Historic House Listings

Oh My Goodness! James Twiss House, Circa 1907 in Illinois. $344,900

July 16, 2019

Such a beautiful house! From the stained glass, the mantels and that second bath tub!! The James C. Twiss house was built in 1907. It is located on .5 acres in Aviston, Illinois. The home has a large wrap around front porch. This three story home has original pocket doors, built-ins and the stained glass is just stunning. The property has a large deck, gazebo, detached garage and a storage shed. Six bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,300 square feet. $354,900 New price: $344,900

From the Zillow listing:


Historic 6 bed, 2 bath Queen Anne Victorian featuring stunning architectural details inside and out.  A wrap-around porch welcomes you to the front entrance of this grand 3-story home.  Step inside and take in the remarkable details including stained glass windows, pocket doors, built-in cabinetry, and hardwood flooring.  The foyer features a beautifully detailed fireplace and leads into the spacious living room, office and dining room all with large windows and wood trim.  The fully updated kitchen offers stainless appliances, large center island and glass front cabinetry.   The second level offers four bright bedrooms and a nicely appointed full bathroom with original claw foot tub.  The third level of this home offers two additional bedroom which include a master suite which is a true retreat complete with a walk-in rain shower, soaking tub and vessel sink.  A loft area offers excellent flexibility!  Enjoy this half acre lot with a large deck, gazebo, 2-car garage and outdoor shed.  Read the history of this home: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_C._Twiss_House


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