The Wood–Hughes House is a historical treasure on the TX Historic Commission & the Nat'l Register of Historic Places. Built in 1897 the house is a beautiful example of Late Victorian architecture. It boasts 3 stories w/the 3rd story being a floored attic. the home features 2 large parlors, formal dining, butler’s pantry, 2 large foyers, 4 BR, 4 BA, & 4 porches. The home retains its original 12-ft ceilings downstairs w/the original painted tin, 11-ft ceilings upstairs, long leaf heart-of-pine floors, original transoms, pocket doors, a courting porch & stunning stained-glass windows. The current décor maintains the character & charm of the late 1800’s. The lawns are beautifully manicured and adorned by a charming gazebo. The rose garden is timeless & the 4-season Victorian gardens always have something blooming. The 5-car garage w/attached carport is used as a wood shop. This outstanding estate sits on a .7acre corner lot & is in walking distance to Brenham’s historic downtown district.
• Large corner lot
• First home built in Brenham with electricity
• 12’ ceilings down some with original painted tin
• 11’ ceilings upstairs
• Stained glass windows
• Gazebo & beautifully landscaped grounds 4-season gardens
• Louisiana cypress siding milled to look like stone
• 3rd floor full length attic
No Federal funding has been received from any historical commission so there is no approval required to make any changes to the home; however, any major structural changes to the outside that affect the historical status could result in the loss of the historical plaque.