1903 Greek Revival In Watseka Illinois
719 S 4th St, Watseka, Illinois, 60970
4 beds ¦ 3 baths ¦ 3,835 sqft
Sandra Boyer ¦ McColly Rosenboom Real Estate ¦ (815) 432-6011
About This 1903 Greek Revival In Watseka Illinois
This grand lady was the talk of the town in 1903…and she still turns heads! Stately & statuesque, this home has most of her original features still intact. Is has a huge welcoming reception hall with an imposing spiral stairway that the first & second floors are centered around…A parlor for formal receiving of guests…A library with 5 curved, leaded glass windows, oil mural above the windows & window seat below…A dining room with the butler’s (working) call button on the floor under the dining table & original hand painted, SIGNED, oil mural on top of the chair rails & pressed leather on the lower walls.
Original light fixtures that are combination gas & electric (because the builder didn’t trust the new-fangled electricity)…Quarter-sawn oak woodwork…One inch thick wood floors…living room FP with hand-molded brick…Chandelier in reception hall is hand-cut imported crystals…A 32×50 ballroom on the 3rd floor. If you are looking for a masterpiece, this home is priceless!