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Wow! Almost three waterfront acres in Illinois. Three guest apartments. $699,000

August 30, 2018

What a stunning house and property! The Roxana was built in 1893 in beautiful Mineola Bay, one of the premier locations on the Chain-O-Lakes. Located on 2.37 acres in Fox Lake, Illinois. The carriage house has a three car garage and three apartments on second floor. Eight bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 5,450 square feet. $750,000 New Price: $699,000

From the Zillow listing:


The Roxana – a beautiful Lady of the Lake Queen Anne Victorian built in 1893 on beautiful Mineola Bay, one of the premier locations on the Chain-o-Lakes. 2.37 acres of gorgeous property is Zoned B-4/Resort Business District. Original architectural details include vintage 1893 cove moldings, inlaid wood floors, breathtaking woodwork including staircases, banisters, columns, doors, and trim. Gracious wraparound covered veranda overlooks the Bay and evokes images of days gone by. Two master suites, gracious formal rooms with 10′ ceilings, abundant space for a family home, or a small boutique type hotel. Coach house includes a heated 3+ car garage with 3 studio kitchenette apartments with full baths on the 2nd floor, all with private access via an exterior staircase.

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