Historic House Listings

Love the staircase and unpainted woodwork! Circa 1900 in Illinois. $155,000

November 14, 2023

I love the staircase in this house! The unpainted woodwork is nice. The house was built in 1900. It is located on .34 acre in Mendota, Illinois. The home features an enclosed front porch, hardwood floors, grand staircase, wide baseboards, sunroom, leaded glass windows and built-ins. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,052 square feet. $155,000

Contact Gloria Cogdal with Homestead Realty: 815-228-2752

From the Zillow listing:


At last! One of Mendota’s well known homes is on the market Beautiful Victorian home w/3 large BDR’S, 1 servant’s BDR and 2 full baths, front staircase, and winding servant’s staircase to kitchen, common for era of build. The kitchen is modern with a gas range, pantry cupboard and a stackable w/d tucked into a closet. If your heart beat’s faster for older homes this one is for you! Gorgeous, golden oak trim, leaded beveled windows to give you little dancing rainbows in the rooms.. Storage galore in the butler’s pantry between kitchen and dining room. The dining room is spacious for glorious entertaining, room for a large table, and buffet or hutch, or both! Living room has double French style doors to the showcase foyer with it’s open staircase, and leaded beveled windows on each landing as you go upstairs. Victorian solarium or sunroom, is a gift to you for long winter months with windows on north, south, and east side that would look great with twinkling lights for the holidays! The upstairs has 3 large BDR’S, each with a large closet, main bath with original claw foot tub, and pedestal sink. The servant’s room is adjoined to this with a big closet. The carriage shed has been added onto for a large 2 car garage, additional add on with shelving for more storage, and a studio to the north for summer entertaining, artist’s dream etc.



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