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1202 W Wayne Street

1202 W Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5937
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1202 W Wayne Street, Fort Wayne IN

Welcome to this magnificent single family residence, which has also been home to one of the Midwest's premier art galleries for over 30 years. Centrally located in the historical West Central neighborhood of downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, this home was also the former Fort Wayne Museum of Art. The 1905 granite stone structure imparts a sense of strength and timelessness with a large front porch that gracefully sets the stage for the artful journey within. As you step inside, a grand receiving foyer welcomes you, your friends and family. The living room to the right provides a tiled mosaic fireplace and large windows overlooking Wayne St, offering a cozy yet sophisticated ambiance. Moving on to the dining room, wood built-ins, parquet flooring, and a coffered ceiling create an inviting space for fine dining and gatherings.Enjoy three kitchens, and a separate reception/bar area catering to entertaining enthusiasts. Tiffany stained glass windows grace multiple rooms, infusing vibrant colors and artistic allure into the space. A hand-carved wooden staircase stands as an architectural masterpiece, leading to the second floor. The main bedroom nestled in the home's turet, features a fireplace and an en-suite bathroom. Mirrored hallway walls on the second floor add a feeling of light and spaciousness. Enjoy the gorgeous outdoor views from all three floors' delightful patios, allowing you to sip coffee or drinks outdoors either in peaceful solitude or socializing with family and friends. Another staircase takes you to the third floor, with its amazing original, exposed oak beams and brick, showcases a rustic charm. Cozy sleeping lofts add a fun element to the space especially for kids. Coffered ceilings, a recurring design in many rooms add more character and style.A spacious 4 car garage with electricity and water are desirable is a rare features in historical homes. With 3.5 baths, 5 full baths (4 of which are en-suite), and 7 bedrooms, this listing offers a generous blend of comfort and convenience for a family and/or overnight guests. Don't miss this rare opportunity to live in such a magnificent and special historical home or even to carry on the tradition of operating your own art gallery out of your home, as the current owners loved doing for 30 years.



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Living/Great Rm, Loft, 1 st Bdrm, 2 nd Bdrm, 3 rd Bdrm, 4 th Bdrm


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Full Basement, Unfinished

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1 st Bdrm En Suite, Alarm System-Security, Balcony, Ceiling-9, Ceiling Fan(s), Closet(s) Walk-in, Crown Molding, Deck Open, Disposal, Dryer Hook Up Electric, Foyer Entry, Guest Quarters, Near Walking Trail, Porch Open

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10,392 Sq.Ft.

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0.28 Acres



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Fort Wayne Community

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