Proudly introducing 309 N. California St., a 1906 year built all brick 3-level home known as the “Joslyn House”, nestled on .73 park-like acres in the heart of Sycamore! The inviting curved front covered porch welcomes you! Dentil molding, slate roofing, covered patio, Pergola setting, brick patio, 2 1/2 car garage & huge garden shed complete this vintage stunner! Through the vestibule, the gorgeous foyer showcases an open staircase with ornate newel posts, decorative wood columns and carved millwork.
The interior architectural detail continues through pocket doors presenting curved glass window, beveled leaded glass transoms, period appropriate antique light fixtures and more sculptured columns. The front parlor opens into the middle parlor introducing a tile surround wood burn fireplace with attached beveled glass mirror and built-in bookshelves behind glass doors. The Dining Room with eye-catching coffered wood beam ceiling, wainscoting detail, ceiling lit globes and vintage chandelier is a favorite gathering area! The chef’s kitchen boasts tiered cherry cabinetry with illuminating undermount lighting, tile backsplash, Bosch dishwasher, separate convection ovens, some stainless-steel appliances, lovely wood carved pantry door, 2nd pantry, and a cozy breakfast nook with built-in bench and cubbies.
The living space on this first level offers 9’+ ceilings, hardwood flooring, gorgeous beveled leaded glass windows, original wood work and doors, all embraced by warm and inviting color schemes. Cast iron petite tub and pedestal sink, and fancy tile floor featured in 1st level powder room. The grand staircase displays a showcase picture window. The primary bedroom suite hosts a stained-glass transom window, vanity sink, 2 built-in wall dressers and elegant floral wall covering.
Pretty and bright bedroom displays a full beveled glass mirror, vanity sink & elegant lighting. There is a shared full bathroom that accommodates 2 sinks, 2 showers and 2 toilets. 5 bedrooms are located on the 2nd level and 6th bedroom or office is conveniently located on the 1st level. The spacious 3rd level is exposed to attractive leaded glass windows offering excellent potential for future finishing.
The basement comes complete with a full bath, recreation-family room, office, workshop, storage area and laundry center while offering outside access. Fully applianced home includes a water softener and reverse osmosis system. This is your opportunity to call 309 N. California St. your home and love where you live!