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c. 1896 Gothic Revival
The Napoleon Bonaparte McCanless House
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|Heated Sq. Ft.||4,898|
More About This HouseThe Napoleon Bonaparte McCanless House is a unique rusticated granite-block 3-story house. Most distinctive features are rounded tower, wraparound porch, and mansard roof w/slate shingles. Exterior of house remarkably intact. Interior integrity ranges from good to gutted, yet many features survive. 1st floor front reception & parlor retain original form, including parlor's curved walls. Main stair leads to 2nd story w/4 bedrooms & sitting room. Front BR retains curved walls, baseboard, mantel w/ tile hearth, closet w/shelving. 3rd floor retains original framing, layout, narrow wood flooring, & molded window surrounds. Kitchen building retains 2-rooms, central chimney w/fireplace. Large treeless lot. House needs complete rehab. Could be live/work space, brewery, offices, restaurant - a blank slate with endless possibilities. Extra lot 015-399A included; extra lot is partially in flood plain. Property listed on National Register of Historic Places, eligible for tax credits.
This property has Landmark status with discounted property taxes. Property is also on the National Register of Historic Places and is eligible for both federal and state tax credits if used in a commercial application or state tax credits if used as a residence. Historic Salisbury Foundation Covenants and Deed Restrictions convey with property.
Archived in July, 2021
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