7 Bedroom, 5 Bath Victorian Home with Carriage House in Peru, IN

Beautiful original features (solid wood staircase & stained glass)

153 W. Third Street Peru, Indiana 46970

Saturday, April 9th, 2016 @ 11:00 am

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This 3,900+/- sf victorian home features 7+ bedrooms, 5+ baths sitting a basement w/ a detached carriage house in downtown Peru, IN. Built in 1890, this home sits on a corner lot and brings tons of curb appeal. Features like the wraparound front porch to the steeple roof make this home stand out above the rest on the block. Beautiful stained & lead glass windows/doors throughout the entire home gives a since of elegance and love. Behind every door this a new special of character with embossed & tapestry ceiling tiles, embossed wall paper designs, 4 fireplaces, original hardwood floors and cast iron bathroom features. This victorian home is a diamond in the rough but with some TLC this home will be the most brilliant diamond in Peru.

This home features a large amount  of original character (beautiful solid wood staircase, 4 fireplaces, stained & lead glass windows/doors and much more!
Real Estate sells @ NOON


Monday March 28th @ 5-6:30 PM
Monday April 4th @ 5-6:30 PM

Property Features

  • Foyer

    15’ x 15’, carpet, beautiful hardwood staircase, lead glass doors, fireplace, decorative lights

  • Parlor

    15’ x 15’, carpet, hanging light, fireplace, stained glass features

  • Living Room

    14’ x 23’, carpet, hanging light, fireplace, stained glass features

  • Formal Dining Room

    14’ x 19’, carpet, chandelier light, embossed & tapestry ceiling tiles

  • Full Bathroom #1

    7.5’ x 10’, carpet, tile walls, cast iron tub, vanity, ceiling lights

  • Butler Pantry

    7’ x 17’, hardwood floors, lots of cabinets, ceiling lights

  • Half Bath

    4’ x 5’, vinyl floors, wall mount sink

  • Kitchen

    10’ x 12’, vinyl floors, lighted ceiling fan, lots of cabinets, pantry closet

  • Mudroom

    hardwood floors, ceiling light, shelving

  • Utility Room

    vinyl floors, washer/dryer hookup, cabinets, access door to stairs leading to basement

  • Bedroom #1

    12.5’ x 15’, carpet

  • Bedroom #2

    11’ x 13’, carpet

  • Full Bathroom #2

    vinyl floors, stand shower, vanity, ceiling lights

  • Bedroom #3

    9.5’ x 15’, hardwood floors, lots of windows

  • Bedroom #4

    15.5’ x 16’, hardwood floors, closet, ceiling light, pass through door

  • Bedroom #5

    14’ x 17’, carpet, closet, ceiling light

  • Full Bathroom #3

    vinyl floors, claw foot cast iron tub, sink, ceiling light

  • Bedroom #6

    14’ x 17’, carpet, closet, ceiling light

  • Den

    10.5’ x 18’, carpet, ceiling lights, shelving

  • Full Bathroom #4

    vinyl floors, cast iron tub, vanity

  • Rec Room

    18’ x 20’, hardwood floors, storage closets, reading nooks

  • Bedroom #7

    8’ x 20’, hardwood floors, storage

  • Additional Features

    TAXES: $2512.00 w/ out exemptions (2015 payable 2016)
    Built in 1890
    3,898+/- sf of finished living space (also includes 659 sf basement, 1,422 sf crawl, 1,400 sf attic – all on record w/ Peru, IN offices)
    • Lot Size: (2 lots) – Home = 76’ x 132’ | Carriage House = 33’ x 56’
    • City Water | City Sewer | Asphalt Shingles
    • great woodworking features throughout home
    • stained glass & lead glass windows/doors
    • sold wood doors w/ antique hardware throughout home
    • large wraparound covered front porch
    • (4) fireplaces inside the home
    • lots of room to grow – great rehab project!

Personal Property


    sterling weight candlesticks; sterling salt & pepper; antique plates; nice selection of costume jewelry; carnival glass; flow blue sugar jar; Korean brass mother of pearl base; mustache mug; oil lamps; compote; silver plate dishes; Centennial History of the United States book; needle point stool; C.Y. Andrews oil of canvas painting; Shawnee corn salt, pepper & pitchers; baskets; misc. glassware; several milk cans; record collection; cupid pictures; porcelain dolls; antique high chair; pheasant game plate; deep bowls; sad iron; antique pictures; Sango Japan China “Georgetown”; doilies; misc. figurines; misc. stemware; wicker baby buggy; misc. graniteware; wicker bird house; china casseroles; beaded purses; Gold Bond bottle caps; wicker plant stand; wicker potty chair; (2) curio cabinets; wing back chairs; wicker desk & chair; multiple china cabinets; dinning table w/ 6 chairs & 2 leaves; stainless servers; area rug; wicker stand; Broyhill bar cabinet; 5 pc. white provincial bedroom suite; antique oak library table; Lowery organ; antique clothing; mannequin bust; oval mirror; variety of pictures; antique glassware; women’s hats & hat boxes; misc. pot, pans and other kitchen items; canister set; Hamilton Beach brew station; wooden table; variety of chairs; antique laundry basket; coffee grinder; antique utensils; antique bottle cap display; rug beater; Whirlpool side-by-side refrigerator; Kenmore stackable washer/dryer (electric); Frigidaire electric stove; Whirlpool microwave; sewing machine; misc. collection of old books; antique wicker swing; wooden 2 person rocker; misc. bird houses; antique dresser set; Orgs-Sonic organ; misc. lamps; antique victrola; oak drop leaf table w/ 4 chairs; entertainment center; misc. end tables; king size bed; antique settee; antique wicker rocker; antique wicker sofa; handicap walker; Bionic treadmill; bathroom scale; vintage ping pong table; vintage bar stools; wire rack. (NOTE: contents of carriage house have not been seen inside but will sell)

Real Estate Terms

Buyer Brokers welcome (contact auctioneer for details).  $6,000 down day of auction, balance on closing.  Buyer(s) to pay winning accepted bid price plus a 2.5% buyers premium (2.5% of winning bid) due at closing.  Property sold absolute, no reserve, sells regardless of price.  Property sold as-is, where-is.  Property sold for cash. (The sale of this property may be financed; however, the sale of this property IS NOT CONTINGENT to financing approval).  The information stated in this brochure are the opinions of the sellers, Scheerer McCulloch Auctioneers, Inc. and its agents, however, the decision to bid on the real estate property is entirely up to the individual bidders based on their own individual inspections, research and opinions. All statements, measurements, zoning and tax information are from reliable sources, however, are not guaranteed to be accurate. Statements made day of auction takes precedence over any and all previous oral or written matter.  Real estate closing within 40 days of auction.  *Real estate taxes: Real estate tax information stated indicates what the current owner is required to pay and is merely a guideline (the new buyer’s real estate taxes may or may not be the same as what the current owners is required to pay). Real estate taxes prorated to date of closing. 

Personal Property Terms

10% buyers premium on all items. Cash, MC/VISA. All items sold as-is. Statements made day of sale take precedence over printed matter. All sales are final. Not responsible for accidents.