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Friday Fixer-Upper: A Craftsman Home in Historic District of Idaho Falls!

by Rachael Meyerink This 1919 Craftsman home is part of a historic district and retains nearly all of its original architectural elements. The original woodwork, hand-painted mantle art, light fixtures, hardware and built-ins are all still present. The kitchen boasts its original cabinetry, wine cupboard and floor-to ceiling subway tile in the breakfast nook. The bathroom also retains its original bathtub and subway tiled walls and floors. The historic integrity that has been preserved in this home is breathtaking and is likely thanks to the fact that in almost 100 years, it has only had two owners. Who wants to be number

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Save This House! A Beautiful 1903 Queen Anne in Sterling, Kansas

by Melanie Moore Krogman   Waiting for you in Sterling, KS is an absolutely lovely Victorian home dating to 1903, and designed after the governor’s mansion at the time. In fact, a hand-sculpted brass miniature of the home is in Coronado Quivira Museum, in Lyons, KS (how fun is that?!). The owners loved this home in small town Kansas, but no longer have the time to give it the care that it

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These Neighboring Wisconsin Homes Are Strikingly Beautiful – and for Sale for a Total Steal

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Many, many thanks to Joe for sending me these two absolutely stunning homes for sale in Cambria, WI, which are for sale for a song! Joe actually used to own the house at 124 Mary Street, and he did so much research into it that he even up writing a Wikipedia entry on the architect, David R. Jones, who designed many homes in Cambria.   The homes are across the street from one another. Someone please snatch these beauties

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Here’s a Fabulous Opportunity to Own Three Neighboring Victorian Homes at Under $70,000 Each

by Elizabeth Finkelstein While doing some reach for a post I wrote this week for Country Living Magazine, I happenstanced upon an incredible opportunity for the right investor, or someone who just loves fixing up old houses! These three Victorian homes are all clustered together as neighbors in Stafford, Kansas, and are for sale for unbelievably low prices. The realtor “would really prefer to package these properties together under an LLC with investors. And have a preservation trust/hunting lodge/B&B with enough funds to adequately preserve and showcase these wonderful properties.” For more information, contact Clare Moore of Claremont Realty and Management at (316)

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Save This House! The J. Hinton House in Hannibal, MO

by Melanie Moore Krogman.   Gracing Grace St. (1634 Grace St., that is) in Hannibal, MO is this GORGEOUS lady! If the double decker façade of this Neoclassical beauty isn’t enough to pique your interest, the long list of amenities and history

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