Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter Historic District c.1884 Turner-Back House Sells for $910K
1722 Center Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72206
Update October 2016: Sold for $910,000 One of the largest privately owned homes in Little Rock’s upscale Quapaw Quarter Historic District has sold over asking for $910,000. The historic home came on the market for $895,000, making it the most expensive home for sale in the area at the time. It was originally built between c.1884-85 as a red brick Queen Anne for realtor W. J. Turner, it was extensively remodelled into the Craftsman we see today in c.1917 for Gus Lyon, vice-president of a wholesale hardware company. The home is centrally located on a lush 0.34-acre property just minutes from downtown Little Rock and directly across the street from the official residence of the Governor of Arkansas making this a unique property all around. It’s known as the Turner-Back House and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With a little over 6,600 square feet the home shows off a beautiful blend of original architectural craftsmanship & modern livability throughout numerous informal & formal dining and living rooms. There is an updated kitchen complete with marble island, two ovens, and a gas cooktop, as well as 14-foot ceilings, a formal entrance with grand staircase, and more fireplaces than you can count! There are a total of 5 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms throughout the home, as well as an unfinished attic which could potentially be finished. Don’t miss your chance to own this beautiful historic home at a bargain price. We visited the Quapaw Quarter Historic District in early July and happened to park in front of the Turner-Back House, be sure to check out our trip here! This property was previously on the market for $895,000 with Jon P. Underhill Real Estate.