January 22, 2019: House Sampler

Added to OHD on 1/22/19 - Last OHD Update: 1/22/19 - 7 Comments
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596 Colfax Ave Benton Harbor, MI - $99,900
Historical Home in the City of Benton Harbor. Stunning original woodwork staircase and stain glass windows. This home features some of the highest quality woodworking throughout the entire house. Three historical fireplaces. Beautiful original front door and hardwood floors throughout the house. Ceramic tiles in the kitchen and bathrooms. Large front porch; perfect for relaxing in Michigan's summer nights. New hot water boiler. Most of the house has been re-wired. Roof was replaced within the last 10 years.

4157 Ortega Blvd Jacksonville, FL - $1,695,000
Classic 1914 New England inspired riverfront pool home! This gorgeous home is perfectly situated on high and dry .8 acre lot offering long views (over 5 miles!) up the St Johns River and ''Eastern exposure!'' Private drive opens up to welcoming entry and foyer. Downstairs offers grand living & dining rooms w/ large windows, french doors, high ceilings & stunning views, family room w/fp, private office off kitchen & updated kitchen w/butlers pantry. Upstairs offers large riverfront master suite w/fp & private bath & dressing area + 3 additional bedrooms each with private ensuite baths. Additional features include covered lanai, large patio and pool deck that surround swimming pool (salt) - perfect for entertaining and relaxing with family and friends! Truly an amazing property & home!

2644 N 46th St Milwaukee, WI - $50,000
A home ready to create an expression of yourself. Located on a generous double lot. Large combo living room and dining room flow together, great for entertaining. Dining room offers beautiful built-ins. Ample closet space throughout the home. Tons of natural light makes the home sparkle. Refinished hardwood floors, updated bathrooms, crown molding and natural fireplace gives home added charm.

1402 W 11th St Plainview, TX - $220,000
This beautiful historic home was built in 1930 and sits on 3 lots. This home has so much charm. Many incredible features include the beautiful wood work through out the home, a sunroom with the original wood covering the ceiling, an incredible staircase leading upstairs from the huge front entry way. There is an efficiency apartment over the 2 car garage. The backyard includes a pond and an outdoor fireplace. A historic home buyers dream. POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCE

227 Atkins St Middletown, CT - $325,000
Nestled in the Westfield section of Middletown stands the stately Joseph Wilcox Homestead...1775c. Drenched in antiquity, this historically significant and architecturally pristine home is the quintessential two and one half story center chimney and is a purist's dream. From the museum quality raised paneling, 5 fireplaces, fabulous wide board floors, buttery and original staircases, this home is a rare example of 18th century elegance. The ell features unmatched trompe l oeil artistry ... a feature to be treasured. Living room, formal dining room, "old" kitchen, the ell and master bedroom all feature fireplaces and emanate the grace of 18th century living. This is an ample home with 5 spacious bedrooms, large eat in kitchen and 2.1 baths. Located on 3.5 lush acres in the heart of the Westfield area of town, this home is bordered by conservation land. There is also the possibility of a one time split for a building lot (rear lot) should you desire. Quiet country setting yet literally 4 minutes to I-91. Two hours from both New York and Boston. Located in an area of high end homes!!! Average surrounding homes sell in excess of $600,000. This home is awaiting its next caretaker and preservationist that will take this beloved home into its next century!!!!!

4 Pishon Ferry Rd Clinton, ME - $84,900
OHD Note: No interior photos.
Great opportunity to bring this 1790+/- colonial back to life. Most mechanical components are in place including metal roof, 100 amp electrical, hot air furnace, drilled well and septic system. Nice 2.44 acre lot.

7 Comments on January 22, 2019: House Sampler

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  1. Cathy F.Cathy F. says: 1849 comments

    I love the Jacksonville, FL house! Couldn’t ever afford it, but love it. So light & bright, with great views, too. I’d even keep the present wall paint colors & wallpapers.

  2. AvatarBethany otto says: 2585 comments
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    Escondido, CA

    Is there any chance, experts, that the Benton Harbor, MI house’s woodwork was originally painted black? It certainly has some patina to it.

    The Texas home is the one for me, so intriguing!

    • Cathy F.Cathy F. says: 1849 comments

      I also wondered about the woodwork in the MI house. I guess either the lighting was really bad, or else it really was painted black… (Cue the Stones’ Paint It Black?)

  3. AvatarjillieD says: 58 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1952 Ojai, CA

    What a great assortment today. All of them offering something special. Sigh. I love the Milwaukee house but it’s so close to its neighbors. I’m so spoiled living in a semi-rural town.

  4. TXJewelTXJewel says: 277 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1920 Thurber Brick 4 Square
    Strawn, TX

    I can’t believe the price on the Milwaukee house! I wonder why it’s so cheap? The neighborhood looks like it’s okay.

  5. AvatarLes Fossel says: 85 comments

    This house belongs to a former employee of mine – a gifted restoration carpenter and a perfectionist.
    I have been in it a number of times. It is in a good location in central Maine, overlooking the Kennebec River (out of the flood plain). It is the earliest house in the area – probably about 1785. I know that every bit of work Mark did was of the highest quality, but there is much work left to do.

  6. AvatarAnita says: 14 comments

    I love the CT house! Why are there no interior photos of the ME home? The FL view WOW.

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