Historic House Listings

This is pretty perfect! Circa, 1890. Illinois. $249,900

April 28, 2018

Pocket doors, that kitchen sink, and that upper porch, I love it all! Built in 1890 in Urbana, Illinois. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,173 square feet. $279,900 New Price: $249,900

From the Zillow listing:


This 1890-built Queen-Anne style Victorian beauty is awaiting its next owner! Enjoy large living and dining rooms with box-beam ceilings and beautiful stained-glass windows, which cast lovely rainbows with the morning light. The first-floor bedroom is conveniently close to the full bath. The spacious kitchen boasts a pantry AND a butler’s pantry. Upstairs, enjoy four more bedrooms, one currently used as a dream remodeled office with built-ins. Ample storage space in the basement and walk-up attic (with tower!). Outside, relax on your wrap-around porch or unique 2nd-story balcony. The huge beautifully-landscaped yard includes a bonus “anti-squirrel fortress” with raised beds to keep your crops safe. Many updates: siding, gutters, roof, water heater, porch, painting, basement exercise room, exterior doors, trim, masonry, concrete walks, insulation, appliances, fixtures, blinds, solar-powered garage, and much more; move right in! Just a few blocks from campus, downtown Urbana, and parks. View the floor plan and high-resolution photos at www.AroundCU.com, then come visit this must-see home in person!

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