• 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.

    KEY DETAILS
    • Price:
    • $2,250,000
    • Bedrooms:
    • 5
    • Full Baths:
    • 6
    • Half Baths:
    • 3
    • Square Footage:
    • 4,590
    • Acreage:
    • 4.55
    • Year Built:
    • 1920
    • MLS #:
    • MRD10903208
    • Street Address:
    • 1706 E Washington St
    • City:
    • Bloomington
    • State:
    • IL
    • Postal Code:
    • 61701
    • County:
    • Mc Lean
    • Area:
    • Bloomington
    • Subdivision:
    • Not Applicable
    • Listing Status:
    • For Sale - Active

    Building

    • Age Of Dwelling:
    • 91-100 Years
    • Approximate Total Liveable Area:
    • 4590
    • Basement Description:
    • Unfinished
    • Exterior Description:
    • Stone
    • Exterior Features:
    • Brick Paver Patio, Pool In-Ground, Outdoor Grill, Fire Pit
    • Finished Basement Square Footage:
    • 176
    • Fireplace:
    • Gas Log
    • Interior Features:
    • Built-In Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
    • Number Of Fireplaces:
    • 1
    • Other Buildings:
    • Gazebo
    • Total Building Square Footage:
    • 4590
    • Unit Total # Of Baths:
    • 9
    • Unit Total # Of Halfbaths:
    • 3
    • Year Built:
    • 1920

    Land

    • Lot Features:
    • Corner Lot, Fenced Yard, Golf Course Lot, Irregular Lot, Pond(s)
    • Lot Size:
    • 4.0-4.99 Acres

    Listing

    • Days On Market:
    • 6
    • Originating Mls:
    • Mred

    Money

    • Association Fee Payment Frequency:
    • Not Applicable
    • Ownership:
    • Fee Simple
    • Property Taxes:
    • $35,832
    • Tax Year:
    • 2019

    Rooms

    • Bedroom #2 Dimensions:
    • 11x17
    • Bedroom #2 On Level:
    • 2nd Level
    • Bedroom #3 Dimensions:
    • 12x13
    • Bedroom #3 On Level:
    • 2nd Level
    • Bedroom #4 Dimensions:
    • 11x17
    • Bedroom #4 On Level:
    • 2nd Level
    • Dining Room:
    • Separate
    • Dining Room Dimensions:
    • 16x18
    • Dining Room Level:
    • Main Level
    • Family Room Dimensions:
    • 16x17
    • Family Room Level:
    • Main Level
    • Kitchen:
    • Eating Area-Table Space
    • Kitchen Dimensions:
    • 13x16
    • Kitchen Level:
    • Main Level
    • Laundry Room Level:
    • Basement
    • Living Room Dimensions:
    • 18x28
    • Living Room Level:
    • Main Level
    • Master Bathroom Description:
    • Full
    • Master Bedroom Dimensions:
    • 11x13
    • Master Bedroom Location:
    • 2nd Level
    • Total Rooms:
    • 11

    Structures

    • Garage Capacity:
    • 2
    • Garage Description:
    • Attached
    • Garage Parking Spaces:
    • 2

    Systems

    • Appliances:
    • Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Range, Washer, Dryer, Microwave, Freezer
    • Cooling System:
    • 1 (window/Wall Unit)
    • Existing Water:
    • Public
    • Heating:
    • Steam, Other
    • Laundry:
    • Electric Dryer Hookup
    • Sewage Type:
    • Public Sewer

    Source

    • Listing Provided By RE/MAX Choice

      ILMRED
    REQUEST SHOWING
    SCHOOL RATINGS
    n/a

    WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY
    Elementary School
    Public

    n/a

    BLOOMINGTON JR HIGH SCHOOL
    Junior High School
    Public

    n/a

    BLOOMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
    High School
    Public

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