Picture yourself living in a historic backdrop but with today’s modern conveniences. Once visited by Theodore Roosevelt, this luxurious jewel is truly beautiful, with its 12-foot ceilings and impeccable moldings.

With nearly 3,400 square feet of living space, you’ll find four large bedrooms and two baths. The home’s attic – with 13-foot ceilings – could be converted into additional bedrooms, a playroom, or a private home office space.

Surrounded by mature trees and majestic gardens, this Civil War era estate was initially constructed in the late 1880s. The home has been remodeled throughout the years, while still keeping many of its original features, including a breath-taking central stairwell, pocket doors, and ornate entryway.

Just some of its other notable amenities include an art studio, a wine cellar, and an enclosed Juliet balcony. Sitting on approximately one-third acre, the property includes a 6-vehicle detached garage and a large wrap-around deck that is perfect for entertaining or just enjoying the tranquil surroundings.

Subject to the Mills Act, this fantastic property is subject to the Mills Act, providing its owner with advantageous tax treatment. Located at 255 North Mayflower Avenue in Monrovia, this one-of-a-kind home is listed for sale at $1.699 million. Private tours can be set up for interested purchasers.