1856 – Neillsville, WI – $190,000

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Added to OHD on 2/21/19   -   Last OHD Update: 2/21/19   -   19 Comments
318 Grand Ave, Neillsville, WI 54456

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  • $190,000
  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2324 Sq Ft
  • 0.44 Ac.
Well appointed Italianate home with all the right updates completed. Comfortable and gracious living with 4 porches, patio, fenced area, & large corner lot. Mechanicals, garage, kitchen, baths, and porch updates among others you need to see. 24x26 garage with loft & a carriage style 2nd storage garage. Owners have loved this home for 23 years with restorations they are proud to show case. This home has a history & a great future with the right updates to take this home into your appreciation.
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Tom Tetzlaff, Edina Realty
(952) 928-5563
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19 Comments on 1856 – Neillsville, WI – $190,000

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10344 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Historic survey, Wisconsin History linked up top, says this was built 1856 with additions in 1898 which is probably when the tower porch thing was added.

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    • AvatarStevenF says: 766 comments
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      1969 Regency
      Nashville, TN

      I THOUGHT the tower porch thing was a little off-scale, relative to the large gable on the front elevation.

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  2. AvatarDr. Peterson says: 113 comments
    Shenzhen & SoCal,

    Handsome doors and windows. And I particularly like the icebox.

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  3. Avatardkzody says: 279 comments

    I bet there is a story as to why that tower, which looks like a cake decoration to me, was added.

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  4. AvatarGeoffreyPS says: 102 comments

    I believe the cabinet in the kitchen corner aligns with the built-in in the corner of the dining room. So two upper doors are a pass through (or could at least be used that way).

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    • SouthwestlovesmommaSouthwestlovesmomma says: 123 comments
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      1958 Ranch
      Bartlett, IL

      It might be the camera but I think that wall with the green cabinet is wider. Also the sign over the door says “more rooms down stairs” or something. Basement door? I love to guess too.

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  5. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10344 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Posted last year, went off market for a short time but recently back on with a new agent and new photos. Updated and moved to front page.

    Ugh, been one of those days so only two posts for the day. 🙁

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    • AvatarAmy says: 5 comments

      Thank you for your posts!

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    • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4715 comments
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      1889 Eastlake Cottage
      Fort Worth, TX

      Interesting… stylistically, the steep Mansard sloped “tower” porch roof (not really a tower) with the prominent iron cresting would have been long past being current and stylish in the early 1900’s. So many houses from the 1870’s and (early) 1880’s featured small enclosed towers of this kind so that makes me think it probably dates from this earlier period. No matter, the interior is surprisingly rich and sympathetic to the period. The use of wallpapers and tin ceilings were employed for great effect here.

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  6. TXJewelTXJewel says: 293 comments
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    1920 Thurber Brick 4 Square
    Strawn, TX

    All I could think of was, “How utterly charming!”

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  7. AvatarSusie Q!. says: 18 comments

    Is the tower separate from the rest of the house? Could a person go there from the other upstairs rooms or would you have to come back downstairs and go up a separate stairway

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  8. AvatarDenise Lynn says: 239 comments

    Love the kitchen!

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  9. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 849 comments

    Sanborn maps show a surprising similar floor plan in 1887 and 1903 with the tower being the only visible change. Historical records indicate the front gable section facing the street to date back to 1856 with later remodeling and additions. There must have been another remodel/addition between 1856 and 1887 prior to the addition of the tower between 1897 and 1903, when the Sanborns clearly show it added.

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  10. AvatarCeyla says: 182 comments

    So many cosmetic things I would change in this home! Love all the porches. The ceiling in the one room is gorgeous! Love all the kitchen cabinets and the pantry too, but not so in love with the slanted cooking island. Wonder what the basement looks like. The offering price seems reasonable. With only 2,500 people it is a charming community.

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  11. JimHJimH says: 4204 comments
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    Numerous anecdotes about this home have appeared over the years, its history as old as the town itself. Built by pioneer farmer Orson Bacon (1810-1882), expanded by liveryman Eugene D. Webster (1846-1932), purchased in 1905 by butcher John P. Wolff (1859-1936) and owned since then by 4 generations of the Wolff-Roberts family. It’s the oldest surviving house in Neillsville, and with its picturesque belvedere, a local landmark.

    http://www.wiclarkcountyhistory.org/clark/news/OldDays/1995_11_1.htm

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  12. AvatarDavid Sweet says: 233 comments

    I could swear I remember this house from Victorian Homes Magazine; maybe 15 years ago. If not, it has an identical twin, funny tower porch thing and all!

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  13. AvatarKim redlin says: 30 comments

    Very nice decorating. Appealing home.

  14. AvatarAllyson says: 90 comments

    Not usually a fan of wallpaper but I think it works quite well in this charming home.

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  15. AvatarLKS says: 14 comments

    Sigh.

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