1706 E Washington Street

Bloomington, Illinois 61701

John D'Ambrogio

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Property Type
Single Family

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.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Other
Exterior Type: Stone
Basement: Unfinished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: 1 (Window/Wall Unit)
Heating System: Hot Water/Steam, Other
Appliances: Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Washer, Dryer, Microwave, Freezer
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: Yes
Age: 91-100 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 4,590
Tax Amount: $35,832
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
External Features: Brick Paver Patio, Pool In-Ground, Outdoor Grill, Fire Pit

Room Information
Living Room: 18X28 - Main Level
Dining Room: 16X18 - Main Level
Kitchen: 13X16 - Main Level
Family Room: 16X17 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 11X13 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 11X17 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 12X13 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 11X17 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 11X12 - Main Level
Bonus: 8X9 - Main Level
Family Room - Down: 11X16 - Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $35,832

Listing information updated 10/18/2020 at 12:23am

Listing Office: RE/MAX Choice

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The city of Bloomington is located in McLean County, Illinois. It has an overall population of close to 77,000 people, which makes it the 12th most populous city in Illinois. The area is a neighbor to Normal, Illinois.

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School District(s)
Bloomington SD 87
Elementary School
Washington Elementary School
Middle School
Bloomington Jr High School
High School
Bloomington High School

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1706 E Washington Street Bloomington, Illinois 61701 is a single family home currently listed at $2,250,000. 1706 E Washington Street features 5 bedroom(s) and 9 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since October 12th, 2020 and was built in 1920. Nearby schools include Washington Elementary School, Bloomington Jr High School, Bloomington High School. Want to learn more about 1706 E Washington Street Bloomington, Illinois 61701? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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