1.5± Acres

3 BR / 3 BA Historic home for sale in Bentonsport, IA

ID: 30736
Status: Sold
Acres: 1.5±
Address: 21864
City, State: Bentonsport, Iowa
County: Van Buren
ZIP Code: 52565
Taxes: $2,070
Dwelling Sq Ft: 2,400
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3


RARE OPPORTUNITY to own a one-of-a-kind, historic home in

the National Historic District village of Bentonsport, along the Des Moines

River, in Van Buren County, Iowa. This historic home currently operates as the

"Bentonsport Village B & B". The 1847 two story Federal style house has been restored

with attention to U.S. Department of Interior preservation standards. A modern rear

wing with contemporary comforts and custom details is sympathetic to the

historic house. The home includes original

fireplaces, interior and exterior millwork, floors, doors and a Federal style, cherry

staircase. The modern, open concept kitchen includes custom maple cabinets,

quartz counters, a center-island, gas range, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher.

French doors open to the east and south onto the screened porch offering

woodland and river views. A large, private deck, with sun and shade, provides access

between house and the 2-car "Bank Barn" style garage with upper level workshop including

a work bench and generous storage. This beautiful, historic, 3 bedroom home sits

on a peaceful 1.5 acres, m/l, with views of the village and the Des Moines River.

The property is adjacent to Van Buren County Conservation nature preserve and

hiking trails and a short distance to access to the "Lower Des Moines River Water Trail". Call today to see this 1847 Brown-Hancock House offered for the first time as a modern home!

3 bedroom home for sale

Villages of Van Buren County

Southeast Iowa

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