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–Second Empire (1855-1885)

1873 Second Empire – Equinunk, PA – $199,900

70 Grocery Hill Rd, Equinunk, PA 18417 - For Sale*

HISTORIC EQUINUNK HOME - SECOND EMPIRE ARCHITECTURE - COMPLETELY RENOVATED - CLOSE TO SCENIC DELAWARE RIVER! Home has been fully restored in a combination of modern and Victorian style including imported European wallpaper and furnishings. All there is to do is move in! New roof, electric service, plumbing, furnace and central air. Great location in the quaint village of Equinunk, minutes to the NY border and just over 2 1/4 hours to NYC.

4 Beds // 2 Baths // 2004 Sqft

07/13/2017 // 21 Comments

c. 1890 Second Empire – Fulton, MO – $20,000

410 E 8th St, Fulton, MO 65251 - For Sale*

Large Victorian style home built in 1890 in need of full restoration. Original brick behind plaster walls, original millwork, hardwood flooring, tall ceilings picturesque windows this home could have you transported back in time. Purchase for the nice sized lot or to restore some Victorian charm back into Fulton!

1312 Sqft

06/30/2017 // 27 Comments

c. 1820 – West Edmeston, NY – $118,000

2398 Beaver Creek Rd, West Edmeston, NY 13485 - For Sale*

This historic home has belonged to this family for 75 years! It had been home to visits to Civic leader Calvin Whitford and his family, by people like Gerrit Smith and Fredrick Douglas. On the Madison County Architectural Heritage Trail,is full of period pieces, and history! Wide plank floors, ornate cast iron steam radiators, and an upstairs Victorian Parlor are just a few of the unique aspects of this lovely home. The house was painted in 2014, and a new mansard roof with insulation was built. The interior needs a loving hand to bring it back to its glory days. This wonderful home would fit a family who wishes to begin to make its own history! or it could be an historical museum/point of interest, or a perfect Bed and Breakfast! Within walking distance of town center, Madison County fairground, state lands & horsetrails and hiking systems. A Must See!!!

3 Beds // 3368 Sqft

06/06/2017 // 22 Comments

1889 Second Empire – Milford, MI – $525,000

334 Union St, Milford, MI 48381 - For Sale*

one of milford's most iconic historic homes - the first milford building to be placed on the michigan state register of historic sites - is available for sale. located one block east of main street's shops and restaurants, this 1880 built brick victorian features incredible exterior work including a slate mansard roof, an octagonal two story slate roofed tower, three covered porches including a second story covered porch, and gorgeous italiante bracketing and wood scrollwork. inside the double door with ruby red etched glass panels is a large entrance foyer with a graceful curved stairc...ase, large rooms with 12 foot ceiling heights on the main level, a beautiful fireplace, plaster ceiling medallions, beautiful woodwork, and room for a gourmet kitchen. upstairs rooms are also nicely sized and ceiling height is over ten feet. the new owners can apply to convert the home from its current commercial zoning back to residential if desired. this corner property also has room for a garage.

3 Beds // 1.5 Baths // 3200 Sqft

05/30/2017 // 0 Comments

1877 Second Empire – Springer, NM – $275,000

804 1st St, Springer, NM 87729 - For Sale*

Historic Mills Mansion is now offered for sale. Built in 1877, it is a Historic property located off I-25 in Springer on 2 legal lots of record totaling 10.19 +/- acres. Three stories high (with a basement ) the adobe mansion has been partially restored with 1,800 heated sq. ft. within the 7,965 total sq.ft.. It is truly a one of a kind DESTINATION property with much to offer a buyer. The 10 + pastoral acres with Aspen trees and a former orchard is near (but not adjoining ) the Cimmarron River and boosts a variety of wildlife - roosting turkeys, hawks, antelope, deer and occasional Elk. It is a short 4 blocks from downtown Springer. There are views to Philmont Scout Ranch/Sangre de Cristo Mountians. Own a piece of history in Colfax County. Owner will conduct showings.

5 Beds // 2 Baths // 7965 Sqft

05/26/2017 // 17 Comments

1836/1878 Second Empire – Columbia, PA – $485,000

106 S 2nd St, Columbia, PA 17512 - For Sale*

This property is part of the Victorian past in the Historic District of Columbia, Pennsylvania. It is a home with character and a view of the Susquehanna River. The original house was built during two separate periods: 1836 and 1878. All restoration work has been completed to period specifications and all original wood and artifacts were retained and restored. All electrical wiring, plumbing, heating systems, including hot water heater have been renewed. The house features three porches, one a lovely second floor porch and three fireplaces, which were part of the heating vent system. Th...e parlor contains art plasterwork on the ceiling and a beautiful chandelier from the original Brunswick Hotel in Lancaster, PA. The first floor also has a library with original built-ins, a formal dining room, and a large kitchen with a dumbwaiter, which went down to a summer kitchen. The second floor has five bedrooms and two large bathrooms. The third floor has a lovely ballroom and three unfinished bedrooms used as storage space. Original pine flooring was maintained and left wherever possible. The kitchen floor was replaced with beautiful, durable quarry tile. The home is furnished with elegant Victorian pieces and is in move-in condition. Columbia has reinvented itself into an arts and antiques center. It was named one of the ten best small towns in America by the Smithsonian in 2014.

