This Beautiful Home Was Built A Century Ago In The 1930s And The Fort Worth, TX Landmark Is Up For Sale For The First Time Ever.

You know the old saying "they don't make them like they used to" definitely applies to this historic piece of property that went up for sale in the DFW Metroplex.

If you're a history buff but still want a touch of "modern" then this is the home for you if you have the money to pay for it that is.

The estate is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Ida Duwe-Olsen - Compass Realty
Ida Duwe-Olsen - Compass Realty

As you pull up to the gate you can see the markings designating its historical value.

According to Mansion Global, it was designed by architect Victor Marr Curtis and it was built for John E. Farrell, the first mayor of Westover Hills and the co-discoverer of a large east Texas oil field.

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It has had only three owners in its nearly century-long history and the most recent owner restored the house but retained a number of its original features, including the millwork and paneling, the central staircase and the Batchelder tile in on the foyer floor and around the fireplace in the great room.

The 8,403-square-foot house, which has six bedrooms, five full bathrooms, one half bath and an elevator, took four years to build.

Ida Duwe-Olsen - Compass Realty
Ida Duwe-Olsen - Compass Realty

Here's what else you'll find in this stunning home:

  • a guest house over the four-car garage.
  • a dollhouse-like pool cabana
  • Tudor chimneys
  • basement ideal for wine cellar
  • service kitchen
  • On 1.1 acres with sprawling gardens with the utmost privacy.

The home has a price tag of $5.1 Million according to listing agent Ida Duwe-Olsen of Compass Realty. Let's take a look inside and around the property!

Fort Worth, TX Home Built Over A Century Ago For Sale For The First Time Ever.

The over 8,000 square foot mansion is a Texas Historical Landmark and its for sale for just over $5 Million.

Gallery Credit: Ida Duwe-Olsen - Compass Realty

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