A historic Duluth property is about to hit the market, providing a rare chance to own a turn-of-the-century home that sits on over 3 acres and includes a carriage home.

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Take a look through 2125 Abbotsford Avenue in Duluth, which is about to begin showings.

Perhaps you'll be the new owner of a piece of history.

Historic Duluth Property Now On The Market For $1.3 Million

Duluth is known to have many historic homes that still feature turn-of-century charms. While it can be a lot of fun to look at them and learn their history, it's not often they hit the market.

However, if you've ever dreamt of owning a historic Duluth property, you'll soon have that chance as a colonial home is about to become available which also includes a carriage house.

Welcome to 2125 Abbotsford Avenue, a stately 9 bedroom, 5+ bathroom, home located in the heart of Duluth. The 6,480-square-foot historic home was built in 1914 and sits on more than 3.5 acres of land with a front courtyard, beautiful trees, a manicured lawn, and terrific outdoor living spaces.

The carriage house features 3+ bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laundry, and a kitchen.

It's a rare chance to own a historic Duluth colonial home, situated on acres of land while also being near downtown, college campuses, Nature Center, shopping, and more.

Gallery Credit: David Drew

Sold! Historic Duluth Stone Carriage House Was Priced At $825,500

Duluth is filled with historic properties and another chance to own one recently arrived. Anyone in Duluth who talked about "that pretty stone cottage" was likely referring to the cottage that sits at 1600 Vermilion Road.

Renowned architect Fredrick German designed this historic property and it was once a carriage house for the neighboring mansion, which was built for lumber baron John Millen in 1912. Although it has been remodeled or refurbished for today's lifestyle, it retains much of its original character.


The iconic landmark features a majestic stone arch that welcomes you and all guests. Once inside the 1,900-square-foot cottage, there's a surprisingly open-concept floor plan on the main level. They've truly maximized this space, which features a primary suite, an ensuite, and even a unique lofted level.

The craftsmanship is from a bygone era, with stone walls so thick, you hear no sounds from the outside. While the cottage features a smaller footprint, it's certainly a case of quality of quantity and the new owner will find it a perfect fit.

It originally went on the market in July 2023. It was removed from the market in August 2023, but on March 5, 2024, it was once again listed for sale for $825,500, after owners added an additional lot.

On May 14, 2024, the property was officially sold, and the new owners got a bit of a deal.

Take another look through the historic property, which features 2 bedrooms and 3 baths and you'll also see the final sale price with the final photo.

Gallery Credit: David Drew

 

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