For Sale By Owner
1924 Tudor Revival
Elegant English Tudor Mansion
|Heated Sq. Ft.||7,621|
Like This Listing?
Seller Contact Information
Michael Moore (owner)
Tell 'em you saw it on OldHouses.com!
HistoryThe home was built in 1924 at a cost of $150,000 1924 dollars ($2.2 million in today's dollars) as one of three Moore family homes adjacent to one another in Monticello. The uniquely constructed, architect-designed home is insured for a replacement cost, structure alone, of $5.8 million. It is part of an historic district of century-old mansions that line North State Street in Monticello, a town of 5000 founded in 1837 and situated a one-half hour drive from the larger cities of Champaign/Urbana (with its flagship campus of the University of Illinois) to the east, and Decatur to the west.
Recent ImprovementsWithin the last decade (since 2008): two new modern boilers have been added for efficient hot water heating through the original radiators; three new air conditioning systems have also been installed; significant replumbing and rewiring throughout the house; the original walnut floors have been refinished throughout the house; a modern kitchen and kitchen nook built; the elaborate, carved and arched plaster ceilings restored to their original beauty; new crystal chandeliers installed throughout the house; all fireplaces re-bricked with fire-proof bricks; new pool liner and pool heater installed; automatic back-up electrical generator installed; new garage doors and garage door openers; added gates, iron fencing, and walkways connection the pool to the house; resurfacing of the long circular drive to the house; new large fountain at the center of the driveway circle; very extensive landscaping, including surrounding hedges, trees, and other greenery to enhance the secluded, estate feel of the 3 (plus) acre property.
Comments & Feedback
All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal. OldHouses.com is not responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, misprints and shall be held totally harmless.