223 N Elm St, Flora, IL 62839. $
29,500 Sold on 11/27/2021 for $29,500
Fixer Upper Foreclosure – c.1902 Victorian in Flora, IL Under $30K
When this home was built around 1902, many of the residents of Flora were first generation Americans whose parents came from Germany or Ireland. If you look at the 1910 US Census, the majority of heads of family worked as general farm laborers. This home, with its outstanding craftsmanship, may have been owned by a successful farmer. He would likely be none too pleased to see the beautiful woodwork he installed covered in white paint.
Here Is Your Fixer Upper! This 2552 sf 5 Bed 2 Bath Bank Owned Home Is Solid and ready for you to go to work. The HVAC and duct work have been updated and a lot of the original charm and character are still the same as built in 1902. A family room-laundry room and bath were added in the 70’s on to the back of the home along with an area for a wood stove. The original features from the day are tall ceilings, original kitchen cabinets, hardwood floors, original wood work including interior and exterior doors, pocket door, French doors, gingerbread hand craftsmanship even the original hand-turn doorbell is still there.
Outside is an updated covered patio area on the south and a large 24×24 2 car garage with gravel drive. This home had been once been divided into an upstairs downstairs apartment but has been last used as a single family home. A little paint and loving will go along way on this classic Victorian! Do the math 2552 sf home 24×24 garage on a lovely corner lot for only $29, 500.