Historic House Listings

The Samuel Plumber House, Circa 1880 in Illinois. $177,000

November 14, 2022

This house is known as the Samuel Plumber House. Samuel Plumber was a Civil War Surgeon. He built this house for his second wife. The Samuel Plumber house was built in 1880. It is located in Rock Island, Illinois. The mansard roof is pretty! The home features hardwood floors, wide baseboards and a spacious kitchen. The home has updated electric, plumbing and HVAC. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,516 square feet. $177,000

Contact Rick Berg with Ruhl and Ruhl Realtors: 563-441-1776

From the Zillow listing:


Per the seller- This Samuel Plumber House is a 2nd Empire Architectural design, it is considered a 2 story house with a mansard roof.The area under the mansard roof is also a livable space. Samuel Plumber was a Civil War surgeon, he built the house in 1880 for his second wife. The property has had many owners through time. The house was vacant for a time until 2001. The owners gutted the house and installed to code, electrical, plumbing, and ductwork for modern heating and cooling systems. The house was outfitted with 2 energy-efficient HVAC systems. The system in the basement serves the basement, 1st floor, and 2nd floor. The unit on the roof is exclusive to the 3rd floor and is dual heating and cooling system. The stairs leading from the 2nd to the 3rd floor have been steel reinforced for additional strength and support. The house has been updated with a breaker system. There are Marvin and Pella windows. The mansard roof is composite material. Must see!!



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