Sturdy hardwoods, meticulous details, interesting craftsmanship—there’s just something about historic homes that we adore! Luckily, Omaha isn’t a stranger to historic homes, many of which have been restored and outfitted with all of our favorite modern conveniences.
Today, we’re stepping back in time to explore some of the most historic homes on the market right now all across the Omaha area, dating back to the 1870s. Featuring gorgeous wood details, unique facades and quality materials, each of these properties has a story to tell. Enjoy!
3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1,439 Square Feet | $650,000
This home can be found at 12743 Hwy 75, Blair | Listed by Your Home Team
Located just north of Blair along Highway 75, this 1940s estate is nestled on more than 51 acres—offering a plethora of building opportunities. The massive property is private and is home to several different species of wildlife. While the home itself may need a little work, the old world details, lovely wood-burning stove, enclosed porch and large eat-in kitchen make it all worth it. Offering three spacious bedrooms and a ton of potential, this is one you won’t want to miss!
3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1,860 Square Feet | $140,000
This home can be found at 2040 Avenue A, Council Bluffs | Listed by Karen Carmona
Centrally located in Council Bluffs, this classic two-story home has it all—plenty of space, a two-car garage, updated kitchen appliances, new windows and a three-season room. Just a short drive away from the Omaha metro area, this property is perfect for those who want to be close to the action while also enjoying a quiet, peaceful neighborhood lifestyle. Built in 1900 and featuring classic details and modern updates, this stunner won’t be on the market for long.
4 Beds | 3 Baths | 4,002 Square Feet | $399,000
This home can be found at 127 Atlantic Street, Brownville | Listed by Deb Bennett
The most historic property on this list, this Brownville manor features incredible Italianate architecture along with a ton of other incredible amenities. Magnificent formal living and dining rooms, four large bedrooms, a spacious kitchen with a butler pantry, and a third-story cupola with a vaulted ceiling perfect for cozying up with a good book. Surrounded by lovely Victorian gardens and furnished with beautiful antiques (which can be purchased separately at closing) this property would make a gorgeous bed and breakfast!
3 Beds | 1 Bath | 1,447 Square Feet | $159,900
This home can be found at 2302 S 6th Street, Omaha | Listed by the Bill Black Team
Nestled in the Shimers Add subdivision with easy access to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, this adorable bungalow sits on a corner lot with two garage units. Some of the incredible features include two main-level bedrooms, a laundry room, an all brick low-maintenance exterior, new stunning hardwood floors, and a covered deck perfect for enjoying the fall weather.
3 Beds | 3 Baths | 3,828 Square Feet | $699,500
This home can be found at 620 North 65 Street, Omaha | Listed by Jeffery Rensch
We just can’t get enough of this beautiful three-bedroom home in Fairacres Dundee! Boasting unmatched architectural features, molding, craftsmanship, quality and design, this gorgeous 1930s property has everything you could ever want. Enjoy a perfect mix of historic details and state-of-the-art modern conveniences with an updated kitchen, a livable floor plan, a den with a handy wet bar, and an outdoor entertainment area with a firepit, a fireplace and a pizza oven. Located just minutes from Omaha’s best midtown destinations, this super rare find will not disappoint.
5 Beds | 5 Baths | 4,777 Square Feet | $584,900
This home can be found at 15906 Military Road, Bennington | Listed by Cindy Carnes
If you’re on the hunt for country living not too far from the city, check out this stunning property in Bennington! Settled on 2.42 acres and built in 1924, this home has been updated with new gutters, siding, a heat pump, sheetrock, electrical and new bathrooms. And, if you’re in need of a home with an extra living space or want to put a property on Airbnb, this lovely home also includes a completely remodeled apartment!
5 Beds | 6 Baths | 6,586 Square Feet | $1,500,000
This home can be found at 10308 Pinehurst Avenue, Omaha | Listed by the Marvin & Fike Team
This incredible Westside home is like something out of Architectural Digest with its magnificent entry with a water feature, an original curved stairway, beautiful Brazillian oak flooring, extensive molding and use of stone throughout. Located in the desirable subdivision of Rockbrook, this estate also features an open, gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances; a living room adorned with etched tile ceilings; and a wonderful screened-in porch!
4 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,100 Square Feet | $235,000
This home can be found at 4188 Cass Street, Omaha | Listed by Mickey Sodoro
Located in the Poppleton Park subdivision, this turn-of-the-century home, built in 1915, offers the perfect mixture of old-world charm and modern amenities! Enjoy four lovely bedrooms, a spacious front porch, stunning hardwood floors and wood accents, a beautiful kitchen, a finished basement, a big backyard, and so much more.
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