May 23, 2014

Historic Real Estate: The Inside Charm Edition

  • By: Emily Potter
blog_photo_Historic Home, LaGrange, KY
Don't let the outside deceive you -- the interior of this historic home is full of surprises, from the large windows and dutch door in the dining room, to the first-floor master suite complete with dressing room and master bath.

Historic Home -- LaGrange, Kentucky

This charming 1850 historic home is located in the downtown area of LaGrange, only 20 minutes to Louisville. From the outside it looks like a quaint cottage, but the inside is 2,300 square feet of historic character and modern amenities, including original pine floors, a front door with glass side-lights, fully remodeled kitchen, first-floor master suite, and more. Price: $169,900

blog_photo_St. Paul's Vestry, Lynchburg, VA
Office space, residence, or studio -- no matter how you choose to use it, this small space offers just enough room.

St. Paul’s Vestry House -- Lynchburg, Virginia

This small space was once an annex to a former church in historic Lynchburg. More recently, it has been converted into an office space with a reception area, two offices, and a half bath. At just over 1,000 square feet, the space is cozy and has the potential to be converted into a small residential home or studio. Price: $115,000

blog_photo_Former School House, Bath, NC
This former-schoolhouse-turned-home is located in Historic Bath, N.C., the home of Blackbeard the pirate.

Former School House -- Bath, North Carolina

Built circa 1915, this 1,600-square-foot home was once a schoolhouse, but today it offers three bedrooms and two full baths. The house has been updated with a new roof and gutters, as well as a new heating and cooling system. The deck out back has a water view, and the home comes with a free six-month boat slip at Bath Harbor Marina, just around the corner. Price: $129,000

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