706 Douglas Avenue Elgin, IL
$ 369,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10846464
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyKANE
  • CityElgin
  • AreaElgin
  • Zip60120
  • StyleQueen Anne
  • Year Built1888
  • Taxes6134
  • Price$ 369,900
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2646
  • Lot Size0.33 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Real People Realty, Inc.
Property Description

Agent Owned, 2020 City of Elgin Mayor's Award recipient - Elgin Vintage Beauty, located in the Spring-Douglas Historic District, Elgin's Gold Coast. Completely restored 1888 Queen Anne home with 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on a large, fenced corner lot. Not only is this a spectacular restoration but it is in Elgin's most desirable historic neighborhood. Owners took over a year to restore this beauty with lots of attention to detail. Three porches restored to recreate the original design. 9-color exterior demands attention as a Painted Lady. Beautiful stained and bevelled glass windows and many divided-light windows throughout the house. Wonderful open space layout on first floor rarely seen in Queen Anne homes. Library/office on the main floor. Refinished original hardwood floors and restored mouldings, hardware and doors. Two fireplaces. Incredible new, expanded kitchen, with a vintage look and all the modern conveniences. 3 completely new bathrooms all have appropriate vintage fixtures; one with a walk-in shower. 5 spacious bedrooms upstairs (one adaptable as a laundry room), all with larger closets. Living space does not count large baths, large closets and large halls. House is a 2,000 sq.ft. footprint. Screened 3-season room off of big two-car garage. Lrg basement, and big, tall walk-up attic, with ample space ready to finish. Professionally landscaped with perennial gardens. Walking distance to library, Fox River Bike Trail, Metra train, downtown and schools. Possible 2 separate offices for those working from home.

Price History
9/4/2020 Listed $374,900
10/19/2020 2% - $369,900

General Features

Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Gas Oven
Architectural Style Queen Anne
Community Features Park, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Exterior Features Porch, Screened Patio, Fire Pit
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
New Construction No
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract

Interior Features

Basement Full, Walkout
Basement Partially Finished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Handicap Shower, Double Sink
Bedroomspossible 5
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Kitchen Eating Area-Table Space, Island
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Frame
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 109X132
Lot Features Corner Lot, Fenced Yard
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 13X13 2nd Level Hardwood
Dining Room 16X14 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 18X13 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 12X10 Main Level Hardwood
Library 10X9 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 22X13 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 20X13 2nd Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60120

AVG $230K
AVG $5,240
AVG 63
Year Built
AVG 1956
AVG 47
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