Historic House Listings

Sold! Holy Moly! $110,000! Circa, 1889. Illinois

May 13, 2018

What a pretty house!! Such a unique exterior. The wood inside is beautiful. Built in 1889 in Lincoln, Illinois. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,076 square feet. $130,000 New Price: $110,000

From the Zillow listing:


Here is your opportunity to own an amazing property in historic Lincoln, Illinois. This Queen Anne Victorian has such unique features and attention to detail you must see to fully appreciate–ornate woodwork, transom windows, built-ins, high ceilings, hardwood floors, pocket doors… The corner lot is conveniently located close to downtown to walk and enjoy everything the city has to offer. Three porches welcome you into the home and provide much space for outdoor entertaining. The front entry features double doors that opens to a foyer with grand and intricately detailed stairway. It is also host to one of the four fireplaces–all complete with original tile work. The four fireplaces are in a round on the main floor–one of which has a gas insert. The main floor has lots of entertaining space–gather around the grand piano in the foyer, lounge in the front living room, have great conversation in the parlor and enjoy time in the den. The formal dining has a beautiful built-in hutch and intricate plaster work above the wainscoting. Kitchen has been recently remodeled with modern appliances and conveniences yet still feels appropriate to the age and style of the home–custom solid wood cabinetry, reclaimed cast iron sink, reclaimed brass hardware, bamboo flooring, LED lighting, subway tile backsplash, large butler’s pantry with lots of storage. The laundry facilities and half bath are also on the main floor. Travel upstairs by the grand stairway or the back stairs to find all four large and bright bedrooms and both full baths. Attic is floored and could be finished if additional space was desired. Property includes a two car detached garage. Schedule appointment to view today!

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