MLS#: 51607937

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Year Built

This listing is provided courtesy of Taya Macon, RE/MAX Leading Edge,  409-744-3300.

Very original historic Van Alstyne Home! The Van Alstyne House was built in 1891 and it is nicknamed ‘The Gingerbread House’ because of its distinctive appearance. This is a must see property! Many improvements have been done to update this historic property to modern lifestyle; new roof, complete gutter system, new soffits, all new kitchen granite countertops, 2 new 10-ton HVAC systems (2yrs). New duct work under the house, all plumbing replaced with PEX, and the entire exterior painted (2yrs ago). 2/1 Garage apt (1100 sq. ft) has many improvements as well, plumbing heating & wiring. As well as storage and utility room in the garage/workshop area. A combined 6300 sq. ft of living area. You have to see this unique property in person to know just how fantastic it truly is! There are plenty of opportunities/options for this historic property. It could be used as a vacation rental property as well.


Home Details
  • Freestanding Range
  • Cool System: Central Electric
  • Heat System: Central Gas
  • Floors: Tile, Wood
  • Fireplaces: 4
  • Master Bath: Half Bath, Primary Bath: Soaking Tub
  • Rooms: Breakfast Room, Den, Family Room, Formal Dining, Formal Living, Garage Apartment, Guest Suite, Guest Suite w/Kitchen, Home Office/Study, Living Area - 1st Floor, Quarters/Guest House, Utility Room in Garage
  • Interior: 2 Staircases, Alarm System - Owned, Crown Molding, Fire/Smoke Alarm, Formal Entry/Foyer, High Ceiling
  • Siding: Cement Board, Wood
  • Roof: Composition
  • Exterior: Back Yard, Back Yard Fenced, Detached Gar Apt /Quarters, Fully Fenced, Porch, Workshop
  • County: Galveston
  • Tax Number: 3505-0149-0006-001
  • Water/Sewer: Public Sewer, Public Water
  • Stories: 2
  • Year Built: 1940

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