1885 Victorian by Architect George Garnsey Asks $490K in Marengo, IL
$490,000 | Built c.1885 | 5,259 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 3 Baths | 0.44 Acres
321 E Washington Street, Marengo, Illinois, United States, 60152
Designed by famed architect George Garnsey and built in 1885 on a 0.44 acre property in Marengo, Illinois, this fabulous Victorian home is on the market for $490,000. The property last sold in 2001 for $375,000 and property records show it listing in 2010 for $1.5 million before dropping to $890,000 in 2011. Architect George Garnsey also designed the Ellwood House, Ogle County Courthouse and the David Syme House in Sycamore. Loaded with character, the home includes numerous stained glass windows and pocket doors, original hardware, 3 fireplaces, front and back staircases and an upgraded kitchen with heated stone floors and island. There are 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and a huge walk-up attic that could be finished for more space. It currently has 2 semi-finished rooms with an additional 43′ x 20′ space. The home sits on a double lot that could be subdivided and sold if desired. The gardens outside hide several patio areas and feature many unique trees and perennials. This George Garnsey designed Victorian is on the market for $490,000 with Tom Krebsbach of Vintage Home Realty.