Historic House Listings

Sold. Two staircases! Three porches! Circa 1905 in Illinois. $229,900

December 3, 2019

I love this interior and exterior! This Victorian was built in 1905. It is located on .66 acres in Genoa, Illinois. Love a house with two staircases! This home has three covered porches, hardwood floors, pocket doors and beautiful woodwork. The kitchen has been updated. The property has a detached three car garage with a finished second level. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,330 square feet. $229,900

From the Zillow listing:


Lots of love and hard work have gone into repairing & restoring this historic charmer! This beautiful 4-5 bedroom Victorian home sits on a .66 acre corner lot and offers 3 covered porches and a recently painted exterior. The 3 car detached garage has a bonus walk up second level w/ 2 finished rooms & an open loft area. Interior features include original hardwood floors, french doors, decorative wood trim, extra tall baseboard, leaded stained glass beveled windows, bead board ceilings, crown moulding, wainscoting, new lighting fixtures, updated electrical & so much more!! The updated (2018) Kitchen features new flooring, Quartz Counters, subway tile backsplash, farmhouse sink & New (2017) Stainless Steel appliances! Eating area features new flooring & pantry closets for storage. Convenient 1st floor laundry! First floor full bath has been gutted (2019) & features tile floor, claw foot tub/shower & pedestal sink. 1st floor den/playroom could be a 5th bedroom. Walk up the restored hardwood stairs & you will find 4 bedrooms & 2 additional full baths! Bedrooms 3 & 4 offer new flooring & access to the walk up attic. Spacious master bedroom w/large tandem room that is currently being used as a master closet but could be an office or sitting room. Full unfinished basement w/exterior access for additional storage. This is a home you need to see in person to truly appreciate! Don’t wait – schedule a showing today!


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