1890 Beaux-Arts Manor Pending Sale in Cincinnati, Ohio
$1,799,900 | Built 1890 | 15,680 Sq. Ft. | 8 Beds | 4.5 Baths | 1.83 Acres
992 Marion Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Originally built in 1890 for the Enger family by Matthew H. Burton, this 15,680 square foot Beaux-Arts manor is pending sale after hitting the market for $1.79 million in Cincinnati, Ohio. Listing details: Welcome to 992 Marion Avenue. Built in 1897, this Beaux-Arts, Italian Renaissance Revival is one of the most beautiful homes in Cincinnati. Also, referred to as Palazzo architecture, constructed of Limestone, Italian brick, and Terra-cotta frieze. The private estate is nestled behind a wrought iron gate, and situated on a beautifully landscaped lot offering 2 parcels and a little over 1.8 acres. Completely renovated in 2016 by the current owners, offering over 15,000 square feet and a 4,800 square foot carriage house. Original home to Franklin Enger who made his fortune by capitalizing on the switch from carriage manufacturing to automobile production, he hired the best craftsmen to build this one-of-a-kind historic residence. Left vacant for a period of time before it was given to Xavier University in 1943. The University officially named this home Marion Hall and split it into a dorm that housed 35-60 students a year. It remained in Xavier’s hands until 1991. Stately throughout yet comfortable, this home offers lavish attention to historic details.
Featuring restored stained-glass windows, stunning ornate moldings, mahogany bookcases, pocket doors, beautiful hardwood floors, upscale and period fixtures. The main home offers 10 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms. Spectacular living spaces including the grand foyer, staircase, the library, great room, 2 distinct parlors, formal dining room, spacious eat-in kitchen with an adjoining cedar room offering a walkout to the backyard, a speakeasy, and more. Living is continued in the splendid 4,800 square foot carriage house which offers 2 Airbnb’s on the first floor, a one-car garage, and a large rentable home with 4 bedrooms on the second floor. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor spaces including terraced patios, landscaped planting beds, and wide lawns dotted by mature trees. Located in the heart of North Avondale, this stately cornerstone estate is ready to take on the next century and awaiting its next chapter. The property is pending sale and on the market for $1.79 million with Heather Herr of Coldwell Banker Realty. Photography by Wow Video and Photography.