Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! That staircase! 9,000 square feet. Circa 1880 in Indiana. $349,000

August 3, 2022

This is a huge house with over 9,000 square feet! The home has a beautiful staircase and 15 chandeliers! The house was built in 1880. It is located on .76 acres in Kendallville, Indiana. The home features grand staircase, solarium, hardwood floors, 15 chandeliers, ceiling medallions and crown molding. There is a detached garage with a studio above it. The property has a large fountain. Five bedrooms, six bathrooms and 9,130 square feet. $349,000

Contact the property owner: 260-633-0215

From the Zillow listing:


An Artists / Architects Dream Home, Historic Mansion built in 1880. New steam boiler heats throughout. Bedrooms 5+, Bathrooms 4 full en-suite, 3 half, 3 Stories, Fountain, Detached 2-Car Carriage House/Garage with Studio above, Finished Mezzanine Basement and Attic studio/craft heaven. The front lawn fountain sets the stage for this amazing home. Entryway with ceiling-to-floor mahogany, spiral staircase, crown molding, 15 Beautiful chandeliers hang from 9 foot ceilings, 4 bedrooms each have en-suite full bath, 3 have additional sitting rooms (or bedrooms) with gorgeous windows. The light in this home is awe inspiring! The quality of this home is unmatched. Built over 7 years with supply shipments from all over the world, it was constructed to sustain a class 5 hurricane, with grace! The solarium /formal living area features floor to ceiling French doors on three sides and a chandelier from Italy. The light here is so beautiful. A huge dining room with additional french doors to capture the breeze, is perfect for large gatherings. Cozy breakfast room, den or office and butlers pantry (to die for) off a great kitchen featuring new appliances and 4 chandeliers! The eat-in kitchen has beautifully designed ceiling to floor cabinets with cast iron lion head handles from Italy. New Gas stove, new huge refrigerator, new microwave, back entrance with a mud room and a vintage sink. The finished attic /studio has a wall of built in storage that is an artist/craftsman dream. There is additional space in the unfinished attic area connected. A dumbwaiter, linen room, elaborate guest coat closet and beautiful built-in storage spaces throughout the home are just a few of the amenities unique to this home. It is standing on a full basement that currently houses a large laundry room, utility rooms, an addition bedroom and half bath. The basement is a mezzanine level with windows to the outside. The water heater and steam boiler are new. The mahogany, cherry and walnut floors have been refinished. The original drive through carriage house is now a two car garage with great storage, an additional bathroom and a staircase leading to the original ballroom upstairs. This open space has endless possibilities. Home business, workshop, yoga studio…the mind reels at the possibilities. The large 3/4 acre yard is landscaped with beautiful plants, flowering trees and roses galore! Beautiful statues stand in the back circular garden and near the fountain out front. Looking for the right steward who will fully love this treasure as we have.



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