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Prestigious Summit Hill Mansion

853 Lincoln Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105


Beautifully preserved brick mansion in prestigious Summit Hill! Love to cook? This updated gourmet kitchen will inspire any chef! Have a nanny? The gorgeous 3rd floor apartment is perfect! Updated perfectly to preserve the detailing & historic charm, move-in ready!

Mature trees line the beautiful streets of this prestigious Crocus Hill neighborhood and welcome you home to 853 Lincoln Avenue. Originally designed and built in 1902 for Edward J. Donohue, an architect known for his work on the Landmark Center and the Archdiocese of St. Paul, this stately brick mansion has been beautifully preserved and tastefully updated so you can experience all the charm of the past while enjoying the modern conveniences of now!Timeless elegance combined with modern updates are the hallmark of this turn-of-the-century home. The exquisite two story foyer features soaring ceilings, amazing woodwork, a grand staircase and intricate detailing, which continues throughout the main level. A large living room lies at the front of the house and provides a wonderful and sun-filled space for relaxing or entertaining. Double French doors open to a gorgeous open air porch…just imagine relaxing here after a long day and enjoying the sights and sounds of this Summit Hill neighborhood.Just imagine the dinner parties and gatherings you can host in this formal dining room! The built-in buffet and period detailing create an inviting and elegant dining space while the central location between the living room and kitchen make entertaining a breeze!Tastefully updated with stainless steel appliances and white cabinetry which contrasts beautifully with the dark granite countertops, this beautifully remodeled kitchen is sure to inspire your inner chef! The convenient mudroom at the rear of the home offers a built-in boot bench, numerous closets for storage and easy access to the deck and backyard.A beautiful remodeled half bathroom and sitting room complete the main level. A servants staircase found in the kitchen leads you to a side door, as well as the lower level, second and third levels. Take a peek at the partially finished lower level. A little time and effort put into this basement could transform it into an amazing lower level family room, rental or mother-in-law apartment – how will you use this space?Back on the main floor, notice the amazing character and detailing in the stained glass windows and unique staircase as you wind your way up to the equally lovely 2nd level – all beautiful reminders of the history and charm this home possesses.

Three spacious bedrooms at the front of the home offer large closets with organizers and sun-filled spaces. Nearby, the full bathroom has been cleverly remodeled to mimic the look and feel of a bathroom from long ago but with all the modern conveniences of todays lifestyle you would want and expect – double vanities, a gorgeous clawfoot tub, and a stunning walk-in marble, tile and glass shower. Amazing attention to detail has transformed this bathroom into the one-of-a-kind beauty you see today!

At the rear of the house you will find two more spacious rooms, both with nice-sized closets and new carpeting. Whether you are looking for more bedrooms, room for a home office, playroom, craft room or workout room, there is no shortage of space or opportunity here!

The servants staircase leads you up to the third level apartment. Spacious, updated, charming and stylish, this fabulous space offers a huge bedroom with great closet space, a spacious bathroom, a full kitchen with skylight and great cabinet and counter space, a large dining room and a beautiful living room. What an amazing opportunity for your nanny quarters, mother-in-law apartment, out of town guest apartment or teenager hangout!

Updated for modern living but with all the historic charm and character you would expect from an early 1900’s home, 853 Lincoln Avenue is perfectly situated in a highly desirable neighborhood close to Summit and Grand Avenue. Just move in!

  • Country: United States


Updated on September 18, 2018 at 8:36 am

  • Price: $715
  • Property Size: 4
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Property Status: For Sale

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