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Ted Bray, Owner/Broker

501 Main St
Ghent, KY 41045

Single Family
1 Half
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: Chris D Hembree - Realty ONE Group River Valley
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Welcome to The Poet's House, a distinguished Kentucky landmark nestled in the picturesque Ohio River town of Ghent. This historic gem, originally constructed around 1863, was the cherished abode of James Tandy Ellis, a celebrated native son renowned for his talents as a poet, humorist, columnist, raconteur, and soldier.Step into the embrace of history as you explore this exquisite brick Greek Revival dwelling, lovingly preserved and restored to its former glory. In 2005, The Poet's House transitioned into a charming bed and breakfast, inviting guests to immerse themselves in its storied past. Today, while currently utilized as a single-family residence, the property retains its innate potential for lucrative bed & breakfast or short-term rental ventures. Elegance and authenticity define every corner of this residence, where original floors and woodwork whisper tales of yesteryears. Towering 11-foot ceilings lend an air of grandeur to the expansive 3300 square feet of living space, punctuated by the coziness of five inviting fireplaces. Discover a harmonious blend of historic charm and modern convenience across three bedrooms and three and a half baths, each space exuding timeless appeal.Ascend the graceful staircase and be greeted by panoramic vistas of the majestic Ohio River, a breathtaking backdrop for unforgettable moments. Whether basking in the glow of the sunset or savoring the tranquility of dawn, this enchanting view is a testament to the home's unparalleled allure.With its rich heritage and captivating allure, The Poet's House stands as a testament to Ghent's illustrious past and promising future. Immerse yourself in its timeless splendor and embark on a journey through history. Schedule your private viewing today and experience the magic for yourself.
Single Family, 2 Story
3 Full/1 Half
0.33 Acres
Public Sewer
The scores below measure the walkability of the address, access to public transit of the area and the convenience of using a bike on a scale of 1-100

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Courtesy: Chris D Hembree - Realty ONE Group River Valley
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