A Bodacious Beauty
For Sale - $576,000
1872 Queen Anne-Eastlake
6 BD 3.5 BA 6,792 sq ft 1.8 acres
Madison, IN 47250
This urban estate features a residence and carriage barn designed by Massachusetts architect George Dutton Rand in 1870 that was further enhanced by Louisville architect Stratton Hammond in 1947. The result is a truly livable floor plan, that makes the home comfortable for a single couple or a large family.
Located in the charming Midwest town of Madison, Indiana, that is known for its year-round festivals and events, the Fairmount House sits majestically on a forested bluff overlooking the Ohio River. Its hand-formed red brick walls with bands of white Bedford limestone, a new slate roof with copper gutters and terra cotta ridge caps combine to create a distinctive Queen Anne – Eastlake architectural style. It is a recognized as a significant residence, making it a standout in a town with one of the country’s largest contiguous National Historic Landmark Districts.
The home has an easy care, mature landscape with iron fenced formal gardens, a swimming pool, greenhouse and koi pond. An additional 2 acres and a guest house are also available.