Challenging preconceptions, this Du Quoin, Illinois home, constructed in 1896, invites you to look beyond its exterior. A picturesque covered front porch adorned with a gazebo sets the stage for the unique charm within. The residence showcases a blend of classic features, including hardwood floors, intricate inlaid hardwood patterns, original fretwork, and stained glass windows, all contributing to its timeless appeal.

Upon entering, a grand staircase captures the essence of the home’s historic architecture. Despite individual tastes, the wallpaper within adds a touch of personality and complements the overall character of the house.

Comprising four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and spanning 2,562 square feet, this property provides a spacious and inviting living space. Priced at $99,500, it offers an affordable opportunity to own a piece of history. Beyond the initial impression, explore the unique details and inherent charm that make this Du Quoin residence a distinctive and noteworthy choice.

Contact Stephen Cannedy with Shamrock Real Estate: 618-357-5333

From the Zillow listing:

Here is your chance to bring this former mansion back to life. Beautiful original woodwork will make this a palace when some TLC is given. In its day this home was one of the best in town. Call today to set up your showing.

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