Victorian Dream Home! Queen Anne Revival architectural style home with a 3-story turret with rare domed roof, curved windows and trim and curved radiators. Multiple original stained glass or leaded glass windows (located in the foyer, master suite, dining room and upstairs bedroom suite), original keyhole window at top of stairs, original woodwork through-out house including amazing entry and staircase (never painted), antique mantel and tiles, original pocket doors and wood floors. 10′ ceilings, main floor laundry. Separate side entrance to office/mother-in-law quarters that has 3 rooms plus bathroom. The Main floor master suite with his and hers bathrooms, if desired. Upstairs living space/parlor along with another bedroom suite or two and several other individual bedrooms. Large windows throughout home, great light. Lots of storage and closet space. Back staircase as well. Plumbing set up for kitchenette on the 2nd floor. Home has been lovingly restored. Period lighting through majority of home. Large lot with perennials and huge front porch. Built in/ around 1900. Near the hospital, close to downtown. Completely rewired and replumbed in 2004. Zoned HVAC.
The matching hitching posts are dated 1900 and have the name Johnson on them. JT Johnson, also known as “Colonel” was one of the largest landowners/farmers in the area. His country home sat on 120 acres and he owned a total of 800 acres. He became an auctioneer and also married the daughter of the local doctor. This home is thought to be his home in the city.
Mexico, MO is a quaint town with many older homes that have character, charm and Victorian architecture. The weather features all four seasons, from beautiful fall leaves to snow covered landscapes to flowering trees and bulbs in the spring to the bright sunshine of summer.
There are 13 parks and 3 large swimming pools including the Fairground Aquatic Center, Mexico Country Club and the YMCA. The YMCA features pickleball, multiple cardio, yoga and strength classes, volleyball, basketball and a full-size pool with sauna and hot tub. There are multiple locally owned restaurants and several chain style restaurants as well.
Also home to the Missouri Military Academy which was Founded in 1889 with a Mission of empowering young men to unlock their potential through a program of academic excellence, character and social development, and leadership training within a structured environment. The MMA is accredited through the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)and sits on a 288-acre campus. The enrollment for 2018-19 was 193 students with 14 cadets being the average class size, with many classes having less than 10 students.
Mexico is the capital of Audrain County which is located about 2 hours from the city of St. Louis, MO; 2.5 hours from Kansas City, MO; 45 minutes from Columbia, MO, home of the University of Missouri; 50 minutes from Mark Twain Lake; and 1.75 hours to Lake of the Ozarks and 50 minutes to Jefferson City.
Updated on June 23, 2021 at 6:38 pm