Posted over 2 years ago

“Looking at a 100 Year Old Home with NO Closets”

“Looking at a 100 Year Old Home with NO Closets”

The price of this home had dropped 25% over 6 months, my curiosity got the best of me. It is not usually a style that I go after, but decided to check it out. It was obvious what the problem was, there were no closets in this home, I mean none.

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The problem was with the size of the rooms it was hard to make closets. I have often wondered where any of the owners put clothes over the last 100 years?

Well, I love a challenge and will end up making an offer, this is an estate and I have been told, the executor will listen to offers. I have always been into price, price and price, instead of location, location and location.

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Comments (5)

  1. Tiny 1448398348 avatar brandonatbp

    Strange! Any room for wardrobes? 

    Let us know how it turns out :) 

  2. Tiny 1448579709 avatar nattydread

    Old ... as in Queen Anne, Second Empire, Victorian, and, to a lesser degree, Edwardian & Georgian, houses ... did not have closets in bedrooms. There were either adjacent changing rooms {many of which may have been turned into a small bedroom} or an armoire or wardrobe was used. We have a few older buildings and provide armoires where it was impractical or aesthetically inappropriate to build a closet into the room.

  3. Tiny 1399783585 avatar rgaston54

    I had an older Row House in Maryland, the closets were added on at a later date seeing that there was plenty of room between the rooms, so the previous owners knocked out a section of the wall to create the closets, tiny little things lol, nothing like the closets now a days. The Row House we were living in were just a bit over 100 years old.

  4. Tiny 1477621795 avatar mi

    I have looked at homes without closets. Waste of time.  Women will never be happy.  Shoot... even kids will be unhappy without closets.

  5. Tiny 1448397276 avatar rios9000

    Things were different back in the day I guess, I mean could you imagine a developer putting in a murphy bed today?

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