Courtney Mullis ¦ Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty-Bloomington
About This 1869 Second Empire For Sale In Martinsville Indiana
Step back in time starting on the majestic front porch of this historic homestead which is for sale to the public for the first time in over 120 years! Beautifully and painstakingly restored, this French Victorian Second Empire home is a wonderous sight to see. Centered on a massive lot that provides over 3/4 of an acre, it is blocks from the square and two miles for I-69. This 3,960 SF home offers 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.
This elegant property was built in 1869 with an addition in 1898 that included the dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms, electrical and plumbing. You will also find fireplaces through-out the home; some were coal burning and now have gas lines to them should you choose to use as a gas log fireplace. Upon entering you will discover 12 foot ceilings, original windows that have been restored to their natural glory, ornate plaster crown moldings, amazing trim work and re-finished oak and cherry hardwood floors with decorative inlay borders in the main level.
Upon entering the kitchen you will notice custom cabinets, inset kitchen doors, under counter lighting, granite countertops, a restored antique light fixture, island and black and white diamond patterned ceramic tile flooring. All full bathrooms and laundry have similar custom cabinetry. In addition to the grand staircase there is a second staircase that services all three levels. This truly is a MUST see home to appreciate all the details and the wonderful preservation of history!