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    434 W Downer Place

    Aurora, IL 60506
    • $699,000
    • STATUS: Active Under Contract
    • ON SITE: 91 days
    • MLS #: 11018677
    Short Sale
    $699,000
    • 7
      BEDS
    • N/A
      ACRES
    • 3
      BATHS
    • 3
      1/2 BATHS
    • 12,096
      SQFT
    • $58
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1917
    County:

    School Ratings & Info

    School District:
    129

    Description

    Proudly presenting 434 West Downer Place, referred to as the Copley Mansion. Built for Colonel Ira Clifton Copley, (the founder of Copley Press and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives) in 1917, this historic home is spectacular. The current owners have revived and improved this home, preserving the vision, craftsmanship, and amazing detail of the original architect (Jarvis Hunt), and the artisans who build this stately home. From the minute you step in you will be captivated. It IS everything you hoped it would be! Notice the expansive rooms, the soaring ceilings, the exquisite plasterwork, the detailed crown molding, the never ending sweeping mahogany staircase, the period fixtures, the marble fireplaces (4), the library featuring built in bookshelves with leaded glass doors, the updated kitchen with professional grade appliances, the WOW butlers pantry...and oh, so very much more. The original hardwood floors are in perfect condition, the paint colors are exactly the right choices, this mansion really is a home. There are at least 7 bedrooms (if needed two additional rooms could be bedrooms), three full baths and three half baths. This home even has a hat room just off the library. The piazza is a lovely place to relax in the evenings, and as you would expect in a residence of this era, the third floor makes an excellent ballroom! (Current owners used it as as a game room) Naturally there is a balcony off of the ballroom atop the front dramatic portico. The home's exterior walls are 2x8 with full brick exterior. Interior walls are largely still plaster, and are 8 inches thick. There are 9 air conditioning units and 9 furnaces. The home features 800 amp service. Owning the Copley Mansion is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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    434 W Downer Place Aurora, IL 60506

    • Price: $699,000
    • Status: Active Under Contract
    • MLS #: 11018677
    7
    Beds
    3
    Baths
    3
    ½ Baths
    N/A
    Acres
    12,096
    SQFT
    $58
    $/SQFT
    1917
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Aurora / Eola
    County:
    Kane
    Area:
    Aurora / Eola
    School District:
    129
    Property Description
    Proudly presenting 434 West Downer Place, referred to as the Copley Mansion. Built for Colonel Ira Clifton Copley, (the founder of Copley Press and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives) in 1917, this historic home is spectacular. The current owners have revived and improved this home, preserving the vision, craftsmanship, and amazing detail of the original architect (Jarvis Hunt), and the artisans who build this stately home. From the minute you step in you will be captivated. It IS everything you hoped it would be! Notice the expansive rooms, the soaring ceilings, the exquisite plasterwork, the detailed crown molding, the never ending sweeping mahogany staircase, the period fixtures, the marble fireplaces (4), the library featuring built in bookshelves with leaded glass doors, the updated kitchen with professional grade appliances, the WOW butlers pantry...and oh, so very much more. The original hardwood floors are in perfect condition, the paint colors are exactly the right choices, this mansion really is a home. There are at least 7 bedrooms (if needed two additional rooms could be bedrooms), three full baths and three half baths. This home even has a hat room just off the library. The piazza is a lovely place to relax in the evenings, and as you would expect in a residence of this era, the third floor makes an excellent ballroom! (Current owners used it as as a game room) Naturally there is a balcony off of the ballroom atop the front dramatic portico. The home's exterior walls are 2x8 with full brick exterior. Interior walls are largely still plaster, and are 8 inches thick. There are 9 air conditioning units and 9 furnaces. The home features 800 amp service. Owning the Copley Mansion is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.
    Exterior Features

    Direction Faces North Driveway Side Drive Exterior Building Type Brick Exterior Features BalconyPatioPorch Screened Model The Copley Mansion Number Of Cars 10 Parking Space/S Parking On Site Yes Parking Ownership Owned Parking Total 10 Type Detached 3 Stories Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 2nd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 2nd Bedroom Window Treatments All 3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 3rd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 3rd Bedroom Window Treatments All 4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 4th Bedroom Level 2nd Level 4th Bedroom Window Treatments All Addtl Room1 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room1 Level Main Level Addtl Room1 Name Office Addtl Room2 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room2 Level Main Level Addtl Room2 Name Library Addtl Room3 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room3 Name Media Rm Addtl Room4 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room4 Name Foyer Addtl Room5 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room5 Name Pantry Addtl Room6 Name Terrace Addtl Room7 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room7 Name 6th Bdrm Addtl Room8 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room8 Name 7th Bdrm Addtl Room9 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room9 Name 8th Bdrm Attic Finished Basement Full Basement Bathrooms YN No Basement Description Unfinished Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Built Before1978 YN Yes Cooling Central AirZoned Dining Room Separate Dining Room Flooring Hardwood Dining Room Level Main Level Family Room Flooring Carpet Family Room Level 2nd Level Fireplace Location Family RoomLiving RoomDen/LibraryDining Room Fireplaces Total 4 Heating Natural GasForced AirZoned Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral CeilingsHardwood FloorsBuilt-In FeaturesWalk-In Closet(S)Bookcases10' CeilingCoffered Ceiling(S)Historic/Period MlwkSpecial MillworkDrapes/BlindsGranite Counters Kitchen Flooring Travertine Kitchen Level Main Level Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast BarPantry-ButlerCustom CabinetryGranite Counters Laundry Level 2nd Level Living Room Flooring Hardwood Living Room Level Main Level Master Bedroom Bath Full Master Bedroom Flooring Carpet Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Room Type OfficeLibraryMedia RoomFoyerPantryTerraceBedroom 6Bedroom 7Bedroom 8Attic Rooms Total 15 Total Sq Ft 0

    Property Features

    Age 100+ Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Contingency Short Sale Corporate Limits Aurora Disability Access And Or Equipped No Holds Earnest Money Yes New Construction YN No Offeredfor Saleor Rent No Ownership Type Fee Simple Property Type Detached Single Rebuilt YN No Recent Rehab YN Yes Rehab Year 2015 Rural YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Assessments No Special Listing Conditions Short Sale Special Service Area N Tax Annual Amount 23965.92 Tax Exemptions Homeowner Tax Year 2019 Township Aurora Water Source Public

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