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    505 College Avenue

    lincoln, IL 62656
    • $277,500
    • STATUS: Closed
    • ON SITE: 116 days
    • MLS #: 11103314
    Sold - 09/15/2021
    $277,500
    SOLD - 09/15/2021
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 0.53
      ACRES
    • 2
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 3,374
      SQFT
    • $82
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1874
    County:
    Area:

    School Information

    High School:
    School District:
    27

    Description

    Opportunity like this simply does not come along often. Exquisite home for the distinguished owner that is expecting elegance, sophistication, quality and notoriety that is not easily found today. Stunning, solid and well cared for describes this 3,374 square foot 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath brick Italianate home w/detached 3-car garage and full basement on corner double lot shaded by sycamore and pine trees. All the features you could hope for are here starting with the wide wrap around verandah. Double arched doors featuring hand-etched glass welcome you into foyer with its curved, open, grand walnut staircase. No small rooms here! The first floor features 12 ft. ceilings and floor to ceiling windows. The front parlor/living room is expansive, yet warm and inviting with a decorative white marble fireplace. Custom plaster cherub rosettes on the ceiling enhance the chandelier. Yale University inspired tongue and groove solid oak floors span the first floor. Follow the arched doorways through to the back sitting room with wood-burning fireplace and side entrance to the wrap around verandah. One room over is the spacious formal dining room with large storage closet and recessed lighting. The back family room also has its own entrance with classic built-ins from the old kitchen pass-through, a walnut fireplace mantle, and butternut and walnut wainscotting. Thick crown molding is featured throughout the home as is original light fixtures. Surprisingly large kitchen is modern with barstool area eating space, solid oak cabinets, granite countertops, custom oversized pantry and is connected to the breakfast room featuring built-in cabinets specially designed for cooling homemade canned fruits and jams. This area makes for an outstanding mudroom, back entrance off the driveway and eating area to keep your personal living messes out of the eyes of guests! A screened back porch finishes off the first story. Back staircase is tucked away next to the kitchen. Upstairs is just as gorgeous and surprising with a loft/sewing room or office outside of the massive master suite featuring a private full bath. Curved hallway with built-in linen closet leads you down to the remaining spacious bedrooms, one also en-suite and two feature working marble splash sinks. Bedrooms upstairs all have working transom windows. 5th bedroom/office holds the upstairs second story laundry and overlooks the rare and coveted "sleeping porch" for those warm summer nights. Third story walk up attic has been well insulated. Known as the Hoblit House, designed by well-known architect George W. Gayle, this stately home can be found on the National Register of Historic Places for its distinctive Italianate characteristics and high artistic value that embodies this method and period of construction. In simpler terms, this home is well cared for treasured art. It has been nicely updated and well maintained in all the right places. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, within walking distance to Lincoln College. Amtrak station in town makes this Central Illinois town highly desirable for the midwest travelling resident. Watch VIRTUAL TOUR for whole-home walkthrough.

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    505 College Avenue lincoln, IL 62656

