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    1706 E Washington Street

    Bloomington, IL 61701
    • $2,250,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 142 days
    • MLS #: 10903208
    UPDATED: 63 min ago
    $2,250,000
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 4.55
      ACRES
    • 6
      BATHS
    • 3
      1/2 BATHS
    • 4,590
      SQFT
    • $490
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1920
    County:
    Area:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    School District:
    87

    Description

    Welcome to Bloomington's most beautiful home set on four large lots consisting of 4.55 acres stretching from East Washington Street to Country Club Place. The home known as Gray Ledges was designed in 1920 by Prairie-style architect John S. Van Bergen of Highland Park an architect in Frank Lloyd Wright's firm in Oak Park, IL. The 5 bedroom and 6 bathroom house was built in 1920-21 on 1.72 acres. Jens Jensen, one of Americas leading landscape architects, designed the landscape including the first swimming pool built in Bloomington in 1922 along with a pool house. 3 adjoining homes were demolished and added to the property by the previous owner, who also added a large koi pond with a pavilion designed to match the original house and pool. The koi pond includes a complex water feature including four waterfall "headwaters" that spill into a flowing hidden river. Awe inspiring design, materials and construction. Stratified limestone from the same stone quarry covers the exterior of the house, pool house with fireplace, swimming pool and koi pond. Tile roofs on the house, outdoor entertaining facility and pavilion. New stone circular driveway with electric gates. 2 car attached garage. Milled trim and casings are all oak. Floors and gables are quarter sawn white oak. Lift from basement to attic. Centra AC. Butler pantry, breakfast nook, large kitchen with plenty of prep space. New large outdoor patio with bar gazebo. The property is a place of shelter and security. Surrounded by an ornate fence spaced between stone columns that match the house. Has 2 elaborate entry gates on Washington Street. Additional stones of various sizes are available for future improvements to this unique property. Additional 4 car garage on Country Club Place lot with large paneled office on 2nd floor. Property being sold as 1 property. Qualified buyers only.

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    1706 E Washington Street Bloomington, IL 61701

    • Price: $2,250,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 63 min ago
    • MLS #: 10903208
    5
    Beds
    6
    Baths
    3
    ½ Baths
    4.55
    Acres
    4,590
    SQFT
    $490
    $/SQFT
    1920
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Not Applicable
    County:
    Mc Lean
    Area:
    Bloomington
    Elementary School:
    Washington Elementary
    Middle School:
    Bloomington Jr High School
    High School:
    Bloomington High School
    School District:
    87
    Property Description
    Welcome to Bloomington's most beautiful home set on four large lots consisting of 4.55 acres stretching from East Washington Street to Country Club Place. The home known as Gray Ledges was designed in 1920 by Prairie-style architect John S. Van Bergen of Highland Park an architect in Frank Lloyd Wright's firm in Oak Park, IL. The 5 bedroom and 6 bathroom house was built in 1920-21 on 1.72 acres. Jens Jensen, one of Americas leading landscape architects, designed the landscape including the first swimming pool built in Bloomington in 1922 along with a pool house. 3 adjoining homes were demolished and added to the property by the previous owner, who also added a large koi pond with a pavilion designed to match the original house and pool. The koi pond includes a complex water feature including four waterfall "headwaters" that spill into a flowing hidden river. Awe inspiring design, materials and construction. Stratified limestone from the same stone quarry covers the exterior of the house, pool house with fireplace, swimming pool and koi pond. Tile roofs on the house, outdoor entertaining facility and pavilion. New stone circular driveway with electric gates. 2 car attached garage. Milled trim and casings are all oak. Floors and gables are quarter sawn white oak. Lift from basement to attic. Centra AC. Butler pantry, breakfast nook, large kitchen with plenty of prep space. New large outdoor patio with bar gazebo. The property is a place of shelter and security. Surrounded by an ornate fence spaced between stone columns that match the house. Has 2 elaborate entry gates on Washington Street. Additional stones of various sizes are available for future improvements to this unique property. Additional 4 car garage on Country Club Place lot with large paneled office on 2nd floor. Property being sold as 1 property. Qualified buyers only.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Other Exterior Building Type Stone Exterior Features Brick Paver PatioPool In-GroundOutdoor GrillFire Pit Garage Details Heated Garage On Site Yes Garage Ownership Owned Garage Type Attached Lot Features Corner LotFenced YardGolf Course LotIrregular LotPond(S) Number Of Cars 2 Parking Garage Type Detached Other Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    2nd Bedroom Flooring Carpet 2nd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 2nd Bedroom Window Treatments All 3rd Bedroom Flooring Carpet 3rd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 3rd Bedroom Window Treatments All 4th Bedroom Flooring Carpet 4th Bedroom Level 2nd Level 4th Bedroom Window Treatments All Addtl Room1 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room1 Level Main Level Addtl Room1 Name 5th Bdrm Addtl Room2 Flooring Ceramic Tile Addtl Room2 Level Main Level Addtl Room2 Name Bonus Addtl Room3 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room3 Name Family Room - Down Appliances DishwasherRefrigeratorRangeWasherDryerMicrowaveFreezer Basement Full Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Description Unfinished Basement Sq Ft 1444 Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Below Grade Finished Area 176 Built Before1978 YN Yes Cooling 1 (Window/Wall Unit) Dining Room Separate Dining Room Flooring Carpet Dining Room Level Main Level Family Room Flooring Carpet Family Room Level Main Level Fireplace Features Gas Log Fireplaces Total 1 Heating SteamOther Interior Features Built-In FeaturesWalk-In Closet(S) Kitchen Flooring Ceramic Tile Kitchen Level Main Level Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space Laundry Flooring Other Laundry Level Basement Living Room Flooring Carpet Living Room Level Main Level Master Bedroom Bath Full Master Bedroom Flooring Carpet Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Other Equipment Tv-CableSecurity SystemFan-Whole HouseAir Exchanger Room Type Bedroom 5Bonus RoomFamily Room Rooms Total 11 Total Sq Ft 4590

    Property Features

    Additional Parcels YN Yes Age 91-100 Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Corporate Limits Bloomington Disability Access And Or Equipped No Holds Earnest Money Yes New Construction YN No Offeredfor Saleor Rent No Ownership Type Fee Simple Property Type Detached Single Rebuilt YN No Recent Rehab YN No Rural YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Assessments No Special Listing Conditions None Special Service Area N Tax Annual Amount 35832.78 Tax Year 2019 Township City Of Bloomi Water Source Public Zero Lot Line No

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    © 2021 Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. All rights reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by MTP, MRED or Keller Williams Success Realty. Based on information submitted to the MRED as of 2021-03-04T00:54:45.923 UTC. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may subsequently have sold and may no longer be available. NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.

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