1706 E Washington Street

Bloomington, IL
$ 2,250,000 Beds 5 Baths 7.5 Sq 4,590
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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.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 2,250,000
  • Lot Size
  • 4.55 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,590
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 6
  • Year Built
  • 1920
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 3
  • City, Zip
  • Bloomington
  • Taxes
  • 35832
  • County
  • MC LEAN
  • Style
  • Area
  • Bloomington
  • MLS#
  • 10903208
  • Zip
  • 61701
Listing Provided by: RE/MAX Choice

Features

General

Appliances Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Range, Washer, Dryer, Microwave, Freezer
Architectural Style Other
Elementary School Washington Elementary
Exterior Features Brick Paver Patio, Pool In-Ground, Outdoor Grill, Fire Pit
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Steam, Other
High School Bloomington High School
Interior Features Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Junior High Bloomington Jr High School
New Construction No
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Subdivision Name Not Applicable

Interior Features

Basement Full
Basement Unfinished
Bedroomspossible 5
Below Grade Finished Area 176
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 3
Kitchen Eating Area-Table Space
Total Baths 9
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 375X495
Lot Features Corner Lot, Fenced Yard, Golf Course Lot, Irregular Lot, Pond(s)
Water Source Public

Amenities

  • 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

Affordability Calculator

$3,068

Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Chicago, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Schools

Elementary School Washington Elementary
Middle School Bloomington Jr High School
High School Bloomington High School

Price History

10/12/2020 Listed $2,250,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 61701

Price
AVG $150K
$2.25M
Taxes
AVG $3,423
$35,832
Visits
AVG 43
35
Year Built
AVG 1933
1920
Walkscore
AVG 55
36
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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1706 E Washington Street Bloomington, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $2250000 with 4590 sqft and a lot size of 4.55 Acres Acre(s). 1706 E Washington Street Bloomington has 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and was built in 1920. The property's zip code is 61701 which is in Bloomington, IL

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