1885 – Jefferson, OH

Added to OHD on 2/5/19   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   23 Comments
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122 N Market St, Jefferson, OH 44047

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  • $349,999
  • 3 Bed
  • 1.5 Bath
  • 2948 Sq Ft
  • 1.03 Ac.
Must see! Beautifully updated and meticulously maintained Queen-Anne Victorian. Situated 58 minutes east of downtown Cleveland, on 1.25 fenced in acres in historic Jefferson (Village), Ohio. The house was originally built in 1895, in which the current owners purchased in 1985. Since their purchase, the property has transformed: 2948 finished square feet, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, fully updated custom kitchen, home office, foyer, formal dining, custom (original) wood finishes, original stained glass, bonus room, original wood floors, brand new (less than 1 year) air-conditioning unit (central air), 1.5 year old water heater, driveway re-stamped custom finish last year ($6, 000), fully operational gate, three car carriage house (31'x40') built in 2007, massive side deck, front porch, Victorian exterior lighting, custom brick pathways connecting all areas, half basketball court, 745sqft finished space above with A/C AND Heat, custom gazebo, garden shed, workout room, fenced in garden, located in the township, and housed within the best school district in the county! No expense spared on updates and maintenance. This has led to national magazine features ("Victorian Home"), historical tours, and a multitude of newspaper articles/features! Please contact the owners for more information about the property. Please refer to the google earth image for the overall property layout.
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Joan Elflein, Ohio Broker Direct
(614) 989-7215
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23 Comments on 1885 – Jefferson, OH

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11880 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    No listing description at the time of creating this post.

  2. Sarah M says: 45 comments

    Wow! Those wallpapers and stained glass – just stunning. And I really like the exterior colors. It all has such a warm, homey feeling. I’m in love.

  3. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 1918 comments
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    1936 Cabin

    How beautiful! I love the exterior. I love the garnet shutters and accent trim with the green. Beautiful roof complete with its trimmings…. finials et all?
    The painting or print in the kitchen was a nice surprise and looks like Egon Schiele. How nice to have a kitchen with some open space and window above the counter top, nice woodwork and pantry with its pass-through and lots of storage and window too. The home looks well -lived in and cared for. Nice gazebo, but the dormers, would that have been something the Victorians would have entertained?

    • nic says: 79 comments

      I noticed a unique painting in here too. The one in the office to the left of the stained glass window is an original or print of a Red Skelton clown painting. Besides being a comedian he painted clowns.

  4. Jeff Myers says: 135 comments

    Ok, so this home certainly must be in the running for the most creepy-awesome high Victorian home that you’ve ever posted on this site.

    • William Walkington says: 57 comments

      “Creepy-awesome” is my very favorite architectural style!

      • MJGMJG says: 2169 comments
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        Creepy? I respectfully disagree. I don’t know what anything about this house would be construed as creepy. There’s nothing creepy about this house at all. Its just beautiful. You can thank Hollywood for using these beautiful homes as horror movies and ruining their reputation. Certainly people of the time never viewed them as creepy, but a wonderful new modern style house in rebellion to the previous styles.

        • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11880 comments

          1901 Folk Victorian
          Chestatee, GA

          “You can thank Hollywood for using these beautiful homes as horror movies and ruining their reputation.” If I had to agree with only one thing someone has ever said on OHD this would be the statement. I hate, HATE that movies and (staged) reality tv has made people think old homes are all haunted or creepy. It’s always down to photography. The darker the photos the more people think that a home must be haunted/creepy. No, the agent just took a photo without any light at all and has nothing to do with anything but presentation.

          /end of just wanting to say I agreed with your statement/

        • jeff myers says: 135 comments

          Oh trust me, I mean that as the highest of compliments! I’d live here in a second. Everything is intact save the original baths and kitchen, and those have been designed to match the home very well. You rarely see a Queen Anne with so much stained glass remaining, and the woodwork has been preserved beautifully. The paint and wallpaper choices add to the dark coziness. This is pretty much my dream Victorian.

  5. CindyCindy says: 259 comments
    1866 Italianate/Queen Anne
    Brunswick, MO

    Beautiful stained glass, light fixture in the parlor is gorgeous. Nice woodwork, wallpapers, and I really like the leaded glass built in cabinet in the dining room. Nice kitchen, especially the dumbwaiter turned cabinet.

  6. Robert Garner says: 2 comments


  7. MJGMJG says: 2169 comments
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    Yeah this house is stunning. The exterior is a perfect period color scheme for its time. The woodwork is beautiful. The roof ridge is amazing. Some of the stained glass looks like a later addition, like an arts and crafts project for someone and isn’t really my thing but the authentic glass is amazing!
    Now these people are the poster children for how to install a deck that matches the style of the house! Its cohesive using the same railing design, and its painted to match the house. Not a utilitarian object 🙂

  8. CarebearCarebear says: 1145 comments
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    OMG!!! NOW, what do I do? Buy the previous house in Fairfield, Iowa, or this one? Why not both? OK! Both it is! By any chance, are the owners members in here? I just love the way they’ve decorated this wonderful house.I love the wallpapers-I am horrible at choosing wallpapers or paints, and I always hate colors and patterns other people have chosen, then I love them, when they are on the wall. I love that grandfather clock-I’ve never seen anything like it. Does anyone know anything about it? I’d love to know where they got it. I love the rounded doorways, and the kitchen. For once, the kitchen matches the rest of the house. All too often, I see a house I love, see all the historical features kept intact, then walk into an ultra modern kitchen that looks as if it was taken out of a completely different style house.

    • Barbara VBarbara V says: 1063 comments
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      1800 cottage
      Upstate, NY

      I love those wallpapers as well, and would love to know where they were sourced – I don’t recall seeing them the last time I checked the Bradbury collections…?

      As far as the exterior, this place is just absolutely perfect, with all the bells and whistles and that wonderful period precise paint scheme – I’d love to live next door and gaze at this gorgeous house to my heart’s content, and maybe wrangle a visit every now and then…

  9. montana channing says: 231 comments

    what’s wrong with this house?
    N-O-T-H-I-N-G. i even love the kitchen but would have to clean a lot from drooling on the stained glass. what a perfect speciment and then – TA – DA -that supersweet garage and the extreme gazebo in the same style. Kudos to the owners for everything.

  10. PhillipPhillip says: 265 comments
    1910 Tudor/craftsman mix

    i agree with everyone else, this place is amazing. Perfect exterior colors and while i am not usually a wallpaper person these are so good that i like them. Plus i love the garage house and 1 full acre. A very sweet property.

  11. Narelle Lindner says: 27 comments

    Well I would put a witch on a broomstick weather vane on the roof, hang bats from the eaves
    drape cobwebs on the doors, have skeletons peeping out the windows, and have a ghost coming out of the chimney!! Then I would rent it out for Halloween parties and hire it out to studios to film horror movies!! And I would be the resident Morticia Adams Chatelaine of this fantastic old house!!!

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