Don't miss this chance to own the beautiful Historic Cauthen House in Lampasas! This lavishly built 2-story home has been lovingly renovated without disturbing the historic period charm! A perfect blend of historical luxury with convenient modern touches such as the authentically restored Master Bath. The impressive 1916 Spanish style home features tan stucco with dark red brick accent and a metal tile roof. The almost 5,000 square foot centrally heated & cooled home consists of 15 beautifully appointed rooms that include 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths and 1 half bath, 3+ living areas, plus an upstairs game room, study, master sitting room, master sunroom, 2 fireplaces, large formal dining room and an attic and basement. The home further showcases the original rich mahogany wood which was used lavishly throughout the home for interior trim, wainscoting, hand-carved moldings, and the grand staircase. More period features include soaring 10' ceilings, beveled glass windows & doors, many original hand- painted walls & stenciling by an early 20th century New York artist, murals, many original elaborate lighting fixtures including crystal chandelier, gorgeous hardwood Oak floors throughout, French doors, pocket sliding doors, original 1917 faux painting in living & dining, wall sconces, original kitchen tile, original wood valances, dumb waiter, butler's stairs & pantry, wrap around porches, a Porte Cochere entrance, original copper gutters, plus so much more! The home sits majestically on half a city block featuring a 1000 square foot guest house / servant's quarters, water well for yard, a remodeled barn, fabulous gardens, fountain, mature shade trees and 14 Pecans. Perfect residence for those who appreciate the architecture of the early 20th century, quality of construction, plus authentic restoration with attention to detail. Or because the home is located only one block from Lampasas' busy Key Avenue, it would also be perfect for a bed & breakfast, antique & gift shop, or many other possibilities. The home qualifies and is eligible for both a State and a National Historical Marker. You must see this home to appreciate its historic beauty and elegance combined with all the modern conveniences.
Belton Senior Activity Center’s annual Christmas party is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.