1904 Classical Revival in Bradford, PA – $399,000

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Added to OHD on 8/13/20   -   Last OHD Update: 8/13/20   -   7 Comments
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139 Jackson Ave, Bradford, PA 16701

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  • $399,000
  • 6 Bed
  • 4.5 Bath
  • 5394 Sq Ft
  • 0.41 Ac.
139 JACKSON ABENUE, BRADFORD, PENNSYLVANIA Prestigious Historical Home in Mckean CountyExperience the Essence of Another Era!Walk through the enormous red front door of this beautiful iconic and historic home featured in Bradfords 2019 Landmark Legends Architectural Tour.Continuously resided in, lovingly cared for, and preserved since its construction in 1904 by noted area architect E.N. Unruh. Documented historical provenance linked to the wealth and luxury of Bradfords oil excitement. Complete decorative and structural renovations completed in the late 1980s. Beautiful silk wall coverings, Italian Murano glass and tole sconces and chandeliers. Beauty and comfort in wonderful combination.Exceptional craftsmanship throughout and original woodwork in exceptional condition. Grand foyer and staircase boasts of this homes character and quality of yesteryear. Pocket door opens to the formal living room with gas marble fireplace. Formal dining room has a gas fireplace, custom-built china cabinet and solid wood wainscoting. Library/den offers built in bookcases and corner fireplace. Spacious kitchen with parquet flooring, center island, glass and wood cabinets, pantry with desk area. Butlers pantry has a wet bar and leaded glass cabinetry. First floor laundry in the sunroom. Also a full bath on this floor. The 2nd floor offers a master bedroom, master bath and a dressing room. Room adjacent to master bedroom can be used as bedroom or den, depending on your needs. Three additional bedrooms and a 3/4 bath. Extraordinary area on the 3rd floor is currently used as a studio apartment, great for guests. Spacious living room, bedroom, full bath and kitchen area with storage and more. Two generous sized covered porches with columns adorn the front of this home with spectacular view of the valley. Covered back porch. 30 x 55 brick garage with 2nd floor workshop and storage. Large concrete driveway and parking.Necessary repairs and upgrades have been completed in the past two years including replacement of garage roof, repair and repainting of beautiful front porch, roof and columns, significant repair of Yankee gutter system and attention to yard and landscaping. (Full list of recent work completed and biography of this gorgeous home available to serious buyers.)
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Kathy Obermeyer, ERA Team VP Real Estate
(814) 368-3994
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7 Comments on 1904 Classical Revival in Bradford, PA – $399,000

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12146 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Sold since posting in 2018 but back on the market. Glad they didn’t change much! https://www.oldhousedreams.com/2018/04/20/1904-classical-revival-bradford-pa/

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    • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 885 comments
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      1875 Victorian Farmhouse
      Lancaster, PA, PA

      Beautiful solid-looking home from the peak (in my opinion) of quality residential construction in the USA. I would keep almost all the decor. Bradford is home of Zippo lighters and semi-famous in Pennsylvania for consistently being the coldest spot in the state in winter weather reports.

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  2. BethanyBethany says: 3450 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    Fantastic! While I might not choose to decorate a house from scratch in this style, I certainly wouldn’t change a thing about this house were I so lucky as to buy it.

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  3. MichaelMichael says: 2860 comments
    1979 That 70's show
    Otis Orchards, WA

    Great looking home with nice details that this home has in spades. It looks well taken care of. Just bring my toothbrush!

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  4. RosewaterRosewater says: 7177 comments
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    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Fantastic, quality, SOLID house: but for my nickel, the fabulous, vintage interiors steal the show. Wow – what a look! These were rooms well chosen and executed when they were done; and I don’t blame them a bit for never bothering to change them. Mostly not my look; but I certainly appreciate. I would WITHOUT QUESTION, personally retain the blue service pantry turned bar – as is. That blue leather detail is soooo frickin rad set off by the peak white Formica. OMG I frickin love that. That ceiling border lighting is SO cool: though I’d go from fluorescent to incandescent so it could be dimable.
    https://www.oldhousedreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/33-139jacksonave.jpg
    Reminds me in spirit of another great, vintage service pantry / bar from years ago.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/regulusalpha/12128943546/in/album-72157640132400334/

    I want to see more, more, MORE!

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  5. Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1037 comments
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    1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

    That turquoise butler’s pantry is dynamite. Gotta love the yellow wall phone too!

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  6. My normal decorating style is very minimalist, letting the architecture shine. But I would definitely preserve the interiors on this house if it were mine! That kitchen is awesome! Wallpaper and all!

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