716 Elm Street Helena, MT 59601

$335,000 Active Under Contract
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,785 Sq.Ft.
  • 0.44 Acres

About the Property

Here's your chance to own a piece of Montana history. Built in 1885 this George Appleton Victorian sits on a hill in a quiet neighborhood with views of Mt. Helena, Carroll College, and Bill Roberts golf course, just a short walk to the Nature Park. Home is about 2700 sq ft with a partial basement with outside exit, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, kitchen, pantry, laundry area, foyer, living room, three porches, 3+bonus rooms. Property consisting of 2+ lots equaling .43 acres that may be split/developed with city approval for additional dwelling unit. Property features an original carriage house(2 car garage) with 2 storage building, carport, fully fenced yard with garden area and alley access. This old house is yearning to be brought back to its original beauty. Property being sold "As Is". Due to insurance claims, house is partially renovated. Roof repairs by ZW Roofing and asbestos mitigation by Dayspring Restoration. Electric and plumbing code upgrades have bids from Dayspring Restoration. Insurance claims for repairs due to water/freeze damage and separate claim for roof damage are now satisfied. All damaged areas resulted in removal of all or portions of affected areas: walls, floors, ceilings in 11 out of 17 rooms; debris has been removed. the boiler was repaired by Clark Plumbing and damaged bathroom fixtures were removed. Roof repairs were performed by ZW Roofing. During asbestos mitigation it was necessary to remove damaged kitchen appliances and cabinets/counters,as well as flooring which contained asbestos. Buyer should note these items are not being replaced. Disclosure: there may be further damage that is not observable. Again "Buyer to investigate all". House is sold "As Is". Historical Information: The house exterior was originally shingled with open porches. The street was unpaved with wooden sidewalks. Restoration of Home will Require: New kitchen including: Appliances, cabinets, electrical, plumbing and flooring, and drywall. Plus the the three bathrooms will need restoration as well. The remaining areas will new drywall on some walls,ceilings, flooring and insulation were needed. most electrical has not been upgraded for several years so New codes need to be addressed. Some plumbing (Boiler) is done, but New Codes will need to be addressed as well. "Buyer Must Evaluate All Areas"! House is Sold "As Is". Photos from the 1940's and Appleton history available at the property. Originally there was a curved stairway from the round living room to the open domed area upstairs. many antique features still remain in the house including some original doors with antique hinges, transoms, windows with some original latches; antique wallpaper remains in areas above lowered ceilings. The mansard roof attic is a large area suitable (Remolded) for additional living space/storage on the third level. Exchange: This is a 1031 Exchange. Location: The home is in a convenient location in the Four Georgians School neighborhood, and Elm street is a designated snow route. Parcel includes 2+ lots totaling .43 acres with the possibility of an additional home site with city approval. Views: Widow's walk atop the mansard roof provide 360-degree view 0f Helena and beyond. Plus great views from upstairs balcony.

Property Information

Size 2,785 SqFt
Price/SqFt $120
Lot Size 0.437 Acres
Year Built 1885
Property Type Residential
Zoning Residential
Listing Number 30008852
Listed 8/30/2023
Modified 11/18/2023
Listing Agent Dale E Krug
Listing Office Krug Realty
Bedrooms 5
Total Baths 3
Full Baths 3
3/4 Baths 0
1/2 Baths 0
HOA Dues None
Subdivision Grand Ave Addn Amend

Property Features

Architectural Style
  • Victorian
Attached Garage
  • 0
Builder Name
  • Appleton
Carport Spaces
  • 1
Community Features
  • Curbs
Construction Materials
  • Wood Frame
Exterior Features
  • Balcony
Fireplaces Total
  • 0
Laundry Features
  • In Basement
  • Two
Living Area
  • 2785 Square Feet
Living Area Source
  • Public Records
Lot Size
  • 19040 Square Feet
Lot Size Source
  • Public Records
Other Equipment
  • None
Other Structures
  • Shed(s)
Property Sub Type
  • Single Family Residence
  • Composition
  • Public Sewer
  • Level
Water Source
  • Public
Zoning Description
  • Residenal
  • Partial
  • Unfinished
Foundation Details
  • Poured
  • Stone
  • Gas
  • Hot Water
  • Mountain(s)
  • Residential
  • Back Yard
  • Chain Link
  • Front Yard
  • Partial
  • Combination
  • Hardwood
  • Laminate
  • Wood
  • Back Yard
  • Corners Marked
  • Front Yard
  • Split Possible
  • Level
Parking Features
  • Additional Parking
  • Alley Access
  • Garage
  • Garage Door Opener
  • RV Access/Parking
  • On Street
  • Cable Available
  • Electricity Connected
  • Natural Gas Available
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • High Speed Internet Available
  • Phone Available
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