Houses like this are likely to to only come available once in a lifetime. Built-in 1912, this home has only had 3 owners! Built by J.G. Wilson, lumberyard owner, and designed by architecture firm, F.F. Parsons, no expense was spared with the beautiful quartersawn oak woodwork and multiple leaded glass windows. Chosen as the 2011 Wichita Symphony Showhouse, nearly every surface has been updated without comprising the traditional feel of the home.
Home sits on brick, tree-lined street, just 2 doors south of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home. Covered, wrap-around porch and 4 car Carriage House with 1 bedroom apartment. Refinished hardwood floors span entire house. Numerous built-ins and detailed woodwork throughout. Leaded glass in front door and multiple windows. Updated electrical and plumbing.
New Kitchen cabinets paired with original butler pantry cabinets. Quartz countertops. Built-in, gourmet appliances, eating bar, island, pot filler, and subway tile. 1/2 bath on main for convenience. Main Floor Laundry/Mud Room with drop zone. 1st floor is also home to grand entryway, a spacious parlor, formal dining room, and massive living room.
2nd floor is home to 4 large bedrooms and 2 fully updated bathrooms. The main bath has a custom vanity, claw foot tub, and custom-tiled shower. The 2nd bath has artisan brown subway tile, basket-weave floor tile, and a glass-Roman walk-in shower. Also, on the 2nd is a generous sized library/office that gives the 2nd floor and open feel.
Up the stairs to the 3rd floor you will find an enormous rec/family room space. Knotty pine lines the walls and vaulted ceiling. Plumbing has been ran to add wet bar or 3rd floor bath if ever desired. 1 Bed/1 Bath apartment in the carriage house has been updated and has a patio balcony over the garage. House has a DaVinci roof with lifetime warranty. HVAC updated in 2011. Numerous other updates throughout. Modern amenities in a historic house on historic street. Become a part of this home’s wonderful story!