creepy Victorian house

The George Lord Little House in Kennebunk, Maine

One thing that has always both intrigued and repelled me is the sheer verticality of my Gothic Revival house. Height in an old home is fascinating AND intimidating to me. Case in point: this 1875 Victorian in Kennebunk, Maine

image from: http://www.sothebysrealty.com

The George Lord Little House, in the Summer Street Historic District, is an architectural masterpiece. It is intricately beautiful, but also, somewhat foreboding.

The home displays curved mansard roofs with iron cresting, rounded windows on the upper floors and an off-center tower.

- from: www.sothebysrealty.com

image from: www.sothebysrealty.com

I guess it’s fitting that this house was built at the height of the Victorian era because those Victorians were notoriously creepy, what with their hair art mementospost mortem photography, etc.

Despite its tall, attenuated appearance, the George Lord Little House is certainly no small hovel. It has over 6,000 square feet PLUS a large 3 bedroom carriage house.

image from: http://www.sothebysrealty.com

The estate is currently listed for sale by Sotheby’s International Realty at $1,350,000.

This gracious home boasts plaster moldings, antique hardware and lighting and ruby red and etched glass accents.

- from: www.sothebysrealty.com

Built in The Second Empire Baroque style, this stately home features 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths.

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