Wallace Woods Homes For Sale

Michael Cummiskey American Dream

Immediately south of Austinburg were three large estates owned by Robert Wallace, Daniel Holmes, and Eugene Levassor, all of whom were successful merchants.

In 1867, on 17 acres that he had acquired next to the Wallace and Levassor estates, Holmes constructed a 32-room redbrick English-Gothic "castle," which was called Holmesdale. After Holmes died and his wife and children had returned to their native New Orleans, the family sold the mansion and 13 acres to the Covington Board of Education in 1915. The mansion served as the Covington High School until 1936 when the structure was razed and a new high school was constructed. This building and five others now occupy the former estate grounds as part of the Holmes High School campus. In the 1890s, the Wallace and Levassor estates on either side of the Holmes estate were developed, creating upscale neighborhoods at the end of the streetcar line. Many stately homes were constructed on large lots in these neighborhoods.       - wikipedia.org

Michael Cummiskey
Licensed in Ohio & Kentucky
859-835-2533  |  OH #2022006290 | KY #270311   |  michael.cummiskey@cbrealty.com
OH #2022006290 | KY #270311


My Promise To You

Whatever your real estate needs, I can help you reach your goals with confidence. While visiting my website, you can access the most current real estate data and search for homes throughout the Greater Cincinnati Area. And when the time is right, feel free to contact me.