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Hunting for a home with history? Here are 10 old and historic Houston-area homes up for grabs

This home is a Texas Historic Landmark. (HAR)

Houston-based house-seekers, got a soft spot for old homes? If Historic charm tops your list of must haves, then look no further. Here are 10 old Houston-area homes up for grabs.

Want to own a piece of history? This home built in 1885 is a Texas Historic Landmark

This home is a Texas Historic Landmark.

Galveston | 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Address: 1323 Church Street

List price: $359,000

Square feet: 7,710

Contact: Thomas Schwenk, (713) 857-2309

Want a Gulf Coast Victorian home? The Marcus Lafayette Spencer Home was built in 1896

This is one of the few structures in Alvin that survived the Great Storm of 1900.
This is one of the few structures in Alvin that survived the Great Storm of 1900.

Alvin | 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Address: 608 West Lang Street

List price: $265,000

Square feet: 3,059

Contact: David Hille, (713) 551-1350

Want a home by the beach? Consider Krause Kottage, built in 1898

This old home by the ocean offers an old-timey exterior with modern amenities.
The home features pine floors, high ceilings and crown molding.

Galveston | 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Address: 1611 19th Street, Galveston, TX 77500

List price: $275,000

Square feet: 1, 498

Contact: Edith Harrington, (409) 763-8030

Want a survivor? This Victorian home built in 1899 has weathered its share of storms

This home survived the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900.

Galveston | 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Address: 3011 Avenue 0

List price: $525,000

Square feet: 2,516

Contact: Thomas Schwenk, (713) 857-2309

Want a home with lots of color? Try this Houston Heights home, built in 1909

This Heights home has oodles of character.
This Heights home has oodles of character. Either invest in some new paint or develop a love for purple.

Houston | 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms

Address: 1642 Arlington Street, Houston, TX 77008

List price: $950,000

Square feet: 3,456

Contact: Catherine Swilley, (713) 819-3238

Want to move to Montrose? Here’s a house built in 1912

This Houston house is over 100 years old.
This Houston house is over 100 years old.

Houston | 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Address: 1410 Indiana Street, Houston, TX 77006

List price: $575,000

Square feet: 1,746

Contact: Jay Monroe, (713) 504-6936

Want a home in the Historic First Ward? This one was built in 1920

This old home in the Historic First Ward area underwent an extensive remodel recently.
This old home in the Historic First Ward area underwent an extensive remodel recently.

Houston | 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Address: 1314 Shearn Street, Houston, TX 77007

List price: $599,000

Square feet: 2,204

Contact: Heidi Dugan, (713) 725-9239

Want to move to the Museum District? Here’s an English Tudor home built in 1925

English Tudor home in the Museum District
English Tudor home in the Museum District

Houston | 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

Address: 1512 South Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006

List price: $4,850,000

Square feet: 5,982

Contact: William Wheless, (713) 299-0252

Want a home with a view? This Montrose home built in 1926 has a rooftop terrace

Old on the outside, art deco on the inside
Old on the outside, art deco on the inside

Houston | 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

Address: 401 Avondale Street, Houston, TX 77006

List price: $1,495,000

Square feet: 4,788

Contact: Linda Jordan

Want an old-timey exterior with a modern interior? Try this Norhill Heights bungalow built in 1930

This home was built in 1930.
This home was built in 1930.

Houston | 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms

Address: 1139 Winston Street, Houston, TX 77009

List price: $489,000

Square feet: 1,176

Contact: Caroline Schlemmer


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