June 14, 2024


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A castle-like mansion in Illinois wows. Take a look



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A house that looks like it was ripped from the pages of an old fairytale has an elegant wow factor.

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The dashing eight-bedroom, 4.5-plus-bathroom home called The Yates Mansion built in 1907 has landed on the real estate market for $1.15 million in Springfield, Illinois. It’s described as a “stately mansion” in the listing.

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And while it’s certainly a spectacle on the outside, it’s just as glamorous throughout its vivid, and colorful, interior.

Living room Screen grab from Realtor

Features in and around the 6,348-square-foot estate include:

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  • Luxurious carriage house

  • A man cave

  • Swimming pool

  • Lush green views

  • Updated kitchen

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There’s also a great deal of space outside since the estate sits on a hefty lot.

Bedroom Screen grab from Realtor

“The estimated 1.5 acre lot provides not only the space for the kids baseball games, swimming, parents to entertain, but sits right at the edge of Washington Park with magnificent views and access,” the listing on Realtor.com says.

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According to the listing, the home was “added onto the United States Department of Interior Register of Historic Places in 1988.”

This story was originally published July 20, 2022 7:00 AM.

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TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren