Historic House Listings

“Wiffletree Place”, Circa 1870. Over three acres in Illinois. $149,900

May 5, 2021

Interesting name for this house! Wiffletree Place was built in 1870. It is located on 3.5 acres in Sparland, Illinois. The home has some interesting details and also some confusing details. There are hardwood floors, solid wood doors, wainscoting, and some wood ceilings. The property has separate servants quarters on site and an original outhouse. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,960 square feet. $173,900 New price: $149,900

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From the Zillow listing:

 

THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY. THIS FAMILIAR LANDMARK IN MARSHALL COUNTY KNOWN AS , “THE WIFFLETREE PLACE HAS BEEN WELL REVERED AS ONE OF THE OLDEST ESTABLISHED DUCK HUNTING CLUBS BACK IN ITS DAY. IT IS THE SUBJECT OF BEAUTY AND MYSTERY. SITUATED ON 3.5 SPRAWLINGS ACRES, THIS 2 STORY RED BRICK HOME SHOWCASES PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE ENTIRE RIVER VALLEY FROM THE 4 CORNER SECTION. THE INTERIOR HAS HAS NUMEROUS UPDATES AND LOTS OF WOODWORK THROUGHOUT. BEAUTIFUL WALK UP STAIRCASE TO SECOND FLOOR BDRMS. SERVANTS LIVING QUARTERS SEPERATE ON SITE. ORIGINAL OUTHOUSE STILL EXISTS. HISTORICAL INFO ON FILE.

 

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