Fronted by a pair of towering trees, this elegant 1876 Italianate/Victorian mansion sits as a landmark residence in charming town of Ridgway. Thoroughly documented, this historically significant property is a stately home originally built for tannery magnate and Civil War veteran Oscar B. Grant and his family. A rare opportunity to own a piece of local antiquity, it is one of only two Elk County homes recorded in the National Register of Pennsylvania’s Bureau for Historic Preservation. Equipped with all the amenities necessary for modern living, this fascinating residence has been updated to a high standard. A true masterpiece of timeless elegance and splendor, this thoughtfully restored four bedroom home sits on a large manicured home site. Ornate gingerbread is displayed on its fanciful exterior. A graceful wraparound porch curves about this three story home, inviting outdoor relaxation. Introduced by a welcoming vestibule, the interior is resplendent in vintage details such as stained glass windows, intricate woodwork and stunning inlaid flooring. Discover the allure of a bygone era in the grand formal rooms. Retaining period features, each room boasts a decorative fireplace, including the dining room featuring an exquisite hutch and living room lined with elaborate wainscoting. The bright, updated kitchen and baths provide contemporary conveniences. A beautiful hand carved staircase sweeps upward to the second floor where tall windows and high ceilings provide an open and airy feeling in each of the spacious bedrooms. Retaining the elegance of the original architecture with contemporary updates, this move-in ready showcase property incorporates 21st century luxuries carefully and subtly. Walk to the local grocery or shady O.B. Grant park from this historic residence. Meandering along the arcs of the crystal clear Clarion river, Ridgway’s main street is a delightful, thriving business district with turn of the century buildings offering modern establishments and amenities. The gorgeous location sits near the base of the Allegheny National Forest.
Updated on August 11, 2020 at 9:15 am