Historic homes you can own in the Opelika area
This stunning 1840’s home featuring Pine Log and Greek Revival has been beautifully restored and updated to offer the perfect blend of old world charm and modern conveniences. The original pine exterior was completely renovated as well as the addition of a new roof, new landscaping and fresh paint. The interior has also been meticulously updated with all new on-demand electrical, plumbing and hot water appliances, hardwood countertops, refinished pine floors, HVAC system, tile bathrooms and custom window coverings. Some of the many historical highlights of this home include. The architect responsible for the earlier updates was Henry Toombs, who retained the attractive Victorian Gothic character of the house. Toombs was also the Franklin D. Roosevelt architect who designed The Little White House in Warm Springs, GA. The property originally consisted of three barns, a cotton gin, a sawmill, a blacksmith shop, and a smokehouse. A rock wall was erected from the stones of the old smokehouse many years later and still stands today. Below is a complete list of recent updates. Exterior: Roof replaced in 2019, vinyl siding removed and home’s heart pine exterior, shutters and doors painted (20 year warranty) New cedar posts on front porch with custom wrought iron brackets New roof over porch Front New cedar posts/rails at the back of the house at the entrance to the mud room and studio, New gutters around the entire house with mesh gutter guards, New landscaping and irrigation system, Land management, removal of invasive plants and dead wood, Added 2 raised garden beds, New 100′ x 30′ post and wire fence New lighting in garage and exterior Interior: All new electrical, lighting, outlets, switches, cables, etc. New fuse boxes All new light fixtures, new housings/overhead lights, new fans, new brass gas lanterns in front doors All new plumbing, including new pipes to 18th Street New plumbing fixtures: faucets, sinks, sinks, toilets, shower and bath faucets New appliances: dishwasher, refrigerator, gas range New granite countertops in kitchen Renovated and adding cabinets and rehabilitating the original kitchen design, antique sink cabinet New pantry with built-in shelving New appliances in the kitchen and all bathrooms New tile in the showers and bathrooms Kitchen sink and bathtubs refinished throughout Renovated HVAC units, vent ducts, new vents, intakes and refinished flooring Handcrafted and refinished throughout the house (heart) Original pine of the house) New hardwood floors in living area Addition of covered porch with tile floor New railings and landing to studio above garage New laundry room and powder room in side entry area and mudroom Added insulation in the ceiling Bedroom walls, bathrooms, and living areas Complete interior painting of the house, garage, and studio, including custom doors, moldings, and window coverings throughout the house and studio (including wood blinds, sun shades, woven bamboo shades, and curtain panels) An additional 30 acres can also be purchased with house.
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