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1830 Federal

Birmingham, Ohio

The House of Seven Hearths

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National Register of Historical Places
A walk through this luxurious 3-5 bdrm manor is sure to put you on cloud nine. From the seven fireplaces to the unigue loft room, this home speaks of class. Every corner of this nationally registered home is designed for a person with demanding taste. As you walk through the grounds, all 6.8 acres of it, you pass the distinctive in-ground pool, stone potting shed with vegetable garden, newly built 5 stall barn, and beautiful setting.
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East view
East view
four stall barn
four stall barn
Property includes 5 stall barn built in 2004 with running water and electric, tackroom, paddock, 3 fenced in acres. can easily be turned into guest house.
Beautiful surroundings 365 days a year!
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,000
Stories 2
Acres 6.8


  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Breakfast Room
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Reader's Loft
  • Walk out Basement
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Barn
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fresh paint
  • Garden
  • Gated Entry
  • Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Pool - In Ground
  • Porch
  • Rear Deck
  • Storage Building
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • Gas Logs
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Original wood windows
  • Skylight
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Copper gutters/eaves
  • Copper plumbing, Drains & Downspouts
  • Expertly Landscaped
  • On the National Registry of Historical Homes
  • Original light fixtures

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Cyrus Butler

A native to Northhampton, Mass., Cyrus Butler arrived in the Firelands in 1823 and purchased 160 acres from Perez Starr, one of the original Firelands grant holders. Butler then started up a factory manufacturing bar iron with the ore obtained in nearby Vermilion, and later became the community's first postmaster.

He built his house in keeping with his position as the town's most affluent resident. Unfortunatly he lived only long enough to enjoy the home for a few years. The house was built in 1830 and Cyrus Butler was laid to rest in the local cemetery in 1844.

House of Seven Hearths

This historical home of Federal architectural style has an exterior of red brick laid up in Flemish bond on the front wall and in common bond on the other three sides.These exterior walls are 16" thick with six inch airspace. with 3-5 bedrooms, formal living, and dining room, library, kitchen with built-ins, a large, inviting keeping room, with hardwood floors throughout, and of course seven fireplaces.

The house is built of red brick kilned in
Wellington, native sandstone, hand-hewn beams of oak, floors of black walnut and tulip wood, all cut from the acreage on which it stands.

When the fireplace of the original kitchen was unsealed , the original iron swinging crane and pot were still intact,as well as the old baking oven and Bible cupboard.
Throughout the home one finds an endless succession of priceless, fascinating items of interest: the lock on the front door imported from England with its seven inch key, the twelve pane windows with their original "bubble" glass, original indoor slanted shutters, the different detail in each of the seven mantels, and the stairway, with its ballusters and handrail of richly polished cherry -- all of which are classic in their simplicity.

Ideal Location

A small community with a charming village atmosphere is the location of this historic home.
Walk to Lorain County Metropark's Schoepfle Garden a block away for horticultural beauty or be in downtown Cleveland in forty minutes. The Vermilion Lagoons and beach area are just sic miles north Located close to shopping districts, golf courses, parks and lakes, yolu're just thirty minutes from Cedar Point and the Sandusky Water Sports facilities. Horses are welcome.

Archived in November, 2012

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