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For Sale By Owner

$300,000 negotiable

1885 Victorian: Queen Anne

Near North Historic District
Waukegan, Illinois

Unique Queen Anne Victorian Home

Front view with wraparound porch
Front view with wraparound porch
Built in 1885 with 2 balconies and wraparound porch. Note the bell and garland pressed metal ornament on the facia.
Ten minute walk to Lake Michigan, Marina, train
Corner lot, partially fenced yard
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Dining  room
Dining room
Dining room also has a leaded glass window and oak trim
view of updated kitchen
view of updated kitchen
Kitchen has original maple floors, updated cabinets (some with glass fronts) and adjacent half bath and laundry room.
Living room
Living room
Note the leaded glass window, oak window trim and original oak floors
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,200
Stories 3.0
Lot Size 10,000 sq ft
Property Taxes
$5000

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Garden
  • Storm Windows
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Plaster Walls
  • Pocket Doors
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Steam Radiators
  • Transoms
  • Turret
  • Wrap Around Porch
  • 8 min walk to Lake Michigan
  • Leaded glass
  • New roof
  • Original marble bath sink
  • Walk to train station & marina

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Seller Contact Information

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Pat Hentosh and Dennis Peffley

Phone: 816-695-3070

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Additional Description

1st floor
Original oak and maple floors, unpainted panels and woodwork, with egg and dart moldings
Grand entry foyer has winding staircase to second floor with oak newel posts, acanthus leaf design, four sided bay window on the landing with leaded glass transoms
Original functioning oak pocket doors separate each room
Living room has picture rails and front bay window with leaded glass
Parlor contains wood burning fireplace with fluted columns, carved mantel, beveled mirror and green glazed tiles
Original hardware
A library/office and full bath is located off the parlor
Dining room also has a bay window and leaded glass transom windows
2nd floor
3 bedrooms with interior transoms
Never painted woodwork
Large sitting room/nursery at top of stairs
Hardwood or aspen floors
2 full baths with original claw foot tubs, original marble sink
Built in linen closet
A second servant’s staircase leading down to kitchen, stairs to 3rd floor
3rd floor
Finished with lots of storage, bedroom plus full bath, corner turret
Newly painted
Other:
Sounds of birds instead of jets landing at O'Hare
Neighbors know each other by name & share iced tea on their porches
As the sun moves from east to west, beautiful prismatic rainbows are created within the first floor through the leaded glass windows.
New furnace
New roof
Eight minute walk to Lake Michigan and train station
Corner lot, partially fenced yard
Low maintenance aluminum siding, but original wood siding is present
Property taxes are lower here than in the Chicago area

An Open House can easily be arranged.

Recent Improvements

Wrap-around porch freshly painted.

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