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    $275,000

  • ACTIVE | MLS#: 20152278
  • 4Beds
  • 2Baths
  • 2,792Sq Ft

605 S Bench Streets Galena, IL 61036

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Overview

Built in 1832, Once Known as The Davis House, This elegant Greek Revival home is one of the oldest homes in Galena. This lovely historic home has beautiful woodwork and wood floors throughout. The main floor features a stunning living room spanning the length of the home with a brick fireplace. Formal dining with built in china cabinet and wine bar. Newly Renovated kitchen with gourmet appliances, marble counter tops and beautiful cabinets. The upper level features a grand staircase lined with vintage wallpaper. Very spacious 4 bedrooms. Sun room leads you to a lovely private patio garden, nicely landscaped with perennials,in addition the house has a two car detached garage, a full basement and is located only one block up from Main Street, near the library. Seller has contracted to replace siding with new low maintenance cement board siding.

Listing provided courtesy of: SHELLY MCCOY, RUHL & RUHL REALTORS

General Features

  • AIR CONDITIONING Window
  • Appliances Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Garage Door Opener
  • Electric Circuit Breaker
  • Fireplace Gas/Gaslog
  • Fireplaces 1
  • Flooring Laminate, Wood, Carpet, Vinyl
  • Heat Electric Baseboard, Gas Hot Water, Radiant
  • Insulation Unknown
  • Laundry Basement
  • Porch 4 Seasons, Front, Covered
  • Roof Shingle
  • Sewer City
  • Style Historic Frame
  • Taxes 5,993.26
  • Type Single Family
  • Tax Year 2016
  • Walls Plaster
  • Water City
  • Water Heater Electric
  • Year Built 1832

Building Features

  • Basement Partial Bsmt Unfinished
  • Exterior Frame
  • Finished SqFt Main 1472
  • Finished SqFt Upper 1320
  • Garage Capacity 2
  • Garage Type Detached
  • Total Square Feet 2792

Room Features

  • Baths Main .5
  • Baths Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2 Dimensions 16x14.2
  • Bedroom 2 Floor Level U
  • Bedroom 3 Dimensions 18.2x14
  • Bedroom 3 Floor Level U
  • Bedroom 4 Dimensions 14.7x14
  • Bedroom 4 Floor Level U
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Beds Upper 4
  • Dining Room Dimensions 18x14
  • Dining Room Floor Level M
  • Family Room Dimensions .
  • Family Room Floor Level .
  • Full Baths 1
  • Half Baths 1
  • Kitchen Dimensions 14x14.2
  • Kitchen Floor Level M
  • Kitchen RemUpd Remodeled
  • Kitchen RemUpd Time 1-5 Years
  • Living Room Dimensions 33x15.9
  • Living Room Floor Level M
  • Master Bed Floor Level U
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions 16.2x15.10
  • Tot Bth 1.5

Property Features

  • Area Galena
  • Lot Size Back .
  • Lot Size Front .
  • Lot Size Side1 .
  • Lot Size Side2 .
  • Township West Galena

Schools

  • School District Galena

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 880 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $220,000 - $330,000 = 268 (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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