Take a peek inside Rochester’s historic Harry Harwick Pill Hill home

Yesterday we reported that the Harry Harwick home in Rochester, Minnesota was sold to a doctor at the Mayo Clinic for a price of around $ 2.6 million. Have you ever seen inside this house? Holy Mother of Pearl, get yourself a pillow and throw it on the ground, your jaw is about to drop.

BONUS: look for the room hidden behind a bookcase.

WATCH: A peek inside Harry Harwick’s restored and updated historic home in Rochester, Minnesota

Presentation of the property

Carefully restored, updated and modernized property in ‘Historic Pill Hill’. Beautiful original woodwork, 6 bedrooms, 6 new bathrooms, master suite with walk-in closet and fantastic master bathroom, large staircase, entrance hall, office with wardrobes, dining room with wardrobes, bright 4-season room , living room with fireplace /

Incredible new kitchen-dining room with Thermador appliances open to the family room, cloakroom with cabinets, loft, bonus room, exercise room, wine cellar, billiard room, 2nd family room with fireplace, 2 laundry rooms, bath for dog.

In addition, and it is not mentioned in the overview of the property, a room hidden behind a bookcase!

What did he buy it for?

The property at 912 8th St SW, known as Harry Harwick House, was purchased by local plumber Michael Macken last year for $ 630,000.

Macken did some major renovations … put it on the market … (and) sold the property to Scott Zietlow, a doctor at the Mayo Clinic and a family member who owned the Kwik Trip company. Records show the sale price was $ 2.6 million. Read more: Rochester’s Harry Harwick home sold to Mayo Clinic doctor

Yes, but who was Harry Harwick?

Harry J Harwick circa 1958 – Historical Society of Minnesota

Harry J. Harwick was the first hospital administrator at the Mayo Clinic. He held this role from 1908 until the death of Will Mayo, then he took over the Mayo Foundation.

Harry Harwick, The Mayo Clinic’s first hospital administrator said that “one of the strongest beliefs of Mayo physicians was that the combined wisdom of a man’s peers is greater than that of any individual.” Read more: HERE

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