221 S Home St

Palmyra, MO 63461


(573) 769-4307



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Contact Jim Talley for a showing on this wonderful historic home

Cell   573 248-9110            e-mail   jdt@talleyclassicproperties.com







5 Bedroom  4 1/2 baths  2 car garage                               Panoramic View of the Mississippi River


                                                                               Fabulous river views from almost every room



circa 1850 with 1920's additions


Great Historic Home with possible first floor master suite, in-law quarters

or bed and breakfast




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You can see for miles up and down the Mississippi.   Eagles roost in the bare branches of the tree below backyard.


Across the river dock your boat at the Two Rivers Marina.








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Come in and Take a tour of this
Fabulous Home





The Formal Parlor( 16'10" x 15') and Dining Room(15' x 13'7")

(to left of front entry hall( 9'9"x9'2"))


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A generous, beautifully landscaped front yard frames the 1850s Gothic facade.e.

The front door is surrounded by its 1850s red cut-to-clear Bohemian glass sidelights and transom.

The closed door leads to a half bath for guests. The open door leads to the elegantly appointed formal parlor.

The original woodwork is in great condition.

The high ceilings in the formal parlor and large windows elegantly draped give an impressive first impression.

A beautiful columned doorway graced with the original carpenters lace woodwork opens to the formal dining room.

Amazing that the carpenter's lace transom survived well over 165 years.

View back from kitchen door to firstfloor laundry on left and utility closet on right.

Dining room opens to kitchen.

View from dining room shows the open floorplan leading to the kitchen and back screened porch.

Close-up of the carpenter's lace.





The Kitchen (13'6" x 15') and Sunroom (25'6" x 14'9")

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Recently updated custom kitchen boasts quartz in cooking and prep areas and granite surrounding farm sink.

All appliances are stainless steel.

Stainless steel refrigeratior surrounded by slide-out pantry shelves.

View from kitchen to front formal parlor shows the open floor plan not typical of historic homes.

Breakfast area bay window provides views with morning coffee.

Island faces breakfast nook. Wash dishes and still enjoy the view. French doors lead to large screened sunroom.

Sunroom designed to maximize riverviews.

The generous space provides room for a number of guests.

The eagle seems to be posing on his dead tree below the yard. Three young eagles flew too fast to be photographed.

Another view of this majestic bird who has claimed this tree.


The Den (22'6"x11') and Bath ( with jetted tub) off the Kitchen

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Room off kitchen with an adjoing bath could be study or additional guest bedroom.

Electric fireplace provides a cheerful glow. Built-in bookcases for books and displaying collections.

The window provides riverview through screened sunroom.

Generous extra closet space.

Jetted tub in bath adjacent to study.


 The south  double is to right of front entry hall.  With its adjoining bath and kitchenette parlor and study could be first floor master suite, or in-law quarters. It provides fabulous river views even from the little kitchenette's window.

 All the windows provide a river view.



South double parlor west room( 16'9"x 15'3") east room (16'5"x 11')  kitchenette (16'5"x7'3") and bath


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Right of front door is a double parlor with adjacent bath and kitchenette

Large double windows face generous sized front yard.

Electric fireplace in front of original chimney.

South parlor east window provides a riverview.

French doors lead to south east parlor. The riverviews are spectacular.

Beautiful wood floors in both parlors.

A curtain pulled back reveals the riverview.

This view shows the spaciousness of the double parlor.

The 1950s kitchenette was added for an elderly relative.

Even the kitchenette has a riverview.

Kitchenette's charming vintage dining space.


Come tour the second floor

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Recently reconsturcted second floor balcony provides access to a magnificent view and a place for enjoying the river in the evening.

4 bedrooms 2 baths

 ( 16'8"x15'4")        (15'x 12')        (16'7"x 15'  + sitting 15'x10'6")          (15'x 24')

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1850s entry hall newel post and bannister still shine for guests.

Second floor landing leads to master on right south bedroom on left.

Hall to east leads to recently updated bath, two more bedrooms and door to large reconstructed deck.

The largest bedroom in east wing is especially lovely. Fabulous riverviews from the windows!

East room has wall of closets.

View from east room window.

East room view facing south.

Master follows the roofline of the 1850s Gothic gable.

Study adjoins master and master bath.

Study has built in shelves.

Door to master bath.

Lovely bedroom southeast of landing.

All the bedrooms have surprising good closet space.This one also has built in bookcase.

Recently updated hall bath.

The elegant configuration of the 1850s staircase. Original red Bohemian glass panels surround front door.


  The Mississippi River and downtown Louisiana on a quiet Sunday

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Links to Louisiana, MO

City of Louisiana                                                Pike County Information

50 Miles of Art                                                     Louisiana on the Great River Road

Pike County Memorial Hospital                       Missouri Tourism                                            

Stark Bros Garden Center



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