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Sold – c.1852 Historic Home For Sale w/Water View in Middleport Ohio Under $50K

175 S Second Ave, Middleport, OH 45760     $49,900Sold for $44,000


I don’t know why this historic home shows no photos of the kitchen, but the rest of this c.1852 brick home looks lovely, especially for under $50K.
Known as the Van Duyn Place, it is one of the oldest homes in Middleport. The land on which it sits was originally owned by the founder of Middleport, Benjamin Smith. Smith’s daughter, Elizabeth, married Dr. W.B. Van Duyn, and they built a log cabin on two lots. It is said that Johnny Appleseed often spent the night at the home as he planted apple trees in Middleport and throughout southern Ohio. The current home was built in 1852.


Abundance of Charm and character featured in this historic home for sale located in Middleport Ohio. Along the banks of the Great Ohio River you can enjoy a great second story view from across the road of the Ohio River. When pull into this 1850’s two story brick beauty, you just wish she could talk and tell you great stories about the town of Middleport and the great Ohio River.
Home features original wood floors, lots of windows that gleam natural light every morning, and a huge central dining room that is flanked by large living room, kitchen, and recreation or 4th bedroom. Kitchen has laundry hookup and washer/dryer that stay with the house! Second floor features 3 large bedrooms one of which has an amazing view of the Ohio River.
Home faces East, so you can enjoy those great Ohio River Sun rises every morning! Take delight in the great Middleport 4th of July Parade that parades right in front of the house every year. This home features a lot and a half so there is a great area that you could plant a garden to the right of the home. So many great features of this home not to mention the amazing price and better yet seller is paying for a 1 year home warranty at closing.
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OHU50K does not represent this property.

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