Historic 1894 Victorian Mansion Sells for $490K in Elgin, Illinois
SOLD | Built 1894 | 5,625 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 4 Baths | 0.58 Acres
705 W Highland Ave, Elgin, IL 60123
Constructed in 1894, this spectacular Victorian mansion has sold for $490,000 in Elgin, Illinois. Listing details: 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 the 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 includes birds-eye maple, flaming birch, sycamore, oak, and walnut. A legal apartment on the third floor with 3 bedrooms provides an income of $1,100 a month. Or reconvert back to a single-family home. Located on almost .6 acres and also has a garage approx 1,400 square feet built in 2004. This is an elegant historic home but also works for today’s lifestyle! This stunning and historic Victorian mansion was on the market for $619,500 with Tom Krebsbach of Vintage Home Realty.
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