This Old Massachusetts Mansion for Sale Is Hauntingly Beautiful Inside

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It's perhaps no surprise that our first official house crush of 2018 falls into the fixer-upper category — after all, nothing makes our country hearts beat faster than a sprawling old house filled to the brim with potential. Set on more than a full, partially wooded acre in downtown Millville, Massachusetts, is ready and waiting to be returned to its former glory.

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Peek inside: There's a treasure trove of old-house magic just waiting to be discovered. The photos of the interior are hauntingly beautiful in how they depict a once-dazzling old home lost to time, but with every square inch of its original beauty intact. There's a colossal Doric portico, grand center hall and staircase, intricate fireplace surrounds, fretwork, original trim above the doors and windows, and pocket doors.

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It's undoubtedly the most spectacular example of Greek Revival architecture in Millville — a small town just over the Rhode Island border that is part of a larger collection of old mill towns that make up the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Once owned by the operators of an adjacent wool mill, the home played a significant role in the area's history.

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As the listing reminds us, the home's condition might limit financing options, but they do still exist — and anyway, don't the most glorious things in life always require a bit more work to achieve? Some of the big-ticket items including the roof, windows, and septic system have already been upgraded, leaving all the fun stuff — like dusting off those sparkling crystal chandeliers — to the next owners.

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In love? Contact Lisa Scungio, Lioce Properties at (508) 326-0589 or visit the full listing at .

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