Historic House Listings

Beautiful woodwork! Circa 1908. On 1 1/2 acres in Illinois. $286,000

April 9, 2023

This home has beautiful woodwork inside! The house was built in 1908. It is located on 1.59 acres in Princeton, Illinois. The home features a large covered front porch, original hardwood floors, beautiful pocket doors, grand staircase, built-ins, stained glass and vintage light fixtures. The home has a new furnace and a new roof. Six bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,880 square feet. $286,000

Contact Roxana Noble with BHHS Central Illinois: 815-878-7171

From the Zillow listing:


Spectacular “one-of-a kind” country home on 1.59 acres in a great location about 6 minutes from Princeton, with charm, lots of space, beautiful hardwood floors and wood trim, and some amazing local history to go along with it. This country corner was named for Enos M. Matson from the famous Matson Family, who settled here in 1846. He helped survey, mark, and worked the first dirt roads in Dover Township. However, with over $50,000 in upgrades over the last 12 months, this home is much improved since the Matson Family lived here. The home has new siding and insulation, a new Generac Generator, new drywall & electric upgrades, new basement and attic wiring, new hot water heater, new furnace with LP gas forced air heat with a 1000 gal. LP tank, a new septic system, new drilled 251 ft. well, a new well pressure tank, new roof 2003, Ameren electric service, a laundry area just off the kitchen, and the hardwood floors newly refinished. Now all it needs are new owners and the home will be complete. So don’t delay, come see today! Country homes of this quality don’t come along very often. Please note: Farm buildings not included with home and acreage, but there is room if buyer wants to put up a building on the acreage included with the home. Seller is also providing the buyer with a $1000 allowance for appliances.



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