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  • Located in the Clifton Gaslight District. The historic Charles B. Russell House. Built in 1890 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style and has a turret capped in a beehive pinnacle.  
  • To the right of the front door is the circular veranda which has a terrazzo floor.  
  • It continues to the Atrium, which you will see later.  
  • View from the veranda  
  • Welcome Home!  
  • The entry hall with the Living room on the left and the Study/Family Room on the right.  
  • The inside of the front door with leaded stained glass.  
  • Each room has a different floor inlay border. This is the entry.  
  • The living room, 20x14 has pocket doors and natural wood wainscoting under the windows  
  • Note the ceilings and crystal chandelier  
  • The fireplace, although no longer used, makes a beautiful addition to the room.  
  • Notice the detail on the fireplace.  
  • Living room to the entry  
  • Notice the detail on the wall and the sconces  
  • The study (formerly a family room) features arched bookcases.  
  • The study has a circular back wall as it is part of the turret.  
  • The study also has a different wood floor pattern than other rooms in the home.  
  • The view from the study to the entry. Did you see the plaster cove detail on the ceiling?  
  • Like the living room, the study has beautiful cherry wood pocket doors.  
  • Close up of the study's cherry and brick fireplace.  
  • The study inlaid floor border pattern.  
  • The dining room has a walk-out to the atrium for al fresco dining.  
  • The crystal chandelier in the dining room is original to the home and was converted from gas to electric. The door in the rear leads to the breakfast room and kitchen.  
  • Walk-out to the atrium on the left and doorway to the entry hall on the right.  
  • This end of the Atrium has a wood ceiling and the al fresco dining area when the turret starts. The door leads to the veranda and circles to the front porch.  
  • The Atrium has a walk-out from the dining room and the walk-out to the back yard. The floor is terrazzo and the glass ceiling is original to the home.  
  • The dining room fireplace is in working order and the room features plaster cove ceilings.  
  • The dining room inlaid floor border pattern.  
  • The dining room fireplace.  
  • Just past the dining room, the entry hall continues to the main bath on the left and straight ahead to the breakfast room and kitchen.  
  • The breakfast room has a wine bar (what's wrong with wine for breakfast) and plenty of room for a larger table. The hallway ahead leads to the bedrooms past the archway.  
  • Close up of the wine bar  
  • The large window brings in plenty of light into the breakfast room the door ahead on the left leads to the dining room and the doorway on the right to the entry hall.  
  • Breakfast room to kitchen. Both rooms have random width pegged floors.  
  • The kitchen has granite counters, tile back splash, a planning desk and walk-out to the outside and basement.  
  • The double row of painted wood cabinets allows plenty of storage including some glass front cabinets for items you want to display.  
  • The cook top with grill and oven is a Jenn-Aire and has downdraft vent.  
  • The stainless steel dishwasher and refrigerator.  
  • The main bath is elegant and maintains its historic roots. The vintage tile floor, sink & tub with porcelain faucet handles and crystal chandelier are great, but the marble shower has a surprise.  
  • The marble shower has a "surround shower" fixture, the preferred type of Teddy Roosevelt.  
  • Vintage tub with ceramic tile  
  • More plaster cove ceilings  
  • A first floor bedroom  
  • The room shares a jack & Jill bath with the second bedroom/family room.  
  • The arched doorway leads to the breakfast room and the other bedroom is on the left. Stairs are to the right.  
  • This room is being used as a family room, but could be a bedroom.  
  • Family room/ bedroom  
  • The 1st floor Jack & Jill full bath has a shower.  
  • 1st floor Jack & Jill bath with large linen closet on the right.  
  • The hall to the upstairs bedrooms and bath.  
  • The master bedroom has several walk-in closets.  
  • The master bedroom as yet another type of hardwood floor.  
  • It shares a jack & Jill bath with the other bedroom on the 2nd floor.  
  • This bath has a tub with a shower  
  • The 4th bedroom  
  • 2nd floor landing  
  • The gate leads to the secret garden in the side and back yards.  
  • The yard has beautiful plants and flowers.  
  • and an intimate dining area  
  • The owners home has a driveway off Wentworth Ave.  
  • The back of the home  
  • Owners 3 car garage.  
  • The tenant driveway is off Brookline and passes under the Porte-cochere (coach gate or carriage porch), a feature of many 18th and 19th century mansions.  
  • Past the Porte-cochere (pronounced port co-share) are the 3 tenant garages  
  • Looking back from the garage under the Porte-cochere is the entrance to the 2 luxury rental units.  
  • Door for the rental units  
  • The home at night  
  • Front entry door at night.  
  • Side view of the home.  
  • Garden and yard  
  • Garden and yard  
  • Garden and yard  
  • Garden and yard  
  • Garden and yard. Thanks for viewing the tour. Call to set an appointment to see it in person. It will be well worth it.  

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10020 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242