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c.1826 Antebellum For Sale By Owner Fixer Upper w/River Views $25K ~ Underground Railroad History ~ OFF MARKET

478 W 2nd St, Maysville, KY 41056     $25,000 ~ OFF MARKET

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Well, this is certainly an interesting one! The for sale by owner fixer upper was built in 1826 and was used by the underground railroad.

Sitting high above the Ohio River on a stretch of road with lovely historic homes, this antebellum fixer upper has terrific views. Most of the photos are of the views, with very little interior pics. The owner also has two different lot sizes recorded. Despite the errors in the listing, however, you have to agree that with the updates he mentions below, this is an intriguing property.

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*3 bedrooms
*2 baths
*3,000 sq ft.
*2.58 acres
*Build date 1826
*Google Map
*Property Listing
*For Sale By Owner: 501-295-2997

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For Sale By Owner: Large antebellum home complete with four columns in the front of the house. It has a huge master bedroom which includes two fireplaces the second bedroom also has a fireplace the kitchen area is extremely large, the living area is open and large.

This property needs a lot of work, however the views from the first and the second floor are absolutely spectacular and would be considered million-dollar views. It was built in 1826. It was the first property built in this particular neighborhood. It is currently registered as a historical property within a historical district. It is believed that those seeking refuge through the underground railroad had spent time in the basement of this house where free black individuals lived and cared for the house.

The house is made of solid brick two layers thick which would encompass 16 in wide. The property has French doors throughout and offers the home a lot of natural light. This was part of a remodel project. The property has a brand new tin roof, new electrical except in the kitchen and in the primary living area. The sewer lines have been completely redone and updated. Her plumbing has been redone, however it should have more updating. It has two full baths. The lot is 2.58 of an acre and it’s the largest open lot on the hill. Basically because it is made up of two lots. Both of which are sold at the same time.

What I love about this home
I love the French doors, all the natural light, the views are said to be million-dollar views. The history of the home is very interesting, and I love the fact that the lawn is very wide and open which is rare in this particular neighborhood. It has a lot of potential.

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