If you have been looking for a show-stopper home with deep roots and history, look no more. The site was once owned by the Vick Family for whom Vicksburg was named. It was subdivided in 1867 as Southmayed Survey. Twelve lots were laid out; eleven homes built. Of the houses constructed in the original Southmayed development, only two remain. The Magnolias is the lone survivor on Monroe Street in Warren County, MS. You will not find anything else like this on the market. This two-story Queen Ann home is complete with 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 breakfast areas, library, laundry/mud room, fenced court yard, large porches, central heat & air, hardwood floors, gas logs, formal parlor and formal dining room, and 12 foot ceilings. Whether you are looking for a move-in-ready home, a wedding venue, an office, studio, or even a Bed and Breakfast, this home in Warren County, MS is zoned C-3 Commercial and can be transformed to fit your dream. When this beauty was originally built, hand-picked lumber was air dried on site before construction. Workmen regularly turned the timbers to prevent warping and discoloration.Materials and workmanship were reputedly the finest of the period. Square nails were used, and the walls were plastered over cypress lath. The house was lighted by gas, and some of the original fixtures remain. Cisterns supplied water, and their imprint still shows. The exterior features are the finest of the area with special pierced columns on the front porches. The finely-crafted brackets, balustrades and friezes are significant. The hand-hewn front door is centered between sidelights with a transom of etched glass. The doors andfloor-length windows are in arched, molded surrounds. Inside, the doors, windows, baseboards and moldings are enhanced withdistinctive woodwork.Iron medallions can be seen above the chandeliers in the parlor and dining rooms, which are joined by massive pocket doors.The stairway has an elaborate hand-sawed Newell that ascends straight to the second floor. The attention to detail on this home is impeccable and is has contributed to it withstanding the test of time. Located in Vicksburg, this city borders the Mississippi River and blends Southern culture and history with modern-day opportunities and attractions. An opportunity like this will not last long.
1617 Monroe Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180
Directions: At the intersection of MS-27 N and US-80/Clay Street, turn left on US-80/Clay Street and continue to follow Clay Street for 3.1 miles. Turn left on Monroe Street, and the destination will be on the left in .3 miles. Address: 1617 Monroe Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180
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David moved to Warren County, Mississippi in 1994 and spent his high school years at St Aloysius High School in Vicksburg. After graduation, he went to Hinds Community College and then on to Belhaven University playing baseball and football. David worked in the restaurant business during college and continued for 24 years working in all aspects of the industry from management, ownership, to commercial food sales. He enjoyed meeting people and making friends from all over the world; no matter where David is he seems to run in to someone he calls a friend! His passion for the outdoors and people have lead him to a career in Real Estate.
With a long career in the service industry, David learned that nothing is more important than God and family, and to treat every person as they are part of it. David is the grandson of a Texas cattle rancher and grew up respecting the land and the wildlife on it. He learned to love the land at a young age through spending time with his father hunting and fishing. The appreciation of land, and the need to care for it, has passed thru his family for generations. David really has a calling for helping others and understands the care people deserve. Making dreams of owning a home or property a reality is of the upmost importance to David. His passion and dedication will make him the right agent for you!
David and his girls, Avery and Alese, are residents of Rankin County. Avery attends Brandon High School and can usually be found on a soccer field. Alese attends Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. This trio enjoys spending time together hiking, traveling, and hunting. And from time to time, David endures shopping with the girls!