THORNTON HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST Lansing IOWA
Built in 1873 and serving as a Doctor's office and residence for 2 generations and over 100 years, this historic Italianate features extensive ornate tin ceilings, all oringinal woodwork, original ornate working wood or coal fireplace, extra high (9-10’) ceilings throughout, ornate and original tin ceilings in many rooms, large bedrooms, updated with 2 separate, newer 200 amp service panels (one upstairs, another down), all plumbing has been replaced, new metal roof, new paint, insulated, new carpet and wood floors have been refinished.
Home is served by both a high efficiency furnace as well as an efficient boiler in addition to an lp free standing kitchen fireplace offering a unique opportunity to zone heat where and when desired.
Unique corner property is extensively landscaped showcasing the property throughout the summer with grand trees and flowing hosta/perennial beds and includes a 10x12 outbuilding that could be used as a hobby area or artist studio as well as another storage building that is 6x10. Also featuring a 2 story veranda with the upper level being fully screened offering great views.
Enjoy all 3 floors of this beautiful home with the added opportunity to treat the lower level as an in-law suite with it's own private garden entrance and kitchenette, ornate tin ceilings, side parking and private veranda.
Amazing Mississippi riverview vistas from the upper floors make this property truly one of a kind.
Currently operating as a very successful B&B in a great Mississippi River town with growing tourism. Sold mostly furnished.