Historic House Listings

I love this!!! Has an elevator. Two acres in Illinois. Circa 1875. $249,000

September 19, 2018

I seriously love this house! And seeing the picture of it back in the day is so cool! And it has an elevator! Built in 1875. Located on 2.06 park like acres in Hillsboro, Illinois. Situated next to Challcombe Park. The formal dining room still has the original furniture in it and it is negotiable with the sale of the house. The elevator is a working elevator! Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 4,542 square feet. $249,000

From the Zillow listing:


Here is your chance to own a piece of history! This magnificent and historic Hillsboro home is situated on a 2+ acre lot just next to Challcombe Park! Step back in time with all it”s original charm & beauty still in place! Formal dining room with original furniture (that is negotiable with the sale) Spacious living room with fireplace, built in bookcases, gorgeous woodwork and bay windows! Parlor is being used as a family room and looks out into the stately foyer with open, curved staircase & air lock entry to the front of the home. Two porches off the main floor, updated kitchen with butler”s pantry, working elevator in the home and additional back staircase. Built in storage throughout this home and 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 3 half baths! Carriage house on the property could be renovated into garage space or utilized for parties on the property. This would make a great B&B and many weddings have taken place on these grounds over the years! Sale also includes tax ID: 16-12-107-005

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