Springfield, IL 62704
THE CLARKSON W. FREEMAN HOUSE
CHARMING HISTORICAL 3 BEDROOM HOME AND HOUSEHOLD AT AUCTION
704 W. Monroe St., Springfield, Illinois. Watch for auction signs on property.
JUNE 2, 2019 SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.
REAL ESTATE: One of Springfield’s most iconic properties! Built in 1878 by a leading architect, this Italianate style single family home combines all the charm and history of downtown Springfield. Many original features like Carpenter-Gothic trim, original grand staircase, doors, hardware, and 130 year old iron fence are restored with care. Thanks to the current owners’ extensive restoration efforts in 1980’s/90’s great detail was taken to restore the original character in modernizing systems and making the home more comfortable for today’s busy lifestyle. Expansive work included extensive rewiring and replumbing, restoring and painting the plaster walls throughout the home, refinishing the home’s original hardwood floors, stabilizing the foundation, adding concrete floors to the basement and constructing a carriage house.
The first floor boasts multiple living areas, both formal and informal; Kitchen, Den, Dining room, Two Parlors, Library, Bathroom, and an inviting Porch overlooking lovely gardens and iron fence. The upstairs offers a Master bedroom, Two front bedrooms, a Bathroom and Two staircases. Basement, Attached storage room and Unattached two-story carriage house with enough room for two cars. This home is a real charm with maintenance records and supporting historical documents. Historical furnishings, antiques and household are selling as well.
Close proximity of the State Capitol, shops, schools and restaurants; just a short distance from the very best Springfield has to offer.
Truly a one of a kind property and rare opportunity to own history. Your attendance will be appreciated. Thank you, Lee.
OPEN HOUSE: Thur May 16th and Wed May 22nd, 2019 4:30pm through 6:00pm or by calling Lee or David at 217-523-7272 Cell 217-741-2717
TAXES ID: 14-33.0-131-039
TERMS: 20% Down evening of auction, balance due in 30 days or less. Home is being offered as is without warranties either implied or expressed. Radon and lead paint disclosures are to be waived. Announcements made evening of auction take precedence over all printed matter.
HISTORICAL ANTIQUES & H/H: Dining room table & 6 chairs, Fancy marble top buffet, Kitchen cabinet, Aston Lokorner radio cabinet #1196, Oak desk, 2 Oak pressed back chairs, 2 Fancy Oak chairs, 2 Oak bookcases, Walnut Pier mirror, Walnut marble top hall tree, Several Walnut marble top & wood top parlor tables, 15 Parlor chairs, Loveseat, Walnut display glass table, Oak display on legs, Several knockdown wardrobes, 2 High back Walnut bedroom suites w/marble tops, Numerous Oriental rugs, 2 Iron leg radio benches, Clocks, England pitcher & bowl set, Gone with the wind lamp, Shaving box, RR lamps, Handmade quilts, Frank Lloyd Wright & Lincoln books, 2 Hanging light fixtures, Wooden butter churn, many pictures, Tools, 10 Tables of smalls.
MARY ANN LANGSTON: OWNER
LUKE LEE GAULE & DAVID GAULE AUCTIONEERS
5033 Gaule Road, Springfield, Il Ph: 217-523-7272 or 741-2717