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CHARMED LIVING | Oregon, Illinois Home from 1874 Known as Pinehill on Historical Register, Now for Sale

400 Mix Street, Oregon, Illinois • $547,000 • Pinehill


400 Mix Street, Oregon, Illinois • $547,000

Your opportunity to own a piece of history awaits. This unique home is catching the attention of many for its unique charm and rare beauty. Nestled on just over two acres in Oregon Illinois, this stunning 1874 Italianate is known as Pinehill by the National Register of Historic Places.

400 Mix Street, Oregon, Illinois • $547,000 • Pinehill

Built by William Judd Mix, a pioneer of industry in the mercantile trade, this home located at 400 Mix Street, is named after its original owner and served as a Bed and Breakfast for decades. The fairytale backdrop has been used as a venue for weddings and other special occasions throughout its life. The majestic setting along the Rock River with its mature pines even caught the eyes of studio directors as it was the set of the 2021 film "Lacy's Christmas Do Over".

The possibilities are nearly as endless as the charm and character of this over-5,000 sq ft mansion, situated along the pines, shines through. With hand carved millwork throughout the entire home, the property boasts 7 rare stone clad fireplaces, a full walk-up attic with beautiful views from the Belvedere. But that's not all.

400 Mix Street, Oregon, Illinois • $547,000 • Pinehill

The home is built for practical living. The basement level is a full walkout with private full bath and laundry and offers nearly endless storage. Each of the 6 bedrooms offers just a little something different with a view of its own, but equally as stunning from every angle. The convenience of a second story laundry adds to the potential of this large family home or Bed & Breakfast getaway.

As you head through the butler's pantry into the kitchen, which has been updated to accommodate an army of guests with its commercial grade gas stove and dual refrigerator set up, you will feel the warm that this home provides. Pinehill offers features like pocket doors, stained glass windows, a dumbwaiter converted into a laundry chute and so much more old-world charm that you will just have to see to believe. Sip coffee on the deck overlooking the original carriage house or spend a quiet evening reading a book in the screened porch on the north side of the property. Whatever your lifestyle is, this home will embrace it.

400 Mix Street, Oregon, Illinois • $547,000 • Pinehill

The original carriage house offers even more storage to this larger-than-life estate. The loft of the carriage house could easily be converted into another living space or further income producing space.

Located just a few short blocks from downtown Oregon with shops restaurants and entertainment along the Rock River. Just under two hours from Chicago, and under a half hour to the nearest airport, it's an ideal location for every family. This is an opportunity to live your own fairytale or grow your investment portfolio with this extraordinary property.


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