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This is just a collection of my favorite homes.
Here is your chance to own the Historical Old Rodney Presbyterian Church located in the once thriving Town of Rodney. This unique property is on the National Register of Historic Properties, and holds a unique connection to Civil War History. The church is a brick edifice, Late Federal Architectural Structure, circa 1832. It is a two-story gable-roof, brick structure with stepped gable ends and an interior-end bell tower. The bell in the bell tower was known to have been cast with 1,000 silver dollars that were donated by church members. The significant story is that officers from the USS Rattler decided to attend services one Sunday and a Confederate cavalry began arresting them. Shooting started and the USS Rattler returned fire striking the Church. The front facade of the church displays a cannon ball above the upper middle window. Though not the original cannonball that hit in 1863, it is an authentic ball for the period, placed during restoration.
Located within the Hudson River Historic District in the desirable hamlet of Barrytown along a scenic byway and Hudson River Greenway Trail; a designated bicycle, scenic and historic route. This exceptional property offers a multitude of choices starting with a circa 1860, three bedroom 2340 sqft eyebrow colonial farmhouse plus TWO 2-STORY BARNS on almost a full acre nestled between two 200 acres estates. Great character and charm are brought alive in this home by it’s loving owner. The house is filled with historic details and stunning light throughout the day. FEATURES include: a 1940’s Chambers Stove in excellent condition, hardwood floors, antique linoleum carpets, Hudson Valley sand hand plastered walls, a farm sink, antique windows, vintage fireplace mantles, and a genuine built-in US Postmaster safe from the home’s historic use as the home of the US Postmaster.
Welcome to the William Thrasher House, a c.1757 saltbox waiting for her new steward! Known locally as the Black Hen Farm, this lovely antique home has been thoughtfully maintained while carefully preserving its period construction and character. Nicely sized bedrooms and living areas grace this home for comfortable living. The sweet, bright kitchen appointed with open shelving and ample pantry overlooks the pastoral rear gardens, heirloom orchard and lush fields. This true homestead boasts multiple outbuildings including a recently renovated barn (work/hobby/livestock), a chicken coop and garden shed, plus two additional utility structures. Endless possibilities! Property has been organically maintained throughout current ownership including the kitchen, herb and flower gardens–all intentionally planted to the period of the home. An amazing turn-key hobby/homestead is ready for the next family to love and enjoy a back-to-the-land lifestyle!
Historical Waterford! Very unique opportunity. Constructed in 1869 this historical church could become your next home! Includes 4 lots inlcuding waterfront on the mill pond of Van Norman Lake. 5553 Sq Ft above ground which includes the Chapel with an additional 2162 Sq Ft of cut stone basement. Restrictions exist as to changing exterior appearance but interior is open to the imagination. Also included is the Ice House, not as old as the church but a historical building itself. Great for storage or possible garage. Please watch the Visual Tour I’ve produced. I think it conveys the property quite accurately. Property has been recently stake surveyed. * Please note, there is no full bathroom and there is no bedroom, there are two lavatories. Important to review all documents as well as disclosures. This property exists in a flood plain. All offers must be submitted on purchase agreement provided by Waterford Township legal counsel and attached with disclosures.
Step into the past with this charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath near downtown Winnsboro. This turn of the century home has beautifully restored original hardwood floors, shiplap walls, 9ft. ceilings with updated ceiling fans, light fixtures, bathrooms and fresh paint throughout. The kitchen features a farmhouse sink, windows with shutters, stainless steel appliances with an arched view into the dining area. As an added bonus, this home has a staircase to a huge attic space ready to be finished out. Outside features include a front porch that stretches the length of the house with decorative trim, gabled roof, an attached carport, workshop with electricity, storage building and pecan trees.
4240 sf (3300 heated) historic Kenimer-Telford house is the ultimate fixer upper and the ultimate southern charm. This historic house just off of the Cleveland Square is a jewel ready to be brought back to its original glory. With a two story exterior front porch, a rear porch and a beautiful and relatively flat yard, this could be a great place to call home. 8 huge rooms, 6 fireplaces, 2 kitchens, covered porches, two restrooms. Come take a look and dream about what an opportunity this could be to own and renovate a home originally constructed in 1870.
Betty’s Creek Road – Restore This Landmark! An 1894 home of one of the original 6 families who settled Betty’s Creek Valley. Picture in your mind the residents rocking on the porch and waving to the neighbors going by in their horse and buggy. The barn with stone foundation garaged Norman Coleman’s First Bought School Bus, a 1937 Chevrolet chassis with the wooden body built by the people of Wolffork. Original two story home with massive stone chimney. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, front porch, 2 stone root cellars. Portions of the stone walls, steps and plantings remain. Garden spot, spring branch and one of the largest China fir trees I’ve ever seen. 7.87+- acres in one of the most beautiful mountain valley settings in the region. Sold As-Is.
