Milwaukee Historic Homes 

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Searching for historic homes for sale in and around Milwaukee? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Despite often needing a little TLC, there’s just something special about vintage houses that’s hard to capture in today’s new construction. From classic architectural styles to all the custom millwork that’s rarely duplicated by modern home builders, there’s usually a lot to take in when it comes to historic houses listed on the Milwaukee real estate market. Featured below is every home listed on the market that was built prior to 1940, so for more information about a property or to schedule a private home tour, give us a call at your earliest convenience, or continue reading more about historic homes for sale in Milwaukee below.

Search Milwaukee Historic Homes For Sale

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Photo of Listing #1775566

801 S 2nd St 809, Milwaukee

$2,500,000 - 16,381 Sf

MLS® # 1775566

Listed Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty
Photo of Listing #1796048

777 N Prospect Ave Np3,nt3, Milwaukee

$2,350,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,400 Sf

MLS® # 1796048

Listed Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee North Shore
Photo of Listing #1782119

3209 W Wells St, Milwaukee

$2,200,000 - 8 Beds, 7 Baths, 9,300 Sf

MLS® # 1782119

Listed Courtesy of Realty Executives - Integrity
Photo of Listing #1782116

3209 W Wells St, Milwaukee

$2,200,000 - 9,300 Sf

MLS® # 1782116

Listed Courtesy of Realty Executives - Integrity
Photo of Listing #1799092

4315 W Lisbon Ave, Milwaukee

$1,750,000

MLS® # 1799092

Listed Courtesy of Smart Asset Realty Inc
Photo of Listing #1787698

2773 N Lake Dr, Milwaukee

$1,695,000 - 6 Beds, 4 Baths, 8,117 Sf

MLS® # 1787698

Listed Courtesy of Powers Realty Group
Photo of Listing #1771534

2217 W Wells St, Milwaukee

$1,495,000

MLS® # 1771534

Listed Courtesy of Dream Realty LLC
Photo of Listing #1765300

2217 W Wells St, Milwaukee

$1,495,000 - 1,452 Sf

MLS® # 1765300

Listed Courtesy of Dream Realty LLC
Photo of Listing #1793849

2971 S Shore Dr, Milwaukee

$1,300,000 - 5 Beds, 2 Baths, 4,089 Sf

MLS® # 1793849

Listed Courtesy of Lannon Stone Realty LLC
Photo of Listing #1798967

2534 N Terrace Ave, Milwaukee

$1,295,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,838 Sf

MLS® # 1798967

Listed Courtesy of Compass RE WI-Northshore
Photo of Listing #1790973

1818 N Water St 100, Milwaukee

$1,295,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,629 Sf

MLS® # 1790973

Listed Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee North Shore
Photo of Listing #1780082

236 N Water St 4, Milwaukee

$1,295,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,250 Sf

MLS® # 1780082

Listed Courtesy of Shorewest Realtors, Inc.

Buying an Entry-Level Historic Home in Milwaukee

If you’re looking for a project during your Milwaukee home search, taking a closer look at some of Milwaukee’s oldest homes might be a good place to begin looking for that perfect fixer-upper. If you consider yourself a handy man or woman and are capable of doing a lot of the remodeling work yourself, buying an older historic home in Milwaukee can also save you a whole lot of money during the home buying process, which is why historic homes aren’t a bad option for young and first time home buyers to consider—as long as you do your due diligence and know you’re not buying into a never ending money pit full of unexpected surprises. 

Luxury Historic Homes For Sale in Milwaukee

Also keep in mind that some of Milwaukee’s most expensive homes on the market are historic homes, full of charm, character, and a mixture of modern updates that combine luxury with comfort. Many of Milwaukee’s most spectacular historic houses sit alongside the lakefront, either just north of town in the Upper East Side, or just south of town in the highly-desirable Bayview neighborhood. Look for many of these luxury properties to be priced somewhere between $500,000 and just over $800,000, which should get you a fabulous move-in ready home with plenty of living space and curb appeal that’s off the charts.

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