Historic House Listings

Fixer Upper Alert! Circa 1856 in Illinois. $150,000

July 5, 2023

This fixer upper has potential at that price! Definitely need to undo a lot of renovations. The home was built in 1856. It is located in Fairfield, Illinois. The house features a covered front porch, balcony, wide entry hall, some hardwood floors, baseboards, arched entryway, built-ins and chair rails. The home is situated on a corner lot with an above ground pool. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,850 square feet. $150,000

Contact Jessica McCleary with Country Roads Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Stately Greek Revival style home, originally built in 1856! 2,800+ sf two story with a 1,500 sf basement and attached 2 car garage (also located in basement). This historic home boasts 4 MASSIVE bedrooms and one smaller bedroom (2 bedrooms on main level, 3 bedrooms on second floor), 3 FULL bathrooms (1 on the main level recently remodeled with walk-in shower and 2 on second floor), HUGE open living room and dining room, spacious kitchen with loads of cabinet space a huge pantry and breakfast nook, built-ins throughout, closets and storage galore, even a secret second stairwell! Original leaded-glass windows, French doors to the covered front porch, a second floor balcony to die for, above ground swimming pool…this is one to see to truly appreciate the size and beauty!!!!



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