Historic 1900 Queen Anne Home Lists for $461,000 in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Priced at $461,000, this historic Queen Anne home, built in 1900, is a true gem located at 517 Madison St, Waukesha, WI 53188. With a captivating story behind it, this asymmetrical beauty was originally designed for Civil War Captain Elihu Enos and boasts an award-winning restoration.

Spread across 2,839 square feet, the home features 5 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and sits on a charming 0.30-acre lot. The attention to detail is remarkable, with a prominent wraparound veranda, diamond pattern shingles in the upper gable, large stained glass transoms, fine spindlework, and turned columns. It has earned its place on both the National and State Historic Registers.

Inside, the home offers a unique blend of classic charm and modern convenience. The 3-car garage, 10-foot ceilings on the main floor, and 5’x 10′ doors with 2” sliders for privacy between the parlor and dining room are just a few notable features. Additional touches include a separate servant’s entrance, distinct door entries between main rooms, a butler pantry, breakfast bar, second-floor laundry, and INDOW windows that enhance energy efficiency and soundproofing.

The basement stands at an impressive 8-foot height, while the attic offers a comfortable 7-foot height. The property also allows you to enjoy your own gardens, and its prime location provides easy access to Friday Night Live events, restaurants, entertainment spots, the Riverwalk, and the Farmers Market. In essence, this home offers the best of everything – a harmonious blend of history, craftsmanship, and modern living.

Jeff Raney • jranney@shorewest.com • (414) 975-5605
Shorewest Realtors
Photography Credit: Shorewest Realtors

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