c.1895 Restored Queen Anne Victorian in Evanston, IL for $2.2M
1104 Michigan Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 60202
A fire ravaged Queen Anne Victorian home in Evanston, Illinois has been brought back to life following an extensive sixteen month restoration which resulted in a preservation award. The 6,000 square foot residence, previously on the market for $2,325,000, has been reduced to $2,125,000. Built c.1895, every detail has been painstakingly restored based on original drawings. Large windows and original woodwork preserved and enhanced, all new plumbing, electrical, insulation in 2001 and a gorgeous new kitchen featuring quarter-sawn oak cabinetry to keep with the home’s period design. The exterior is finished in hand-dipped wood shingles and a cedar shake roof with all new copper gutters, there is also a covered front porch and porte cochère. Interior details include massive pocket doors fully restored and operational, box ceiling in dining room, mahogany woodwork in family room a heated sun room and six fireplaces. The third floor has been rebuilt to include two offices, two bedrooms, a bathroom and according to the listing a disappearing dome rebuilt from the original plans. There are a total of six bedrooms, four full and one half bathrooms throughout. The 0.36 acre property also includes an income producing coach house. It’s on the market for $2,125,000 with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.