1873 – Ware, MA

Added to OHD on 2/8/19   -   Last OHD Update: 8/12/19   -   11 Comments
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62 Church St, Ware, MA 01082

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  • $89,900
  • 5 Bed
  • 2.5 Bath
  • 3205 Sq Ft
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION ! BRING THIS HOME BACK TO ITS ORIGINAL GLORY ! Own a piece of History! This proud Victorian home has been with us since 1873 and maintains a lot of its original beauty from the grand oak staircase in the grand foyer to the gorgeous intricate original woodwork, built in hutches, hardwood floors, butlers pantry, cast iron radiators. Tall Ceilings, Huge windows, two gorgeous wood burning fireplaces. Over 3000 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 2 baths with finished walk up attic area for more space.. With some TLC this home can be brought back to its natural beauty. Corner level lot with fenced in yard and storage shed. Great in town location 15 minutes to the MA Pike and 30 minutes to Amherst. All offers need proof of Funds or Prequalification Letter. Minimum deposit 1 K. " Sold As Is" CASH or REHAB Only!
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Donna Pineda, Pineda Real Estate
(413) 967-3738
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11 Comments on 1873 – Ware, MA

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11973 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Needs so much back dating but I’d save it over that one room, you could call it a library. 🙂 I wonder if there are any stick work patterns under the siding?

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    • Joe says: 742 comments

      I would call it a den if I lived there. It is interesting that you can get glimpses of the stair in that pic and it looks like it should be a featured photo. The wood appears to be flame birch, which raises the house a lot in my estimation. The buyer may find lots of rare woods under the paint on original trim throughout the house.

  2. CZenos says: 61 comments

    The house has radiators, yet there is an original floor vent in front of the fireplace. An early attempt at combustion air for the fireplace?

    Never seen that before.

    • Steve H says: 159 comments

      Old houses frequently have had different heating systems installed over the years.

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    • David Sweet says: 287 comments

      They used to use an empty flue in the chimney to use the heat from the brick when the fireplaces were going to transfer the heat to other parts of the house. I have a few of these in my current project house.

  3. JimHJimH says: 4985 comments
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    Built for Charles C. Hitchcock (1846-1937), a dry goods merchant with interests in real estate and banking. He and his wife Maria Eldora Breckinridge raised their 3 children here. Hitchcock was an outspoken supporter of workers rights, and an unsuccessful candidate for Mass. Secretary of State on the Socialist ticket.

    That’s a low price for a livable house of this size and original quality – I hope it finds a suitable love match.

  4. Barbara VBarbara V says: 826 comments
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    1800 cottage
    Upstate, NY

    Speaking of multiple personalities – ! It would be a challenge, but worth the effort, to bring some cohesive originality back to this house…

  5. RossRoss says: 2538 comments
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    1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
    Emporia, KS

    Intact tower roof cresting!!!!!!!!

  6. Celia says: 21 comments

    Victorian era colonial???

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