The W. S. Purington House, built in 1886 in Galesburg, Illinois, stands as a testament to exquisite craftsmanship and architectural elegance. This distinguished residence, situated on a quarter-acre, boasts a plethora of amazing details that capture the essence of its historic charm.

Approaching the house, you’re greeted by a covered front porch, setting the stage for the grandeur that awaits inside. The interior features a coffered ceiling, hardwood floors, a grand staircase, French doors, pocket doors, crown molding, and wide baseboards. These intricate details contribute to the timeless beauty and character of the home, creating a captivating atmosphere.

With four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a generous 3,688 square feet, this property is listed at $189,000. The reasonable cost, combined with the wealth of architectural details, makes this house an exceptional opportunity for those seeking a historic residence in Galesburg, Illinois. Explore the enchanting details of the W. S. Purington House and envision a home where classical elegance and modern comfort converge seamlessly.

Contact Sara E. Varner with Platinum Key Real Estate: 309-343-1186

From the Zillow listing:

Be inspired by the elegance of old world charm delivered in this 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom Victorian home. Many hard to find details offered here that will leave you feeling elated include exquisite woodwork, a beautiful coffered ceiling, intricate trim work, a grand open staircase, beveled glass, classic French style and pocket interior doors, dual stately fireplaces, extraordinary light fixtures, builtins, rare tin ceilings, a clawfoot bathtub, and a laundry shoot. Three stories of living space give you significant area to spread out with an inviting entry, a sizable living room, a parlor, a music room, a formal dining room, a main floor kitchen with solid surface countertops as well as a second kitchen on the upper level, a second story laundry room, a pantry, and a full basement great for storage. You will appreciate the dual furnaces, updated electrical and newer water heater provided. Situated in the heart of Galesburg with a three car detached garage, a fenced yard, a majestic front porch, a rear deck, and great curb appeal. Call right away for your tour and chance to own the historic W. S. Purington Home, a designated local landmark (designated August 15, 1988). You have to see to believe!

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