Beautiful Historical 1927 Craftsman home on 0.734 acres nestled in the town of Clarksville. You will find true Craftsman architecture in every room. Loaded with character and stellar workmanship that is unsurpassed. Roaring Twenties elements can’t be missed.
The home boasts over 3,300 Sq. Ft, 4/2 bath, abundance of natural light, spacious rooms that accommodate large furniture while retaining a feeling of openness, stunning original hardwoods & crown molding throughout, 3 distinct wood burning or gas fireplaces with mantels and surrounds, original hardware on doors, bead-wood wainscoting and ceilings, artful design around door facings, decorative corbels, European style commode, original clawfoot tub, beveled glass medicine cabinet, linen closet and a large walk in closet.
The downstairs master bedroom has an incredible vista of the backyard, a brilliant white brick fireplace, two closets and room for a drafting table. Front guest bedroom opens onto the formal living room that showcases a majestic brick fireplace, flanked by valance grid panel-glass built in cabinets with shelving and accent lighting to accentuate the mantel display, complimented by a wrought iron chandelier. French doors add an element of old world style and if necessary function to section off rooms.
The inviting large formal dining room is anchored by two finely crafted built-in China cabinets with vertical grid wood panels. Room for a full size dining room set and a sideboard or buffet as well. Swinging door for easy transitioning to and from kitchen area & French doors that open onto the side patio. Open concept design kitchen-bar that looks upon the den with a Mission hand cut light fixture, vertical arched beam entry into breakfast nook area with shelving, storage niches and original pull out table and benches. Well appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances and gas stove. Glass front wood cabinetry that allows artful display of dinnerware, collectibles & cookbooks. Lighted wine storage area under staircase. Walk in pantry-utility room.
The huge den sports exceptional woodwork, hand carved Arts & Crafts style wood fireplace with antique cast iron insert with andirons, numerous large windows with views of the backyard and rustic brick patio along with hand-tooled designer ceiling fans and a period schoolhouse light fixture that sets the mood. Handcrafted staircase, intricate balustrade with designer newel cap, large stair treads and landing with a patinated mission pendant light fixture prominently above, perfect conduit to the upper level of home. Upstairs you’ll find continued woodwork, hallway sconce lighting, 2 large carpeted bedrooms both with deep storage closets, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, an unparalleled view of the backyard, full bath-shower, office-hobby room with built in objet d’art glass shelves, walk-in attic, washer dryer room and two built in library areas.
Focal points of the exterior include earth tone colors, exposed rafter tails, side gabled roof, deep eaves, gable dormers with triple windows, wide valance grid multi-pane windows with original screens, appealing symmetrical facade, large welcoming front and side lifetime stone-brick porches with retaining walls that compliment the home perfectly. Side facade brick-stuccoed chimney with unique geometric lines, timeless front door design with dentil shelf and canopy overhang, period exterior lighting all provides a sense of congeniality.
As you enter the expansive backyard it has a farmhouse feel with corral panel steel fencing with rows of Canna plants, wild honeysuckle, rose bushes & native trees. Trumpet vines run along the privacy fence to the original brick carport and a immense brick chimney emphasizes the depth and scope of home. The rustic back patio is inlaid with antique bricks and natural slate rocks, ideal space for your preferred outdoor grill, along with a boulder-lava rock flower bed, all adding to the natural elements and feel of home.
The home has numerous improvements-upgrades, yet retains the original intended look and feel of a bygone era. Professionally contracted with new AC-Heat system, plumbing, gas lines, electrical all up to code. Bois D’ Arc post foundation adds to the longevity of home. Extended driveway easily accommodates an RV, boat or multiple vehicles for gatherings.
Positioned within close proximity to three states. A short drive from home you’ll be in Oklahoma, Arkansas or Louisiana with access to casinos, world class fishing & hunting. One can be in downtown Dallas in a few hours for a day in the city for fine dining, shopping or your favorite sporting venue.
Known as the gateway to Texas, historic Clarksville was established in 1833. William Becknell “Father of The Santa Fe Trail” settled here in the late 1820’s. Other larger-than life figures such as Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie & Stephen F. Austin all traveled through Clarksville. Colonel Charles DeMorse, a statesman, politician and pioneer of Texas journalism, was founder of The Northern Standard newspaper and became the first mayor of Clarksville in 1842.
The historic downtown square with its original brick paved streets is a portal into Texas past and was featured in the 1960 Hollywood movie “Home from the Hill”. Historical markers can be found around town and throughout the county. The 1885 Renaissance Revival style courthouse is a must see for architectural enthusiasts. Clarksville hosts the annual county fair, artist festivals, houses numerous antique shops, eateries and a museum. The town also connects to the Northeast Texas Trail, after completion it will be the largest cycling-hiking trail in Texas. The Clarksville Country Club by Langford Lake offers golfing & special events.
Craftsman homes have become an irreplaceable part of American history and celebrate the creativity of artisan handiwork. This home is ready to embrace its new owners as a part time retreat to escape the hustle & bustle of city life or as a full time residency.
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Updated on October 4, 2021 at 11:28 pm