VICTORIAN ELEGANCE…STEP BACK INTO HISTORY OF THE OLD SOUTH…Circa 1885 known as the Gary, Harris, Wren Home. Located in Historic Downtown Abbeville SC with shopping, restaurants, and Historic Abbeville Opera House casting live performances. The house is on the Historic Homes Registry. This home sits among large oaks, magnolias, camellias and hydrangeas on a 1 + acre lot. Walk up to the front of the home to a grand front porch for sitting and sipping sweet tea The porch was just completely rebuilt with pressure treated wood and measures 48′ x 9′. Enter the double front doors to the large open foyer with original blue transom windows on either side of the doors. The house features beautiful wide heart of pine floors throughout the home, original carved mantles, antique crystal chandeliers, large large sitting room doors, and 12 foot ceilings. The 2 grand sitting rooms on either side of the house are adorned with beautiful crown moldings. This home offers 6 Bedroom’s with Master bedroom , bath and walk in closet with private entrance on main level. Great as a mother daughter apartment. Den with gas log FP. Beautiful newly refinished staircase leads you to 3 beautiful bedrooms upstairs. The house was completely rewired 3 months ago and offers breaker boxes upstairs, on the main floor and outside. The 1.25 acres is fenced with brand new chain link fencing for dogs. The walls are being beautifully restored to a perfectly smooth finish of the original plaster as well as many of the ceilings. Even though you are in town and similar homes surround you , the large 1+ acre lot gives you the peaceful feeling of privacy because of the Jefferson Davis sitting park along side the yard! The Burk Stark Mansion is next to the home and offer so much history about Abbeville SC ! Abbeville SC is the place to call home! Taxes are approximately $2000 yearly.
Augustus Garland Home (former Governor’s Mansion) on National Register of Historic Places. Updates include complete electrical rewire, new boxes, romex wire, 200 amp main panel. New cast iron fence, metal roof repaired, new plumbing, newer HVAC’s, 13ft ceilings. Suspended winding staircase, multiple fireplaces and a two-story wrap around porch. Used saver pro to remove lead based paint down to the wood on exterior then primed with Zinnser primer and painted with Sherwin Williams Duration. To be sold as is.
The house is approximately 6,000 square feet in size and most all of the original details remain. Some unique exterior elements are the paired cigar columns on pedestals surrounding the porch and supporting the large pediment over the main entrance, the metal scrollwork, swags and garlands in the porch pediment and balcony entablature, and the grouped modillion blocks over the windows. The interior has 13 foot ceilings on the first floor and twelve foot ceilings on the second floor, narrow crown and picture moldings, five sets of double pocket doors, eight corner fireplaces with original mantles, fireplaces in the entrance hall and kitchen, a built-in curly pine mirrored sideboard in the dining room, two full height walk-out windows, and full transoms over all hinged doors, including the doors to all closets. There are working speaking tubes from several areas of the house to the kitchen, and an original bathroom on the second floor contains all of its original fixtures including the toilet, sink and zinc covered copper bathtub.
Absolutely spectacular 1922 craftsman bungalow in the National Historic District of Seminole Heights! This classic beauty has been updated, yet still has all of her original glorious charms. From the curb this looker beckons with her gently flared skirt, cedar shake shingle siding and original 10 over 1 sparkling windows. Step inside through the wide vintage door to discover a dazzling array of amber pine floors, soaring 10 foot ceilings, brick fireplace and original plaster walls. Just beyond the spacious living room your grand dining room awaits showing off coffered ceilings and high wainscoted walls topped with plate rails….
This grand old home is in need of TLC, the Jacob S. Bernheim house, built in 1886 is an expansive three-bay-wide Southern town house, surrounded on two sides by a double-level gallery supported on paired posts which are detailed to contrast with rather than repeat with each other. Built for the dry-goods merchant Jacob S. Bernheim, it exhibits such features as scrolled architraves above first & second floor windows that appear in house by Alfred Muller. Parquet floors, walk through windows, arches, high ceilings and fireplaces add to its charm. A separate guest quarters is a diamond in the rough. Located on lovely Sealy Street in the East end Historic district had recently been home to the caretaker in a separate apartment however easily converted back to its one family grandeur. Off street parking off of alley. Floor Plan is in Docs This home is located in East End Historic district so design guidelines apply. Please contact City of Galveston Planning department with questions.
