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102 N. Bench, Galena, IL 61036

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3 beds1 baths1 half baths2,334 sqft

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  • Single Family Detached
    Property type

  • 1898
    Year built

  • $145.24
    Price per square foot

  • Over 50 Years Old

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Enter up the steps to the original front porch and open the original wood glazed paneled front door into a part of Galena's history. This beautiful two and a half story Queen Anne home was built in 1898. Home has a limestone foundation with exterior wood clap board siding. Entire exterior was painted and restored to the current condition completed in 2022. New gutters and downspouts in 2021.Remote thermostats to control the heating and air-conditioning from your phone, Hardwood floors throughout most of the home, new tile in kitchen in 2021 and Berber carpet in the attic/bedroom. It has cross gable roof clad asphalt shingles. Windows are original 1/1 double or single hung fixed transom. Upon entering the home, you will find the living room, with large windows allowing plenty of natural light and a comfortable atmosphere. Dining room has three windows, one which has beautiful stained glass. Built-in bar has a refrigerator. Bar area has a tapper connected to a refrigerator in the basement that can house your favorite keg of beer. Modern kitchen has granite counter tops, plenty of cabinets and a gas stove and stainless-steel appliances. The island is for casual dining and also plenty of work space when baking or preparing your favorite meal. Off of the kitchen is an area that leads to a beautifully decorated half bath. Through the door of the kitchen there is a walkway to the single car garage, which is such a plus for parking on Bench Street plus a drive that allows for extra parking. Venturing upstairs you will find the master bedroom facing east that allows for the morning sunrise. A small room off of the master bedroom with a large walk-in closet. In addition to the master bedroom are two bedrooms that are tastefully decorated. All three bedrooms have transom windows above each door that are used to let the airflow through when opening the many windows. A full bath on the second floor with double copper sinks and the washer and dryer. As you go up the staircase to the attic room, you will notice the railing that was designed to be removed to carry up larger furniture. The attic is currently used as an additional sleeping area and plenty of space to transform it into an office, craft room or a personal get-away. Another room connected to the attic for storage or whatever your needs may be. Picture yourself on summer evening sitting on the amazing side porch sipping your favorite beverage. The yard is beautifully landscaped with many perennials, trees and bushes. A limestone wall was installed along the property line with flowers and plants along its border. A true treasure and a rare find in a great location only a block from historic downtown Galena with its many shops and restaurants.
MLS# 202305490

Courtesy Of Coldwell Banker Network Realty

(815) 777-6500

Property Features

  • Age
    Over 50 Years Old
  • Appliances
    Dishwasher, Dryer, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Range / Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Area Amenities
    Area Pool, Area Tennis, Aquatic Activities, Boating, Casino / Gambling, Golf, Outdoor Activities, Biking, Area Climbing, Area Fishing, Area Hiking, Area Horse Riding/Stables, Area Hunting, Area Skiing, Area Snowmobiling, Jogging / Biking Path, Area Boat Dock, Area Boat Ramp, Community Slip
  • Area Description
    Historic / Antique
  • Basement
  • Bath Features
    Tub and Shower
  • Cooling
    Central A/C
  • Exterior
  • Exterior Description
    Wood Siding
  • Exterior Living Space
  • Flooring
    Hardwood, Mixed, Tile
  • Garage Count
    1 Car Garage
  • Garage Description
    Detached Garage
  • General
    Ceiling Fan(s), Storage Area
  • Heating - Fuel Type
  • Heating Type
    Radiator, Radiant Floor
  • Interior
    Walk-in Closet, Wet Bar
  • Kitchen Features
    Granite Countertops, Breakfast Bar
  • Lot Description
    Access Type - Road, Level, Corner
  • Lot Size
    Under 1/2 Acre, 0.09 Acres
  • Other
    Water Softener - Own
  • Road Type
    City / Town Street
  • Roof
    Asphalt Shingle Roof
  • Sewer
  • Special Market
    Vacation / Second Home
  • Style
    Victorian - Queen Anne
  • Views
    City / Strip, Scenic
  • Water
    City Water
  • Zoning

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Room Dimensions

  • Master Bedroom
    10.5 ft x 15.5 ft
  • Bedroom 2
    11.8 ft x 14 ft
  • Bedroom 3
    11.9 ft x 10.9 ft
  • Kitchen
    13.6 ft x 19 ft
  • Living Room
    12.2 ft x 15.3 ft
  • Dining Room
    12 ft x 17.9 ft
  • Attic
    13.1 ft x 13.8 ft
  • Office
    9.7 ft x 10 ft