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Grand Victorian Mansion on 4.5 Acres Sold fully Furnished
Highland Mansion,built between 1898-1900,located in the Central Texas hill country.
It is 15 minutes from Waco,Tx. 1 1/2 hr from Austin,Tx & 1 1/2 hr from Dallas/Ft.Worth. Sits beautifully on 4 1/2 acres filled with 55 live oak trees. Includes a nice Gazebo & restored Carriage garage. Billed as one of the finest homes in Texas at the turn of the century. One of only two "Gay 90's Mansions" left in Texas that we know of.
Grand Foyer is 25ft.X 30ft. & 2 1/2 stories to ceiling with a Stained Glass Dome 13 ft X 9 ft. above.Grand Foyer also has an Orchestra Balcony overlooking Grand Foyer below. Twin formal parlors with wide pocket doors that open to make huge formal areas with extensive ornate plaster work. The home has 5 bedrooms,7 full baths. There are 9 beautiful fireplaces.Just finished 5 yr restoration. All Stained Glass & Leaded Beveled Glass has been restored by Stanton Glass Studio of Waco,Tx.one of the premier Glass studios in the United States.Kitchen update left to new owners.
Highland Mansion was a museum tour house for 28 yrs from 1968-1996. The Mansion has been restored to museum tour house status again. Availible schools are,Marlin I.S.D.& Riesel I.S.D. K-12 and Baylor Univ.,Waco,Tx.
Archived in March, 2013