Historical Victorian home in Houston, Texas lists for $975k


A historic landmark Victorian in Houston that was developed by architect George F. Barber is on the marked for $975,000.

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A charming Victorian home in Houston has gracefully made its way onto the market for $975,000. The estate, known as the Harper House, recently had a price drop, according to Culture Map Houston, which reported it for sale at $1.1 million in early June.

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The four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home sprawled across 3,218 square feet was constructed in 1905 from mail-order plans, according to a plaque mounted on the gate surrounding the Victorian.

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“Fully restored and lovingly maintained with attention lavished on every single detail, a historic landmark Victorian beauty by renowned architect George F. Barber,” the listing on Realtor.com said. “A seamless blend of all the modern conveniences combined with historic character and architectural details.

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“Everything you’d expect from a home of this caliber, from the ornate mantles, millwork, high ceilings and stunning light fixtures to the top-drawer Viking Professional series appliances, award-winning kitchen remodel, Marimeko wall coverings & of course completely updated systems.”

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According to Culture Map, Texas Builder Magazine awarded the home its “best kitchen remodel.”

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Out back, the home has a swimming pool along with a garage apartment.

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