Historic House Listings

Beautiful dining room built-in! Over 5,500 square feet. Circa 1894 in Illinois. $619,500

March 7, 2022

This was fun to look at! The dining room built-in is beautiful! This home was built in 1894. It is located on .58 acres in Elgin, Illinois. The home features a covered front porch, porte cochere, original hardwood floors, crown molding, wide baseboards, pocket doors, original mantels, coffered ceiling and beautiful chandeliers. There is a third floor apartment that brings in $1,100 a month in rental income. There is a 1,400 square foot detached garage on the property. Seven bedrooms, four bathrooms and 5,625 square feet. $675,000 New price: $619,500

Contact Thomas Krebsbach with Vintage Home Realty

From the Zillow listing:


A once in a lifetime opportunity to own this stunning 1894 Victorian mansion. Exquisite details not seen in homes built today are impressive. Some of the details include 6 fireplaces, multiple pocket doors, gorgeous woodwork, multiple porches and stained glass windows. It’s been reported that the original owner had connections to Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and that some of the details in the home were reclaimed after the Fair closed. The variety of woodwork include birds-eye maple, flaming birch, sycamore, oak and walnut. A legal apartment on the third floor with 3 bedrooms provides income of $1,100/mo. Or reconvert back to a single family home. Located on almost .6 acre and also has a garage approx 1,400 sq ft built in 2004. This is an elegant historic home but also works for today’s lifestyle!


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