Unique and amazing opportunity to own an important piece of Merrillville history with the stately Morgan-Skinner-Boyd Homestead, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The original section of this Italianate style brick home was built in 1877 and a kitchen addition was added around 1900, along with a one-story, wood frame addition. Loaded with character and charm, the house has a beautiful ornate cupola and porches with Eastlake Movement decoration. Nine spacious rooms including a master bedroom suite. Features include original interior woodwork, hardwood floors, arched windows, tin ceilings, a claw foot bathtub in one of the 2 bathrooms, a kitchen with a huge pantry and a farmhouse sink and a basement with a brick floor. The home is situated on approximately 6 lovely acres that also includes a barn, pump house and a milk shed. Under a 40 minute drive to downtown Chicago. Bring your vision and love for old homes and restore this gem back to its original glory!
Carport, Detached, Off Street Parking, Pole Barn, Side Drive
Formal Dining Room, Main Floor Bathroom, Main Floor Bedroom
Balcony, Covered Porch, Pole Barn, Storage Shed, Other, Barn
Acreage, Landscaped, Nearly Level
Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage.
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Listing information last updated on November 20th, 2019 at 3:16am CST.