Historic 1904 Edgar & Carolyn Jones House Lists for $259,900 in Oregon, Illinois
$259,900 | Built 1904 | 3,472 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 2 Baths | 0.2 Acres
401 S 3rd St, Oregon, IL 61061
Take your place in history in this stunningly restored and updated 1904 Edgar & Carolyn Jones house in picturesque Oregon – curated by a historic architect. Surrounded by 100+ year old trees, this Edwardian-style, 2-story home features original sanded and sealed wood floors and refreshed woodwork, pocket doors, U-shaped bridal stairway, rear servants stairs, fireplaces, and columned alcoves. Extensive updates include 50-year roof, PEX piping, hot water heater, and painting inside and out in historic colors. With 12 grand rooms totaling 3,482 square feet, walking in the front door welcomes you into a beautiful entry foyer with a fireplace and gracious, open wood staircase. Off the entry hall is a light-filled sunroom with walls of windows. A 30-foot by 16-foot formal living room with wainscoting panels, family room/library, and grand dining room flow for your family’s and friends’ use.
The large, eat-in kitchen features original, glass front wood cabinets and farm sink and stainless-steel appliances (gourmet 40″ dual-fuel 5-burner stove with 2 convection/conventional ovens, microwave, refrigerator-freezer, dishwasher) and brass chandeliers, which connect to the separate beverage center with refrigerator and outdoor deck for grilling and entertaining. The 2 full baths, each on the first and second floors, are updated. Upstairs are 5 good-sized bedrooms – one currently used as an office plus another sunroom with walls of windows and coffered ceiling. All appliances, window A/C units, and window treatments and blinds stay. Sip your coffee while on the front porch swing of this one-of-a-kind manse. MUST SEE! Property being sold as is.