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c. 1900 Prairie Style

Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

Original Prairie-Style Home attributed to Robert C. Spencer, Jr.

A Handsome Spacious Home
A Handsome Spacious Home
An authentic, original Prairie Style home by one of the original Prairie Style architects, Robert C. Spencer.
This home's design is attributed to one of the original "Prairie School" architects, Robert C. Spencer, Jr. His commissions include the interior of the Chicago Public Library and Lake Geneva's Horticultural Hall. Spacious, open, contemporary floorplan...unlike any century-old house you are likely to see! Located on a street of stately homes just a short walk from downtown.
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Private, lush, in-town lot
Private, lush, in-town lot
A circular driveway surrounds the main lawn and is surrounded by two beautiful garden areas. Huge, mature trees shade the yard and 3-car carriage house. An additional garden shed holds mower and tools
One of three garden areas
One of three garden areas
A pleasant mixture of sunny and shady spots, surrounded by just-bloomed flowers and 100-year-old trees.
A view from the living room
A view from the living room
Enter the foyer, which opens to the dining room, living room and fireplace alcove, with ample room for hosting large parties. Close the pocket doors for an intimate dining experience. A private office/library overlooks the shaded backyard.
Dining room
Dining room
The bright, cheery dining room is large enough to hold the whole family at holiday time! Pocket doors close off the foyer and a cover hides the hole where a servant's bell switch was rung under the table.
Fireplace cove
Fireplace cove
A fireplace snuggles into a cozy space off the main living room.
Butler pantry
Butler pantry
Efficient butler pantry allows plenty of storage for essentials plus fine china on display. Wrap-around counter offers additional working space with room for a private office
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
The large master bedroom features his-and-hers walk-in closets and expansive casement windows that let the morning light in.
3 additional bedrooms on the second floor feature roomy closets and beautiful views. Plenty of space allows multiple uses for these rooms, such as an office, sitting room, or laundry.
Front porch
Front porch
Bright and airy front porch features windows all around which slide open to let the fresh air in. Characteristic of the Prairie Style, the front entrance approaches from the side.
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 2,800
Unheated Sq. Ft. 500
Stories 2
Acres 0.5
Lot Size 119 x 231


  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Finished Basement
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Sunroom
  • Utility Room
  • Walk out Basement
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Casement windows
  • Circular driveway
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fresh paint
  • Garden
  • Storage Building
  • Storm Windows
  • Workshop
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • High Ceilings
  • Original wood windows
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Pocket Doors
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Stained Glass Window(s)
  • 1/2 Bath: 4 x 7
  • 3-car garage with extra mechanic features, such as compressed-air and car lift.
  • Bedroom 2: 15 x 11.5 (Closet: 2 x 5.5)
  • Bedroom 3: 13 x 13 (Closet: 2 x 5.5)
  • Bedroom 4: 11.5 x 10 (Closet: 3 x 4)
  • Butler's pantry: 5 x 11.5
  • Central Air serves the 2nd floor only.
  • Close to incredible fishing, boating, swimming...one of the Midwest's premier vacation spots.
  • Dining Room: 16 x 11 plus 9 x 2 bump out
  • Finished Basement with 9-foot ceilings, windows and walk-out door.
  • Fireplace Cove: 8.5 x 11 (Wood-burning fireplace)
  • Foyer: 10.5 x 11
  • Full Basement with Walk-out Door
  • Full bath: 7 x 7.5
  • Hallway: 3.5 x 23
  • Hidden stairway leads directly from kitchen to upstairs bedrooms.
  • Hot Water Radiant Heat (Boiler with circulating pump)
  • Hot-Water Radiators.
  • Kitchen w/Butler pantry.
  • Kitchen: 11.5 x 13
  • Library: 9 x 11
  • Living Room: 22 x 13 plus 2 x 11 bump out
  • Master Bath: 6.5 x 8.5 plus shower
  • Master Bedroom Closets: 5.5 x 5 and 5.5 x 7.5
  • Master Bedroom: 24 x 14 plus 2 x 11 bump out
  • Municipal Sewer & Water
  • Poured-concrete foundation.
  • Rear Foyer: 8 x 5
  • Stucco exterior
  • Walk-Up Attic

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Additional Home Information

All bedrooms have finished closets with lights. The Master Bedroom features His-and-Hers walk-in closets with built-in shelves.

Butler pantry features built-in cabinets, some with original glass doors.

3-car garage features the original carriage doors, ceiling fans, compressed air lines and in-ground car lift.

Finished daylight basement has 8-foot ceilings and painted floors, full bathroom, workshop, many windows and walk-out door.

Walk-up, spacious attic has powered vent fan, hardwood floors and spans the length of the home. Can easily be finished to create additional living space.

Driveway easily accommodates cars, boats and other big boy toys.

A perfect Chicago house for people who don't want to live in Chicago! Close to trains and highways to Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago. Minutes from Delavan Lake fishing and Lake Geneva fun! Quiet street lined with Delavan's finest, stately old homes. Walk to downtown for shopping and dining. Major box stores are only a short drive away. The finest fishing and golfing in the Midwest is nearby.

Archived in August, 2010

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