    • Price: $285,000
    • Status: Closed
    • Updated: 55 min ago
    • MLS #: 11103314
    5
    Beds
    2
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.53
    Acres
    3,374
    SQFT
    $82
    $/SQFT
    1874
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Lincoln
    County:
    Logan
    Area:
    Lincoln
    High School:
    Lincoln High School
    School District:
    27
    Property Description
    Opportunity like this simply does not come along often. Exquisite home for the distinguished owner that is expecting elegance, sophistication, quality and notoriety that is not easily found today. Stunning, solid and well cared for describes this 3,374 square foot 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath brick Italianate home w/detached 3-car garage and full basement on corner double lot shaded by sycamore and pine trees. All the features you could hope for are here starting with the wide wrap around verandah. Double arched doors featuring hand-etched glass welcome you into foyer with its curved, open, grand walnut staircase. No small rooms here! The first floor features 12 ft. ceilings and floor to ceiling windows. The front parlor/living room is expansive, yet warm and inviting with a decorative white marble fireplace. Custom plaster cherub rosettes on the ceiling enhance the chandelier. Yale University inspired tongue and groove solid oak floors span the first floor. Follow the arched doorways through to the back sitting room with wood-burning fireplace and side entrance to the wrap around verandah. One room over is the spacious formal dining room with large storage closet and recessed lighting. The back family room also has its own entrance with classic built-ins from the old kitchen pass-through, a walnut fireplace mantle, and butternut and walnut wainscotting. Thick crown molding is featured throughout the home as is original light fixtures. Surprisingly large kitchen is modern with barstool area eating space, solid oak cabinets, granite countertops, custom oversized pantry and is connected to the breakfast room featuring built-in cabinets specially designed for cooling homemade canned fruits and jams. This area makes for an outstanding mudroom, back entrance off the driveway and eating area to keep your personal living messes out of the eyes of guests! A screened back porch finishes off the first story. Back staircase is tucked away next to the kitchen. Upstairs is just as gorgeous and surprising with a loft/sewing room or office outside of the massive master suite featuring a private full bath. Curved hallway with built-in linen closet leads you down to the remaining spacious bedrooms, one also en-suite and two feature working marble splash sinks. Bedrooms upstairs all have working transom windows. 5th bedroom/office holds the upstairs second story laundry and overlooks the rare and coveted "sleeping porch" for those warm summer nights. Third story walk up attic has been well insulated. Known as the Hoblit House, designed by well-known architect George W. Gayle, this stately home can be found on the National Register of Historic Places for its distinctive Italianate characteristics and high artistic value that embodies this method and period of construction. In simpler terms, this home is well cared for treasured art. It has been nicely updated and well maintained in all the right places. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, within walking distance to Lincoln College. Amtrak station in town makes this Central Illinois town highly desirable for the midwest travelling resident. Watch VIRTUAL TOUR for whole-home walkthrough.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Victorian Driveway Asphalt Exterior Building Type BrickLimestone Exterior Features BalconyPorchPorch ScreenedStorms/Screens Foundation Details Stone Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S)Transmitter(S) Garage Onsite Yes Garage Ownersite Owned Garage Type Detached Is Parking Included In Price Yes Lot Features Corner LotMature TreesLevelOutdoor LightingSidewalksStreetlights Lot Size .50-.99 Acre Parking Garage Roof Asphalt Types 2 Stories Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Appliances MicrowaveDishwasherRefrigeratorWasherDryerDisposalWater Softener Owned Approximate Finished Sq Ft 0 Attic Interior StairUnfinished Basement UnfinishedExterior Access Basement Bathrooms YN No Basement Details FullWalkout Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Bedrooms Total 5 Cooling Central Air Dining Room Separate Fireplace Features Wood BurningGas LogDecorativeMore Than One Fireplace Location Family RoomLiving RoomOther Fireplaces Total 3 Heating Natural GasRadiator(S) Interior Features Hardwood Floors2Nd Floor LaundryBuilt-In FeaturesHistoric/Period MlwkSpecial MillworkDrapes/BlindsGranite CountersSeparate Dining Room Room Type Bedroom 5Breakfast RoomLoftSitting RoomFoyerEnclosed PorchScreened Porch Rooms Bedroom 5 (Second) Breakfast Room (Main) Loft (Second) Sitting Room (Main) Foyer (Main) Enclosed Porch (Second) Screened Porch (Main) Bedroom 2 (Second) Bedroom 3 (Second) Bedroom 4 (Second) Dining Room (Main) Family Room (Main) Kitchen (Main) Living Room (Main) Master Bedroom (Second) Rooms Total 12 Total Sq Ft 0 Unfinished Sqft 0

    Property Features

    Age 100+ Years Assessor Square Footage 0 Association Fee 0 Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Built Before1978 YN Yes Community Features CurbsSidewalksStreet LightsStreet Paved Corporate Limits Lincoln Currently Leased No Disability Access And Or Equipped No Financing Conventional General Information School Bus Service Master Association Fee Frequency Not Required Master Association Fee YN No New Construction YN No Other Equipment Security System Ownership Fee Simple Rebuilt YN No Rural No Sewer Public Sewer Short Sale Not Applicable Special Listing Conditions None Tax Annual Amount 4997 Tax Year 2019 Township East Lincoln Type Detached Single Water Source Public

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