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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Preservation Envy: 1651 York , Quincy IL
Not your typical Victorian might be the best way to describe this great Turreted Brick home in Quincy Illinois. We are envious of its price, 249K and the way it combines traditional with modern elements in a way that lets the architecture have center stage.
What the realtor says: This beautiful Queen Anne has a stunning entry way w/butternut wood & open staircase. Major improvements are; new gourmet kitchen, all new windows, new 50 year composite tile roof, new copper gutters, downspouts, copper flashing, new wood deck, 2 all new bathrooms, all new paint, new light fixtures, new ceiling fans, 2 new sump pumps, new basement water system, new furnace w/AC, & much more!
What we say: This house has a great fireplace in the entry, we love the built ins that are in the study. Now we might go more period in the furnishing department, but this home offers great space, 4125 Sq Ft. 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths on a 70x188 ft lot.