c. 1904 – Boscobel, WI – $165,000

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Added to OHD on 4/11/19   -   Last OHD Update: 4/11/19   -   15 Comments
1312 Wisconsin Ave, Boscobel, WI 53805

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  • $165,000
  • 3 Bed
  • 2.5 Bath
  • 1940 Sq Ft
  • 0.18 Ac.
NEW LOWER ASKING PRICE!! Grand 1904 Victorian home in Boscobel. History shines through as you enter from porch to foyer. Open, winding 3-story oak staircase, original woodwork and leaded glass windows. Rounded brick wood burning fireplace is the focal point of living room. Stunning formal dining room, large eat in kitchen. 2 ½ baths, library/study with exotic woods, 3 bedrooms, and many closets. Third level bonus room! Storybook home with modern/updated amenities. Newer boiler system, central AC, water heater, softener. 2 car garage with workshop/storage in loft. Beautiful trees. Incomparable home.
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Colleen Arndt, Clark's Realty
(608) 375-5411
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15 Comments on c. 1904 – Boscobel, WI – $165,000

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  1. Architectural ObserverArchitectural Observer says: 501 comments
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    1918 Bunkhouse
    WestOfMiddleOfNowhere, KS

    Delightfully quirky and asymmetrical! The playful window arrangements are really fun.

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 4410 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Truly a delight; and almost in miniature it seems. One normally sees a highly creative, Shingle Style, (and here mixed with late Victorian Eclecticism), house like this on a grander, or much grander scale. Here the scale is delightfully cozy and intimate; and WARM it seems, with many almost over-scaled radiators throughout. Those two at the bottom of the stairwell mean business; surely keeping the whole space, from the ground floor to all the way up, nice and toasty. I get why someone made the upper, three season sun room on 2 into a four season space. What a wonderfully intimate, bright, and special space for two to read and enjoy a blustery Wisconsin winter day; or to soak up the sun. The little balcony is a super fun bonus; and such a thrill from the street. That little porch just needs the tiniest wee bit of design re-thinking. Just one fireplace; but what a great space to sit beside the fire. The fine, solid, ample stairway really ties it all together and gives the house a sense of grander size and roominess. The flat coffered ceilings in the bedrooms are a common feature in transitional homes of this period of all styles and scales. The almost delicate square coffered ceiling in the DR is NICE, really nice. Gorge. This house is EXTRA special; and I say bravo to the likely local or regional architect who pretty clearly designed it. He likely would rather have had a grander commission to really blow the place up in size and fancier bits; but I think the house on this tier and scale are even more remarkable, successful, and special. Wow. Fabulous.

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  2. AvatarKarenZ says: 916 comments
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    I’m not a bath person, but I would totally get a bath bomb and relax in that pretty bathroom! This is a really lovely, comfortable house. Love that gorgeous stairway, too.

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  3. CLMCLM says: 113 comments
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    1940 Cottage
    Bradford, TN

    Interesting exterior, fabulous place! Love those ceilings and all that dark wood!

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  4. AvatarSusan Severtsen says: 18 comments

    What a gem this is! Love everything about this home. Checking map to find Boscobel…

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  5. 67drake67drake says: 177 comments
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    Racine County, WI

    I posted this on the link exchange because I also liked it a lot. Usually not the style I like, but this home just looks “comfortable “ to me. I also love that staircase!
    Boscobel is a nice little town here in the Driftless area of Wi. BUT not so small that there is nothing going on. The Wisconsin River is beautiful and the Driftless area looks more like Appalachia than Wi. Good jobs in the industrial park or prison can be found too!

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  6. Avatarrox says: 62 comments

    I love this house. What a beauty inside and out.

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  7. jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 920 comments
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    1947 Ranch
    OR

    This home has quite a lot of charm and possibilities. Good curb appeal too. Does anyone else think the sq footage (1940) might be off? It seems much larger to me—or perhaps an optical illusion.

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  8. AvatarKassius says: 1 comments

    Truly IS a storybook home. Oh, my heart!

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  9. AvatarLori says: 16 comments

    The stairway, the woodwork, the quirky details – I love it all! Super cute home!

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  10. AvatarDeborah W Mann says: 178 comments

    I love everything about the house, except for the blue painted door. I would strip it down to the the trim color in the rest of the house….also the white painted trim around the blue door. I agree that the house is a bit quirky. I am more of a minimalist, so I would’t have as much “stuff” in the house.

  11. AvatarJohn_Alan says: 78 comments

    This is easily one of my favorites on this site. There’s something so warm and cozy about this place. The quilts, gas lamps, natural woods and creative custom made built-ins are some of the prettiest I’ve seen. Such a handsome home.

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  12. AvatarCate says: 160 comments
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    Milwaukee, WI

    What a charmer! When I move in (:-) ), I’ll keep the furniture size scaled down so I can appreciate the character of the rooms. Since I’m a country girl myself I really wouldn’t appreciate the “togetherness” of the homes because I don’t want to “reach out and touch someone”. But Boscobel is a nice homey area and maybe my neighbors would be friendly and borrow a cup of sugar; and we could have a fresh-baked piece of apple pie and coffee. Old world charm is definitely here.

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  13. MichaelMichael says: 1264 comments

    Here’s a little history about the house I found.
    https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Property/HI44203

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