Historic House Listings

Off market. Almost 5,000 square feet! The Speers House, Circa 1901 in Illinois. $220,000

June 22, 2021

This is a big house with almost 5,000 square feet and eight bathrooms! The Speers House was built in 1901. It is located on .43 acres in Hanover, Illinois. The home features a huge wrap around porch, hardwood floors that have been refinished, pocket doors and original mantels. This home has operated as a bed and breakfast. It has also been a private residence. The home is situated close to two wineries, ski resorts and a state park. Five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and 4,649 square feet. $220,000

Contact Brandon Beyer with Jim Sullivan Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Open and operate your own bed and breakfast with this historical and prestigious two story home on a large corner lot within easy driving distance to many of the area’s most popular attractions. Welcome your guests with open arms as this large home gives off an excellent curb appeal with its large wrap around porch and well maintained and landscaped exterior. This 4,649 square foot home boasts 17 total rooms including 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 4 half baths, 2 kitchens, an office and a full service bar room to entertain and serve your guests. Beautiful original woodwork can be found throughout the house, and hardwood floors in some of the rooms throughout the house have been refinished. This home can and has served as a single family residence, but with all of the rooms and space the options are endless-it has previously served as an operating bed and breakfast as well as a company office space. Host small intimate gatherings such as family get togethers or company holidays, as the home has even hosted wedding’s in the past. Updates under current ownership include a brand new roof in 2020, a new privacy fence, new front doors, the new bar room, and new sidewalks in the front and leading to the 8 car parking area. Don’t miss this excellent business opportunity as this home sits within 5 minutes of two wineries, 15 minutes to Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort and Palisades State Park, 25 minutes from downtown Galena, and also short drives to several public hunting and fishing locations. No showings until July 1, get yours scheduled as this one is priced to sell. Listing agent is related to sellers.


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