Although Vermont’s statehood was only granted 2 years prior to the construction of the General Lewis R. Morris house in 1793, this remarkable high style Georgian rivals the best houses of New England of the period. The triangular pedimented front doorway, the twelve over twelve windows with bold entablatures and the hipped roof are so beautifully proportioned as to belie the true scale of the exterior and interior spaces. Fully developed chimney breast walls with raised paneled wainscoting define each rooms intended purpose. …
Ownership of this historic residence has remained in the same family since it’s completion in 1918. The dining room suite was custom built for the home and will convey. The Manor has been meticulously maintained and cared for over the years. A standing seam metal roof was installed in 2006; a 4 ton split system HVAC unit was installed for second floor in 2013; a 5 ton 15 Seer HVAC heat pump was installed for the first floor in 2014. While the home is move in ready, the kitchen could use some updating. Combining the kitchen and den in a complete renovation will make the home current and more enjoyable, all the while maintaining its desirable Southern Charm. …
The Chinaberry – Pfau – Creighton Cottage .. “household furniture, one horse, one cart and harness, one buggy and harness and one wide press” was included in the original sale of the bootmaker’s property. The German immigrant had built the home in 1862 and is an excellent example of an early farm dwelling located in Sprinhill. Philip J. Pfau, a bootmaker, had his own shop — The Pfau Company. In 1897, the Pfau property was sold. Chinaberry is an early raised cottage plan without a central hall,customary in the day, two rooms wide and two rooms deep. …
Built in 1820 by retired Col. Elizur Patton. The house was enlarged in the 1860s and converted into apartments in the ’50s. It was abandoned sometime in the ’80s. It is the second oldest house in Transylvania County. Preservation NC acquired the property in 2008 to sell to anyone willing to restore the property. It sold but the owner’s plans have changed and the house needs to be sold to someone who can completely restore it to it’s former glory.
This award-winning restored vintage home in the heart of downtown is described as a remarkable example of complex design and elaborate embellishment” by the Medford Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission. A total renovation from the foundation up brought the electric, plumbing, and heating/cooling systems to modern standards in 2008. The roof, chimney, and replica carriage house were also completely rebuilt. Quality features of the home include 12-foot ceilings, transom windows, wide-plank fir floors, stunning woodwork, nickel-plated brass pipes, and a poured concrete crawlspace storage area. Other amenities include an antique sideboard sink, clawfoot tub, and genuine Lilly side-port toilet. The property serves as a profitable and turn-key Airbnb business, but could also be utilized as a one-of-a-kind commercial office space. Through the owner’s loving restoration and attention to period-appropriate details, Waverly Cottage was recognized with a Historic Renovation Award.
Gorgeous, meticulously restored and maintained historic landmark home with separate ”casita” located in the Valencia Road National Historic District in Old Rockledge. Enjoy the ambiance of this home’s amazing original details with the dependability and every modern amenity you would expect in a new home. Built in 1924 by Brevard’s most famous architect, Richard Rummel, Jr., as his personal home. This three bedroom, two and half bath 2,356 sq. ft. Spanish Colonial Revival Home was built to impress. Actual sq. ftg is 2356, tax records are incorrect. The walled and gated property consist of the main house and a large separate studio perfect for guest or as a rental unit. All of this is surrounded by lush award winning landscaping. Walk to Valencia dock, coffee shops and Cocoa village.
WALKING IN THE DOOR…is just like opening a chapter in a history book. The Laird family home in Marshfield has just hit the market & consists of 4+BRs, 3.5BAs and large spacious rooms with wood-burning fireplaces in the parlor/LR, DR and BR. Dripping in handcrafted wide woodwork, wood floors, coffered ceiling in the foyer, period light fixtures and more, this is a perfect family home sitting on a well-landscaped double lot with a large detached garage, concrete drive plus freshly painted exterior andnewly shingled roof both in 2017. Bedrooms are on the second and third floors with ample closets and baths plus there is a large bonus room on the third floor w/cedar closet. From the charm of the front porch to the character of the air-lock entry w/bench and full mirror, what are you waiting for…talk to your lender for your pre-approval letter and then schedule your appointment today before it’s too late. (Historical easement on property)
Fiercely beautiful, authentic 1880s Grist Mill on 4.23+/- acres aside Big Creek, sandwiched between the Blue Ridge Parkway & Hanging Rock St. Park. Best of both worlds: modern kitchen, privacy, naturally stunning environment, high speed/fiber optic, newer tin roof, gutters, heating/cooling, kitchen/bath fixtures, appliances. New workshop, goat barn, chicken shed, etc. On National Historic Register but free from restrictions. Potential hydro power/off grid. Septic for up to 8 bedrooms! Vacation/Home/B&B