So lets run the numbers: 8381 square feet, NINE bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bath, huge rooms, grand woodwork. located in the historic Old West End of Toledo these grand mansions are being restored and prices are on the rise. At its list price its just 36.00 a square ft that less than the cost of a basic suburban tract home.
The home is rich in history: The home at 2210 Robinwood Avenue at Bancroft Street was constructed in 1901 for Alvin B. Tillinghast, a licorice tycoon. The mansion was sold to John North Willys, founder of the Willys-Overland Company, a car manufacturing plant. His biography can be read in Toledo & Lucas County Vol. 2 on page 18. In 1910 Cynthia Sherman served as the family cook while Edward James was the butler. The expansive front porch was enclosed in 1913.