1893 – Galveston, TX

Added to OHD on 2/14/20   -   Last OHD Update: 8/14/20   -   7 Comments
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2008 Avenue N 1/2, Galveston, TX 77550

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  • $349,000
  • 2 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2125 Sq Ft
Located is the heart of Lost Bayou and San Jac neighborhood, this lovely raised cottage is across the street from the neighborhood community garden. Wide wrap around porches are aa great place to relax and catch gulf breezes . Architectural delights include pocket doors, walk through windows, soaring ceilings, beautiful wood floors and sun-filled rooms. An inviting place to call home! The main floor has 2 bedrooms and bath and updated kitchen and full bath. Downstairs has a separate entrance through French doors that would make a great quest quarters/mother-in-law suite as it has a living area bedroom kitchenette and spa like bathroom. It could be a rental property id desired. Utility room and 2 car garage with workshop share the downstairs. The large side and back yard are fully fenced.
Contact Information
Tom Schwenk, Tom's Galveston Real Estate
(713) 857-2309
OHD Notes
Marker: "Henry C. Henck, Jr. House
Built in 1893 as rental property, this house was an early investment of brothers August J. and Henry C. Henck, Jr., who began a real estate business in Galveston in 1901. H.C. Henck, Jr. chose it as his own residence in 1898, and it remained in the Henck family until 1974. The Victorian era raised cottage features Eastlake-Style detailing in its porch frieze and gable end, unusual design features include an elaborate balustrade and side porch."
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7 Comments on 1893 – Galveston, TX

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12131 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    If you are wondering, just finished a super search of Texas homes so there will be a good many posted in the next week. 🙂

  2. MichaelMichael says: 2848 comments
    1979 That 70's show
    Otis Orchards, WA

    This one is certainly a charming one, Kelly. Thanks for posting! I love the tall windows to the porch. I’m assuming they are jib head windows. I also love that railing on the porch!

  3. hearsetraxhearsetrax says: 237 comments

    🤠Texas is a nice place to visit, but I don’t know if I could live thar

    but the right property could make it a bit easier 😏

  4. This place is absolutely Gorgeous…the inside as well as the outside is so inviting. I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE all of the woodwork throughout & the details! I’d move to Texas to live in a place like this…..

  5. ThadaBThadaB says: 33 comments
    1934 cape cod

    Beautiful house. And it has shutters that close to protect the windows during storms or hurricanes.

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