For sale: DeRhodes House - South Bend, IN

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of its type - Walser (1903), Barton (1903), Horner (1908) - the 1906 DeRhodes House is the finest by far. Horner was a stripped down version with the art glass featuring the same stylized blossom as DeRhodes in a much simpler design. The entrance is very grand and handsome.

Early on in the restoration effort, the owner had to replicate the living room fireplace, which had been removed when the house was converted into a clubhouse. At the same time, Home & Studio was removing the 1911 version of the fireplace in the Studio (which became Catherine Wright's living room) to reveal the original Roman-arched design buried beneath . DeRhodes obtained the Roman brick from that fireplace to use on his own.

I hope DeRhodes finds a new owner as dedicated to maintaining the house as the current owner was in taking on the task of restoring the clubhouse to its former glory.

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The photos in the advertising are some of the most attractive I've seen. The day/night identical shots at the beginning of the Zillow photo set are a wonderful pair---whether the pink-and-blue sky was native or imported (!). The house, its materials and colors, and the setting are most authentic and appealing.

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