Storied Classic Brick Colonial Estate on Historic Western Avenue is perfect for the most discerning of history and architecture buffs. 3.77 acres of manicured landscaping, pastures, gardens, and fruit trees provide the setting for this magnificent estate. Driving up, you're greeted by a circular drive, flocked by brick pillars and mature hedge. Inside, you'll marvel at the lovingly and painstakingly restored period correct details. Enter to a spacious foyer with view of the grand open staircase. Original hardwood flooring, plaster crown moulding, and a custom ornate wood mantle fireplace are highlights of the formal living space. The south wall of the living room is lined with french doors, providing an unfettered view of the park like grounds. Sunshine continues to pour in as you make your way to the dining room, complete with another impressive fireplace and solid wood wainscot paneling. This space is sure to become your favorite room in the house, perfect for casual family gatherings and dinner parties alike. The well-appointed kitchen was fully modernized in 2007, with custom cherry cabinetry, granite countertops and backsplash, and professional grade Kitchen Aid appliances. Two generously sized bedrooms with a Jack and Jill bath with large walk in shower and elaborate tile work complete the first level. The finished basement offers additional living and ample storage space. On the second level, you'll find two more size-able bedrooms with walk in closets, and ample built in storage spaces. The lush pastoral setting of this property is what really sets it apart. From the dining or living room, walk out to the covered seating area, accented by two massive white columns. Stamped concrete patio leads out to the gardens, complete with both ornamental and fruit bearing trees and a lovely gazebo. 1940s-era horse barn and chicken coop have been refurbished to beyond their original grandeur, featuring classic barn red siding, white trim accents, and restored cupolas. Stepping inside of the barn is like walking into another era, with cobblestone floor, solid oak beams, open loft area, tack room, and stalls. Here's your opportunity to own a piece of Mattoon's history and enjoy the perfect balance of simplicity and splendor that this estate has to offer. Call today for a guided private tour!