You Can Own A Piece Of Texas History In Galveston And Not Be Too Far From The Beach.

Galveston is already known as a vibrant coastal city on Galveston Island, that offers a blend of historic charm and modern attractions.

Known for its stunning Gulf of Mexico beaches, the city also boasts the Strand Historic District with its Victorian-era architecture, shops, and restaurants. Galveston's rich history is evident in landmarks like the Moody Mansion and the Galveston Railroad Museum and this home that's for sale.

The Sonnentheil House Was Built in 1886-87 for German native Jacob Sonnentheil.

The Sonnentheil House
The Sonnentheil House

According to its listing by Thomas Schwenk of Coldwell Banker TGRE, Sonnentheil operated a wholesale dry goods store on The Strand in Galveston. This home was most likely designed by prominent Galveston architect Nicholas J. Clayton.

Its already designated as a Historical Texas Landmark and the home is amazing inside and out.

The Sonnentheil house displays influences of Eastlake, Gothic, and Italianate architectural styling.

The Sonnentheil House
The Sonnentheil House

Outstanding features include:

  • The finely-crafted double gallery.
  • Main house features 3 large bedrooms, recently remodeled primary en suite bath, guest bath, two powder rooms, large den, formal dining, formal parlor, siting room, and two elevators.
  • Custom hand cut hardwood patterned parquet floors, original custom plaster crown molding, arches & medallions.
  • Rare curly pine paneling, antique light fixtures,
  • Five fireplaces and original stained glass.
  • Carriage house/Garage Apt. is 644 sq. ft. feature two bedrooms, full bath, kitchen, living area and off street parking.

And it can be all yours for $1.4 Million. Let's take a look inside!

Historic Texas Mansion Built In The 1800s For Sale

Take a tour inside The Sonnentheil House In Galveston built in 1886-87 that's now on the market for $1.4 Million.

Gallery Credit: Thomas Schwenk - Coldwell Banker TGRE

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