With the First Ward’s accelerating townhomification, the fate of this vintage Victorian could have been different. Restoration won out, however — as indicated by the snazzy new tin roof, crisply redefined porch, and perked-up paint on the recently completed overhaul. It’s located in Barclay Estates, a subdivision south of Spring Street Studios and the Heights Bike Trail. The project’s more extensive efforts included disassembling and stripping the windows and trim and sealing the original paint of the bead board ceilings and walls. Other improvements included all new plumbing and electrical wiring. Reportedly an 1899 home, the property appeared on the market with the new year and has a $339,999 asking price.
Inside the 1,368-sq.-ft. structure, the woodwork and flooring share a dark, glossy finish that bounces the natural light from tall windows left half-curtained. Several transoms help keep the upper interior air circulating . . .
even if the pocket doors close off access between the main rooms:
In the kitchen, fluted woodwork and beadboard have been applied from floor to ceiling and then some:
One of the 2 bedrooms appears to include a section of before and after wall treatments:
Both bathrooms feature claw-foot tubs with creatively mounted shower curtain apparatus:
One bathroom is right off the kitchen, which is visible above the color-blanked lower sash of an interior window:
The unfenced lot, 5,800 sq. ft., has no garage.
- 1907 Crockett St. [HAR]