Rare Nevada,MO Historic Hildebrant Mansion, Unique Furniture, Antiques and Households
Public Auction: Real Estate and Personal Property Jim and Jayne Novak
July 25th, 2020 9:00 A.M.
823 N. Washington St.
Nevada, MO 64772
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For your consideration,Curtis and Sons Auction Service is honored to offer this unique piece of history in Nevada,MO!
The famous 4400+ SqFt Hildebrant house has only changed hands five times over the course of its history, being the one of three George Barber homes, featuring this particular floor plan, it is the only documented Barber House finished in Brick!
Owned by prominent pillars of the Nevada community, this grand home is one of few to maintain its traditional components and splendor. Featured in the well recognized Ken Eberts Winter Painting, this infamous house made its rounds as a Christmas card and Postcard in the 1981 Leanin’ Tree Card Line.
Henry P. Hildebrant was a mid-nineteenth century businessman and developer of Nevada, MO. A military career brought Hildebrant to Ft. Scott, KS he then opened various saloons and became a stock owner in First National Bank. In 1890, Hildebrant and his new wife moved into his newly constructed Victorian Mansion. Henry Hildebrant, having been affiliated with First National Bank since 1884, was Vice President at the time of his death in 1909.
Two theatrical staircases, seven unique fireplaces, and a multitude of stained and leaded glass windows are just the highlights of this magnificent George Barber & Co. home.
Ornate 15 ft. ceilings grace the main floor where rooms can be divided by fully functioning pocket doors and a multitude of ornamental woodwork and trim. The front parlor area complete with Birdseye Maple woodwork and trim welcomes you into an entrance that is truly a work of art! Plaster, and murals completed by Touch of Distinction Architectural Design, will take your breath away as you enter the music room! Solid 24k gold designs lay within the hearth of the fireplace in the music room,competing to be the showpiece of the home!
A hallway runs the entire length of the upper floor with bedrooms on either side. Sleep soundly in one of the large bedrooms, tucked away in a classic victorian style turret or wake up to warm light pouring through the stained glass windows! Five large bedrooms on the second floor, are serviced by a large utility room just down the hallway! Clawfoot bathtub, large bathroom, water closet and walk in shower boast updated features while maintaining their traditional appeal!
Full-partially finished basement, in-ground pool, detached garage and wrap around porch, add to the plethora of amenities this property has to offer! Call Claire to Schedule your showing today!