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Cheapish Penniman Castle For Sale in Michigan Under $180K – Update: Pending
September 9, 2023
OHU50K Notes $179,900Pending
Built in 1906, here is the Penniman Castle for sale on a quarter acre lot. The five bedroom, 2.5 bath home is entirely made of stone and once sat on a 2.7 acre lot. A secret passageway in the finished basement reportedly exists, and the upper level has four bedrooms all off a circular hall with a chandelier. The home is simply spectacular!
”Historic Penniman Castle” is truly one of a kind. Enjoy over 3, 400 finished square feet, 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, two balconies, lots of covered porch space, and beautiful hardwood flooring throughout. Home has a two car attached garage, a hobby shed, and a park like yard. The options with this property really are endless.
If interested in a property, please contact the realtor whose link is provided in the post below, or contact an agent of your own choosing. Independent verification of details and status is recommended.
The residence has gone by several names over the years, including Penniman’s Castle, The Castle on Main Street, and The Kingman Castle. The home was originally built for for Allen Penniman, whose family built the Penniman Block business area, which was replaced with the Heritage Tower.
The land was purchased by C.W. Post of Post Cereal fame, and architect Martin Chivers was commissioned by Allen Penniman to design the home. After Penniman moved to Califorinia, he sold the home to his mother-in-law. Subsequently, the castle changed hands many times. In the 1960s, theChurch of Christ held services in the building, then in 1994, the Doug and Kathleen Kidder purchased and restored the home. In 2001, it was listed on the National Register.