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Six Old Houses, Three Wisconsin College Towns!

Six Old Houses, Three Wisconsin College Towns!

by Brittany Thompson

Lets end this month right and check out some houses that are on my personal radar! Four of these houses are under $50,000, and are all within commuting distance to UW universities. Fun!
 

 
 

1
 711 County Rd S, Junction City, WI
 
Source: Realtor.com
$29,900
 
This house unfortunately leaves me wanting more! The outside brick and windows show such potential; last time I was in Wisconsin I should have used my Realtor connection and stopped by for some interior pictures. Anyone local? Can you imagine the potential for a little homestead on three acres?
 
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2
 2549 Prairie St, Stevens Point, WI
 
Source: Realtor.com
$57,500
 
Must be something about Stevens Point that makes me heart thump for a little farm house! This one isn’t on a large lot but still has that homestead feel; vintage appliances, hidden wood floors (that look stunning might I add) and even a little wood stove to keep your toes cold in the winter.
 
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3
 427 Merritt Ave, Oshkosh, WI
 
Source: Realtor.com
$49,900
 
The curved stair case captured my heart in this house! But thats not all; hardwood floors, original trim, wooden doors, and even a fireplace all add to the feel a cozy old home provides. Who said college living needs to be a stuffy apartment?
 
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4
 621 2nd Ave, Madison, MN
 
Source: Realtor.com
$34,500
 
If the ceiling details didn’t get you then maybe the matching built-ins, wood floors and trim work will. A must see for under $50,000! If you look close you’ll see some window details too.
 
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5
 115 Farnham St, Marshall, WI
 
Source: Realtor.com
$108,000
 
The porch spindles are what I dream of for my own fixer upper; I recently asked a neighbor who is knocking down porches on his house to salvage some but he didn’t take the time to do it right (and I was on vacation) so many of them are not usable… I was crushed. Do you think there are hardwoods hiding under all that carpet? If so this house is gem in disguise.
 
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6
 606 W 4th Ave, Oshkosh, WI
 
Source: Realtor.com
$29,900
 
How is this house under $50,000? Please someone tell me! Close to the university but in stunning condition. The kitchen cabinets are almost unbelievable then you add the matching built-ins. Of course the bathrooms and such need a little restoring but this house has potential.

 
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Wisconsin, as we know is filled with old treasures so please email us at [email protected] if you know of one we should feature.
 
 
 
Brittany_ThompsonAUTHOR BRITTANY THOMPSON
Hello! I’m Brittany Thompson an old house lover, fixer upper and dreamer; my husband and I are currently restoring a 1888 home in rural Minnesota. We hope to continue our old house love in many other states to come but for now I will just spend my spare time perusing the internet for vintage gems! I have two little boys and a passion for writing and website building; I look forward to my time with CIRCA!

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