c. 1880 – Anna, IL

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611 S Main St, Anna, IL 62906

  • $50,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 2.5 Bath
  • 1366 Sq Ft
  • 0.51 Ac.
Unique 1880 Victorian home ready to be brought back to its original charm. This home has 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and (1) half bathroom. You will appreciate the spacious garage with overhead bonus room. This property is conveniently located in the heart of AJ.
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Kimberly Campbell, Joe Ollis Real Estate & Auction,
(618) 833-2227

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15 Comments on c. 1880 – Anna, IL

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11892 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Thanks Cora for sharing!

  2. Cora says: 2057 comments

    I really love this one. It wouldn’t be too hard to make it shine again. It has some unique features.
    The square footage listed seems low, though?

  3. Philip Poburka says: 23 comments

    I will guess that “1300” ( sq ft ) is the ground floor.

    It does have some nice original intact charms and features going for itself.

    Too bad about the front door and some of the remodeling that was done, but, one could put those things ‘back’ without too much trouble.

    Very likeable old Home…and no doubt, a cool Basement…and I expect some Attic Storage is likely not ‘finished’.

  4. I adore the interior woodwork and the stained glass. I’m a sucker for stained glass.

  5. Lissie says: 267 comments

    With a lot of elbow grease this house could be so charming and beautiful. The price is right for a Victorian in this condition. I would love to buy this home.

  6. Lindsay G says: 578 comments

    Creepy basement anyone?

  7. Angela says: 198 comments

    Are the ceiling lights original? They are very nice looking. It looks like elbow grease would go a long way in restoring this house. The ceiling tiles make me wonder if the original ceilings started to fall or maybe aren’t there at all.

    • HarleysmomHarleysmom says: 115 comments
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      Windsor, CA

      I was wondering that also, it’s hard to tell with that ceiling tile. They appear to have originally been gas and rewired so my suspicion would be no. The scale seems off also, but that could just be from the photos. I could be completely off, but not sure it really matters because they are from the right time period (more or less). Great fence and woodwork.

  8. Jenny McCoy says: 147 comments

    that fence! so wonderful.

  9. Paul says: 2 comments

    Just about an hour away from where I live! Might have to check it out 🙂

  10. John Shiflet says: 5363 comments

    Needs some TLC but is priced accordingly. A fair amount of the original details remain. I suspect that arch by the staircase may have once had an ornamental fan type piece of fretwork. The other archway looks more recent, perhaps from the 1920’s. Lot’s of potential here for a house priced at this level.

  11. jeklstudio says: 1139 comments

    Yes, a ton of potential. Really a diamond in the rough. I wish I lived near there, I wouldn’t mind taking this one on. I think I would buy it just for the fence.

  12. GoddessOdd says: 337 comments

    There are some very nice details remaining, especially for a house in this price range. That front fence is great, and I love the floral light fixture.
    I just want to get some furniture polish and do that newel post and the banister, and clean and polish the stairs. Still though, that floor looks a little scary. Is that water damage or termites that made the front hall floor look so wonky? Add in the many damaged ceiling tiles, and I would definitely want to have a team of professionals look this one over, but great price nonetheless.

  13. Sean Lowry says: 28 comments

    The biggest problem I see is the damage to the wood floors. The rest would be easy cept adding a nice front porch.

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