Historic House Listings

Beautiful woodwork! Circa 1899 in Illinois. $229,900

August 8, 2023

This home has beautiful woodwork! I love the staircase! The house was built in 1899. It is located on .33 acres in Atlanta, Illinois. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, grand staircase, leaded glass windows, pocket doors, wide baseboards and built-in china cabinets. There is a large walk up attic and a basement. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,304 square feet. $229,900

Contact Diane A. Schriber with ME Realty: 217-737-7770

From the Zillow listing:


Absolutely Amazing is this five bedroom, two full bath Victorian Beauty perfectly perched upon a huge double corner lot!! Construction began in 1899 and was completed in 1903 and was designed to have the comforts & conveniences we all desire. The first floor offers a sitting room, super large formal dining room, a parlor, with the remaining main floor room considered a “reception hall” when new. Double wide pocket doors are gorgeous and remain quite operable, the rooms are finished in quartered sawed oak and have stunningly beautiful hardwood floors. The attic area has served as a children’s playroom and even housed a built-in bowling alley! The home has been refurbished over the years with updated plumbing & electrical, replacement windows, aluminum siding and so much more. The front entry features a formal living room with gas log fireplace and highlighted with a very solid & beautiful open staircase, which leads you to five very spacious bedrooms and a second full bath, a second set of pocket doors and a second stairway leading you back down to the updated kitchen area. There you will find a butler’s pantry and lots of storage. The formal dining room shines and still has a “call button” on the floor, keeping the home original to it’s initial beauty and design, along with a gorgeous full wall china cabinet. Hardwired smoke detectors in attic, hot water heat with updated boiler, and two central air units, one for each level creating maximum comfort for you. (Continued)



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