Des Plaines Victorian Homes
Victorian homes embody the ornate architectural style of the middle to late nineteenth century, the period of history when Queen Victoria sat on the English throne. Victorian houses, sometimes referred to as 'painted ladies' owing to their colorful exterior painted surfaces, remain highly sought-after homes-especially those that have been expertly maintained. With their dollhouse-like features-cupolas and gables, expansive porches and decorative windows-Victorians actually borrow many elements from earlier architectural styles such as Queen Anne architecture and even Gothic elements.
A quintessential Victorian home typically includes steep gabled roofs, decorative woodwork, stained glass, turrets and dormers, and round angles. The interior of these houses often includes high ceilings, intricate moldings and trims, shapely windows, multiple stories, decorative staircases, and unique nooks like window seats and built-ins. Like other house styles, the Victorian style is varied, but these are among their key features.
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Des Plaines Victorian Homes Search
To locate the latest Des Plaines Victorian homes listed on the market, be sure to bookmark this page. This listing is updated throughout the day to provide home shoppers with the latest real estate information from the most extensive Chicago MLS.
Each Victorian homes listing you see here will include a wide range of general information such as subdivision, the home's year of construction, its size (in square footage), the size of the lot, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, number of garage space, and, of course, price. Other information like interior features, exterior features, special features like swimming pools or out buildings may also be included in the home's description. Be sure to take note of the MLS number and the house's status (i.e. active or pending) when considering it. These listings will also include the list date and the number of days (DOM) the home has spent on the market.
When reading through each description, you may also find listings for features like heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, appliances, or other types of property that the seller is including in the sale of the home. Although not always available, many descriptions may also include information about area schools and special neighborhood features like parks, libraries and public transportation stops.
When viewing, keep in mind that you can click a button that says “Schedule A Showing”, to schedule a time and date to see the property in question. You can also use the available filters to sort the listings by their various features like price, number of bedrooms, etc…
Des Plaines Victorian Homes Real Estate Agents
If you are planning to buy or sell a Victorian style home, it's ideal to work with a local Des Plaines Victorian homes real estate agent who not only understands the type of home and property you're looking for, but also has intimate knowledge of area neighborhoods and their specific features. As local real estate agents, we can provide each client with the specific information they're looking for. If you are planning to sell your Victorian homes, let us provide you with some update information about what similar homes in the area have sold for. We specialize in helping our clients strategize to achieve a successful real estate transaction.