** SOLD **


Price: $170,000
Bdrm/Bath: 2/1.75
Sq. Ft.: 1794


LIVING RM~ Refinished Original Oak Floor, 11ft Ceiling with Picture Rail, Paneled Walls, Mock Fireplace, Built-In Shelves/Niche, C-Fan

KITCHEN~ Laminate Wood Floor, Painted Metal Cabinets, Gas Range with Large Vent-A-Hood, Refrigerator, Gas Water Heater, Room for Breakfast Table for Two

LAUNDRY AREA~ Splattered Paint Floor, W/D Hook-Ups, Around the Corner from the Sun Rm/Dining Area

SUN RM/DINING AREA~ Splattered Paint Floor, Bead Board Ceiling, Paneled Walls, Exterior Door to Backyard

3/4 BATH~ Black & White Checked VCT Tile Floor, Bead Board Walls, Pedestal Sink, Shower

MASTER BDRM~ Pine Floor, 11ft Ceiling, Beaver Board Walls, Large Closet, C-Fan

SITTING AREA/OFFICE~ Refinished Original Wood Floors & Painted Back to Original Red Color, Sealed with Poly

HALLWAY~ Pine Floor, 11ft Ceiling, Picture Rail, Exterior Door to West

GUEST BDRM~ Pine Floor, 11ft Ceiling, Beaver Board Walls, Closet, C-Fan (Brass Light Fixture Does Not Stay)

GUEST BATH~ VCT Tile Floor, Single  Sink Vanity, Claw Leg Tub

ADD’L INFO~ All Window Treatments Stay!


FOUNDATION~ Pier & Beam * Partially on Concrete Slab

CONSTRUCTION~ Frame/Stucco with Stone Veneer

ROOF~ Metal

ADOBE GUEST HOUSE~ Stained Concrete Floor, Vaulted Ceiling, OSB Walls, Window AC Unit

ADD’L INFO~ (1) Car Metal Carport, Large Covered Back Patio, Walking Distance to SRSU (Sul Ross State University)


LOCATION~ Hancock Addition

LOT SIZE~ 66.67ft X 138.0ft

ZONING~ C-2 (Business District)

FLOOD ZONE~ Out of Flood Plain

YEAR BUILT~ Originally Built Approx. 1900’s & Added Onto Late (Date Unknown)

UTILITIES~ House on City Water * Guest House & Yard on Water Well – Electric (200AMP Service) * Natural Gas

HEAT/AC~ Vented Wall Heaters * Window AC

WATER HEATER~ Gas * Located in Kitchen



TAXES~ $843.53 (No Exemptions)


LIVING RM~ Removed Carpet, Sanded Original Oak Flooring, Refinished with Natural Shellac * Removed Old Window Between Living Rm & Laundry Rm, Replaced w/ Shelves/Niche * Painted Ceiling & Walls * Added Decorative Sconce

KITCHEN~ Painted Ceiling, Walls, Cabinets & Vent-A-Hood * Repaired Internal Pulleys on Front Window

SUN RM/DINING AREA~ Likely Added in the 1970’s Based on the Neighbor’s Recollection * It attached to the Hallway Behind the Kitchen * Washer/Dryer Area was the Original Concrete Porch Which Explains the Level Change at the Entrace to the Hallway * Addition Left Several Large Gaps in the Subfloor that Were Only Covered with the Carport * Added Subflor Where Needed & Laid New Pine Flooring & Sealed w/ Natural Shellac * Used Periodic Specific, 1930’s Technique of Splatter Painting the Floors for a Casual Look & Sealed with Poly for Durability * Removed the Built-In Entertainment Shelving on the Back Wall (Which is Where the Original House’s Brickwork is Located) * The Small Door to the Back Bdrm was a Window Before the Add-On of the Sun Rm/Dining Area* Installed & Painted Bead Board Ceilings to Match the Rest of the House * Installed Trim Throughout Rm & Painted the Walls & Trim

3/4 BATH (BACK)~ Removed Old Vinyl Tile Floor, Reinforced Subfloor & Added VCT Flooring * Waterproof Sealant & Wax * New Tub Wax Seal

MASTER BDRM~ Removed Carpet, Installed New Pine Flooring & Sealed with Natural Shellac * Removed Beaver Board Panel from Ceiling, Refinished & Repainted the Bead Board Ceiling * Built Out the Small Closet with Shellacked Pine

SITTING AREA/OFFICE~ Removed Carpet, Refinished Original Wood Floors * Sitting Area/Office & Large Closet in Master Bdrm Used to be the Front Porch * Restored Porch Floor to Original Red Color, Sealed with Poly

HALLWAY~ Removed Carpet, Repaired Large Hole is Subfloor, Sistered (Reinforced) Foundation Joists Under the Floor, Installed New Subfloor, Installed New Pine Flooring & Sealed with Natural Shellac * Removed Beaver Board Panels on Ceiling & Installed Bead Board Panels * Painted Ceiling & Walls

GUEST BDRM~ Removed Carpet, Installed New Pine Flooring & Sealed with Natural Shellac * Removed Beaver Board Panels from Ceiling, Sanded, Repaired & Repainted * Built Out & Refinished Front Part of Closet * Painted Ceiling & Walls

GUEST BATH~ Removed the Built-In Around the Tub that Hid the Claw Leg Tub * Removed Old Vinyl Flooring, Reinforced Subfloor & Added Black & White Checkered VCT Flooring as well as a Waterproof Sealant & Heavy Wax * Replaced Drain Tube on the Tub, Toilet Wax Seal * Painted Ceiling & Walls

FRONT PORCH ENTRY~ Refinished, Repainted, Poly Sealed the Concrete

BACKYARD~ Added Back Fence Made of Lattice & Cedar to Add Some Security & Privacy from Alley

BEAVER BOARDThe Tiled Walls are Throughout & the Material is Called Beaver Board.  It was Offered in the 1930’s-1940’s as a Less Expensive Route to Get the Look of Plaster.  the House is Actually Planks with Wallpaper.  I Imagine When They Relocated, They Spruced Up the Interior & “Modernized” It.  I Imagine This was Around the  Same Time the Metal Cabinets in the Kitchen were Installed.

VCT~ Vinyl Composite Tile

PINE FLOORSInstalled New Pine Flooring Using Face Nailing Technique Using Period Correct Square Cut Nails & Sealed with Natural Shellac







Contact Agents:
Fay Carpenter, Associate Broker * efc1@jwcarpenter.com
John W. Carpenter, Owner/Broker * jw3@jwcarpenter.com
(432) 837-3325 Office

Property #806-E