The Home

With 15+ rooms of living space, 3.1 bathrooms, and over 5,100 square feet which does not include the walk up attic and other spaces.  The home it self boasts some of the finest details of the day.  Heart pine flooring throughout, a grand staircase, 14′ ceilings, 12′ doors, bamboo gold caning on some of the walls, stenciling, beautiful moldings, light fixtures, 4 marble fireplaces and 2 additional less formal fireplaces.  There are 4 bedrooms as well as a 4 room servants quarters, which in more recent times was used as an apartment.  The last Osborne’s to own the home had a tenant, Mr. Dibble who remained with the home when the Harris’ purchased it in 1959.  His rent was passed to Mrs. Harris through the pantry pass thru and sometimes would be in exchange for a hot meal.  He was a World War II veteran and the rent was only $22 per month.  He remained with the Harris family for 25 years.

 

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