1852 – Barnwell, SC

Added to OHD on 6/27/18   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   20 Comments
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415 Main St, Barnwell, SC 29812

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  • $84,777
  • Foreclosure
  • 5 Bed
  • 3.5 Bath
  • 5002 Sq Ft
  • 1.45 Ac.
The Owens House. Grand home built around 1852. See the original wide plank wood floors, beautiful moldings, and large rooms with 12' ceilings! Main floor at 2882 SF, 2nd floor at 2120 SF. Your finishing touches can have it restored with updates. Wonderful front & side main level and upper level porches.
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Karen Bures, Meybohm Realtors
(803) 644-1736
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19 Comments on 1852 – Barnwell, SC

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  1. Cindy Logan says: 15 comments

    Wow the inside looks good

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  2. CharlestonJohn says: 1093 comments

    The Colonel William Aiken Owens house is said to have originally featured front porch columns more typical of an Antebellum Greek Revival house in SC. The original owner was an officer in the SC Militia, a member of the State Legislature, and the publisher of the first newspaper in the county, which seems like a lot to have accomplished in a short 37 year life.
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28243038/william-aiken-owens

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  3. Debbie Webb says: 10 comments

    I love the inside , I just hate to see all those doors and original woodwork and fireplaces all painted white ? just takes away from the character I feel in my opinion I love wood it’s so warm and inviting …

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  4. Crystal Justice says: 1 comments

    Wondering what type of heat and AC it has?

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    • KarenZKarenZ says: 1151 comments
      OHD Supporter

      I looked on the Zillow site and it said that there is gas heat (forced air) and Central air. That’s pretty amazing for such an old house!

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      • Barb says: 1 comments

        My old house has a furnace in the attic and one in the basement, with plenty of torn up plaster walls from installing the ductwork upstairs. Sort of wished they had left the original boiler and radiators.

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  5. Jean Spencer says: 124 comments

    Beautiful windows and entryway. New paint and this would be a grand old lady again. Love it.

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  6. KarenZKarenZ says: 1151 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Such a huge house and the inside really surprised me! Lots of beautiful details and looks pretty well taken care of. A LOT of sanding in the future for the buyers, but it will be beautiful after it is painted!

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  7. R Butler says: 1 comments

    I love this amazing Grand lady!

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  8. LindaWLindaW says: 8 comments
    Emmett, ID

    I love this old dream house! The outside could be stunning with paint, gardens, walkways a porch swing rocking chairs, cool drinks. Yep stunning.
    I wish these homes came with floor plans. sigh

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  9. abevyabevy says: 307 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1857 victorian
    Applegate, MI

    Inside was sure a surprise. Nice fireplaces and shiny floors. Wonder what all the boards on ground were for? Probably another room torn out? I agree with Debbie. Wish they didn’t paint the woodwork. See several modern touches that some will like. Will make someone a nice home.

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  10. LUCINDA HOWARDLUCINDA HOWARD says: 248 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Barb, I agree with you about the radiators. I have owned 3 old houses that originally had radiators….all gone before I owned them. I always wished they had been left. There must be some reason why they went out of style….not efficient??

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  11. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12125 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Latest street view showing the new owners restored it beautiful (exterior wise, at least.) https://goo.gl/maps/Jo1ZJfjkoGTtZwDL8

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