Beautiful Queen Anne style house built in about 1895 in the Franklin Square Historic District. Current owners have resided in the house for 39 years and have made frequent improvements and upgrades. House can be multi-family use. Seventeen room house. Square footage of first and second floors is approximately 3400 sq ft.

Large front porch with terrazzo floor and wainscot wood ceiling, ceiling fan and electrical outlets. Located across the street from historic Franklin Park with beautiful view of the Park. Franklin Park offers summer concerts and other events such as Lincoln Day activities. Within walking distance to the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts, downtown Bloomington and to the Illinois Wesleyan University Campus.

Attributes of this house include the beautiful stained and leaded glass windows and doors, oak and Birdseye maple woodwork, the high ceilings and large windows, upper and lower sunrooms and a fireplace in the living room. There are two sets of double entry leaded glass oak doors with granite floor in foyer.

First floor kitchen completely renovated with new cabinets and flooring and lighting with upgraded appliances. Granite counter tops with matching kitchen table. Spacious cabinet storage. New refrigerator in summer 2018. Pantry with marble flooring.

Marble flooring and new cabinets and fixtures since purchase of the house in downstairs bathroom.

Living room and downstairs sunroom floors refinished in 2016. Parlor, dining room, hallway and library floors refinished in 2018.

Library has Birdseye maple woodwork and large stained glass window.

Upstairs (east) bathroom flooring replaced with marble flooring. Vanity and plumbing fixtures replaced. Electrical fixtures replaced.

Wooden floors upstairs refinished or replaced.

Upstairs sitting room updated with new carpeting in 2017. New valences in bedroom in 2017.

Upstairs office and hallway and bedroom repainted in 2017 and 2018.

One-bedroom apartment with private entrance faces west and has great view of Franklin Park. Stained glass windows in bedroom and kitchen. Sunroom with large windows. Like new appliances in kitchen and bathroom updated with new toilet in 2016. Ample closet space.

Portion of the 2nd floor could be converted back to a (former) upstairs one bedroom apartment. Bathroom with marble floors and stained glass window. Windows and walls all newly painted in the last 12 months. Has its own private and secured entrance. Front hallway repainted in 2019.

Back hallway painted and new carpet in 2018.

Mudroom painted and replacement of portions of walls in 2018.

Large open attic with potential for 3rd floor living. Large dormer windows.

House purchased from an electrical contractor. Electrical wiring has been all replaced with circuit breaker system. GFI outlets in kitchens and bathrooms. Most plumbing lines replaced.

Three room (approximately 1700 sq. ft.) unfinished basement with washer and dryer.

New steam boiler heating system in 2015.

Lifetime warranty shingles as well as other roofing replaced on house and garage in 2017. Chimney brick tuck-pointed in 2017. Exterior of house painted in 2017 and 2018.

Large detached 3-car garage built since purchase of the house. Walls insulated and dry walled with 21 outlets. Single overhead door opener new in 2017. Additional parking space next to the garage.

Trees trimmed in 2018.

Rear patio with large flower garden and decorative iron arbor. Low voltage lighting and central lamp. Motion detector security lighting. Low voltage lighting also in landscaping in front of the house.

Large TV antenna mounted in the attic hooked through the coaxial cable to all parts of the house and gets 15 to 20 channels.

Interior Features

  • Square Feet: 3,400
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Additional Rooms: 7
    • Workshop
    • DiningRoom
    • MudRoom
    • Office
    • SunRoom
    • Pantry
    • Library
  • Floor Coverings
    • Tile
    • Hardwood
    • Slate
  • Appliances
    • Dishwasher
    • GarbageDisposal
    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Dryer
    • RangeOven
    • Washer
  • Heating & Cooling
    • Central Heating
  • Interior Keywords:
    • Fireplace
    • Basement

Exterior Features

  • Built in: 1895
  • Structure Type: Multi-Family
  • Lot Size: 0 Acres
    • Detached Garage
    • On-street
    • Off-street
  • View Types:
    • Park
  • Exterior Keywords:
    • Porch
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