5 Beds // 2 Baths // 4360 Sqft

05/11/2017 // 15 Comments

c. 1870 Second Empire – Chetopa, KS – $55,000

501 Pecan St, Chetopa, KS 67336 - For Sale*

Large 2 bedroom historic home with original woodwork, central heat/air and sits on a large corner lot.

2 Beds // 2 Baths // 1902 Sqft

05/09/2017 // 38 Comments

c. 1860 Second Empire – West Orange, NJ – $334,900

6 Fairview Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052 - For Sale*

Historic 4300 SF Victorian style home situated on .5 acre corner lot. Large eat in kitchen. Mansion size Living Room & Formal Dining Room on 1st floor. 3 bedrooms, library, & main bath on 2nd floor. 3rd floor has Master BR/Bath & 2 additional BRs. Will be Magnificent home once restored to its original beauty. Fireplaces non-functional.

6 Beds // 3 Baths // 5759 Sqft

04/20/2017 // 18 Comments

1882 Second Empire – Brookville, PA – $275,000

9 Walnut St, Brookville, PA 15825 - For Sale*

GET TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE. First, Step back in time with this one of a kind, turn of the century 3 story, brick Victorian beauty. The beautiful original wood work, 3 story continuous hand crafted walnut stair case, 8 ft doors with transoms, plaster ceiling medallions and cherry wood trim in the dining room. The master bedroom includes built in dressers in the walk in closet/dressing room.There is a servant staircase from the second floor to the kitchen area. The kitchen overflows with cabinets and a large pantry. This price includes a second home at 150 Valley Street. This home is a two story, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath with an open layout on the first floor.

6 Beds // 4 Baths // 4537 Sqft

04/17/2017 // 17 Comments

1878 Second Empire – Monroe, WI – $149,900

1205 13th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566 - Sold*

Here's your opportunity to own a wonderful piece of Monroe history! This beautiful French Second Empire Style home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places! Located on a lovely dbl lot & shaded by gorgeous trees. You will love the exquisite hand milled wood work throughout the house. Wait until you see the pellet/wood burning fireplace! The kitchen and bathroom are skillfully updated. Xtra lrg 2-car garage is heated & ready for your tools and toys. Whole-house water filtration/softener system included. Low utilities!

3 Beds // 1 Baths // 1860 Sqft

03/24/2017 // 58 Comments

1860 Second Empire – Nova Scotia, Canada – $156,913

318 Granville Street Bridgetown, Nova Scotia B0S 1C0 - Not For Sale*

Historic Nova Scotian property in charming & vibrant community of Bridgetown. The Morse-Magwood home was built in 1860 and is an exceptional example of Second Empire architecture. The distinctive convex mansard roof and ornate woodwork set it apart from anything else on the market. At over 4500 sq ft, with 6 large bedrooms and 2.5 baths (& plumbed for bath on 3rd floor), this would make a great B&B. Great care was taken to restore the original character of this home, while updating to a modern standard. Major upgrades to electrical, plumbing, insulation and foundation since 1985. Recent roof, paint, oil tank, hot water heater. No maintenance overlooked! Most woodwork has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur, including immaculate detail on the staircase & fireplaces. Beautifully landscaped lot - perennial beds, shade trees and shrubs. Situated on Granville Street, Bridgetown's main street. This is a STEAL of a deal from motivated owners; great opportunity to own a piece of Nova Scotia's history at a great price. Don't miss out!

6 Beds // 2.5 Baths // 4515 Sqft

03/22/2017 // 36 Comments

1875 Second Empire – Pontiac, IL – $295,000

908 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764 - For Sale*

Own a piece of Livingston County History; home of Harriett Humiston. Built in 1875 the 2nd Empire style home sits on a double corner lot and has 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, kitchen, dining room, living room, parlor with canvas walls and ceiling, library and foyer. Hot water heat and central air on the second floor. Wiring, plumbing, roof all updated, all but three windows replaced, exterior wood siding has been replaced and house has been insulated. Wrap around porch has been rebuilt. Wine cellar in basement and two car detached garage.

