1896 Queen Anne – Edinburgh, IN

Added to OHD on 5/29/18   -   Last OHD Update: 7/24/18   -   7 Comments
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302 S Walnut St, Edinburgh, IN 46124

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  • $170,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 4397 Sq Ft
  • 0.2 Ac.
The ageless style and characteristics include; the classic square, symmetrical shape with front gable and a side wing, steep pyramid-shaped roof, large covered front porch with supporting columns, distinctive brackets under the eaves, ornate leaded glass and bow windows that represent a true American icon. Memories of yesteryear continue throughout the interior; the original front door, definitive floor plan featuring a parlor, library with original fireplace, formal dining room and kitchen featuring a butlers pantry. Adorned by volume ceilings, handcrafted woodwork and quarter sawn Oak pocket doors and staircase, transom doorways, leaded glass windows, and hardwoods. Plenty of bedroom space plus enclosed porch, garage and carriage house.
Contact Information
Stephen Bradburn, Carpenter Realtors
(317) 738-3737
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7 Comments on 1896 Queen Anne – Edinburgh, IN

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  1. Linda R. says: 229 comments

    Such a nice house, and so affordable. I want the stained glass lamp and ball and stick table that is shown next to a fireplace. Check out the dollhouse across the street.

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  2. JimHJimH says: 5004 comments
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    A sweet family home, and very little to do or complain about! Built for druggist Adam Mutz (1828-1899), who lived here briefly with wife Martha and their family. The house was burgundy 30 years ago, then painted white before the current period colors.
    https://secure.in.gov/apps/dnr/shaard/r/c5e8f/N/43012.jpg

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    • Julie says: 42 comments

      Where do you all look for your info on your houses? I really appreciate, Jim, when you provide background. Ty.

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      • JimHJimH says: 5004 comments
        OHD Supporter

        Thanks Julie. The sources depend on location and time period. This one had references in the NRHP nomination for the South Walnut Street Historic District and the Indiana SHAARD database, and local blurbs also. All the Indiana Sanborn Maps are online too. I always check the genealogy to identify people with dates as well.
        Since you brought me back to it, I’ll mention that the 1896 build date is questionable. The NRHP info says after 1893, and supposedly there’s a photo from 1896. The Sanborn Maps of 1892 and 1899 clearly show a different footprint than the present house, which was either built from scratch or substantially modified after 1899. The various details seem to range from about 1890 to 1910ish, so it’s hard to know what happened without really getting into it.

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  3. MimiMimi says: 208 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Rochester, MN

    What a beauty & such a fun post!

    The windows & wood are wonderful!

  4. RosewaterRosewater says: 5857 comments
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    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Some may remember this Edinburgh house which sold for a song a couple of years back. It was HUGELY popular on OHD, but was lost in the purge. One listing still has pix, including at least a couple of the RAD kitchen! Damn purge.

    https://www.redfin.com/IN/Edinburgh/506-S-Walnut-St-46124/home/82532762

    This fantastic National Period house was on OHD as well.

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/fe/0f/7e/fe0f7ea6941494e5e2f38f15b68f5159.jpg

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