c. 1900 Queen Anne – Emporia, KS

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Posted May 2019. This home has been archived on OHD. The sold status is unknown.
Added to OHD on 5/14/19   -   Last OHD Update: 10/8/19   -   10 Comments

819 Constitution St, Emporia, KS 66801

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  • $79,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2071 Sq Ft
  • 0.22 Ac.
Check out this well preserved Victorian home close to downtown! It has spacious entertaining areas, 9' high ceilings and well preserved hardwoods throughout both floors. Beautiful stained glass windows in the foyer and living room, a hand-carved fireplace and vintage transom windows throughout the second floor. Centrally located just two blocks from the farmer's market and the Main St art district. Home will be sold as-is. Call to schedule your viewing today!
Contact Information
Will Symmonds, Farm & Home Real Estate
(620) 342-0022
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10 Comments on c. 1900 Queen Anne – Emporia, KS

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  1. BethanyBethany says: 3324 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    What an old lovely dear! If I bought this house, I would trade my labor at the Cross house for Ross’s advice on how to restore this one.

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  2. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11735 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Pics from Ross! Designed by the same architect as the Cross House, Charles W. Squires.

    https://restoringross.com/favorite-houses-819-constitution/

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    • RossRoss says: 2524 comments
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      1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
      Emporia, KS

      Thanks, Kelly!

      I love love love this house. In person, the interior has a very seductive quality, particularly the upstairs which has a lost-in-time quality.

      Obviously, the first-floor paneling needs to go, and other updates are required. I would work with a paint lab to ascertain the original colors because the right paint scheme would really make the exterior pop!

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  3. beckybecky says: 120 comments
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    bass lake, CA

    I am wondering if the ill=fitting paneling is because of the height of the ceilings in older houses? I thought in “the day” they were sold in standard 5×8? They must have wanted the paneling here real bad…

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    • DaveDave says: 286 comments
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      1875 Queen Ann/Stick
      Des Moines, IA

      I have run into this situation a lot in various old houses. Many had ceiling heights in the 10-12 foot range, and trailer paneling has ALWAYS only come in 4X8 sheets. I recently worked on a house much like this one, and it gave me such great joy to rip all that stuff off…..I was happy for days afterward!

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  4. KarenZKarenZ says: 1198 comments
    OHD Supporter

    I love the link to Ross’ post on this house: you can see Ross’ passion for the details and it definitely rubs off on you. I believe that the realtor should direct the buyer to Ross to help them to restore this beauty properly. Also, there is a reflection of the handsome Ross in the window of one of the pics! Fun to be able to put a face with the knowledge!

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  5. LUCINDA HOWARDLUCINDA HOWARD says: 238 comments
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    Yes, I loved seeing you face, Ross. I always wondered what you looked like, and I enjoy your (sometimes silly) comments.

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  6. TGrantTGrant says: 747 comments
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    New Orleans, LA

    Oh golly, if I could retire today, perfection!!!

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  7. I bought it! Check out my public Facebook group “Reviving 819 Constitution Street”.

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