4 Beds | 1 Bath | 0 Garage | 2,655 Sq Ft
A one of a kind home located in the wonderful community of Ephraim. Built in 1880 this home was considered the finest home in the valley. Constructed of oolite stone, the same stone used on historic building in Manti, the home boasts a Victorian look with 14 feet high ceilings, large and spacious rooms, refined wood work, three fireplaces, and a large yard. Reported to still be the only residential home in the valley with a third floor. You will appreciate the construction and detail of the home and the spectacular preservation of its earliest life. From original flooring to wall paper, the home reflects the elegance of early settlers to the area. Original and stunning chandelier and stove speak to the attention to detail applied to this wonderful home. Small upgrades have been made to accommodate new electrical and forced natural gas heating. A new asphalt shingle roof was completed in 2022 and a restoration of exterior wood, including paint, was completed in 2023. The yard boasts mature fruit trees, including apple, pear, and apricot, along with newly planted apple, cherry, peach and blackberry bushes. The backyard is completely fenced and can be accessed through the main entrance or via alleyway access. Two older out buildings speak to the history of the property and are in usable condition. Located in the heart of Sanpete Valley, Ephraim is home to Snow College which offers a wide variety of cultural and athletic activities. Ephraim is more than a town, it is a community full of welcoming residents and cultural diversity. The community is vibrant and growing. New buildings including a hospital are in the works, all walkable blocks from the property. The home has been a residence for its entire life, but its location and character lend itself to a potential commercial application, such as a bed and breakfast, art gallery, tea shop, or professional office. There are many possibilities with a home that is this rich in history and design. Original pioneer furnishings in the house can be negotiated as part of the sale. See remarks & attachments for more information. Please call agent before scheduling. Square footage figures are provided as a courtesy estimate only and were obtained from appraisal. Buyer is advised to obtain an independent measurement.
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