Built by Alfred Pillsbury in 1903, set across the park from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, this beautiful English Tudor home has just hit the market, priced at $1.895 million. The home showcases the grandeur of an earlier era while offering the modern amenities today’s homeowners demand. There is a little over 10,600 square feet of classy interior space including a main floor with stately formal rooms featuring original woodwork, while the 17th century library imported from England features original oak paneling and gorgeous fireplace.
Enjoy a professional grade kitchen that opens to a large 44×22 private terrace, perfect for grand-scale entertaining. There are six bedrooms & seven bathrooms throughout. Alfred was the only son of John S. Pillsbury, founder of Pillsbury Co., and was an avid art collector. At the time of his death in 1950, Alfred had amassed an estate of some $6-million, he left his entire art collection to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The home sold in 1990 for $300,000, again in 1991 for $450,000, in 1995 for $289,500, and in 2002 for $550,000. Today it is on the market for $1.895 million with Lakes Area Realty.