All Aboard: Reimagined Railroad Building Chugs Onto the Market in Omaha for $825K

All Aboard: Reimagined Railroad Building Chugs Onto the Market in Omaha for $825K

A constructing that after housed all of the heating gear for a close-by Omaha, NE, practice station is now a completely renovated space that’s prepared for its subsequent chapter.

It’s actually about how a purchaser “choo-chooses” to make use of it. (OK, OK. We’re performed.)

Zoned for each business and residential use, this all-brick landmark might make for a terrific live-work association.

“The great thing about this zoning is that it’s so versatile and permits anyone to create something,” says itemizing agent Nico Marasco, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Actual Property. “It’s an outdated brick constructing that’s been extraordinarily nicely maintained.”

The checklist worth is $825,000, after a latest discount from its unique ask of $895,000 in September.

Aerial view

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(Joe Braun)


(Joe Braun)

Constructed for Burlington Northern

Tax information point out the three,527-square-foot constructing dates to 1930, however it could be even older.

“The Burlington Northern practice station was accomplished in the summertime of 1898 to accommodate the [Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition] truthful that was coming to Omaha,” Marasco says. “This constructing was constructed to accommodate the boiler system that was used to warmth the practice station, in addition to another buildings within the space. That’s why we imagine it was in all probability constructed within the fall of 1898.”

The vendor purchased and renovated the property in 2013 from a retired locomotive engineer, who had used it as an artwork gallery.

“It’s like nothing you might have ever seen earlier than,” Marasco says. “If you come down the driveway, there are these massive iron gates; and it’s such as you go into an entire different world.”

Exterior and rooftop deck

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(Joe Braun)

Loft sitting space

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The property sits on a half-acre close to downtown Omaha.

“Within the spring and summertime, you’re simply surrounded by timber, vegetation, and wildlife,” Marasco says, including that there’s a cascading waterfall by the entrance door. “It’s simple to neglect [where you are].”

Contained in the doorways is a big open house with a partial kitchen and half-bath.

“It’s sort of like a rec room,” Marasco explains. The kitchen doesn’t have a range or oven—only a microwave.

Loft-style open residing and eating areas

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Bed room

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A staircase leads from the leisure house to a loft space, which features a bed room, lavatory, and residing house.

‘Take a left on the smokestack’

“Among the home windows have all the unique mechanisms that you’d use to open them again within the 1800s,” Marasco says. “This was constructed from a utilitarian standpoint and has simply aged so splendidly. It simply captures sort of that American historical past of the outdated railroad revolution.”

The unique smokestack from when the constructing was a boiler home sits close by.

“It’s not used for something now, and it’s truly in actually good situation,” Marasco says, including the proprietor had it surveyed a number of years in the past. “She had a particular coating from a masonry firm put over it to guard its longevity.”

The distinctive characteristic positively offers a speaking level.

“It’s in all probability simply cool to inform folks, ‘Take a left on the smokestack—that’s my home,’” Marasco muses.

Teeming with brick and uncovered beams—plus a lot of outside house and a rooftop deck—the house embodies lots of the metropolis’s most charming particulars.

“It’s really simply an unbelievable piece of historical past,” Marasco says of the constructing. “Somebody who could be very fortunate can have an opportunity to proceed its legacy.”

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