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Historic Birmingham farmhouse asks $849K

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New to the market in the charmed world of Birmingham is an 1898 farmhouse, restored and featuring modern conveniences. The Erwin Farmhouse sits on the corner of Lincoln and Southfield and it’s walking distance to town. The historical home is listing for $849,000.

The house was originally built in 1898 by farmer Richard Erwin and his wife Flora; construction took four months at a cost of $1,425. The old carriage house is currently the garage. It was renovated in 2010 by Jeffery King Interiors. The house boasts a historical marker, a huge wraparound porch, a mural of the home in the dining room, hardwood floors, crown molding, and a bar/lounge/game room in the basement. The house is 2,735 square feet, with four bedrooms, three and a half baths, and an updated kitchen. Outside, the yard is professionally landscaped and the house has an expansive deck. The garage has a walk-up attic. It’s listed through Hall & Hunter of Birmingham.