Welcome to 239 W Claremont known as the Brush house and recognized by the Elmhurst Historical Society. Home sits on a rarely found, 119 x 196 lot just a few short blocks to downtown Elmhurst. A turn of the Century 1891 built 'weekend Manor country estate' built by German - born Baron von Bielenfeldt and purchased shortly thereafter by the Brush family, one of the founders of the former Elmhurst Golf Club. The living room is described as a'grand salon' with an interesting blend of European and American Styles. Imported material from France and Italy dating back to the late...1800's. Mr Brush was a music publisher and musicians held many recitals in the living room, noted for acoustics. The main level boasts the grand salon, a mens and a ladies sitting room, dining room, kitchen, den, mudroom and two pantries. Currently the home is a five bedroom, four full, two half bath 5727 square feet of living space with a third floor including a bonus, rec room, billiards room and a craft room or 6th bedroom. Impressive architectural features such as 12 foot ceilings, pocket doors, quarter sawn oak floors, pretzel sconces with Tiffany glass, leaded glass windows, original hardware and door knobs. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of history that has been loved and cared for by each owner for over 130 years.
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