Stunning ~8600 SF granite "Castle", exquisitely designed by Ernest Hoffman as a residence in the early 1890's awaits its next ambitious owner. Beautiful views of historic Washington Park and extraordinary attention to detail is exhibited throughout this distinct property. Skillfully crafted features such as exceptional wood floor in-lay patterns, several complex styles of crown molding, numerous hand carved marble sinks, and pristine built-in cabinetry abound. Opulent hand carved marble and colorful tile, which make-up 8 unique fireplace mantles only begin to tell the story of this masterpiece. Every aspect of this gorgeous wood and stone structure astounds its visitors. This property is the perfect candidate for many possible uses and is zoned for either residential or commercial utilization. A home, B&B, professional office space, restaurant or a live-work combination are only a handful of ideal options. Although some cosmetic updating and expansion is needed in the bathrooms and kitchen, many of the difficult mechanical details have been addressed. The HVAC system is fully integrated and the electrical services are modernized. With proper care, this property will once again be the envy of Washington Park. Text 1SAM to 87778 to download my mobile app!