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Unpainted woodwork! Love the front door! Circa 1867 in Illinois. $179,000

November 18, 2020

Such beautiful unpainted woodwork! That front door is gorgeous! So is the staircase. This home was built in 1867. It is located on .25 acres in Lexington, Illinois. There are beautiful pocket doors, original hardwood floors, mantels, and great windows. There are two sets of staircases. The upper floor is a bedroom, but would make a great office space. The basement is partially finished with a rec room and the unfinished space is used for storage. There is a two car detached garage and a fenced in backyard. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,246 square feet. $179,000

Contact Jacqui Miller with Keller Williams: 309-261-2284

From the Zillow listing:


Situated on a nice corner lot in Lexington this 5 bedroom home features an updated kitchen with a few of the original cabinets left to create an authentic feel to the space, a huge island that cantilevers over for bar seating, ample storage and all kitchen appliances will stay. Large formal dining room has lovely hardwood floors and is located just off of the kitchen. As you continue through the home you’ll appreciate all of the original woodwork, pocket doors and the dual staircase from the front of the home and also located off the of the dining room area. Oversized family room area opens to the library that can be closed off with the pocket doors. Upstairs you’ll love the large master bedroom with huge closet space. 4 additional bedrooms located on second floor along with sewing room/craft room and laundry room is on 2nd floor! Something that’s especially unique to this home is the walk up turret currently used as a bedroom but would make a beautiful office with so much natural sunlight and space. Basement has a finished rec room and great unfinished space that can be used for storage. 2 car detached garage and fenced in yard.


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