1886 Queen Anne in Kingston, Ontario – $2,575,000 CAD

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Added to OHD on 10/27/20   -   Last OHD Update: 10/27/20   -   25 Comments
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95 King St E, Kingston, Ontario K7L2Z7

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  • $2,575,000 CAD ($1,951,607 USD)
  • 7 Bed
  • 5 Bath
  • 6030 Sq Ft
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A magnificent King Street landmark that is being offered for sale for the first time in 3 decades. This elegant home was built in 1886, designed by Joseph Power, and is known as Hendry House. This grand structure is a fine example of Victorian design built in the Queen Anne style. The architectural detailing throughout is stunning. It is ideally located overlooking City Park and Lake Ontario and is steps to Queen's, hospitals and downtown. It is finished on 4 levels and has an attached double car garage plus ample outdoor parking. At present it is a single family home but has been a multi-unit home, doctor's office, artist's studio and more - always maintained to the highest standards. It is truly a prominent Kingston address - don't miss the opportunity!
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Marjorie Cooke, Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty
613-453-2067
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25 Comments on 1886 Queen Anne in Kingston, Ontario – $2,575,000 CAD

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  1. CarebearCarebear says: 1145 comments
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    O.M.G!!! I wonder if the current owners would include the furniture? Talk about move in ready! I love the stained glass! Fantastic! I think the only thing I’d change, is to put a laundry room upstairs, on a bedroom level. The only drawback, is that big building and parking lot in what should be a spacious backyard, full of gardens!

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  2. Wow, those marble topped radiators are spectacular – wish they had more pictures of them.

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6731 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      >marble topped radiators
      I guess those must actually be quite common up there. When she first started posting Canadian houses I sperged out the first time I saw one; but since then have seen them pretty frequently, even in lower mid-tier houses. They are no less super cool. I dont believe they are actually the business part of the radiator itself; but are instead decorative grille sort of freestanding cast iron cabinets encasing them. From a decorative perspective, they certainly add to the aesthetic quality of plain radiators.

      Hard to say for sure, but I imagine that the original system was pressure steam, and contemporary with the build; evinced by the first generation, uncovered, “shotgun barrrel” radiator up on 3. Those units pre-date hydronic systems.
      https://www.oldhousedreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/53-95kingste.jpg
      Since the majority of other radiators are covered in those amazing grilles, those are all wild cards. One thing is for sure, the +or- 1900 era floor radiators in the basement indicate the update to a hydronic system around that time, as radiators could not be at or below the level of the boiler in a steam system.
      https://www.oldhousedreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/6-95kingste.jpg
      That’s the reason why ceiling mount radiators in basements are often found in homes which have, or originally had, steam heating. It was common for that change to have happened around that time, especially in upper tier homes like this.

      The curved radiator in the bay is done with angled nipples between sections: and the decorative grille apparent in the image is just a decorative device, like the others, except built into the finish cabinetry.

      As hillhouse mentioned, I also would very much enjoy exploring the intricacies of the heating system in this house. These days they fascinate me more than most of even the fanciest decorative details: though some of the details in this house are
      QUITE fine indeed. 🙂 Clllipped.

      https://www.oldhousedreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/kingston-ontario-1886.jpg
      https://www.oldhousedreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/kingston-ontario-1886-b.jpg

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  3. hillhousehillhouse says: 79 comments
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    1899 Stick
    Bluefield, WV

    A splendid town mansion, and a tribute to the refined taste of its owners. I, too, would like to know more about the heating system, and learn about the apparent curved radiator in the turret.

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  4. DaveDave says: 260 comments
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    1875 Queen Ann/Stick
    Des Moines, IA

    Those are actually high-end radiator covers. If one had the money, they could buy these from a number of catalogs from the 1890’s. The radiators underneath would be quite plain, as seen in other photos; They are, however, American. If they were Canadian, they would have the supply and return pipes on the bottom of one end. This would have been a gravity hot water system originally.
    I used to make my living working on these things, and BOY are those covers HEAVY!

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  5. BettyAnnBettyAnn says: 141 comments
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    I have walked past this house many times when my aunt lived in Kingston as recently as two years ago. So happy to see the beautiful interior. Kingston has so many magnificent old houses!

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  6. KarenZKarenZ says: 1151 comments
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    This mansion just dropped the mic!

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  7. JpedigoJpedigo says: 129 comments

    OH.MY.GOSH! I am in love with this house. Beautiful stained glass windows, gorgeous wood, lovely newel post lamps, and the list goes on and on…

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  8. MJGMJG says: 2169 comments
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    CT

    This house exterior checks off every box I dream of in a house!
    The interior woodwork is stunning along with that amazing stair case.
    The Art glass windows are everything I dream of and more. The top portions of the glass scream 1880s aesthetic on this one and the door in the back.
    https://www.oldhousedreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/21-95kingste.jpg

    I’d change the exterior trim color to an earthy polychrome style.
    Those wider plank floors indicate the house was built with the intention of wall to wall carpeting.

    I’d rebuild that kitchen and cover up the crude exposed brick and bring it back into something that fits that spectacular interior. Cringe.

    I would love a virtual tour of this stunning masterpiece.

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    • MJGMJG says: 2169 comments
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      CT

      Oh, I’d enjoy pulling out all of the recessed lighting and discard it!

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    • MichaelMichael says: 2674 comments
      1979 That 70's show
      Otis Orchards, WA

      I agree with you about the colors on the exterior. Fortunately most of the house is brick. The great slate roof with the two colors would enhance the polychrome paint scheme. The floors are puzzling to me. Some of them look very new, as in engineered hardwood or laminate. The many varied floors we see are about the only thing I don’t like about this great house. The house is stunning and has so many great features. Check out the details on the fireplace in the front parlor….very nice!

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  9. ReeRee says: 1 comments

    This home is just a beautiful grand old dame. Wish they would have chosen a more time
    relative kitchen, in the white cabinets with the wood trim. The main kitchen with that
    old brick and bistro style table is just so nostalgic, it is termed “a character home”
    in Europe leaving that as is. It adds more charm. Every stained glass piece is rich
    and high value for certain. A glorious home with the additions of green house pavilion
    style add on’s.

  10. Stunning Queen Anne Mansion inside and out! Agree with MJG and Michael.

  11. JohntiqueJohntique says: 83 comments
    Winter Park, FL

    This house “had me” at the stained & leaded glass; those interior doors are “mind blowing”! I have had these cast iron and marble radiator covers in two of my houses; they get as hot as the rads – and they hold the heat for a long while. …. very practical – as well as attractive!
    Gorgeous house in fabulous condition!

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  12. JenniferJennifer says: 75 comments
    Nashville, TN

    My god the woodwork and stained glass just floored me. Stunning.

  13. KarenfryxellKarenfryxell says: 122 comments
    Mesquite, NV

    I would live in that greenhouse!

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