Historic House Listings

This is pretty! Circa 1892 in Illinois. $214,500

February 20, 2024

This is a pretty house! Known as the House Of Six Gables. The setting is nice and it comes with a shop that had been used as a commercial building. The house was built in 1892. It is located on .34 acre in Fairbury, Illinois. The house features a large wrap around front porch that has been enclosed, hardwood floors, baseboards, crown moulding, fretwork and original mantels. There is pretty stained glass and solid wood doors with original hardware. There is a garage and a detached shop. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,536 square feet. $229,000 New price: $214,500

Contact Joe Keeley with Kelley Real Estate: 815-848-4388

From the Zillow listing:


The House of 6 Gables Once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the premier homes in Fairbury. This beautiful Victorian home that was built in the 1800’s sits on two corner lots centrally located in the city of Fairbury. As you walk into the entry foyer with the open stairwell that ascends to the second level you will witness the natural Decor and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has an east side breakfast nook where you can enjoy your morning coffee or latte in the bright sunlight. There is a formal dining room with parquet flooring, a family room with marble fireplace, sitting room, parlor, utility, full bath and two enclosed porches, the wrap around in front has provided many hours of enjoyment, all on the main level. The second level has four large bedrooms, full bath, smoking porch and sun room. Full basement. Two car attached garage. As an added bonus the property has a 22×40 heated shop that has been used for a small business. If you are a fan of originality and quality construction then you need to make that call today to view this beautiful well maintained home.



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