1881 Second Empire – Bellevue, IA – $389,900

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Added to OHD on 3/14/19   -   Last OHD Update: 3/19/19   -   16 Comments
301 State St, Bellevue, IA 52031

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  • $389,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 3726 Sq Ft
  • 0.36 Ac.
This luxurious historic Victorian home has been fully restored in the heart of Bellevue. Built in 1881, this house is the perfect combination of charming flair and modern appeal. The house accommodates 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a 4-car detached garage all on a double lot. Features of this sophisticated beauty are comprised of tin ceilings, limestone counter tops, new appliances, crown molding, refinished wood floors, exceptional woodwork, and stunning original fixtures. Spaces in this classic home include double parlors with great lighting, a kitchen with custom cabinetry, office, family room with an exquisite bar, enclosed patio, and upper and lower porches. Amazing character that shows the pride the home owner has had in this amazing home from the day they owned it.
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Steve Nemmers, Nemmers Realty
(563) 872-3490
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16 Comments on 1881 Second Empire – Bellevue, IA – $389,900

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10360 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Thanks to the agency for sharing their listing with us.

  2. AvatarRandy C says: 422 comments
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    2015 Reverse Ranch 1/2
    Olathe, KS

    This appears to be a beautiful home. I especially like the original light fixtures and pressed tin ceilings. Perhaps it was a cloudy day or something because the pictures seem like good quality but the home looks really dark.

    • CLMCLM says: 126 comments
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      1940 Cottage
      Bradford, TN

      Looks like the photographer didn’t use a flash on most of these which I like because you see the rooms more as they really are it you were to live there and they set a mood. Flash photos often come out garish. As you can see in the outside pics, it was a sunny day. You can always control the amount of exterior light with window treatments. Lighting makes a lot of difference in how we perceive space…and so do those fisheye lenses that a lot of agents use.

  3. AvatarEric says: 314 comments

    Beautiful home inside and out. Great fence. Looks bigger than the s.f. listed.

  4. AvatarTheresa says: 7 comments

    I am in awe! So beautiful and so tastefully decorated. Thankfully all the lovely wood work was spared white paint

    • AvatarRhea K says: 11 comments

      I’m with you, I absolutely love these older homes, but if they cover all the trim, staircases, fireplaces and woodwork with white paint, it just spoils it for me. Could just picture myself and a friend sitting at that warm and welcoming table, having coffee and breakfast, looking out from the window in that kitchen. Would love to live in one of these beautiful 1800’s homes, but wouldn’t be able to manage it by myself. In my dreams!!! 🙂

  5. AvatarGregory Hubbard says: 356 comments

    Wonderful home. If only I had a reason to move to Iowa! The multi-color stains on the hall woodwork is very typical of the era.

  6. Marshel CunninghamMarshel Cunningham says: 32 comments
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    1817 Log home
    Montevallo, AL

    Any realtor should be proud to show this house. No apologies.

  7. AvatarKarenZ says: 976 comments
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    What a gorgeous Second Empire!

  8. TGrantTGrant says: 554 comments
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    New Orleans, LA

    Reminds of the houses on Judy Garland’s street in Meet Me in St. Louis.

  9. AvatarJulieanne says: 33 comments

    What an exquisite beauty!

  10. AvatarWK says: 6 comments

    I LOVE those ceilings!!

  11. AvatarKim redlin says: 30 comments

    Can I please have. I’ve been good pretty please ! I can think of a lot of reasons to move to iowa. Beautiful homes wonderful people. Gorgeous sunsets. People working the family farm for generations if that’s not american pride than what is. America the beautiful from sea to shining sea !

  12. AvatarCeylaClaire says: 182 comments

    What a great home! It would be a pleasure to live there, even with the horribly hot summers and very cold winters.

  13. AvatarBeth H. says: 109 comments

    Wow – gorgeous! My dream would be to find this house somewhere in New England!


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