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Elegant 1894 Illinois Shingle Style Mansion With 6 Fireplaces Lists At $619,500!

Updated: Apr 1, 2022

A once in a lifetime opportunity to own this stunning 1894 Victorian mansion. Exquisite details not seen in homes built today are impressive. Some of the details include 6 fireplaces, multiple pocket doors, gorgeous woodwork, multiple porches and stained glass windows. It's been reported that the original owner had connections to Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and that some of the details in the home were reclaimed after the Fair closed. The variety of woodwork include birds-eye maple, flaming birch, sycamore, oak and walnut. A legal apartment on the third floor with 3 bedrooms provides income of $1,100/mo. Or reconvert back to a single family home. Located on almost .6 acre and also has a garage approx 1,400 sq ft built in 2004. This is an elegant historic home but also works for today's lifestyle!

Listing Provided by:

Thomas Krebsbach Vintage Home Realty

Property Information:

$619,500, 7 bd, 4 ba, 5,625 sqft

705 W Highland Ave, Elgin, IL 60123


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