Gorgeous Shingle-Style Moorish Victorian Grand Home or B&B

  • $497,000
182, West 5th Street, Rusk, Cherokee County, Texas, 75785, United States
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Gorgeous Shingle-Style Moorish Victorian Grand Home or B&B

182, West 5th Street, Rusk, Cherokee County, Texas, 75785, United States
  • $497,000


Gorgeous Shingle-Style Moorish Victorian grand home or B & B filled with all the original, well preserved details . Extensively renovated to its historic charm with modern comforts, this light-filled, spectacular residence is versatile, comfortable and luxurious with beautiful spaces of immense proportions. 


This 6 bedroom, 3½ bath home features a huge new kitchen with quartz countertops, stainless steel  Bosch oven and Bosch gas cooktop and downdraft vent in a modern kitchen island/bar. The new kitchen also has a Bosch dishwasher and charming stain-glass filled breakfast area. Adjacent to the kitchen is a full mud room-laundry room for cleaning up after all the family fun. One bedroom is downstairs with a separate entrance and jack and jill bathroom attached. Perfect for the sought-after innkeepers suite or private office/studio. 


The rich historic features of this amazing home include the majestic formal staircase, custom 9-foot wood and glass doors in the entryway, original heart pine wood flooring, 2 gas fireplaces with original hand carved wooden mantels, two sets of grand pocket doors, original doors and hardware throughout every room, and original double hung wooden windows.


The entire home has completely new electrical with dual 200 amp panels (2018), new plumbing (2018), new central HVAC on bottom floor (2021),  a Jøtul wood stove (2020), two new water heaters (2019 & 2021), 3 1/2 renovated bathrooms, and beautiful custom leaded windows in the kitchen.


The exterior features the unique and rare technique of Scored Plaster masonry on the bottom floor with cedar shake shingles on the second and third floors.  The exterior was fully painted in 2018. Every 8-foot double hung window has been renovated to working order with 50% of the windows fitted with energy efficient tempered glass.


Outstanding downtown location on a ⅓ acre lot that sits right off the main square. The inviting backyard features a brick patio for entertaining with fire-pit, a chicken yard with coop and garden shed and 2-car carport. The gardens feature raised beds throughout and a new 15-foot Intex swimming pool for the warm summer evenings.


Rusk, Texas is the county-seat where life is simple and healthy with fresh air and a small town vibe and everything you need is a short jaunt away. Enjoy the Texas State Historic Railroad, walking to school, the many parks, delicious restaurants, good people and live theater right across the street. Don’t miss this opportunity . . . truly, the good life.


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Folk Victorian
Updated on April 25, 2022 at 4:04 pm


  • Address 182 W 5th Street
  • City Rusk
  • State Texas
  • Zip/Postal Code 75785
  • Country United States

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