by Elizabeth Finkelstein
Here are my current favorite gorgeous, historical homes for sale for under $50,000!
(If you come across any beautiful old houses for sale for under $50,000, send them along to us at [email protected])
219 3rd Ave NE, Clara City, MN
Source: Weichert Realtors Tower Properties
Charming 2 bedroom home that is spaciously gracious for all who visit and live in this classic beauty. A rare beauty with so much detail that goes on throughout the home and is so amazing to discover not only the beautiful woodwork, but. also the leaded and stained glass windows that will amaze you throughout . This home offers originality at its bet and welcomes you to take on the challenge to restore this classic beauty to its beautiful original state.
313 N Bond St, Plains, GA
Source: Trulia, courtesy of Norris Bishop Realty, LLC
This house still has all of the original wood work that gives it its charm! Hardwood floors and wood burning fireplace in every room. The house is over 1800 sq. ft. It offers a living room, dining room, large kitchen, a laundry room, and a family room. This is a great investment opportunity!
10 Stearns Hill Rd, South Paris, ME
Source: Zillow, courtesy of Biz Realty
Little Red School House. Built in 1850 and named the Hungry Hollow School. Many original features remain. Open concept with tons of character. Fun getaway or vacation home.
211 S Main St, Electra, TX
Source: RE/MAX Wichita Falls
A ton of house for the money! Character and Charm around every corner! This 2 story home in Electra, Texas features 4 bedroom, 2 bath, and 2 car covered parking. Hardwood floors throughout. Tons of original fixtures! Large storage building in backyard. The formal dining room features a gas fireplace, built in hutch and beautiful light fixture. Electrical updates 1 yr ago. Outside HVAC only 4 yrs old. New roof on carport in 2015. Well kept home! Property comes with adjacent vacant lot!
1295 Simcoe Lane, Granville, ND
Source: CENTURY 21 Action Realtors
$13,500 (but must be moved!)
Single Family Detached – An opportunity to own a piece of history! This church was established in 1909 and is now looking for an owner to move it to their own property from Simcoe(north of Velva). Opportunities abound in this beautiful church with approximately 1,500 square feet. The church has an original tin ceiling, beautiful original woodwork, original stained glass windows, and a historic functioning bell with Norwegian inscription. According to the owners, the bell alone has been valued at $10,000!! This property has the potential to be converted into an amazing lake house, business, restaurant, torn down for materials for new projects, or a unique home for an innovative new owner! The church must be moved; the current homeowners have a contact for a company that will move it. This listing is for the building only; no real estate conveys.
211 W Lafayette St, Marion, AL
Source: Zillow, courtesy of Bill Mackey Real Estate
C.1840 Lockett-Martin home is remembered for being the site of the making of the Stars and Bars. This flag was designed by Nicola Marschall and sewn here under the direction of Mrs. Napoleon Lockett. The home is an L-shaped two-story frame structure on 1 3/4 acres with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 10 ft ceilings downstairs and 9.5 ft upstairs. Beautiful plaster medallions and heart pine floors are special features. On the National Register of Historic Places, located in the West Marion Historic District. Call Kay Beckett 334-683-8250.
161 S Second St, Gloster, MS
Source: Zillow, courtesy of Crye-Leike Stedman Realtors, Inc.
This remodeled Victorian in Gloster, MS is move-in ready and priced to sell! The home features bead board ceilings, fluted molding, and original hardwood floors giving this home great character but with new interior paint, remodeled bathrooms, central a/c, new kitchen cabinets, and granite counter tops gives you all of the modern amenities you want in a home!
224 W Cottage Ave, Tamaqua, PA
Source: RE/MAX Real Estate
BANK PRE-APPROVED SHORT SALE AT LIST PRICE….Magnificent Colonial with pillared porch & massive double doors. An entry hall that greets family and guest with warmth. This 4 bedroom/3 full bath home offers hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings throughout. Enjoy the 2 fireplace for those cold cozy nights. Restore this home to the show place it once was….Endless Possibilities.
2109 Collingwood Blvd, Toledo, OH
Source: RE/MAX Preferred Associates
SO MUCH POTENTIAL IN THIS LARGE HOME. TONS OF CHARM AND HISTORY TO BRING BACK TO LIFE! RENOVATIONS HAVE STARTED. THIS PROPERTY HAS OVER 5700 SQ FT, SEVERAL FIREPLACES, EXTRA ROOMS AND SO MUCH MORE. CASH OFFERS ONLY & PROOF OF FUNDS ARE REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PRESENT OFFERS.
401 N Jackson St, Nashville, GA
Source: Zillow, courtesy of Keen Realty
A Victorian area home awaiting restorations home has ton of charm with high ceilings, and many original fireplaces
633 Main St, East Machias, ME
Source: Realtor, courtesy of Sunrise Realty
4 Bedroom home with many original features including hardwood floors. Laundry 1st floor. 1 1/2 Baths, Paved Driveway. Close to amenities and Sunrise Trail just across the street. Nice back yard. Possible business location on Route 1.
907 S Okfuskee Ave, Wewoka, OK
Source: Zillow, courtesy of Jack Sherry Real Estate
Nice size home, close to Wewoka schools.
405 W Ash St, Goldsboro, NC
Source: Selective Homes Inc.
4 bedroom/2 bath home features large living room with fireplace and built-ins, sunroom, formal dining room, large kitchen, spacious bedrooms and master bedroom has large master bath. Property is owned by the US Dept of HUD, Case# 381-793423. Home is listed as UI, Subject to an Appraisal. Seller makes no representations or warranties as to the property condition. HUD Homes are sold AS-IS, Equal Housing Opportunity, Seller may contribute up to 3% for buyer’s closing costs upon buyer request, For pre-1978 properties include the LBP (Lead-Based Paint) Notices.
402 Broad St, Aulander, NC
Source: Joe Murray Realty, LLC
This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is located on a nice corner lot in the small town of Aulander, in Bertie County in rural eastern North Carolina. The home features a wide wrap-around porch which invites you into either the front or side entrances. The home includes spacious living and dining rooms, a kitchen with refrigerator, range and dishwasher and 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The spacious front foyer is wide with 12 foot ceilings. There are interesting moldings and some hardwood floors which add to the overall character and charm of the home. Other features include central heat & air, back-up emergency generator, a spacious utility room, handicap ramp and carport. For more information or to schedule a showing call MERYL BROWN (C) (252) 395-1474 (O) (252) 332-2867 or email [email protected]
852 Columbus St W, Fayette, AL
Source: Tuscaloosa MLS, courtesy of The Prater Company
Great Historic Home, lg living room w/attached all season porch, kitchen w/attached dining porch, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1564 sq ft, space heat, W. unit AC, covered ft porch w/swing, cellar, detached 1-car carport, large lot.
801 Wisconsin St, Neodesha, KS
Source: Zillow, courtesy of Larry Marshall Auction & Realty
3 bedroom, 2 bathroom (1 upstairs and 1 downstairs), 2 story home. 2,595 square feet. Central heat and central air. 1 car detached garage.
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AUTHOR ELIZABETH FINKELSTEIN
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”