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1890 Queen Anne Victorian

Holley Historical District
Crown Point, Indiana

Holley House

Nostalgic yesteryear meets today's comforts and desires.

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SouthEast Exposure
SouthEast Exposure
Only half of what this great room has to offer.
Media room
Media room
104" Projection TV
Main Bath
Main Bath
Western Exposure
Western Exposure
Front Porch
Front Porch
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 6,915
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,832
Stories 3
Acres 1.1
Lot Size 1.09 Acre


  • 1st Floor Bath
  • Basement
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Finished Basement
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Sunroom
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Walk out Basement
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Pond
  • Porch
  • Storm Windows
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Jacuzzi
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Original wood windows
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • Cast Iron Radiators
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Pocket Doors
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Transoms
  • Turret

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Nostalgic yesteryear meets today's comforts and desires.

Upon entering this Classic Turreted Queen Anne showplace located in the Holley Historical District (named after the late Sheriff Lillian Holley, former resident) you will be transported to an era gone by. The owners of this home kept with 19th Century elegance adding State of the Art equipment/appliances. This home boasts the intricately designed original hardwood floors, beveled glass and stained glass windows that are truly a must see. Some of the spectacular features of this home are the outstanding Conservatory with separate heat and air and Wirsbow heated floors and electronic windows for convenience. Kitchen remodeled with such amenities as granite counters and appliances such as Bosch, Sub-Zero and Viking. Four fireplaces, media room/theater room with projection 104 TV and upper level entertainment/game room.

General & Previous Owner Information

General Information

Security System
Most storm windows & doors have been replaced
All fixtures to period (most original)
6” base boards thru-out
2 Forced Air Furnaces
Steam Heat (with Ornate Radiators)
Central air
New Replacement Peerless Boiler
Original Hardware
2 hot water heaters in the house
Electronic Air cleaners on furnaces
Humidifiers on furnaces
Copper Plumbing
Heat Trace Gutters above Conservatory

*Notes on Previous Homeowner, Lillian Holley*

Lillian became the 1st and only female Lake County Sheriff, during this time was the unfortunate event of the famous Dillinger Escape. Lillian took this role filling her husbands shoes who was killed in the line of duty. Over the many years Lillian loved Crown Point and the history of the great town. She personally paid to have the clocks in the Court House tower back to working order, convinced a friend to donate the Homestead house to the city, personal furnished the home and gave tours to children explaining the Homestead home. Prior to her death in 1994, Lillian put her life long stamp on this town not only as the sheriff but for having the Historical District this home is Located in Named after her family. This home holds a lot of history to it for the City of Crown Point.�

Main and Second Floor

Main Floor

Constructed by Town & Country Conservatories (designed in England); Made of Mahogany; Separate Furnace; Wirsbow Heated Floors; Tile Flooring (Blue Tiles are from Org. Conservatory)

Org. Light to Home from dinning room; Updated and remodeled completely; Granite counters & back splashes; Bosch Dishwasher and Double Oven; Trash Compactor; Disposal; Gaggenau Steamer; Sub-zero Fridge; Custom Cabinets; Tile Flooring; Viking 6 burner stovetop; Hidden TV; Wired with speaker system; One door in the kitchen was org. a dumb waiter, but now has a heating unit for sunroom)

Dinning Room
Fireplace - Mantel Org.; Marble surround replacement; converted to gas with ceramic logs; Austrian Crystal Chandler; Beveled Glass windows; Oak Wood work; Pocket door leading to parlor (oak in dinning and butternut in parlor); Large China Closet with Beveled glass window; 10’ ceilings; Oak Flooring has a inlayed pattern of mahogany and cherry woods

Parlor / Living Room
Butternut wood, Fireplace - original mantel and tiles; converted to gas; Inlaid floors; Beveled and curved glass; Pocket doors to hall and dinning

Built in bookcase with beveled glass; Stained glass windows; Parkay floors; Corbels

Org. Front Doors; Stairs to 2nd level - Banister is ornate; Stained Glass Windows in stairway; Org. Light fixture; Detailed fretwork above doors

½ Bath
Mosaic Marble Floor; Beveled Window

2nd Floor

Full Bath
Marble Flooring; Marble & Glass Shower; Custom Vanity; Jacuzzi Tub with marble surround; Large; Linen Closet

Master Bedroom
Fireplace- Original tile & mantel, Converted to Gas; Transom over door to Walk-in Closet; Ceiling Fan; Old Intercom Still in place (does not work)

Bedroom #2 (White Room)
Spacious Room; Beautiful Crown Molding (made from Foam & Rubber); Curved corner in turret area; Hardwood Flooring

Bedroom #3 (Yellow Room)
Private Balcony; Fireplace - Original tile & mantel, Converted to gas; Time Period Light over bed area; Walk in closet w/ built-in dresser; Hardwood Flooring

Door to separate Maids Quarters; Hall Linen Closet; Hardwood flooring

Bedroom #4 (Maid’s Room)
Ornate Ceiling; Hardwood flooring (Painted checkered); Transom window above door

Full Bath
Marble heated flooring; Laundry Shoot; Modern Design; Jacuzzi Tub/Shower Combo; Exposed Brick; Vessel sink

Bedroom #5 (Nursery)
Hardwood flooring with inlaid design; Bed cover and curtains stay

2nd set of stairs lead to kitchen
Door leading to stairs for finished attic

Attic/3rd Floor & Basement

Attic / 3rd Floor

Area has separate heat & hot water

½ Bath
Marble Flooring (copied 1940’s master bath flooring); Exposed Brick; Access to balcony (location of an a/c unit); Pullman car cabinet made to vanity

Sitting area
Plumbing for wet bar;Storage;Access to mechanical closet with Armstrong furnace

Marble, carpet, and lighted stairs (leading to next level)

Game room
Bench window seats; Marble Floor for pool table; Eye brow window; Turret -Marble Floor w/ pattern (Star burst pattern)


Common Area
Sub-Zero dual climate Wine Refrigerator; Exposed Brick; 3 storage closets (one appears to be old coal bin)

Laundry Room
Ornate laundry sink with built-in wash board; Filter cartridges for kitchen; Original had pump; Original Kitchen sink; Large laundry for side by side washer & Dryer

Media/Theater Room
Gas Heater,104” Projection Television; Floor Heater;Sub panel access; Access to utility closet (sump pump with ejector)

Full bath

Mechanical room
Door to go outside (covered by a hatch door
); Peerless Boiler (8 years old)


2 unfinished Rooms

Archived in October, 2012

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