417 Fayette Park, Lexington

$749,500

8 Beds
4 Baths
5,568 Sqft
.57 Acres
0 Garages

Rarely does one find a private historic home that has been maintained with such an eye to preservation. Listed $30,000 below appraisal, with a .5 acre lot, 417 Fayette Park is the jewel of the neighborhood. Attributed to architects Aldenburg & Scott, the home was first occupied by Daniel Swigert, a renowned horseman. Lavishly trimmed with brick, wood, and terra-cotta, the exterior of the home is dominated by a three story round tower. Details such as a roaring lion, a floral frieze, and an arched window adorned by a stone sunburst show the care that went into the construction. Inside, the front hall is trimmed in bog oak and centered around an intricately carved staircase. Beautiful, original wood trim still remains with the library featuring walnut, the parlor birds-eye maple, and the dining room mahogany. Parquet floors laid out in a mesmerizing pattern formed from four woods are featured in multiple rooms. A home to last through the centuries!

Essential Information
MLS® #1725206
Price$749,500
Bedrooms8
Bathrooms4.00
Full Baths3
Half Baths1
Square Footage5,568
Acres0.57
Year Built1889
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family
Style2 1/2 Story
StatusActive
Community Information
Address417 Fayette Park
AreaFayette County NW 1
SubdivisionFayette Park
CityLexington
CountyFayette
StateKY
Zip Code40508
Amenities
GaragesCarport Single, Carport Double
Features

Basement, Foyer-2 Story, Formal Living Room, Family Room, Great Room, Den

Interior
HeatingBoiler, Hot Water
CoolingElectric
FireplaceYes
Interior Features

Specialty Ceilings, Window Treatments, Window Blinds, Walk-in Closets, Skylight(s)

Appliances

Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer

Fireplaces

Masonry, Great Room, Dining Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom

Exterior
ConstructionSolid Masonry
FoundationOther, Stone
Exterior Features

Window Screens, Storm Doors, Patio, Trees, Chain Link Fence

Roof

Composition, Shingle Composition

School Information
DistrictFayette County
ElementaryHarrison
MiddleLexington Trad
HighLafayette
Additional Information
Date ListedNovember 13th, 2017
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