Historic House Listings

Sold. 7,000 square feet! Circa 1912. Over one acre in Illinois. $175,000

May 17, 2020

This is a huge house at 7,000 square feet! This home was built in 1912. It is located on 1.38 acres in Watseka, Illinois. The third floor was originally a ballroom. The home has hardwood floors, exposed beams, two staircases, built-ins and nice mantels. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 7,072 square feet. $200,000 New price: $175,000

Contact Susan Fisher with Coldwell Banker Residential: 815-263-2276

From the Zillow listing:


EXTRAORDINARY turn-of-the-century 5 BR, 3/1 bath Dutch Colonial, with over 7000 sq ft of living space! A PERFECT home for the large or growing family, with grand entertaining spaces & comfortable living areas: There is an impressive entry; a bright LR w/2 seating areas & ornate fireplace; the DR has beautiful paneled walls & beamed ceiling, and the office has glass front, built-in bookcases. The ENORMOUS kitchen has new granite counters & SS appliances, and the butler’s pantry has gorgeous cabinetry. BONUS: unique period details throughout; a service staircase; loads of storage. There are 4 nice BRs upstairs, including a large master suite w/private bath & dressing room/lounge. The third floor features the 5th BR, another bonus room, and a REMARKABLE space that was originally a ballroom – which would make a terrific studio or rec room. Set on a generous 1.38 acres – feels like a country estate – but right in town, with a good central location near the park, high school & hospital. TONS of character & tons of opportunities – come and see! ©FPG 2020


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