National Historic Register Home- the Peltz Homestead & Wagon Shop on historic & beautiful River Road, across from the Rocky River, in the 3d safest town in Ohio. Peaceful, safe and quiet neighborhood. Walk to parks, waterfalls, steelhead fishing & restaurants. Towering catalpa, black walnut, ash and pine trees, two goldfish ponds w running water (one w/fountain), a stonewalled terrace and outdoor fireplace, and 20 acres of adjacent woods and pasture make you feel like you are in your own park. Deer, turkeys, foxes,owls, hawks & other wildlife abound. Over the last twenty years we have gutted or restored the entire house, leaving its many historic features & original post & beam construction intact: 200 amp electrical, new septic, new plumbing, new gas furnace & ductwork, installed central air, completely gutted entire kitchen & both bathrooms, replastered living room, den & hallway. Downstairs bath has custom tile & Jacuzzi. Entire roof removed, plywood laid over over original chestnut planks, entire roof covered with ice shield, and 30-year roof with drip edge installed. Gutters all replaced. Additional downspouts and gutters added. Structural supports added where necessary in basement & garage. Kitchen has plenty of new built-in storage & granite countertops & deep double sink w/highneck faucet. Spectacular view of the parklike backyard from kitchen, dining room & upstairs master bedroom. Hardwood floors laid in rare windowpane pattern. Leaded glass cabinets in dining room w/storage drawers below. French doors to side patio. Lots of windows let light in & allow great cross ventilation. Working fireplace in living room. Sunroom with heated stone tile floor & ventless gas fireplace is a great breakfast room and refuge all four seasons. 1920's "sleeping porch" attached to downstairs bedroom is all windows on 3 sides, looks over the yard, ponds & woods & feels like being in a treehouse. Good storage in bedroom closets, eaves, walk-in closet and full walkout basement with work area & two storage rooms. Original blacksmith/wheelsmith hearth in basement (but bricked up). You can cook in the living room fireplace using the swinging arm to hang pots. Large brick cistern holds thousands of gallons of water for gardens, grass, etc. Septic is modern 4 chamber system with aerator, serviced every year. Motor recently replaced. City water. 10 x 16 shed with loft, built 2012 with roughsawn ash & 150 year old windows to match house. There is a plug & control panel which allows the key functions of the house to be run through the electrical panel from a generator during emergencies. Numerous perennial flowerbeds with roses, azalea, holly, bleeding hearts, bee balm, hydrangeas, etc. Large holly tree (about 15' high with spectacular berries for xmas decorating). 6 apple trees, 2 pear trees, 2 cherry trees. 5 Black Walnut trees with timber value. One of the largest Catalpa trees in Ohio (100' high) turns white with blooms first week of June. Horseshoe shaped driveway with two entrances/exits. After all our hard work this charming, unique & tranquil home is ready to be enjoyed by its new owners. We are moving around the block to another historic house! New 40 gal hot water tank just installed.
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