For the first time in over 60 years, “The Chapin House” a ~1895 Three-Story home built in the Free Classic Style and rated “Outstanding” by the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana is available for purchase. This home offers many original features that would be difficult to recreate today including a huge front porch with swing, slate roof, three fireplaces, unpainted woodwork and trim, pocket doors, built-in bookshelves, buffet, and bench seat, amazing staircase with turned rail bannister, and original hardware on interior doors with skeleton key locks. Modern updates include central air, three high-efficiency furnaces, new water softener, and many newer windows. The main floor has 10 foot ceilings, a grand vestibule entry,with ornate staircase, formal living and dining rooms with built-in buffet and library/family room, a full bath with clawfoot tub, and kitchen with dishwasher, large hood, space for casual dining and second staircase to back of upper level. Seller believes there are wood floors under carpet on main floor at entry and living room. The second floor offers 9 foot ceilings, a sunlit landing with built-in bench, 19x16 primary bedroom with fireplace, a bedroom with a private sunroom, a bedroom with a vanity with sink, a fourth bedroom and a full bath with dual sink vanity and sunken tub. The third floor is a private apartment with 2 bedrooms, a full bath and kitchenette that could be an in-law or guest suite, income opportunity, or place to live while renovating other parts of the home. The home also has an unfinished basement with laundry, mechanicals and ample storage, wood deck, and grassy yard with brick walkway to oversized 4-stall garage.
Listing courtesy of Nicholas Molnar from Realst8.com LLC
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