1. The Castle on Roanoke in Peoria, IL
Located in the Randolph-Roanoke Historic District of Peoria, this regal structure stands out among a sea of classic Victorians. The stone exterior and prominent turret give way to an updated interior with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. Plus, it's usefully located only a short distance from some major attractions, including Peoria Civic Center, the riverfront and the warehouse district.