About This 1890 Victorian For Sale In La Porte City Iowa
Character abounds in this gorgeous centennial home! Offering a stately and classic feel, with modern improvements for everyday living, this property is truly one-of-a-kind. The unique turret design and grand wrap-around porch offers eye-catching curb appeal and provides an ideal spot to enjoy your morning coffee, or spend an evening with friends and family. As you step through the front door, you’ll instantly fall in love with the detailed woodwork of the entry, and the intricacy of the bannister and grand staircase.
Off the entry and through a pair of original and functioning pocket doors, is an incredible space that’s currently being used as a piano room, and formal dining room. Another pair of towering pocket doors leads you to the main living area, which features refinished wood floors, original fixtures, and a gas fireplace with original mantle. Moving to the updated kitchen, you’ll love the continued wood floors, corian countertops, glass tiled backsplash, newer cabinets, breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances. Also on the main floor, you’ll find an updated half bath, a convenient laundry/mud room boasting wood floors and decorative tin ceiling, and a nice 120 square foot 3-seasons porch.
Travel up the magnificent staircase to the upper level and immediately you’re greeted by the outstanding turret room, offering a great space for reading and relaxing. The second story also offers three good sized bedrooms with large windows, and a possible fourth bedroom/office, and an updated full bathroom. Outside amenities include a 0.3 acre corner lot, a large patio, a detached 2 stall garage and nice landscaping. Updates/improvements include a new roof, patio, carpet, gutters/downspouts, electrical, and paint. From the turret to the exquisite woodwork throughout, this is one you have to see for yourself. Homes like this don’t come along often! Schedule your private showing today!