Historic House Listings

TWO houses! Circa 1880 in Illinois. $210,000

April 2, 2024

TWO houses! Looks like it might have river view and it’s close to an old mill. The house was built in 1880. It is located on .25 acre in Elsah, Illinois. One of the houses was built in 1925 and has two bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,298 square feet. The main brick house features a covered front porch, back patio, hardwood floors and pretty mantels. Would be nice to live in one and rent the other. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,666 square feet. $210,000

Contact Jason E. Buss with RE/MAX Preferred: 618-580-1016

From the Zillow listing:


Two adjacent historical homes in the beautiful, quaint, historic town of Elsah! Endless opportunity with this property located one block off of the Great River Rd. #3 Mill Street was built in 1880 with 1368 total sq ft, on 2 floors, including 3 bed, 2 bath, basement, 2 car garage, & marble wrapped gas fireplace. Updates include: flooring, paint, 200 amp breaker box, furnace, & water heater. #3 was previously owned by the President of Principia College & offers views of the Mississippi from the second story windows. #5 Mill Street was built in 1925 with 1298 total sq ft on 2 floors, including 2 bed, 1 bath, wood burning stone fireplace, all electric, & is move-in ready. Updates include: kitchen/appliances, sump pump, & paint. The large corner vacant lot is perfect for gardening, hosting artists, or antique / craft vendors during the busy tourist season. 2666 combined livable sq ft for both homes, 3 lots total .25 acres. You could live in one home and rent the other or open a business.


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