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1837 HISTORIC LOG CABIN THAT HAS BEEN ADDED ONTO IN 1998 WITH ALL NEW CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY SITS AS A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO AND 5 STAR B&B, AUTHENTIC LOG CABIN FEATURES WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE, LOFT DEN (20 X 14), KITCHEN IS ADAPTED FROM THE WORKING OFFICE/STUDIO, WALK INTO THE 46.7 X 25 PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO THAT HAS A VAST AMOUNT OF SPACE WITH 10 FT CEILING TO DO JUST ABOUT ANYTHING. BASEMENT HOLDS HUGE GARAGE, FULL BATH, AND LARGE WORK SPACE THAT IS JUST ABOUT 1500 SQUARE FEET. PROPERTY IS A PRIME LOCATION WITH WILD FLOWER FIELD, LOTS OF WILD LIFE, PEACE AND SERENITY. Built In 1837 this historic log cabin is for sale. Situated on 5 beautiful acres between the Mississippi River and Galena IL. You will find the Log Cabin has an additional 4000 sq ft. and is truly a unique space. With all new quality construction in 1998 and situated on a hard surface rd, this structure is enhanced with many with many historical details and endless creative elements. A porch was added onto the Cabin in 1998 when the addition was put on it is with reclaimed oak barn timbers and lumber. For natural light 2 dormers were built to illuminate the quaint cozy loft. The stairway to the loft and the rustic handmade banister is supported by a scarred tree reaching to the ceiling. The center piece of the Log Cabin is the Stone Fireplace built with Fossils, iron ore, flint, and stalactites and finished with unique and beautiful stones. The floor is reclaimed random width, old growth lumber, as is the front door which has hand forged antique hinges. The ceiling is built of reclaimed virgin timber from a neighbors dismantled Granary. The Hallway has an open ceiling, floor is reclaimed pine and is lit by a tall window salvaged from the Zion one room school house, Barn timbers frame one wall along with salvaged wide width baseboard trim and door. Bed room is accented with the exposed log cabin wall and open ceiling. all trim is made from a large Oak tree that fell from a storm, milled then handmade by a local craftsman One wall is framed with hand hewed Oak barn timbers and the room is heated thru an old baseboard register. The Kitchen area features an open ceiling with 2 walls framed in Barn timbers and custom Oak details. The large expanse of the Studio is a blank slate waiting for a personal touch. It measures 27 x 47 with 10” ceilings. It has North facing bay window and salvaged Oak door leading into a custom mad wrought Iron balcony. Connected to this room are the bath with vintage claw foot tub, large 6x17 storage closet and another area that measures 6x9. The stairs to the lower level are supported by a salvaged solid walnut timber with steps made of wormy old oak and rough sewn cherry boards saved from a dumpster and a landing made with multi-colored salvaged pine from various structures. The Stairway opens into 2 adjoining rooms totaling 322 sq ft wired for 220 with a sink in place for a possible laundry room. Through a door is access to 540 sq ft of finished storage space. Finally a door opens to a full basement with 10 ft ceilings and large hand hewn oak barn timbers running through the center of this 32 x 47 expanse. This space is used for multiple purposes, it has 2- 2 x 6 framed and insulated walls on the walk out sides with garage door access for machinery, toys and cars as well as a gingerbread porch leading to the large yard. Along with climate controlled space for that classic car, wood working shop etc and is wide –open and functional. The large basement also houses the utility room with recently replaced updated furnace and water heater. Complete with full bath, its own claw foot tub and pedestal sink.. This building was creatively designed and professionally constructed with many unique details and use of historic salvaged materials. With the little log cabin there is also salvaged brick facades cedar siding, vinyl siding up high for easier maintenance. Now is a 5 star rated Bed and Breakfast.
Listed By : DEANNA SHEPHERD, MEL FOSTER CO.