$1.85M Will Land You the Tallest Home in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Set on a landscaped 1.56-acre lot, the 9,400-square-foot house dates back to 1886.
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Location: 4 Crocus Hill, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Price: $1,850,000

Year built: 1886

Architect: William Channing Whitney

Footprint: 9,400 square feet (seven bedrooms, seven baths)

Lot size: 1.56 acres

From the agent: "Majestic Crocus Hill landmark set on a glorious 1.56-acre bluff lot with panoramic views. Private driveways on both Crocus Hill and Crocus Place. Interior has a mixture of rich natural and enameled woodwork, Venetian plaster, dazzling leaded windows, pocket and French doors, and a working pipe organ. The kitchen was designed for cooking and entertaining with commercial-grade appliances, multiple dishwashers, refrigerators, huge island, and eating and sitting areas. Multi-room principal suite with baths, dressing rooms, study, and sunrooms. Attached three-car heated garage, mudroom, porches, sunrooms, terrace, and a back-up generator. Fourth-floor family/billiards room has breathtaking views of both skylines and the Mississippi River valley."

The 4 Crocus Hill residence in Saint Paul, Minnesota, features two private entrances, one with a green-painted porte cochere.

The house, built in 1886 by architect William Channing Whitney, is the tallest in all of Saint Paul. The first owner was Minnesota politician Edmund Rice. Former governor William Rush Merriam later lived here for five years.

"The interior has a mixture of rich natural and enameled woodwork, Venetian plaster, dazzling leaded windows, and pocket and French doors," says the listing agent.

A working pipe organ—original to the house—sits in a window-lined corner near a tiled fireplace.

Decorative wooden trim and glass windows complement ornate lighting fixtures.

A large fireplace made from moody stone and dark wood anchors another expansive living space.

"The kitchen was designed for cooking and entertaining with commercial-grade appliances, multiple dishwashers, refrigerators, and a huge island," says the listing agent.

The oversize kitchen offers multiple cooking and eating areas.

A built-in storage unit with open shelves and concealed cabinets lines a wall near the kitchen.

The 9,400-square-foot home includes seven bedrooms and seven baths.

The principal suite comes with multiple rooms, such as a dressing room and a study.

Pink tile adds a playful touch in one of the bathrooms.

A large sunroom can be used as a gathering space or home office. 

Another large room showcases funky wallpaper, blue-painted wainscoting, and patterned carpet.

The unique 19th-century home sits on a 1.56-acre lot.

4 Crocus Hill in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is currently listed for $1,850,000 by Mary Hardy of Edina Realty/Luxury Portfolio International.

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