1910 Victorian with Tower

915 Saint Louis St.,West Plains, MO 65775 $37,900 Source: Owners.com Who can resist a Victorian with a tower? Granted, it’s a mini-tower, but a tower still the same. Imagine sitting on your front porch, sipping lemonade with a view of the church just down the street, watching the bluebirds through your French doors and taking … [Read more…]

Quaint Home in Small Indiana Town

7833 E. Blue Ridge Rd, Shelbyville, IN 46176 $37,000 Source: In-Sight Realty, LLC There are just too many good things to say about this circa 1902 Victorian cottage. A motivated seller has already updated the well, furnace, plumbing and hot water heater. Original hardwood floors, doors with transoms, a window seat and all that exterior … [Read more…]

X-tra Special Home in Xenia, OH

288 E. 2nd St., Xenia, OH 45385 $25,400 Source: Her Realtors This appealing circa 1900 house sits on a tree-lined street of older homes. The kitchen and bathroom definitely need work, but for the price, this fixer upper has tons going for it! A stone foundation and porch across the front dress up the exterior. For a … [Read more…]

A Rising Star in Rising Sun, IN

510 Main St., Rising Sun, IN 47040 $45,000 Source: Fehrman Realty  I have admired this old house for several years now. My daughter, Hayley, lives near this wonderful home in Rising Sun, Indiana, a picturesque town with older homes on the banks of the Ohio River. (If you’re into gambling and shows, there’s a casino … [Read more…]

Grand Iowa Victorian

602 Franklin St., Keokuk, IA 52632 $29,900 Fixer upper heaven… Source: Cramer Real Estate Can you believe this spectacular house is just $29,900? It features an amazing front porch, a below ground garage and two floors of bay windows. On the side view you’ll notice both a diamond and a half moon window.  A fireplace … [Read more…]

Historic NY Spa Town Home

  542 State Highway 20, Sharon Springs, NY 13459 $44,900 Source: Cornerstone Properties Sharon Springs is a charming historic spa village in beautiful Schoharie County, New York, recognized both by New York State’s Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places. We lived just down the road from the village for a … [Read more…]

Battle Creek Beauty For $8,500 ~ No Kidding!

162 W Manchester St., Battle Creek, MI$8,500 Source: Keller Williams Realty For some this might be a knockdown special, but there are just too many redeeming qualities of this house to have that happen. The front gable and porch columns contribute to its exterior appeal, but what I really like are those stone and brick access … [Read more…]