The Hart House is a finely constructed home with beautiful oak woodwork, hardwood floors, French doors with original glass, and had been well maintained by Dorothy Hart. The home has a large front porch for visiting and enjoying the view of the temple and Mississippi River. Entering the front door, the large living room has a sofa and love seat, a fireplace and entertainment center. Through double French doors the large dining room seats 8 for dinner and has beautiful oak window seats in the bay window featuring a view of the Mississippi River. Through another set of double French doors you are in the library with over a hundred books about church history and Nauvoo. The kitchen has retained its original pine cabinetry, but added modern appliances for convenience. Off the kitchen is a sun porch with a table for four, offering a view of the garden in the back.
There is a beautiful oak stairway from the living room, and a “servant’s” stairway from the kitchen to the upstairs bedrooms. The two large bedrooms at the back of the home feature queen size beds and walk-in closets. The large master bedroom with a beautiful view of the temple, features a king size bed, walk-in closet, attached half bath, and a TV/VCR. The upstairs hall bathroom has a vanity, toilet and shower. The basement has been completely remodeled with a family room featuring a queen size sofa sleeper, rocker-recliner, entertainment center with 31″ TV, VCR, DVD, CD and Surround Sound. High speed internet is also available in the home. The full bathroom includes a Jacuzi whirlpool tub and separate shower. Also available for guest’s use is a washer and dryer. The Tom Sawyer-Huck Finn bedroom is off the family room and has twin bunk beds.
The Hart House, with its beautiful Nauvoo art, comfortable furnishings, and fantastic location will make your visit to Nauvoo a memorable stay!