Amarillo, Texas has many homes that have been here since the early days of the city.  These houses are full of history, and stories that would make your eyes pop.

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One of those historic homes is the Galbraith House

The Galbraith House is located at 1710 South Polk.   It was built in 1912 by HW Gailbraith and his wife Kate.  HW was a lumber merchant here in Amarillo.  This home is a mixture of history and contemporary style.   The woodwork in the home is beautiful.

The home is also registered with the Texas Historical Commission

Mikki Burns w/ Fathom Realty
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The historical marker reads:

Constructed in 1912 for lumber merchant H.W. Galbraith (d. 1936) and his wife Kate (d. 1969), this two-story residence reflects the Craftsman style. Exhibiting quality materials in the clapboards, exposed rafters, and shingled roof, the house also features strong geometric lines in its low-pitched hipped roof, second story balcony, and two-bay front porch with paired columns set on brick supports. The house remained in the Galbraith family until 1970. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991.

This historic home has 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths.  It has a total of 4,500 square feet.  You feel the luxury and history when you walk through the beautiful big doors.

Mikki Burns w/ Fathom Realty
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If you love to entertain then this home is for you. The home features two dining areas, a formal area for entertaining, and a more private area for more intimate dining.   The kitchen is spacious and it includes a butler's pantry with so much extra storage.

Mikki Burns w/ Fathom Realty
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The master bedroom includes a balcony where you can walk out and enjoy fresh air and sunrises or sunsets in Amarillo.  The bathroom includes a laundry closet, so you won't have to travel downstairs to the laundry room to wash your clothes.

Mikki Burns w/ Fathom Realty
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The other bedrooms also have private bathrooms.

The home also includes a basement that could be used for multiple things, a game room, an entertainment room, and an extra bedroom.  The backyard is perfect for cookouts or just chilling on the porch.

The home also features a garage apartment that needs to be completed.  

The Galbraith House was once a beautiful bed and breakfast and served up some of the greatest food.   The house is a beautiful property that can accommodate a large family or operate as a bed and breakfast or event venue.

The home is currently for sale for $570,000.  For more information or a showing contact Mikki Burns at Fathom Realty.

Galbraith

This beautiful historic Amarillo home was built in 1912 by HW and Kate Galbraith. This colonial-constructed home has 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, a basement, detached garage with an apartment. The home is registered with the Texas Historical Commission.

The home is listed for $570,000.

For more information on the home contact Mikki Burns with Fathom Realty.

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

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