This is a pretty house and it’s a large one too. The Rippon-Kinsella House was built in 1870. It is located on .59 acres in Springfield, Illinois. The house features a wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, coffered ceiling, built-ins, transom windows, pretty staircase and baseboards. The kitchen is a bit boring and the interior could use some color. Paint is an easy fix. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 3,600 square feet. $350,000

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From the Zillow listing:

Welcome to the epitome of historic elegance at the Rippon/Kinsella House, a distinguished National Historic Landmark that seamlessly blends timeless charm with modern luxury. This stately residence, boasting 5 large bedrooms, four full bathrooms and one half bath, is a testament to architectural grandeur and meticulous preservation. Step into the heart of this residence, where a recently remodeled kitchen awaits, featuring exquisite quartz countertops and state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances. This culinary haven effortlessly marries contemporary convenience with the classic aesthetic of a bygone era, creating a perfect balance for both everyday living and grand entertaining. Original refinished hardwood floors grace the interior, resonating with the echoes of the past while adding warmth and character to every room. The timeless beauty of these floors serves as a constant reminder of the rich history within these walls. In addition to the main residence, a detached three-car garage adds both practicality and convenience, providing ample space for parking and storage. This feature, coupled with the meticulously landscaped grounds, creates an ambiance of refined living.

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