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c. 1885 Victorian

Spacious historic home with beautiful modern updates

317 East Main Street
317 East Main Street
View of house from Main Street
An elegant home with modern updates located in a quiet Kentucky town, Horse Cave - which located just 4 minutes from I65 allows for a 30 min commute to both Bowling Green and Elizabeth, KY.
Built Circa 1885 this home has been extensively renovated with a focus on retaining many of the original features or re-purposing them within the home. Must be seen to be truly appreciated. Visit the website (www.317eastmainst.com)for more details and pictures or call/email for more details.
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View to back of house showing raised brick vegetable beds
View to back of house showing raised brick vegetable beds
front porch and view of the beautiful original front door
front porch and view of the beautiful original front door
Foyer
Foyer
View entering front door, shows glass pendant light fixture. Ceiling 12ft
View into living room
View into living room
Shows 12ft ceiling and fireplace - added to home mantel c. 1900, green tile used in surround c. 1910
View of living room windows and light fixture
View of living room windows and light fixture
Kitchen
Kitchen
Shows orginal cabinets and fixture over sink and updates such as island and pot hanging fixture
Tile detail
Tile detail
Shows original hardwood floor, cabinets and door with transom. Note; copper hinges on door and cabinet doors.
Dining room
Dining room
dining room with door into kitchen, showing original fireplace
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Master bathroom
Master bathroom
shows reclaimed tin ceiling and jetted tub, tile up dates
Duel sinks in master bath
Duel sinks in master bath
View from upper bedroom #1 across hallway into 2nd bedroom
View from upper bedroom #1 across hallway into 2nd bedroom
Shows view from one bedroom to other
2nd upper bedroom
2nd upper bedroom
Upstairs bathroom
Upstairs bathroom
Shows updates - all fixtures, toilet not shown and medicine cabinet original to room.
Study
Study
view into room currently used as study - possible 4th bedroom
Bedrooms 3
Full Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 2,218
Stories 1.5
Acres 0.6

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Bonus Room
  • Crawl Space
  • Dining room
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • Carport
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Garden
  • Porch
  • Storage Building
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • Jacuzzi
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Gas heating
  • Heat pump
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • 12-foot Ceilings
  • Ripple Glass
  • Tin Ceiling(s)
  • Transoms
  • Original door hardware
  • Original fireplace
  • Original trim and doors

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About the house updates and features

The house sits on a large lot, with mature plantings and a picket fence providing a sense of privacy to the front of the home.
While many of the original features have been retained the home has been completely renovated and has new electric, plumbing and a new duel fuel(electric/gas) zoned heat/ac system.
Due to these updates the averaged monthly utility cost per month of Electric, natural gas and city water combined, through billing period Jan 2013-Dec 2013 was $168 per month.
New drywall was placed throughout and the home has been completely re-insulated, however all orginal wood trim was retained and replaced.
A half bath upstairs has been extended and refitted as a full bath and the downstairs master is refitted with separate shower, jetted corner tub, duel vessel sinks and tile throughout both baths. Master bath also features orginal tin tile reclaimed from walls used as ceilind along with orginal beadboard ceiling.
All doors are original to house with hardware intact, most doors downstairs featuring transoms.
Replacement windows throughout. Roofs are new - main house:single 5yo, carport, front porch and shed: metal roofs 6 mo.
Original hardwood floors throughout home.
The upstairs bedrooms had rafters extented to allow correct venting and the attic has a thermostat controlled fan.
Orginal glass pendant light fixture in foyer and orginal light fixture over kitchen sink. All other light fixtures and fans are new.
Kitchen has island with electric outlet and sink. Gas stove included in kitchen but kitchen is also wired for an electric stove placement.

Archived in July, 2015

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