101 Linden Sw, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
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The W.W. Smith House, built in 1901, is a stately home on the National Register of Historic Places and is sited on a quiet, tree-lined village neighborhood street. The Main House, built in 1901, combines Queen Anne and Classical styling with just a touch of Victorian to create a home with unsurpassed beauty and attention to detail throughout. Stained glass and leaded, beveled glass adorn many of the rooms along with ornate and intricate paneling and woodwork in oak, cherry and chestnut. The first floor has two beautifully appointed front parlors with crystal chandeliers and hardwood floors. A formal dining room complete with fireplace and built-in china closet provides the perfect setting for a gourmet meal and a cozy library, also with a fireplace, is the perfect retreat to enjoy a good book and a glass of wine. A well-lighted kitchen completes the first floor along with a butler's pantry and utility/laundry room.The second floor has a two-room master suite and three bedrooms and three full baths The entire floor is finished in American chestnut wood aged to a golden patina with oak hardwood floors throughout. The third floor is an apartment that can be used as a guest suite or a huge master bedroom suite. The Carriage House, done in the style of a country cottage, features a gathering room on the first floor and a bedroom with attached three-quarter bath. The entire second floor is a loft suite with a cathedral ceiling, a two-person whirlpool bath and three-quarter bathroom with shower. Situated on three city lots, this historic home has professionally landscaped grounds, a beautiful wrap-around porch in the Victorian manner, a smaller side porch toward the rear of the house and a large garden shed. You must see the home to fully appreciate all of the architectural and decorative details and the many modern upgrades too numerous to mention.