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Classic Homes for Sale in Missouri

A beautiful Victorian Mansion for sale in the heart of Missouri

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The Lindley Mansion

This home has been lovingly maintained and improved over the years. 

                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

504 South Adams St, Nevada, Missouri

All this could be yours for just $269,500 ! – newly built today a home like this would cost many times more than this!

The Lindley Mansion was built in 1886 by E.P. Lindley.

Caringly maintained to a high standard.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial Victorian residence that has been well maintained and lovingly cared for by the present owner. 

This beautiful 1886 mansion benefits from many original quality features. –  wooden floors, pocket doors, detailed wood trim, an attractive stairway, eight fireplaces, two stairways, 12 ft high ceilings on ground floor, attractive porches, even a full herringbone brick floor basement!

From the impressive entrance

to the imposing front door.

with its intricate glasswork

To the finer brick detailing

or the woodworking detail,  here its one of the porches.

or here the upper balcony.

504 South Adams is a magnificent family home.

Reputedly one of the first homes in Nevada built with bathrooms and gas lights ( which were changed once electricity was available).

Originally the family entertained on the third floor where guests danced the night away.

Later when the staircase was blocked off to accommodate an extra bathroom.  A secret room was created which still exists to this day. Come and visit see if you can find it!

The Property is constructed of Brick with Stone lintels and foundations. Approximately totaling 4938 sq ft, the house sits on over half an acre of land.

Today the property is Move in ready. With many additional modern features added by the present owner:-

A two year old roof.

Solar power.

 

The roof panels are cleverly hidden on the roof at the back of the house. Access to them has been created at the top of the back staircase, allowing  views of the night sky.

with solar the electric utility bills are significantly reduced.

Air Conditioning

One unit has been placed on the roof and the other at ground level.

Heating

Forced air heating

Eight fireplaces

Four of the fireplaces have been changed to natural gas, the other four are original and have not been used for a number of years.

 Upgraded modernised large kitchen.

Five large bedrooms

Two and half bathrooms, plus a dressing room

Large Dressing & Storage Room

Huge dining room

The formal dining room, has been tastefully redecorated, will comfortably seat 12 people. The current dining table with ten chairs is available to purchase. The huge mirror above the gas fireplace will stay.

Large living room

With pocket doors between adjoining rooms

Library & Pool Room 

The Pool table will stay with the property. There is a half bathroom adjoining this room.

Family sitting room

Large foyer

Main Stairway

From entrance through to dining room

Front and Back Staircases

Back Stairway

The Delightful porches –

The first with a wrap around front porch.

 

The second Side Porch – fronting Maple street

There was a third porch at the rear of the house.It is now filled in and a convenient boot room.

Raised Deck immediately outside the kitchen door.

 A newer raised wooden deck with covered Pergola. Ideal for entertaining on a hot summers evening.

 The substantial brick double garage with driveway from the road, was built by an earlier owner 

 Features of this beautiful historical home  ……….

 A huge cellar with herring bone brick floor  – once used as a ‘speakeasy in the roaring twenties by the owners daughters.’

Ground floor with almost 12 ft high ceilings.

Pocket doors between the ground floor main rooms.

Eight fireplaces – The house was originally heated by the fireplaces, requiring a full time maid to tend to them.

Wooden floors throughout the house.

Large usable main attic room  

There is even a secret room waiting to be found !  

The substantial construction can be seen in these pictures

The home was  featured in this book; 

Historical facts

Interesting details

Previous owners of interest

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