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Charm in the East End Historic District

1469 Maine Street, Quincy, , 62301
  • 3 baths
  • 4 beds
  • 4,500 sq ft
  • 0.39 acres
Date Posted: September 13, 2018



Sandy Frillman

Century 21 Broughton Team

[email protected]

o: (217) 224-4600

m: (217) 316-9674

Circa 1880

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About This Old House

Seeing is believing with this Magnificent Home. Located in Historic Quincy, right in the heart of the East End Historic District.

Quincy, known as Illinois’s “Gem City,” is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, located on the Mississippi River. The 2010 census counted a population of 40,633 in the city itself, up from 40,366 in 2000. As of July 1, 2015, the Quincy Micro Area had an estimated population of 77,220. During the 19th century, Quincy was a thriving transportation center as riverboats and rail service linked the city to many destinations west and along the river. It was Illinois’ second-largest city, surpassing Peoria in 1870. The city has several historic districts, besides East End, including the Downtown Quincy Historic District and the South Side German Historic District, which display the architecture of Quincy’s many German immigrants from the late 19th century. Known as Tree USA for many, many years, Quincy is a great place to bring up a family boasting a rich history of Art and Museums.

This Maine Street home has a Historic Charm with modern conveniences. It has updated wiring, furnace, kitchen, bathrooms and main floor laundry. The quality craftsmanship, butternut, walnut, oak and maple woods adorn the entire home, floor to ceiling, Banisters to molding. Adding warmth to this beautiful home are 3 stunning marble fireplaces. Front and back parlors, used as living and family rooms, divided by a massive set of walnut pocket doors, which is 1 of 3 working pocket doors. Another pocket door separates the parlor from the dining room another one has large impressive widows, allowing light and separates the sitting room and the dining room. And the last one separates the Master bedroom from another bedroom, which at this time is being used as a sitting room for the Master bedroom. Some are Butternut and some are Walnut. Spectacular massive and beautiful woods make up these pocket doors. A Gourmet Chef’s dream kitchen, it has hard surface counter tops, with a professional stove/oven and grill. Original Pine Flooring completes the look of the historic nature of the kitchen. Blending historic with modern conveniences. There is a Large Butler’s Pantry, with an original Copper working sink and massive bookcases. Upstairs back steps take you to the traditional Servants Quarters. Large area for children or guests with two steps go up to the second level hallway giving lots of privacy. This perfect Historic Home will not disappoint you!

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