Brad Cole ¦ Ohl Iowa Realty, Real Est & Insurance Inc.
About This 1893 Queen Anne In Vinton Iowa
This Queen Anne-style mansion is situated on a large corner lot and the front faces a historic brick road. It was built in 1893 for W.C. Ellis and designed by architect William F. Murphy. Walking through the double doors and vestibule at the front of the home, you’ll be greeted by the first of seven fireplaces, a rounded window, and the staircase to the second level. This level of the home offers original woodwork and hardwood floors.
To your left, is a set of 10-foot pocket doors leading to the parlor, or family room, which then passes through to a sitting room, or living room, which connects to the formal dining room. In the dining, there is a door leading to the kitchen, as well as a hallway. All of the kitchen appliances stay with the home. You’ll also find an office with connected bathroom and a half bath before making your way upstairs.
After going up the beautiful staircase, you’ll be greeted by a large sitting area. On your left, are two bedrooms each offering private attached 3/4 bathrooms. One of which has a private sitting porch and a fireplace. The primary bedroom offers a fireplace, jacuzzi tub, and 3/4 bathroom. On the second floor there are two more bedrooms. One offering a fireplace and an attached 3/4 bathroom. Down the hallway, there is a full bathroom and the laundry room. The laundry has a second staircase leading back down to the kitchen.
This home also has a full walk-up attic. Plenty of room for extra storage, or finish it off for a bonus room. Endless possibilites! Furniture inside the home can be purchased at an additional cost. The basement can be accessed from the kitchen or from the outside, it was used as the owners living quarters when the home was a bed & breakfast. Outside, there is a detached two-stall garage with plenty of extra parking space & an above ground pool. The roof was replaced in 2021 with steel shingles and the exterior of the home has a fresh coat of paint. This home is being offered “as-is”.