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    $419,000

  • ACTIVE | MLS#: 20154375
  • 4Beds
  • 3Baths
  • 4,652Sq Ft

600 Park Avenue Galena, IL 61036

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Overview

Prominently perched just across the street from Grant Park on Galena's scenic Park Avenue you will find The Orrin Smith house a beautifully restored 1852 Greek Revival with ornate attention to fine detail, period accuracy, clearly no expense spared, and offering 4652 total square feet, approximately 3698 square feet of which is finished. As you enter the front door you are greeted by a grand central foyer that separates parlor spaces to each side. Follow the dramatic hallway to the rear portion of the house to find the eat-in kitchen, adorned with cherry cabinetry, Corian counters, large center island, and three pantries. Just off the kitchen is a perfect dining area or additional family room, laundry area with access to laundry chute, and nicely appointed full bath. Central hall off kitchen has gorgeous rear staircase, and allows access to side yard and on one side, and additional side porch on other. Upper level houses master bedroom with access to full bath, and three large guest bedrooms plus another full bath, all with incredible views of the surrounding neighborhood. Second level central hallway mirrors the grand entry foyer on main, and allows access to the cupola area, offering dramatic panoramic views of Grant Park, Park Avenue, the cityscape of Galena, and beyond and in all directions. Two level porch with brick columns to the front overlooks Grant Park, and additional two level porch to the rear/side offers even more space to enjoy the views and entertain guests. Spacious two car garage/coach house with unfinished 25 x 26 loft above. Additional 31 x 15 parlor on first level and 31 x 15 master suite area on second are partially finished, and waiting for future completion by buyer. Home is zoned and has three furnaces and three air conditioners. Full basement has kennel area, basin tub sink and toilet, and incredible amounts of space for storage. Three additional fireplaces exist in house and are currently decorative. Taxes reflect owner occupied exemption, senior exemption, and senior freeze. The house itself is a masterpiece, and absolutely must be seen to appreciate. Owner has provided additional information and details on restoration available upon request to help provide an understanding as to the level of detail and care taken to make this house what it is today. Total finished square feet includes two partially completed rooms (parlor on main level and master suite on second level). *Square footage for both is not included in Finished Sq. Ft. Main or Upper Field totals.

Listing provided courtesy of: DAMON HEIM, COLDWELL BANKER NETWORK REALTY

General Features

  • AIR CONDITIONING Central
  • Driveway Gravel
  • Electric Circuit Breaker
  • Fireplace Other
  • Fireplaces 4
  • Flooring Wood, Carpet, Tile
  • Heat Gas Forced Air
  • Laundry Main Floor
  • Porch Back, Front, Covered
  • Road Frontage City/Town
  • Roof Shingle
  • Sewer City
  • Taxes $12,355.38
  • Type Single Family
  • Tax Year 2016
  • Walls Kalkote, Plaster, Other
  • Water City
  • Water Heater Natural Gas
  • Year Built 1852

Building Features

  • Basement Full, Unfinished
  • Exterior Brick
  • Finished SqFt Main 1849*
  • Finished SqFt Upper 1849*
  • Garage Capacity 2
  • Garage Type Attached
  • Total Square Feet 4652

Room Features

  • Baths Lower -
  • Baths Main 1
  • Baths Upper 2
  • Bedroom 2 Dimensions 14'7 x 12'8
  • Bedroom 2 Floor Level Upper
  • Bedroom 3 Dimensions 16'6 x 14
  • Bedroom 3 Floor Level Upper
  • Bedroom 4 Dimensions 12 x 11'3
  • Bedroom 4 Floor Level Upper
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Beds Lower -
  • Beds Upper 4
  • Dining Room Dimensions 18'7 x 10'8
  • Dining Room Floor Level Main
  • Family Room Dimensions 15'1 x 12'7
  • Family Room Floor Level Main
  • Full Baths 3
  • Kitchen Dimensions 18'8 x 10'9
  • Kitchen Floor Level Main
  • Kitchen RemUpd Remodeled
  • Kitchen RemUpd Time Unknown
  • Living Room Dimensions 17'4 x 15'2
  • Living Room Floor Level Main
  • Master Bed Floor Level Upper
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions 17'2 x 14'7
  • Tot Bth 3

Property Features

  • Area Galena
  • Lot Size Back -
  • Lot Size Front -
  • Lot Size Side1 -
  • Lot Size Side2 -
  • Number of Acres 0.49

Schools

  • School District Galena

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 772 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $335,200 - $502,800 = 332 (in zip code 61036)

Location

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Community Demographics for Zip Code 61036 (Galena)

Housing Occupancy
  • Home Owners: 2,378 (46%)
  • Renters: 638 (12%)
  • Vacant: 2,166 (42%)
  • Total Housing Units: 5,182
Households
  • Average Household Size: 2.23
  • Housing Density (People per square mile): 64
Age Range (number of people)
  • Age 0-14: 1,023
  • Age 15-24: 712
  • Age 25-39: 1,090
  • Age 40-59: 1,508
  • Age 60-79: 1,675
  • Age 80+: 775
  • Total: 6,783

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

School Information for 61036 (Galena)

Public Schools in Zip Code 61036 (Galena)

* This list of schools may not match the property above.

GALENA HIGH SCHOOL 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036 Phone: 8157770917 9th-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 9th: 62
  • 10th: 67
  • 11th: 55
  • 12th: 67
School Population
  • Teachers: 20
  • Students per Teacher: 12.6
  • Students: 251
  • Male/Female: 108/140
School District
  • GALENA USD 120
  • 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036
  • Phone: 8157773086
District Population
  • Schools: 3
  • Full-Time Teachers: 67
  • Students per Teacher: 12.6
  • Staff: 79
  • Students: 838
GALENA MIDDLE SCHOOL 1230 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036 Phone: 8157772413 5th-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 5th: 59
  • 6th: 58
  • 7th: 57
  • 8th: 60
School Population
  • Teachers: 20
  • Students per Teacher: 11.7
  • Students: 234
  • Male/Female: 116/114
School District
  • GALENA USD 120
  • 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036
  • Phone: 8157773086
District Population
  • Schools: 3
  • Full-Time Teachers: 67
  • Students per Teacher: 12.6
  • Staff: 79
  • Students: 838
GALENA PRIMARY SCHOOL 219 KELLY LN GALENA, IL 61036 Phone: 8157772200 PreK-4th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 56
  • Knd: 62
  • 1st: 58
  • 2nd: 56
  • 3rd: 62
  • 4th: 59
School Population
  • Teachers: 26
  • Students per Teacher: 13.6
  • Students: 353
  • Male/Female: 164/183
School District
  • GALENA USD 120
  • 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036
  • Phone: 8157773086
District Population
  • Schools: 3
  • Full-Time Teachers: 67
  • Students per Teacher: 12.6
  • Staff: 79
  • Students: 838

Private Schools in Zip Code 61036 (Galena)

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TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 11084 Hwy 20 W Galena, IL 61036 Phone: 8157773800 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 11
  • Knd: 12
  • 1st: 20
  • 2nd: 9
  • 3rd: 16
  • 4th: 12
  • 5th: 15
  • 6th: 15
  • 7th: 16
  • 8th: 15
  • 9th: 13
  • 10th: 8
  • 11th: 17
  • 12th: 6
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 185

* School data provided by US Department of Education


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