This Enchanting (and Bizarre) East Walnut Hills Swiss Chalet is Straight Out of a Fairy Tale — and It’s For Sale


If you've ever wanted to permanently cosplay as Hansel and/or Gretel and live in Bavarian Black Forest fairy tale home, now is your chance. This completely unique 1890s East Walnut Hills home is for sale.

According to its listing: "Now offering, on historic Upland Place, the Swiss Chalet. Widely publicized in books/magazines, it's described as one of Cincinnati's most unusual and influential dwellings. Walking through this one, eyes widen. Mesmerizing. Built like a fortress, concrete between floors, thick timbers, 3000 handmade pegs. This one is special. Needs updating."

Built in 1893, this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath 4,500-square-foot home looks like a cuckoo clock and has a pool. What more could you ask for?

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