Your opportunity to own one of the oldest structures in Kinney Co, a beautiful 1870 limestone 2 story with move in ready 1930 era wooden shotgun addition. The stone house has a screened entry porch positioned perfectly to catch maximum breezes and keeps its century old architrave woodwork above the antique door and front windows. Its original 3" plank wood floors are in excellent condition and just need a light sanding and resealing, the staircase retains its carved baluster and handrail, there are two fireplaces downstairs which function and upstairs is a sprawling room with a unique vaulted ceiling to make a luxurious bedroom suite, studio or both. Interior needs a coat of paint or fresh plaster in places and ceiling work. The added wooden portion of home has been completely updated w/remodeled kitchen(appliances included) bathroom, 2 spacious bedrooms and a living room, all with fresh sheetrock. ceiling fans and fixtures, original wood floors and 3 mini split a/c heating units,a brand new 38 gallon Rheem water heater, and rebuilt screened back porch mud room. The current owner is a retired architect who has extensive knowledge in restoring historicals. When she passed through town in her airstream she knew she needed to save this treasure as it was in advanced disrepair. She spent ample time and resources into building up the infrastructure to stabilize house completely. Some of the work rendered is as follows: New roof/chimney flashing, a rebuilt foundation in hidden cellar at base of staircase(used in 19th century as hideout from indians), post/pier foundation fortified w/cement &expandable metal lath, a rock craftsman rebuilt 6 major exterior holes in rock using limestone block & mortar(not Portland cement) and also rebuilt a crumbling interior wall with limestone and plaster adding a limestone block door surround to frame. Water lines were replaced/insulated, new 200 amp meter & electrical wiring, raised ceilings in kitchen/bath from 7' to 10' added wood beams in BR, R30 insulation added to all rooms & also ceiling of kitchen/bath, replaced rotted window sills &kitchen subflooring, plus replaced siding on exterior of wood house & put 1" rigid insulation exterior kitchen side of house. The lot is almost 1/2 acre fully fenced and owner installed a full RV hookup 30 amp power, water & sewer. Additionally 17 yards of crushed rock was brought in to created two driveways, there is a lovely vine covered slab for outdoor entertaining or carport, and even the quaint historical storage shed still stands. Owner is selling this as is, and has done the most important & difficult repairs. It is waiting for someone to put theri special touches to finish out the stone portion. If you love old houses you wont want to pass this one up. An IDEAL Airbnb or bed and breakfast property!
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