Historic House Listings

So many porches! Circa 1901 in Illinois. $275,000

February 10, 2023

This house has some amazing porches! There are great interior details. The house was built in 1901. It is located in Metropolis, Illinois. The home features amazing porches, original fretwork, lincrusta wall covering, pressed tin ceiling, vintage light fixtures, beautiful crown molding, ceiling medallions, stained glass windows and wainscoting. First thing I would do is change all of the flooring. Hoping real hardwood is underneath what they put down. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,650 square feet. $359,000 New price: $275,000

Contact Kimberly Wilkins with RE/MAX Advantage: 618-524-4777

From the Zillow listing:


Introducing this Victorian masterpiece built in 1901. When you arrive you will note the stained glass windows, covered front porch, 2nd floor covered balcony, open turret and wrap-around wrought iron fence with a Greek marble lady statue welcoming you to the entry way. This beautiful home has a stunning 1st floor foyer with brass ceiling, marble fireplace mantel, a breathtaking staircase all the way to the third floor, a 2nd floor foyer with access to the balcony, two living rooms, four bedrooms and two large full sizes baths. This home features 11ft ceilings on the 1st floor, Bamboo hardwood flooring throughout, five fireplaces and Lincrusta wallpaper from England through several rooms. Behind the home is a three-car detached garage with possible studio apartment above. There is also a separate two story detached smaller garage. The home has a full unfinished basement with both interior and exterior access. Included in the sale are custom made drapes, plantation blinds and all kitchen appliances.



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