3 Beds // 1.5 Baths // 2678 Sqft

03/15/2017 // 14 Comments

1872 Second Empire – Urbana, OH – $294,000

438 Scioto St, Urbana, OH 43078 - For Sale*

Don't miss your chance to own this Italianate beauty built in 1872. Located in the heart of the Historic District, the property includes a carriage house with original horse stalls. History comes alive the minute you step onto this estate. Decorative brackets under wide cornices help define the Italianate style. This 4/5 BR, 2.5 story has significant updates that include a copper roof, newer furnaces, and central air. The inside is as grand as the outside. An elegant staircase spirals to the third floor. The tall windows with original shutters are architectural works of art and lovely fireplaces, and hardwood floors grace many of the rooms. A back stairwell between the kitchen and dining room is another access point to upstairs. When youâre ready to go outside, claim a seat on the airy front porch and sip your favorite drink before walking downtown for dinner. On the market for the first time in many years, this exceptional home is an easy commute to Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati.

4 Beds // 5219 Sqft

03/15/2017 // 19 Comments

1879 Second Empire – Methuen, MA – $599,900

30 High St, Methuen, MA 01844 - For Sale*

Always dreamed of owning a gracious 'Painted Lady'? Here's your chance! This beautiful Second Empire home in historic Red Tavern area is one of the nicest Victorian homes around! Present owners have lovingly cared for it for over 30 years. It's time for someone else to take the reins. This home is a careful mix of old & new. From the ash & black walnut wainscoting & plate rail in the dining room, to the marble & oak fireplace surrounds & mantels, to the 9' high, working pocket doors, the ornate woodwork & period details abound. Entertaining is made easy with a modern kitchen featuring cherry, Wood Mode cabinetry, Corian counters, double ovens, gas Jenn-Air cooktop, & center island. Updated mechanics include a FHW-gas heating system, 3 FHA-gas systems + 3 condensers for central A/C, 200 amps, and updated plumbing. Still has the original slate roof! Between a full basement, walk-up attic, & attached 2-story carriage house with basement, there is plenty of storage space. Legal in-law apt

4 Beds // 3 Baths // 4600 Sqft

03/03/2017 // 27 Comments

c. 1890 Second Empire – Malden on Hudson, NY – $150,000

1141 Main St, Malden On Hudson, NY 12453 - For Sale*

URGENT CALL FOR COSMETIC SURGERY! Originally "The Parsonage". Two outbuildings. Also two bedroom third story apartment with deck and separate entrance, for a mother daughter or income producing apartment. A consent to judgement that is in the courts, which will eliminate the liens against the house will not be completed till April23,2017.So any offers cannot be submitted until that time. Taxes based on previous assessment

7 Beds // 2.5 Baths // 4143 Sqft

03/01/2017 // 12 Comments

1886 – Cleburne, TX – $139,900

510 W Wilson St, Cleburne, TX 76033 - Not For Sale*

Built in 1886, this architectural beauty is a one of a kind. You will be in awe when you drive up to this history filled home with impressive 3 story columns and expansive verandas, the decorative iron fencing original the home. Speaking of original, when you walk through the front door you will be stepping into yesteryear. Surrounded by wood floors, shiplap walls, beaded wood ceilings, original ceiling fixtures, and a beautiful ornate mantel makes this a history lovers dream. One of the original homes in Cleburne, this home was built for both entertaining and family living. The arched doorways invite you to wonder from room to room. With only four owners the integrity of this home has been maintained.

4 Beds // 2 Baths // 2816 Sqft

02/20/2017 // 18 Comments

1866 Second Empire – Rockford, IL – Auction

1401 Clifton Ave, Rockford, IL 61102 - Sold*

Investor opportunity! This property is being offered at Public Auction on 03-20-2017. Visit Auction.com now to see the Estimated Opening Bid, additional photos, Property Reports with Title information, Plat maps and Interior Inspection Reports when available. Auction.com markets Foreclosure Sale properties throughout Illinois for banks, financial institutions and government agencies who are very motivated to see these properties sell to investors. The majority of these properties are priced below market value. Don't miss this special opportunity to buy homes at wholesale prices! In addi...tion to this property, 60 other properties are scheduled for sale at this same Foreclosure Sale. In our online auctions and live Foreclosure Sales, Auction.com currently has 36 properties scheduled for sale in Winnebago County and 1097 throughout Illinois. All properties and sale details can be found with a simple search at Auction.com. Create a FREE account today to find more properties like this one, save searches of properties that meet your investment criteria and have the properties you're looking for emailed directly to you when posted in an upcoming sale event. To view the complete details of this exact property, click the Auction.com link below or paste the Property ID 2297646 into the search bar at Auction.com

2 Beds // 2 Baths // 1557 Sqft

02/14/2017 // 40 Comments

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