This Nearly 200-Year-Old Grandview Heights Estate Is A Classic Charmer

When this house was built in 1833, Columbus was a very different place.

The population of the city was 2,435, a cholera outbreak was causing a public health crisis, and the city had only been incorporated for about 17 years. But even back in 1833, 987 Grandview Ave. was sitting atop a bluff in Grandview Heights being magnificent.

The home was originally built as the Franklin County Poor House. The property overlooked the Olentangy River but due to seasonal flooding, the people who needed the shelter of the facility would get cut off from it. After a few years, Franklin County sold the property and relocated the poor house across the river.

This home itself is grand and classic, with charming details throughout. But just because the house is older doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have updated amenities. There are decorative and working fireplaces, a renovated master bathroom with heated travertine floors, and even a fantastic screened-in porch.

The house boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and 4,541 square feet and is currently listed for $1,250,000. The home is presented by The Vutech Ruff Team via HER Realtors.

Let’s dive in and take a closer look!

I love a home with incredible curb appeal.

The entrance to the home is charming, with beautiful woodwork and huge windows.

Throughout the house, you’ll notice how large all of the rooms are.

Can we talk about this incredible fireplace for a second? They don’t make them like that anymore!

The kitchen has been fully updated.

It’s cozy, with plenty of storage and a great little eat-in bar space.

I love all of the little details throughout this home, like this simple brick fireplace.

Let’s head upstairs and look around.

The master bedroom has hardwood floors, slanted ceilings, and plenty of natural light.

A theme that continues into the master bathroom, which has been beautifully renovated.

Can’t you just imagine soaking in that tub after a long day?

There’s a great office that’s perfect for working from home.

The office even has its own balcony area for taking breaks and enjoy nature.

In fact, this home has some pretty incredible outdoor spaces in general. If you’d like to see more of this place, you can check out the full listing here.

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