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856 W Highland
Elgin, IL 60123

  • 6 Beds
  • 2 / 2 Baths
  • 3,641 Sq. Ft.
  • Built In 1893
Price

$445,000

Est Payment
$3,004 / month (details)  
Taxes
$8,773  
Beds
6  
Baths
2 / 2  
Rooms
13  
Type
Detached Single  
Sq. Ft.
3,641  
Lot Size
136 X 133  
Built
1893  
Neighborhood
Elgin  
MLS
#11456421
Status
Sold (9/30/2022)

Property Description

If you are a "lover" of old homes, this this Fabulous 3 story Victorian on large, corner, very private lot, with huge carriage house/garage, with loft, is for you! Outside is the wrap around stone porch, sit a spell & take in the beauty of the day! Step inside the double entry way, and you will say "WOW"! The hardwood floors, beautiful woodwork,(never painted) 2 fireplaces, many leaded glass windows, including one "museum quality", pantry off the kitchen, plus another pantry in DR. Library w/ loads of shelves, woodburning fireplace & check the "Abe Lincoln relief". Living rm with another fireplace and with curved original windows in the bay! Redone eat-in-kitchen, with island, SS appliances. 2 full baths, 2 -1/2 bths. Huge rooms with large windows.Brand new (6/22) Zoned C/A, $26K worth!!New Boiler 6 months old. Roof on house & carriage house/garage, stripped & replaced with architectural shingles, 6/7 yrs ago. Chimney repaired, tuckpointed & cleaned recently. Restored Aluminum siding recently painted with colors of Historical paint, similar to original paint from 1893. 4 beds on second fl, plus office. 3rd fl, has 2 more beds, bonus rm, open to the loft, storage area with cedar closet. This 3rd floor used to be a Ballroom! Just imagine going up those stairs with long, hoop skirts & leather shoes with those little heels! Nope! The basement has 2 storage areas, a workshop area, open area, laundry area with stone sink, lots of cabinets & 1/2 bth, plus an outside entrance. The stunning yard has a Mulberry tree, Pear tree, 2 apple trees, Honey crisp & Sweet 16. Several lilac trees, one blooms in the spring & another blooms in the Fall! Knockout rosebushes, and peony bushes. Raspberry and Rhubarb plants and Honey Berry bush. The owners have lovely taken care of this elegant home, but time to move to warmer weather they tell me. Now is your chance to enjoy all that this "old girl" has to offer. Once you have been inside, you won't want to leave, it is that fabulous!

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Property Details

Interior Features

Room
Level
Flooring
Size
Living Room
Main
Hardwood
16X16
Dining Room
Main
Hardwood
15X13
Kitchen
Main
Vinyl
13X12
Family Room
Laundry
Lower
15X14
Master Bedroom
Second
Hardwood
16X15
Bedroom 2
Second
Hardwood
16X15
Bedroom 3
Second
Hardwood
21X09
Bedroom 4
Second
Hardwood
15X12
Bedroom 5
Third
Hardwood
08X18
Bedroom 6
Third
Hardwood
15X15
Office
Second
Hardwood
08X07
Library
Main
Hardwood
17X17
Foyer
Main
Hardwood
16X10
Foyer
Main
Vinyl
08X04
Storage
Third
18X18
Bonus Room
Third
14X13
Mud Room
Main
07X14
Loft
Third
15X13

Utilities

  • Heating Natural Gas, Steam
  • Cooling Central Air
  • Water Public
  • Sewer Public Sewer

Additional Information

Appliances
Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Parking
2 Garage Spaces, Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Owned, Parking included in price
Schools
District 46

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Listing History

07-06-2022 Listed at $449,900
08-02-2022 Status changed to Under Contract
09-30-2022 Status changed to Closed
09-30-2022 Sold at $445,000
Last Modified 9/30/22 1:38 PM

Nearby Transportation

  • Milwaukee West 0.7 mi
  • Hwy 20 West 1.2 mi
  • Hwy 20 East 1.2 mi
  • I 90 East 1.8 mi
  • I 90 West 2.1 mi
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