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House Hunting? Here Are 7 Of The Most Awesome Historic Houses For Sale In Franklin County

Buying a historic home may not appeal to all buyers, but it’s hard to ignore all of the charm and character that comes along with these homes. They are all over a century old, and just waiting for the perfect family to make new memories.

388 E Whittier

Neighborhood/Community: German Village
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,009 square feet
Price: $499,900
Things We Love: This home was built in 1900, but it’s been extensively remodeled. There is a lot to love but the best thing about it is that it’s a blank slate. You can put your personal touch on every inch of this beauty!

“A total restoration and revitalization. Gutted to studs and all new mechanicals, walls, floors,including new roof and windows, new oversized 2 car garage.” via Ned Merkle
via Ned Merkle
via Ned Merkle

7196 Long Road

Neighborhood/Community: Canal Winchester
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,590 square feet
Price: $139,900
Things We Love: This home was built in 1865. It’s a total fixer-upper, but it has character you just can’t get anywhere else. The thing we love most about this house is the potential. With some updates, it could definitely be an HGTV dream-style farmhouse.

“Two story farm house built in 1865 was once owned by one of Canal Winchester’s founding families. Bey [sic] windows on both first and second floors, lots of original wood trim including doors & knobs, even has some original light fixtures. Updates include copper plumbing, 200 amp electric service and roof.” via Coldwell Banker King Thompson Realty
via Coldwell Banker King Thompson Realty
via Coldwell Banker King Thompson Realty

2120 Reynoldsburg New Albany Rd

Neighborhood/Community: Blacklick
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,827 square feet
Price: $450,000
Things We Love: This home was built in 1907 and is chock full of new additions and modern upgrades. It’s all adorable but nothing beats these gorgeous vaulted ceilings with beams.

“Great country charm near to the city! You can have it all! This charming century year old country home sits just a short drive from the heart of Columbus. The spacious house offers hardwood flooring and 9 ft. ceilings throughout.” via RE/Max
via RE/Max
via RE/Max

4119 Jackson Pike

Neighborhood/Community: Grove City
Specs: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 5,752 square feet
Price: $889,000
Things We Love: This stunning home was built in 1865. It’s hard to narrow down all of the amazing features of this home, but it has to be these gorgeous, sky-high ceilings in the bedrooms. There’s also a lot of history at this house, including a secret Underground Railroad room on the property!

“Walnut Ridge Estate is the perfect mix of modern luxury & old world craftsmanship. This extravagant all brick Victorian style home with slate and copper roof was built in the mid 1800s (2,752 sqft). In 2010, a 3,000 sqft addition (including a 4 car attached garage) was added. Only the finest materials were used (slate and copper roof, Brazilian Cherry, Canadian Maple, Brazilian Koa and Travertine stone flooring) to seamlessly blend old and new.” via Keller Williams Classic Properties
via Keller Williams Classic Properties
via Keller Williams Classic Properties

4983 Elliott Rd.

Neighborhood/Community: Hilliard
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,263 square feet.
Price: $268,000
Things We Love: Built in 1900, this home just screams Joanna Gaines. It’s not fully remodeled, but that’s a good thing! That means you can truly make it your own. The home has beautiful hardwood beams, updated bathrooms, and a front porch that you’ll never want to leave.

“Great Opportunity in Hilliard Schools. Wrap around porch. NOTE: WORK STILL IN PROGRESS – needs some trim, paint and staining and general cleanup from work.” via Keller Williams
via Keller Williams
via Keller Williams

32 E Oak St.

Neighborhood/Community: Canal Winchester
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,066 square feet.
Price: $112,500
Things We Love: Obviously, we are fans of the price. It’s not every day that you can find an adorable, 118-year-old home on the market in that budget. It may sound strange, but I’m pretty obsessed with this bathroom vanity. It brings the old and new together in a way that I just can’t get enough of.

“Completely renovated & updated vintage 2-story home in the historic center of Canal Winchester. The Covered Porch welcomes you into this Charming Home. The Living Room and Dining room feature Exposed brick & original hardwood flooring.” via E-Merge Real Estate
via E-Merge Real Estate
via E-Merge Real Estate

377 Jackson St.

Neighborhood/Community: German Village
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,860 square feet.
Price: $409,900
Things We Love: This house was built in 1900. It has been updated while retaining it’s turn of the Twentieth Century charm, and the convenient downtown location doesn’t hurt either!

“Priced to sell this historic home includes 2 bedrooms plus a den and 2.5 baths, hardwood floors, Pella windows. Dual zone HVAC (2) new A/C units 2017, (1) new furnace 2017. Owners suite with walk in closet. Jetted tub. Update appliances with wine refrigerator, 2- gas/wood burning fireplaces. Stain glass window from Franklin Art. tin ceiling, dentil crown molding. exposed brick walls. Fully fenced brick patio area.” via HER Realtors
via HER Realtors
via HER Realtors

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