Historic House Listings

Off market. Wow! The Brown House, Circa 1886 in Illinois. $149,000

November 30, 2022

Love the exterior of this home and I can’t believe the price! There is a lot going on inside this home with the decor, but if you can look beyond that, the home has a some great features! The Brown House was built in 1886. It is located in Quincy, Illinois. The home features a covered front porch, original hardwood floors, grand staircase with beautiful newel post, stained glass windows, crystal chandeliers, original fretwork, mantels and pocket doors. First thing I would do is get the carpeting off the stairs. The home has a new roof. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,033 square feet. $149,000

Contact Valerie Greving with Bower and Associates

From the Zillow listing:


This elegant home is a rare opportunity to own a piece of Quincy history. Built in 1886, this Queen Anne style home has been restored to its original beauty. Boasting spectacular woodwork and hardwood floors throughout, with impressive features including a massive 6 foot wide pocket door separating the homes foyer and front parlor. Beautiful stained glass windows adorn the entry and can be found throughout the home. The exterior features decorative stone and brickwork with elegant swags and borders attributed to prominent Quincy architect. The home has been completely updated including a new roof in the last 6 years, lead pipes replaced with copper throughout the majority of the home in last year and all wiring updated. Basement includes large workshop and lots of storage. Large walk-up attic could be finished into 3rd floor. This spectacular home is a must see for anyone looking for historical charm.



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