1849 Italianate – York, PA – $329,900

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Added to OHD on 3/8/19   -   Last OHD Update: 3/8/19   -   22 Comments
30 S Beaver St, York, PA 17401

Map: Street

Price

$329,900

Beds

9

Baths

3.5

SqFt

3810

Spectacular home in the heart of the city! Rich in history! Walk to anywhere! Shops, restaurants, entertainment, a ball game, you name it! The amazing architectural details in this home would be hard to duplicate today! Featuring custom-crafted gold leaf pier mirrors, inlaid wood floors, stained glass windows, carved woodwork, curved walls & crystal chandeliers! Located in the Central Business District, the possibilities are endless!
Contact Information
Selina Robinson, Berkshire Hathaway
(800) 383-3535
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22 Comments on 1849 Italianate – York, PA – $329,900

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  1. Avatarlara jane says: 575 comments

    Whoa! I know a certain house blogger in PA who’d go nuts for this one. Lots of great features here!

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    • AvatarJeff says: 36 comments

      Gorgeous! I would put in a more-period appropriate kitchen & tweak the bathrooms a bit, but it is truly an amazing property!

      • peeweebcpeeweebc says: 787 comments
        OHD Supporter

        1885 Italianate.
        MI

        Over-the-top class!
        Everything. I love especially the lighting, and the cool last two pictures.

  2. Paul WPaul W says: 565 comments

    Nice house. The bedroom seem a bit small (servants wing maybe)? The “blue room’ is well blue, I’d have to change that and this is a perfect room for a nice more restrained papers so you notice the elements, like the mantel and Pier mirror/cornice. Nice house.

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    • AvatarJeff says: 36 comments

      Paul you know, it is amazing how many people paint rooms blue, in rooms with natural trim! Blue and brown RARELY, except for certain shades, work well together. Which is interesting on the color wheel, as darker blues (like navy, or royal), and khaki/tan families are classic color combinations and are amazing complimentary colors. Blue rooms leave me feeling a bit “cold”. Except for bathrooms, a light, ethereal blue is quite nice, with white subway tile.

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  3. AvatarMW says: 695 comments

    1849? Seems like it would be a little later than that based on the style and details. I didn’t realize that style and detailing might go back quite that far. I would have guessed more post civil war at least, maybe even 1860’s or 70’s. I’m guessing this must be a pretty early example of the style with a pretty developed pallet.

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  4. Robt. W.Robt. W. says: 450 comments

    Great exterior, nice streetscape (I want that terrific adjacent building to the right as well), a beautiful entrance inside and out, great stair hall, and some fine details through, including the galleried rear wing. For a house of almost 5300sq.ft., the rooms do not seem very generous in size, though maybe the ever changing color and wallpaper schemes and B&B furniture compound that impression. The photpgraphy of the interior is a bit of a let down, whether from too tight a perspective, or odd choices in shots, or some other factor I can’t say, but it gives the impression of a lot of pokey, small rooms – I hope more as an unintended effect of the photos and less a true reflection of the house. Even so, starting anew with paint and wallpaper and furnishings, it has some nice features that could be shown to good advantage, including the early 20thC leaded glass windows.

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  5. Avatarbarbara sloan says: 3 comments

    this home is beautiful..spacious..and very victorian..not alot of yard ..but who cares theres alot of house…

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  6. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9787 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Posted 2014, not sold yet. Took me a while to update with the new listing photos but here you are. Moved to front page.

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  7. JimHJimH says: 3997 comments
    OHD Supporter

    An article about Dr. Henry L. Smyser (1825-1900), who bought the house after returning from Russia in 1860 and “fixed it up”:
    https://www.ydr.com/story/news/history/blogs/universal-york/2018/03/12/york-doctor-served-under-czar-saw-the-amber-room/32860823/

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  8. Cathy F.Cathy F. says: 1818 comments
    1920 Colonial Revival
    Upstate/Central NY, NY

    Pretty, pretty bathrooms & stained glass windows.

  9. evelynwalkerevelynwalker says: 55 comments
    OHD Supporter

    I wish we could still post to our Favorites List. This is surely one of mine.

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  10. AvatarGardenStater says: 14 comments

    Gorgeous house. But I wonder who would want 9 bedrooms? Seems like a good candidate for a B&B.

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    • AvatarGail Lindeman Noernberg says: 86 comments

      i could use it…I have 4 kids and 18 grandkids…we could all live together………wait whats wrong with me…ok I can fill it with dogs….lol…what a beautiful property and I agree about the blue…I love blue but not in that room

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  11. Avatarkevinb says: 7 comments

    Love those brick city homes – such great style. would be fun to bump it up a bit. the bones are great – love those windows. by the time you have an office, goest room, tv room I could use those bedrooms up pretty quick.

  12. Avatarbecky martin says: 45 comments

    I thought the same thing but there aren’t enough bathrooms! Pretty windows too!

  13. AvatarGlenda Barcklow says: 4 comments

    Rooms don’t seem small at all. Like the mural and the kitchen. Hope this home finds living owners.

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  14. MikeMike says: 179 comments

    I would be willing to bet that the full-depth parlor was originally two parlors separated by pocket doors…reminds me of the house from “The Heiress”, starring Olivia de Havilland.

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  15. AvatarMW says: 695 comments

    Nice to see an update on this one. I’ve had my eye on this one for years. Wish I could convince my wife to relocate, but that doesn’t seem to be in the cards, right now, yet anyway.

    I’d love this house with all 9 bedrooms. With 2 kids, we could find uses for all the rooms I’m sure. Spare bedroom or 2, couple home office and work rooms, workout room, extra play rooms and I’m sure they’d all find some good use.

  16. Michaeljoe62Michaeljoe62 says: 21 comments

    Ohmygoshohmygoshohmygosh.
    (((❤️)))
    I just watched “Gaslight” with Ingrid Bergman. This could have been the set for it. Love this style…

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  17. Avatartws129 says: 9 comments
    Lakewood, CO

    I like everything about this home. If I could live here I would have to install an elevator. All the colors are fabulous and the mural on the back of the home is very eye catching.

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