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Sold. Love the exterior color scheme! Interior is nice too! Circa 1890 in Illinois. $215,000

August 23, 2018

I love the exterior color scheme on this house! The interior is beautiful too. I see two great tubs! Love the fireplace in the entryway beside the stairs. The William J. Allen house was built in 1890 in Waukegan, Illinois. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,820 square feet. $215,000

From the Zillow listing:


The William J. Allen Home – take a trip back in time to the Victorian era to enjoy gracious living and turn of the century charm with many recent updates throughout. Delight in the lake breezes from the wrap around porch. Beautiful architectural details such as original woodwork, two story detailed staircase, many stained glass windows, two fireplaces with ornate mantels, beautiful pocket doors and much more. There is an eat in Kitchen with a walk-in pantry. Formal Dining Room with built-in buffet. First floor office or Den. Spacious Family Room with gas fireplace. The Master Suite has a gorgeous new bath and his & hers closets. Three good sized bedrooms and a hall bath, along with a second floor laundry complete this level. Enormous unfinished attic as well as a full unfinished basement. Fully fenced yard and two car garage. Truly a lovely home with the charm of a bygone period and the amenities of today’s living.

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