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517 SE First, Evansville, IN 47713

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Partial Basement
Two Story
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West on Washington Ave, Right on SE 2nd, Left on Mulberry, Right on SE 1st
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Dr. Sidney J. Eichel, a surgeon and physician in early 20th century Evansville, saw to the construction of this English Revival home on Evansville's SE First Street in 1923, and it stands as a cutting edge floorplan and design for its time. This brick Tudor graces you immediately with its room-like front porch, boasting fluted columns made of steel and concrete, inset from stout, brick corner columns. The great room spans the full width of the front of the home, and connects through two sets of French doors to the hallway and side entrance, and to the expansive formal dining room. In the hall and stairwell, the stairs descend to an at-grade side entrance with original marble tile, leading to an office with built-ins and original half-bath. Back off the hallway, beyond the dining room sits a butlers pantry with original cabinetry and a full bathroom. At the end of the hall - perfect for a drop zone - a kitchen with island and custom cabinetry overlooks the back yard and leads to the home's basement, with laundry and additional shower. Upstairs, through a stairwell naturally illuminated by two arch-topped windows, lie 4 bedrooms and 3 - yes, three - full bathrooms. The front bedroom, currently used as an upstairs family room, is the home's original main suite with walk-in closet and ensuite full bath. Connected to that front bedroom is the second bedroom, making a thorough expansion to the master-bathroom entirely possible within the home's original floorplan. Down the hall rests the home's original family bathroom, furthering the home's exquisite original bathroom details with original 1923 shower, subway tile, marble floor tile, and original toilet with below-tank porcelain flusher. The home's third and fourth bedrooms are at the rear of the home - the original maid's quarters rounding out the floor plan with a perfect ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet ready to serve your guests or maybe your luckiest kid, or maybe an upstairs home-office - you decide. What more could you ask for? A tree filled lot on SE 1st Street? Gorgeous original slate roof? An inground pool with waterfall and dry-bar cabana? Because that's all here along with two 500sf apartment units in the former garage - ready to supplement your mortgage each month. This house is the real all brick Tudor deal. The very style that inspired suburban development and architecture as we know it. The only question is, will it be yours?

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Vanderburgh County
West Terrace
Perry Heights
Francis Joseph Reitz

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