Historic House Listings

Colonel Charles Miller House, Circa 1895 in Illinois. $445,000

March 29, 2019

Pretty house with a lot of original details still intact. The Colonel Charles Miller house was built in 1895. It is located on .47 acres in St. Charles, Illinois. Colonel Miller was a Civil War Sergeant and a Kane County Clerk. The three story home has a mansard roof and a widow’s walk. Original woodwork, hardwood floors, beautiful stairs and curved walls. The home has a new roof and new paint in 2018. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,023 square feet. $500,000 New price: $445,000

From the Zillow listing:


This Breath-taking Queen Anne Beauty built by Colonel Charles Miller, is one of four original mansions built on this street at the turn of the Century. Col. Miller was a Civil War Sergeant and Kane County Clerk. As you walk up to its magnificent entry, the Mansard-roofed home boasts turrets and a third story Widow’s Walk that towers over the wrapped porch and entry. You’ll notice paired classic columns that continue over the drive to create a porte-cochere. Through the ornate front door, you immediately get swept back in time. This historically significant home features original ornate handcrafted woodworking, curved walls, leaded glass, exquisite pocket doors, Maid’s Quarters with back staircase, 10 ft, ceilings, NEW ROOF, and EXTERIOR PAINTED in 2018. The Modern Kitchen gleams with high-end 42″ cabinets & granite counter-tops, and allows the home to keep it’s significant integrity yet all the charm of St. Charles’ original “Quality-Row.” HOME IS SOLD AS/ISj

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