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Peek Inside This Gorgeous 1850s Kentucky Mansion

Kentucky has some of the richest history in the South. It boasts ties with Daniel Boone and Loretta Lynn, and it became the first U.S. state west of the Appalachian Mountains in 1792.

So, that can only mean real estate options in the Bluegrass state will match the epic history of this coal-mining region. Sure enough, Hightower Place in Allensville, Ky. encompasses all the charm of 19th-century Romantic architecture.

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With its five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and nine fireplaces it also presents a stately view across a lush 3.65 acres. This elegant piece of history is selling for around $848,000. It includes modern comforts and it’s only an hour from Nashville.

The interior glimmers with old-world charm and modern comforts, despite the fact that Hightower Place is an august 166 years old. The owners professionally renovated the property in 1998, which makes the mansion a highly desirable item. That means there’s no fixer-upper woes to grapple with for the lucky buyers of this property.

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The interior glimmers with old-world charm and modern comforts, despite the fact that Hightower Place is an august 166 years old. The owners professionally renovated the property in 1998, which makes the mansion a highly desirable item. That means there’s no fixer-upper woes to grapple with for the lucky buyers of this property.

 

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The backyard pool offers elegant refreshment on those long, hot summer days.

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If you don’t enjoy basking in the great outdoors, the large tubs and exposed bricks in this elegant bathroom should do the trick.

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The blend of romantic interior design and modern convenience reaches a new peak in the bright kitchen.

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If a bright and lively kitchen isn’t enough, there’s also the loft with a bar and a relaxed atmosphere for the modern cocktail connoisseur.

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Both the extensive marble flooring and classic chandeliers revive the 19th-century romanticism of the fully restored building. Yet, the space doesn’t produce a heavy atmosphere and plenty of light seeps into the elegant spaces.

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A winding staircase leads visitors up to the tower, which gives a 360-degree view of the area.

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Little details harken back to the building’s roots, like these door hinges.

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Hightower Place is homey elegance, which carries all the way through to the relaxing sun porch.

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Finally, the grand bedrooms will make whoever stays there feel like a Rockefeller.

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Peek Inside This Gorgeous 1850s Kentucky Mansion