1893 William F. Murphy-Designed Queen Anne Victorian in Vinton, Iowa
$349,900 | Built 1893 | 4,954 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 7.5 Baths | 0.40 Acres
913 2nd Ave, Vinton, IA 52349
Constructed for W.C. Ellis by notable architect William F. Murphy in 1893, this spectacular Queen Anne mansion has been reduced to $349,900 in Vinton, Iowa. Listing details: This Queen Anne-style mansion is situated on a large corner lot and the front faces a historic brick road. It was built in 1893 for W.C. Ellis and designed by architect William F. Murphy. Walking through the double doors and vestibule at the front of the home, you’ll be greeted by the first of seven fireplaces, a rounded window, and the staircase to the second level. This level of the home offers original woodwork and hardwood floors. To your left, is a set of 10-foot pocket doors leading to the parlor, or family room, which then passes through to a sitting room, or living room, which connects to the formal dining room. In the dining, there is a door leading to the kitchen, as well as a hallway. All of the kitchen appliances stay with the home. You’ll also find an office with connected bathroom and a half bath before making your way upstairs.
After going up the beautiful staircase, you’ll be greeted by a large sitting area. On your left, are two bedrooms each offering private attached 3/4 bathrooms. One of which has a private sitting porch and a fireplace. The primary bedroom offers a fireplace, jacuzzi tub, and 3/4 bathroom. On the second floor there are two more bedrooms. One offering a fireplace and an attached 3/4 bathroom. Down the hallway, there is a full bathroom and the laundry room. The laundry has a second staircase leading back down to the kitchen. This home also has a full walk-up attic. Plenty of room for extra storage, or finish it off for a bonus room. Endless possibilities! The furniture inside the home can be purchased at an additional cost. The basement can be accessed from the kitchen or from the outside, it was used as the owners living quarters when the home was a bed & breakfast. Outside, there is a detached two-stall garage with plenty of extra parking space & an above-ground pool. The roof was replaced in 2021 with steel shingles and the exterior of the home has a fresh coat of paint. This home is being offered “as-is”. This beautifully preserved Queen Anne home is on the market for $349,900 with Brad Cole of OHL Iowa Realty. Photography by Pic Your House.
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