Wasn’t expecting that interior! The Benjamin Pickles house was built in 1859. It is located on .25 acres in Joliet, Illinois. It is situated a few doors away from the noted Jacob Henry mansion. This home has a limestone foundation, high ceilings, original plaster walls, hardwood floors, and beautiful moldings. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,850 square feet. $172,000
From the Zillow listing:
Calling all History-lovers, Rehabbers, and Visionaries!!! An exceptionally rare opportunity to own a unique Joliet Historical Landmark! Built in 1859, known as the “Benjamin Pickles” home, this 4 bedrm, 1.5 bath charming home is located doors down across from the historical Jacob Henry Mansion. Incredible original features inlcude 13 foot high ceilings, limestone foundation, solid-built plaster walls, and rich molding details. Roomy floorplan with great layout for entertaining potential. Charm abounds throughout home- kitchen with built-in cupboards, access to back deck. Living room is HUGE with patterned wood floors, thick crown molding details, and fireplace. Four spacious bedrooms upstairs share a full bath. Upper hall has dual access from foyer and to butlers pantry. TOO MANY UNIQUE FEATURES TO LIST — this home has to be viewed in person to appreciate details and potential. Area has street parking and convenient access to highway and short distance from train station.
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