This gorgeous c. 1874 Italianate sits on an unbelievably charming, tree-lined street and immediately drew me in with its fabulous wood trim, decorative bays and carved stone details. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the interior packs in even more original details. Enter through substantial double doors and you’ll find 12′ ceilings, ornate hand-carved woodwork, stunning arched doorways, ceilings mouldings, fireplaces and more! The wallpaper in the entryway is also just lovely in the space, I must say.
1526 College Ave, Racine, WI 53403
5 beds/4 baths, 5,248 sq.ft.
Asking Price: $624,900
Remarkable Historic Racine Brick High Victorian Italianate. This stunning home situated on a tree-lined original brick street, is a Registered National Historic Home. Exceptional East Lake style ornate trim, decorative wood bays, verandas, and barge boards. Carved stone window arches with original windows. Large covered front porch has impressive double front door opening to a magnificent foyer that will make you swoon with ornate hand carved woodwork, quarter-saw flooring, 12 foot high ceilings 10 foot door openings and impressive decor. First Floor features formal living, library, dining, den, kitchen, powder room. Upper floor has 5 bedrooms, lower level has family room, additional finished living space and storage, exercise room. Rear yard is fenced and private.
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