c. 1890 – Auburn, NE

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Auburn, NE 68305

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  • 4 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 3040 Sq Ft
  • 0.34 Ac.
4 BR, 1 BA, 2 story brick beauty! This home is full of character! Front & back staircases, Beautiful original woodwork. Semi-circle driveway. 3 Covered porches. Corner Lot. Main level offers: Kitchen (demo is complete), Butler's pantry, Quarter bath, Formal dining with built-in hutch, Living room, Parlor & open wood staircase in the front entry. Upper level offers 4 Bedrooms, Laundry room, Full bath with claw foot tub/shower combination. 4th BR walks out to a deck (above the covered porch). Taxes $1, 820/year. Call today to see what this beautiful home has to offer! Listed by Lunzmann Realty.
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Jackie Lunzmann, Lunzmann Realty
(402) 274-1211
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9 Comments on c. 1890 – Auburn, NE

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  1. MikeMike says: 391 comments
    1886 Queen Anne

    This house has a lot of potential; you can see that it has not been too long ago that it was in top shape. The Google street view is from 2013, and it appears to have a newer metal roof, so hopefully the water infiltration is over. Hopefully the electric and HVAC are not obsolete, that can be a deal breaker on old homes…

  2. Barbara VBarbara V says: 1326 comments
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    1800 cottage
    Upstate, NY

    Ah, what a beauty! I sure hope the kitchen they demo’ed was an 80’s update and not the original – although it looks like the old sink is still sitting in the middle of the room…?

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12797 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Just a sink, don’t think it’s an original cabinet/sink (looks like a modern stainless sink.)

  3. John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 5916 comments
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    1897 Queen Anne Colonial
    Cadiz, OH

    The 1890 date seems to be accurate. Italianates by the early 1890’s had pretty much been superseded by the Queen Anne style but here the configurations of corner towers (without conical roofs) and Queen Anne style albeit square porches bridge the stylistic gap between the old Italianate and the newer Queen Anne style. I’m pleasantly surprised to see so much naturally finished woodwork inside although most of the floors are carpeted or covered with linoleum while at least one floor is painted. The house does need some TLC but looks, as others have commented, that most of the photos indicate mostly cosmetic work. Seems reasonably priced for what is offered. The exterior porches would be costly to replicate so because they appear to be in good condition, that is definitely a plus.

  4. Architectural ObserverArchitectural Observer says: 1122 comments
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    An unusually fun transitional exterior! The porches, while attractive enough, are likely 20th century replacements which may or may not look similar to the originals. The proportions here are a bit amatuerish, and the boxy posts don’t read as either Italianate or Queen Anne. The roof of the front porch projects past the side wall of the house in a manner that suggests it is an afterthought. Perhaps the porches were added when the interior was last updated, likely around 1990.

    The interior woodwork really makes this house shine; a little TLC would make this place even more of a jaw-dropper than it already is.

  5. WOW. I wonder what that is??? Very interesting!

  6. ALAL says: 212 comments

    It’s a shame to see the water damage, I hope the roof and leaky spots have been addressed. It looks like someone to good care of this home for a long time.

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