Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! Fruit trees, pocket doors and wide plank floors! On 2 1/2 acres in Illinois. $164,000

May 31, 2023

This deal of the day has strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, apple, peach and cherry trees! And it has beautiful pocket doors. This home was built in 1910. It is located on 2 1/2 acres in Blue Mound, Illinois. The home features a covered front porch, wide plank hardwood floors, pocket doors, built-ins, transom windows and an updated kitchen. The property has a solar electric fence, old barn, outbuilding and a new roof. Six bedrooms, one bathroom and 2,685 square feet. $164,000

Contact Julie Davis with The Real Estate Group: 217-787-7000

From the Zillow listing:


Here is your rare opportunity to own a true traditional country farmhouse. This 6-bedroom home sits on 2.5 acres of land ready for you to set up your own private homestead. You are going to fall in love with all the original hardwood throughout the home. Original wood floors, gorgeous tall trim throughout the home, beautiful huge sliding pocket doors, original working transom window doors, along with tall ceilings. Homestead comes with strawberry, black & red raspberry patches and apple, peach & cherry trees. The property has a 1-acre solar electric fence, an original 54×40 old barn, 32×20 outbuilding, chicken coop, 2 other animal enclosures, 2 wells, and raised garden beds. So many updates including, a new roof 2021, water heater 2020, water softener 2022, sump pump 2021, new well pump and pressure tank 2022, water filtration system 2022, updated house plumbing & electrical, house generator 2010, septic system, laterals with cleanouts 2015, new high efficiency boiler 2008, new front porch and landscaping 2022, new kitchen appliances 2023 along with updated inside home restorations. Don’t miss your chance today to own your own homestead surrounded by country fields. 25 minutes to Springfield and 17 minutes to Decatur. