Magnificent 5,000+ sq ft home in Forest Park Historic district. Unique because the 5 rm carriage house w/ fireplace and 1.5 baths is legally rentable! Set on over 1/2 acre and abutting Springfield's gem, the 700+ acre park and a cul-de-sac for privacy. Enter one of the ornate pillared porches to the grand foyer with turned banister ideal for celebrations, and bordered by pillars leading to the huge living rm w/ fireplace and dining room w/ china closet, high ceilings, wainscoting, pocket doors, and crown molding. Original tin ceiling in the spacious kitchen with custom oak cabinets, granite counters, stone backsplash, new SS stove and micro, terracotta floors and handy lav & laundry. On the second floor are 5 BR, a dressing rm, a fireplace, & 3 baths. The third floor has 3 rms and a bath all in need of renovation. Basement has spacious finished rm, former kitchenette, and lav. There is a large rear parking lot. Great highway access and close to all of Springfield's amazing amenities!!