival in Lincoln, NE

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1515 S 21st St Lincoln, NE 68502

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  • $119,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 3011 Sq Ft
Elegant originality and craftsmanship describe this solid historic 2 story! Currently a duplex conversion with endless possibilities, it would be a great investment, or a single-family residence! Bold quarter-sawn oak beams and original light fixtures, pocket doors and built-in buffet all tell a story of opulence! The bright kitchen has large windows and newer appliances. As a single-family home, the second floor is easily accessed up the back, maid's staircase and would offer 3 or 4 beds and full bath with enormous tub! Third floor is open and easily finished for the perfect loft. This is being sold as-is, but offers many new or newer items, including two heatpump systems installed in '09 & '10. The shared drive opens to the single-stall garage and the solid basement offers tons of storage and more possibilities! Don't miss this opportunityset up your showing today!
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Greg McCown, HOME Real Estate
(402) 436-4663
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12 Comments on c. 1900 Colonial Revival in Lincoln, NE

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12133 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Thanks Jennifer HT for sharing!

  2. Jason B says: 191 comments

    I see several homes in my area with this shape. I call it Barn-ish, for lack of better words. Does this style have a name? I’ve always wondered. Thank you, HT, and Kelly, for sharing.

  3. Paul Price says: 194 comments

    The woodwork is so intact…it appears new!

  4. RossRoss says: 2410 comments
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    1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
    Emporia, KS

    I am dying over the gas/electric lighting fixtures!

    • Linda R says: 196 comments

      Me too Ross. Also the coffered ceiling and other built ins. So much nicer inside than I expected from exterior photo and having been a duplex, means a rental usually.

  5. Ernie says: 323 comments

    I like the entry, minus the third door…… Great built-in in the dining room.

  6. Claudia says: 6 comments

    I grew up in an old Dutch Colonial and everyone in our neighborhood called it the barn house. Some say Dutch Gambrel–but most of those that I have seen the roof line goes side-to-side (versus front-to-back, like this one).

  7. JJ says: 93 comments

    What a beauty! The exterior isn’t really my taste, but the interior is just beautiful, so I could live with it. I feel like I walked back in to my great-aunt’s home in Nebraska. And Lincoln is one of the best big cities, with the nicest people I have ever met. Of course, if you don’t like football, just wear red on Saturdays and you’ll be OK.

  8. John Shiflet says: 5428 comments

    The Dutch Colonial is a variant of the very popular turn of the last century Colonial Revival style which reached a peak in the first decade of the 20th century. Planbook architects were quick to incorporate Gambrel roofed versions because a lot of space could be included under the barn type roof. (similar to the steep sloped Mansard roof popular a generation earlier) Architectural historians dismiss the Dutch Colonial as being authentically “Dutch” because the early prototype examples from the Colonial era were actually built by English settlers. Perhaps because they were often found in regions settled first by the Dutch they became associated with them. Architects like Herbert C. Chivers, Jacob H. Daverman, William A. Radford and Fred T. Hodgson all had Dutch Colonial style offerings in their house catalogs. One minor Dutch Colonial design by the Grand Rapids, MI, Daverman firm was claimed to have been built over 800 times leading to the firm’s additional claim that it was the most popular house plan in America in 1905.
    Although this house is decidedly Dutch Colonial in style, once you go inside there are stylistic references to the Arts & Crafts as well as the Prairie Style. The combination original gasolier/electrolier light fixtures are rare and beautiful.

  9. janie says: 27 comments

    Like a box of Cracker Jack. A sweet surprise inside.

  10. Colleen J says: 1052 comments

    I really really really like this one, definantly would put it back to a single home, it seems really clean in the pictures. That kitchen sink!


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