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

RARE OPPORTUNITY to own a one-of-a-kind, historic home in the National Historic District village of Bentonsport, along the Des Moines River, part of the Villages of 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, 4 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!

4 bedroom home for sale

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Property Information

  • Price: $350,000
  • Gross Taxes: $2,070
  • Residential: Yes
  • Address: 21864 Walnut St.
  • City: Bentonsport
  • County: Van Buren
  • Acres: 1.5
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Finished Sq. Ft.: 2400
  • Garage: Yes
  • Basement: Yes
  • School: Van Buren County
  • MOPLS ID: 30736

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