Wayne and Dunham Castle History – For Reception

In 1865, Mark W. Dunham, the youngest son of Solomon, began breeding and selling prize Percheron horses which he originally imported from France. By 1883 he had over 1,300 mares and stallions grazing on 1,700 acres of land known as Oaklawn Farm (some reports claim that Farm was over 2,00 acres). Mark Dunham decided to [...]

Dunham Castle Holiday Reception Dec 1 & 2

Dunham Castle, Wayne IL Just Listed

We are pleased to be selected to market the historic Dunham Castle in Wayne. The 15 acre property is located in the Oak Lawn Farm National Historic District and the Wayne Historic Sites district. This will be one of the few times I get to say I “just listed a unique property” and have that be [...]

Dunham Castle in Wayne, IL

Dunham Castle was built in 1883 by Mark Dunham (1842-1899). This stately residence stands as a monument to the wealth and ambitions of the late 19th century Midwesterners. Mark Dunham inherited Oak Lawn Farm from his father Solomon Dunham who settled in the 1830s in the St. Charles area just east of the Fox River. Mark [...]

Homes Sold and Under Contract Hit New Highs in Fox Valley

The number of homes under contract in St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Wayne and Elburn has increased an amazing 53% since August of 2011. The number of homes sold has increased 16% in August of this year compared to August of last year. The total inventory of homes for sale has dropped over 50% to 6.2 months, [...]

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