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Linwood Lawn, Circa 1858- 224 Acres- Lexington, Missouri- $2,350,000- Linwood Lawn, a 26-room 1858 Italianate, is the most intact antebellum mansion on the Western Border. It is thought to be the first house west of the Mississippi River to offer zoned heating and cooling, hot and cold running water, and a gas lighting system. The estate includes 224 acres with a five-acre vineyard and ten acres zoned commercial. This phenomenal museum-quality Italianate plantation home is extremely well preserved and intact. Among its many original architectural details, it features elaborate Cornelius and Baker light fixtures, carved mahogany woodwork, marble fireplaces, and an elegant curved staircase. The property includes two new water structures. Several potential pre-Civil War archeological sites have been discovered. This historic property is located near Lexington, Missouri, a friendly Missouri River town with a rich history that includes Russell, Majors and Waddell's outfitting of the Santa Fe Trail; the 1852 Steamboat Saluda disaster; and the 1861 Battle of the Hemp Bales. It was founded in 1822 and is located approximately 45 miles east of downtown Kansas City. Lexington is pleased to have four districts on the National Register of Historic Places and an impressive array of antebellum homes. It features many antique shops, restaurants and bed & breakfasts doing business in beautifully restored vintage buildings. Lexington is well known for the Civil War cannonball embedded in one of the grand columns of the 1847 Lafayette County Courthouse. This charming community offers history buffs and those who enjoy historic architecture an opportunity to step back in time. Date Built: 1853- Bedrooms: 6- Baths: Full: 5- Fireplaces: 8- Sq.Ft.: 9202- Basement: full- Appliances/equipment: dishwasher, double oven- Other interior features: intact original details- Construction materials: brick- Roof: metal- Heating: forced air gas- Cooling: central electric- Water: rural- Sewer: septic- Land: Pond- Taxes: $3,634- Acres or Lot size: 224 +/- acres throughout- Land Improvements: vineyard, 2 new water structures, chestnut grove

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