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Historic Home built in 1905, Don't Miss These Views

1172 Wolf Lane, Cape Girardeau

MLS #17077727


Estimated monthly payment: $2,811   Customize
(Assuming 20% down, 3.9% interest, 30-year fixed mortgage)

Briarwood Manor: A historic, equestrian property located in the rolling hills of Cape Girardeau County. Built in 1905 as a wedding gift by Cape Girardeau historic icon Louis Houck, for his daughter Irma and her husband. This serene and private estate is nestled on 4.23 acres and includes a renovated residence, 4 stall horse barn, and breathtaking views of the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge. Potential property uses include: Bed & Breakfast, Restaurant, Tasting Room, or simply a history lover’s dream estate. Residence Features: 3 Stories with 5 BR, 4.5 BA, 3 Fireplaces, Inground Pool, Hearth Room. Optimized Kitchen with Commercial grade appliances (Thermadore, Subzero, Bosch), Quartz counters, Teak butcher block island, heated flooring. New roof (50 yr shingle) 2016, new heat pump 2017, new tankless water heater (50 gal),new plumbing, wiring, exterior paint 2015. All hardwood floors have been refinished, all new interior paint. Grand Staircase and Foyer woods were milled from walnut trees located on the property. The living room fireplace mantel was from the 1904 World’s Fair and transported down the Mississippi River. With exception of the kitchen, all of the floors in the home are original, as well as stained glass windows in entry, 2nd and 3rd story landings. All walls are 2x6 construction concrete between layers (there is a story there – be sure to ask!) Barn is on a separate meter and features a “Poker Room”, for legendary game nights. Underground pet fence extends 4 full acres. Despite the extensive updating and renovations, the owners have been able to keep the character of the home in line with its rich historical value.

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  • Status: Active
  • School district: Cape Girardeau
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Includes approx. 4.2300 acres
  • Square footage is approx. 5,566
  • Lot size is 4.23
  • Frame exterior
  • Style: Historic
  • Floors: 3
  • Foundation: Walk-out basement
  • Garage: Three car garage
  • Fireplaces: 3
  • Heating: Forced air
  • Cooling: Central air
  • Water system: Well
  • Sewer system: Septic


  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Swimming pool
  • Landscaping
  • Shade trees
  • Security system
  • Garage door opener
  • Oven/range
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dish washer
  • Garbage disposal
  • Water softener
  • Hot water heater
  • Shop


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  • This property has been viewed 41 times.
  • This listing was last updated February 6, 2018.
  • All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.