Rare opportunity to own a beautiful, renovated 1871 home listed on the National Historic Registry. Located on 2 acres overlooking rolling pastures only 1 hour north of Atlanta. This fantastic property has 4 large bedrooms, 3 baths, loft for office/library, living room, great room, dining room, screened porch, updated kitchen and covered brick patio. Lots of windows let in natural light and the beautiful wood floors are stunning. There are 7 renovated fireplaces and central heating/air as well. Beautiful rocking chair front porch and plenty of room for a garden!
True Southern Charmer! 1912 New Holland FARMHOUSE w/ WRAPAROUND PORCH features 11′ Ceilings, Extra-Wide Hallways, Wainscoting, Tung-n-Groove Walls, 4 FIREPLACES and HAND CARVED wood work throughout! Boasts 3 large BR’s, 2 Full baths, XL KITCHEN w/ TEAKWOOD cabinets, oversized MUD ROOM, PANTRY and GRAND FOYER. The Refrigerator, W/D and several A/C Window Units (told rarely needed w/ High Ceilings and Energy Efficient WINDOWS) conveys. Included with this rare find is a Detached GARAGE w/ STORAGE, GARDEN SPOT and 4 PECAN TREES
2,584 square feet with room for 1,200 square feet expansion potential in attic 3 bedroom, 2 bath with gourmet kitchen, walk-in pantry, laundry room, and mudroom. 10-14′ ceilings throughout home. Energy-efficient updates including new wood windows and spray foam insulation in walls resulting in low monthly utility bills Updated electrical, plumbing, septic and HVAC Historical character – house originally built in 1853, before the Civil War! Home featured in two magazines: Best of Flea Market Style & Kitchen & Bath Makeovers
Nestled in the community of Williamsville, this beautiful country estate is located in a private setting with easy accessibility to amenities, including several ski areas and country clubs. An inviting sun room welcomes you into this beautifully renovated circa 1841 farmhouse. Enter into the open-concept dining room and kitchen, which boast wood floors and natural light from two skylights embedded in the cathedral ceiling. The brand-new kitchen includes sealed chalkboard counter-tops salvaged from an old schoolhouse and a breakfast bar. Ease into the living room accented with a built-in entertainment unit to cozy up to the wood-burning fireplace. A master suite awaits on the first floor, as well as a private guest bath. Located upstairs are three rooms showcasing refinished wide-plank flooring, with potential for being bedrooms, an office, a sewing room; whatever suits your needs. Also on the second floor is a spacious bath with soaking tub. Beyond is an attic featuring a stained glass window which may be admired from the kitchen. Outside, the property is punctuated by lovely stone walls and landscaping. The clarity of the spring-fed pond makes it an enticing place to take a swim or just unwind. Overlooking the house is a level spot with potential for a garden or cabin, with a brook running alongside. Across the road is your own private river-front space. Whether you’re looking for a family home, a retirement home or a vacation spot, this property has a lot to offer.
You will be amazed when you step into this stunning 1800’s historic home namely ”The Samuels House.”Located in the Samuels area, which now has Cox’s Creek as post office address, this home has a very rich history dating back to the Samuels family,& contributes to the birth of the bourbon industry in both Nelson & Marion counties. This home has been renovated &kept very close to original by both past& present owners. In 1784, Robert Samuels Jr, captain during the Revolutionary War, was granted a Corn Writ for approx. 60 acres of land near Bardstown, which would later become Samuels Depot, now known as Samuels area. It was here that Robert began making bourbon. Note that he was appointed role of distiller for George Washington at this time.
Wonderful home located in downtown East Bend! Small town, quiet living only 20 minutes from Winston Salem. 5000+sqft loaded with charm and features of a home built around the turn of the century! Gorgeous wood floors thru most of the house, tile floor in the kitchen and baths. 10 fireplaces! Office on main level could be used as bedroom. Listen to the rain with a tin roof! Amazing wrap around porch. Must see the pictures and make an appointment for your own showing!
This 3 bedroom Greek Revival cottage has not been occupied since the 1980’s and was never modernized so all the original doors, door nobs, mantels, windows and fixtures are still in place ready for restoration. There is also a large outbuilding on the property and the acreage is secluded and private. Although the house needs full restoration the roof is a modern type metal standing seam roof.
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