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Save This Old Fixer Upper Steamboat Gothic Home in Missouri $50K – Sold
August 14, 2023
OHU50K Notes $50,000 Sold
Located on a third of an acre corner lot is this amazing fixer upper steamboat gothic home in a town of about 1,700 residents that is known for the livestock farms in the surrounding area. The six bedroom, four bath home is a piece of art with its ogee or bell-shaped tower, and double wrap-around porches with intricate fretwork and spindles. The interior has hardwood floors, 6-panel doors, stunning staircase and built-ins.
This grand Victorian home is looking for someone to restore it to its original beauty! Lots of original woodwork and built-ins in this home! Beautiful trim around the porches and windows. Investors take note! There was a fire that did major damage to the kitchen and minor damage to the family room and bathroom on the main level. Also, there is an additional lot next to this one, that is included.
0.38 acre lot
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.
David Oris Kent (1878-1961) and Myrtle Wilson Kent (1878-1960) were married in 1897, and purchased this home in 1912. They had a daughter in 1898 who died in infancy, but their other two children, Opal and Kenneth, were raised in this home. Mr. Kent was a stockman/farmer and sold life insurance for 30 years. Myrtle died in the home in 1960 at age 82, and her husband passed away just two months later. The Kent family lived in the home for almost 50 years.