1890 Queen Anne – Salem, OR – $449,000

For Sale
National Register
Added to OHD on 4/17/19   -   Last OHD Update: 4/17/19   -   9 Comments
1340 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301

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  • $449,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 2.5 Bath
  • 3604 Sq Ft
  • 0.22 Ac.
Gorgeous 1890 Victorian was use as office complex or would make one of Salem's premier showcase homes within blocks of the State Capitol and Willamette University located on a dead-end street. Includes 4 BR's on upper level. Large Family room in full finished basement, Kitchen on main floor, 2.5 baths, handicap accessibility rear entry. 16 space parking lot in rear. Collins-Downing House Register of Historic Places. Property currently has a Conditional Use permit for office use. Some remodeling in progress.
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Don Shelby, Shelby Real Estate
(503) 877-7902
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9 Comments on 1890 Queen Anne – Salem, OR – $449,000

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10321 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Linked up top is the Shine on Salem site that shows the home in it’s original location before being moved.

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  2. AvatarMJG says: 528 comments

    I know I say it all the time, but boy I love west coast architecture. It pops right out. This house is painted very nicely too. Clapboards different colors than the shingles. Quite a popular paint recommendation. Though it’s not always recommended in all books, it is articulated and shown in many.

    I love the woodwork around the doors and windows. So strong.

    I’m slightly disappointed in the newel post. It is possible its original and I’m not saying otherwise. I was hoping for one of those big and delicious west coast Eastlake Newels 🙂

    Not a show stopper. I’d buy this in a minute.

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  3. AvatarMJG says: 528 comments

    Wow what a story on this house. I just read the history! So this home used in the 20’s had been converted to a two family and the original stair was ripped out and all the interior wood was painted. The bottom of the house was sided in that flat looking asbestos siding which removed many original ornamentation. The house was moved to a new location and they completely restored it. Removed the asbestos. Recreated the lost ornamentation. They had most of the original staircase in pieces that they put back together by utilizing the original filled nail holes and other ghost outlines. They stripped and re-stained or shellacked the woodwork. They even reused the foundation brick as a veneer over the new concrete one. The list goes on and on.
    Quite a lot of work was put into this place.

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  4. AvatarGregory_K says: 356 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Chatsworth, CA

    I hope these owners received some sort of award for all that wonderful work.

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  5. SueSue says: 296 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1802 Cape
    ME

    I hope no one turns this back into offices.

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  6. AvatarMJG says: 528 comments

    I just keep coming back to this house. I want to own it in a painful way.

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