1898 – Williamsburg, PA – $91,200

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Added to OHD on 2/6/19   -   Last OHD Update: 2/6/19   -   16 Comments
153 Point View Dr, Williamsburg, PA 16693

Map: Aerial

Price

$91,200

Beds

3

Baths

2

Acres

0.84

Rare opportunity to own a piece of Blair County history. This home was built by State Senator Plymouth Snyder for his summer residence known as Cottage Rundschau. Located in Point View Cottage Assoc, the Planned Community offers hunting & hiking to its residents on approx 245 acres. $100/mo fees cover rd maintenance, common ground maintenance & sewage. This home has many original appointments & is begging to be restored to its original glory. Original doors & woodwork. Views from the turret are stunning though enter at your own risk. Modern 3 car garage has a finished heated basement. Point View Cottages has a very interesting Facebook page. Check it out: link
Contact Details
Lisa Fry, Real Living Lisa Fry & Assoc
(814) 949-9000
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16 Comments on 1898 – Williamsburg, PA – $91,200

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9652 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Be sure to check out the Facebook page linked at the end of the description.

    Wow! https://www.facebook.com/PointViewCottages/photos/a.1205926512788870/1518334858214699/?type=3&theater

    Old postcard: https://www.facebook.com/PointViewCottages/photos/a.1205926512788870/1207297342651787/?type=3&theater

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    • Jen says: 6 comments

      Now..I know why you posted the Facebook pic! I got the warm fuzzies all over too! This….IS really something special! Think the tower is big enough for a Lil Baby Chopper pad? Because you must after all! 😍

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  2. Natasha P says: 12 comments

    Oh my goodness!!! Where I would live and restore if I were a rich eccentric instead of a poor one. I am in love.

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    • JimHJimH says: 3899 comments
      OHD Supporter

      It would be fun to fix it up and pretend to be from a lost branch of European nobility in the (small) castle on the mountain. Your name is perfect for the role!

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  3. TGrantTGrant says: 506 comments
    OHD Supporter

    New Orleans, LA

    If you’ve ever wanted to live in a castle folly, now’s your chance.

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  4. Carebear says: 551 comments
    OHD Supporter

    This house looks like it was designed by committee. A lot of elbow grease is needed, but this would make a wonderful summer place.

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  5. tim hildebrandt says: 38 comments

    cool place

  6. Nancygirl says: 110 comments

    Wasn’t this one posted just a few days ago? I can’t quite figure out the layout!

    • RosewaterRosewater says: 4221 comments
      OHD Supporter

      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      It was posted in last week’s share by just John who is well known for consistently showering us with great listings. This one is no slacker.

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    • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 887 comments
      OHD Supporter

      1947 Ranch
      OR

      I have to agree. I can’t figure out the floorplan either. But it is intriguing and looks like it would a tons of fun to restore!

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  7. PlasterboyPlasterboy says: 95 comments

    I am seriously wanting a shot at this. I see a French castle waiting to be unveiled. Murals , beams , stone walk-in fireplace…stone floors….let me at those ugly steel columns in the back.

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  8. CharlesB says: 387 comments

    I’d love to rip out that lowered ceiling and design a custom kitchen with a Brothers Grimm/Black Forest theme, with pointed lancet-arch cabinets modeled along the lines of cuckoo clocks with birch bark veneer and pine-cone pull knobs, and maybe polished river stones for countertops…

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  9. stephen vassar says: 5 comments

    I love this house, I want it

  10. PurpleLime says: 18 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Farmhouse Elkins, AR

    Very interesting house, I love it’s funkiness! I wonder about that doorway filled with rocks in the basement

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  11. RosewaterRosewater says: 4221 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Cool lodge. Thanks’ John for posting it in the share. I have a feeling that they may have significantly added on to this one and completely covered up the original pretty early on. I wonder if the original structure may have been much more of a rusticator than the plaster and lath Victorian we mostly still see today. I would take it back there decoratively and hope there is a stone fireplace under that boxy plaster bit. Seems a couple of new images have been added to the listing which support my theory. Very exciting site.

  12. Miss-Apple37Miss-Apple37 says: 736 comments

    What a suprising mish-mash of styles! I’m just gonna copy-paste the comment I wrote in the link share page where John posted this listing, because i can’t take the resemblance off my head: The numerous dormers remind me of a stone house of which i took a photo a few years back (in St Côme d’Olt, Aveyron, France): https://tinyurl.com/maisonstcomedolt . Made me think one was for Papa Bear’s bedroom, then Mama bear and on top baby bear 😀

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