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    $69,000

  • ACTIVE | MLS#: 20161625
  • 1Beds
  • 1Baths
  • 642Sq Ft

754 Park Avenue Galena, IL 61036

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Overview

Perfect weekend getaway home. Located on historical Park Ave with short walk to Grant Park and the walking bridge to downtown Galena. Home has been updated with new drywall, new electrical wiring, bathroom and kitchen. Going out the back door with historical brick pavers from Park Ave you will find a charming patio and garden shed. If you looking to buy a full time rental home this one is in high demand and was renting for $700 a month. Michael McDermott, miner, and his wife Mary Kelly, from Glin, Ireland, bought the property in mid 1800's, ( from A.G.S. Wight, who took over the Ferry and Trading Post Business when Francious Bouthillier died.) Michael's sister-in-law, Margaret Murray took over property and sold to George Melville, a cousin of Herman Melville, who visited the family in Galena before he wrote Moby Dick. The history of the property was very interesting as I documented 1840's ledgers, the Melville family tree, and all the people I could find that lived there. There were

Listing provided courtesy of: DIANE SELF, EAGLE RIDGE REALTY

General Features

  • AIR CONDITIONING Window
  • Appliances Refrigerator
  • Deck Other
  • Electric Circuit Breaker
  • Energy Efficient Hi Efficnt Furn
  • Flooring Carpet, Vinyl
  • Heat Gas Forced Air
  • Insulation Yes
  • Laundry Main Floor
  • Road Frontage City/Town
  • Roof Shingle
  • Sewer City
  • Style Cottage
  • Taxes $1,771.12
  • Type Single Family
  • Tax Year 2015
  • Walls Drywall
  • Water City
  • Water Heater LP Gas
  • Year Built Olde

Building Features

  • Exterior Frame
  • Finished SqFt Main 642
  • Total Square Feet 642

Room Features

  • Baths Main 1
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Beds Main 1
  • Dining Room Dimensions -
  • Dining Room Floor Level -
  • Family Room Dimensions -
  • Family Room Floor Level -
  • Full Baths 1
  • Kitchen Dimensions 13'9x11'4
  • Kitchen Floor Level M
  • Kitchen RemUpd Remodeled
  • Kitchen RemUpd Time 1-5 Years
  • Living Room Dimensions 15'4x12'11
  • Living Room Floor Level M
  • Master Bed Floor Level M
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions 13'3x10'2
  • Tot Bth 1

Property Features

  • Area Galena
  • Lot Size Back 45
  • Lot Size Front 34
  • Lot Size Side1 44
  • Lot Size Side2 44
  • Township East Galena

Schools

  • School District Galena

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 156 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $55,200 - $82,800 = 157 (in zip code 61036)

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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
    • Teachers: 20
    • Students per Teacher: 12.6
    • Students: 251
    • Male/Female: 108/140
    • District: GALENA USD 120, 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036
    • Phone: 8157773086
    • 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
    • Teachers: 20
    • Students per Teacher: 11.7
    • Students: 234
    • Male/Female: 116/114
    • District: GALENA USD 120, 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036
    • Phone: 8157773086
    • 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
    • Teachers: 26
    • Students per Teacher: 13.6
    • Students: 353
    • Male/Female: 164/183
    • District: GALENA USD 120, 1206 NORTH FRANKLIN ST GALENA, IL 61036
    • Phone: 8157773086
    • Schools: 3
    • Full-Time Teachers: 67
    • Students per Teacher: 12.6
    • Staff: 79
    • Students: 838
  • Private Schools in Zip Code 61036 (Galena)

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

    • 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
      • Teachers: 0
      • Students per Teacher: N/A
      • Students: 185

    * School data provided by US Department of Education


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