On the rolling plains of the Central Texas Panhandle is a historic Victorian home known to Clarendon, Texas locals as ''The Castle''. Built in 1892 by an Irishman Dennis Murphy this beautiful landmark sits SW of Clarendon on +/- 155 acres. This gorgeous home has captivated the attention and interest of many for decades. It invites you to have your morning coffee on the stunning wrap-around porch and watch the sunrise as you begin your day.It's beautiful wood working features were carved and grooved by hand. The 5 working fireplaces throughout the house still have the original hand-carved wood mantles. The color of the Italian tile initially set the color schemes for each individual room and the original mirrors still remain above each fireplace. The beautiful wooden staircase still shines as you walk to the open concept room with alcoves for sleeping, reading and dressing. The turret on the upper story is reminiscent of a castle. The exquisite stain-glass windows adorn the upstairs and a gourmet kitchen and formal dining room for all your entertaining. What a perfect candidate for a Bed and Breakfast property, but also, a very friendly everyday home.
The home has been extensively updated over the last 120+ years. Built over a celler there is storage room under the home. The large, 2764 sq ft offers room for large entertaining wih a roomy and welcoming entrance hall with huge ceilings perfect for stunning holiday decorations! A large living room with pocket doors functions as a relaxing space to enjoy television or a good book. The kitchen has a large island, sink and prep sink, double ovens, gas cook-top and the most stunning, period specific wallpaper you have seen! Another fireplace in the kitchen with a small sitting area/breakfast nook makes this a cozy space to create meals in no matter what season! Entrance to a bedroom or study off the kitchen and another access point to the large wrap around porch completes the kitchen area. Situated off the main entrance hall is a powder bath, small passthorugh room and access to the dining room large enough for all of your gatherings! An addition to the home created a massive primary bedroom suite with walk-in closet, soaker tub, his and hers vanities and a spa like retreat! At the entrance to the primary suite you'll find the original wooden staircase, lovingly kept with access to the upstairs. A large, open loft awaits, with character and crooked fireplace stacks, stained glass windows in the turret and another full bathroom. The options are endless with this home. So many of the original historic features have been well preserved and the home feels just like that - a home!
+/- 155 acres of grass with a small set of pens and barns. There is a 2 car detached garage and a 2 car carport. There is an old windmill in pasture that needs repaired. The house and pasture for cattle is on City water. There is a dry creek that runs through the back part of pasture with dirt tanks. With seasonal rainfall dirt tanks would hold water. Pasture is fenced. Cattle can be sold with property or will be removed. Don't miss this opportunity to own such a unique place in Donley County.
Property is marketed by Cindy Bird, (806) 677-446, email@example.com, License #0623331 with Triangle Realty (806) 367-8334