DAMON HEIM ¦ Coldwell Banker Network Realty ¦ 815-266-2427
About This 1885 Victorian For Sale In Galena Illinois
Absolutely gorgeous Victorian located on Galena’s picturesque East Side offering the stunning beauty, incredible detail, amazing history, and sheer elegance of yesteryear. For years the property was operated as the Queen Anne Guest House Bed and Breakfast, and appropriate licensing is still an option to operate as a B&B once again. Stunning main level features entry that opens to grand staircase and access to expansive screened porch with wood clad ceiling. Large living room with bay window and alcohol gel fireplace insert with period surround that opens to a second parlor with additional bay allowing for a flow between rooms that creates one large living space. A generous family room with adjacent full bath, spacious dining room, and well-appointed kitchen with slots of cabinetry, parquet floors, and access to rear secondary staircase.
Second level houses four distinct and beautifully decorated guest bedrooms of varying sizes, each with their own private full bathrooms, one with a whirlpool and others with clawfoot style tubs/showers. Attic level of house features huge storage closet and additional living area and bedroom (previously used as Owners’ Quarters), full bathroom, and turret room with views of the surrounding neighborhood and countryside.
Additional details include electric fireplaces in bedrooms, ornate stained-glass windows, original etched glass griffin front door, beautiful wood floors, ornate woodwork throughout, two sets of pocket doors, and covered side/rear porch. Park Avenue location offers close proximity to Main Street, Galena via two pedestrian bridges as well as The Galena River Trail, small boat launch, and Grant Park. Property is being sold with much of the furniture and to be transferred via separate bill of sale (list of inclusions available).