Historic House Listings

18 inch thick walls! Circa 1905 in Illinois. $120,000

March 15, 2022

How about that porch! This home has walls that are 18 inches thick. The home was built in 1905. It is located on .33 acres in Saint Elmo, Illinois. The home features a large wrap around front porch, exterior dentil molding, crown molding, wide baseboards, leaded glass windows, french doors, pocket doors and a beautiful staircase. Looks like there really isn’t much of a kitchen. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,336 square feet. $120,000

Contact Debby Frailey with C21 Realty Concepts Altamount

From the Zillow listing:


If you love Historical Homes you will want to make this brick home with wrap around porch your home! The exterior home has dental molding and granite lintels. Home was rewired in 1980, New walls put over 18.5 in walls, windows redone with storms, exterior retucked, wrap around porch has steel railing., Roof and Heating and AC on main floor in ’84. Basement has 18 in. thick walls. Enter the home thru the foyer with lead glass windows and you will notice the beautiful wood staircase. Cut glass transom windows with double open doors to rooms plus pocket door from foyer to living room. There are rooms for many uses and you can install your kitchen just the way you like! The upstairs has no heat or AC at the time but features 5 rooms and a bath. There is an entrance from the exterior on the 2nd floor. The attic is floored and has a staircase to it. So much potential for this property!


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