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NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, HISTORIC ELMHURST LANDMARK ESTATE ON ONE OF THE MOST DESIRABLE STREETS IN ELMHURST. 4 BEDROOMS, 4 FULL BATHROOMS, MASTER BEDROOM WITH MASER BATH. ORIGINAL, CUSTOM HAND CARVED WOOD WORK METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED THROUGHOUT THIS HOME WITH MANY, MANY RARE AND UNIQUE FEATURES. LARGE LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE, LIBRARY WITH FIREPLACE, DINING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE AND WOOD VANEER WALLS AND GAS SCONCES WHICH CAN BE USED AS ELECTRIC ALSO, SECOND FLOOR DEN WITH FIREPLACE. THIRD FLOOR RECREATION/BONUS ROOM. CENTRAL AC, GAS FORCED HEAT. 3/4 ACRE YARD. FULL UNFINISHED BASEMENT WITH FINISHED FULL BATHROOM. ENOURMOUS BACKYARD WITH GAZEEBO. SECOND FLOOR TERRACE OVERLOOKING BACK YARD. FIRST CENTRAL VAC SYSTEM SYSTEM STILL WORKING.
“WELCOME TO THE PINES”
This is home hast lots of history which was originally built for miss Rebecca Richardson in 1888. The hom was then purchased by John and Minneola Pentecost. The couple enlarged and transformed the hom into an arts and crafts design by noted and highly sucessful architech H.G. Fiddelke. The newly designed home resembles the Oak Park hom he designed for Earnest Hemingway’s parents.
The John L Pentecost home was listed in the National Registory of Historic Places in 2003. The property was designated an Elmhurst Landmark in 2008. The house features architectural details that are rarely seen in homes today:
Arts glass doors and windows attributed to Marion Mahoney| Picture and Place Rails in the library, dining room, and second floor den
One-inch wide oak hardwood floors Living room picture window that was unheard of in 1910
Solid Oak and Paper thin vaneer wainscoting Four Wood Burning fireplaces
One of the first central vac systems invented by the Hoover Company in 1901 that still works today Beamed ceilings in the front hall and dining room
Original 1910 lavatories, water closets and tub in three of the four bathrooms Large screened in porch for three seasons entertaining and relaxation
Unique Heatilator system to capture waste heat for 2nd and 3rd floors 38 Wood Windows, about half dating back to 1888 and the raminder to 1910
Confirtable, economical hot water heat from large, wall maintained boiler 3rd floor down to the basement speaking tube
Clothes chute connecting 1st and 2nd floors to the basement Cedar Lines clsoet in the maid’s room
Large, undereaves storage space Art studio with Northern Exposure and light
Kitchen that both reflects the arts and crafts hertitage and creates a great triangular work pattern Dual Zoned A/C systems with continuous air filtration and humidity controls
150 Amp electric circuit breaker service Under ground electric line for the transformer to the house
Copper Tube hot and cold water piping serving the kitchen and main bathrooms
*Minutes walk to public and Parochial schools, Wilder Park, train station, City centre, Lizzardo Museum of Lapidary Art and New Elmhurst Art Museum, variety of restaurants, new library, York Theater, Elmhurst College
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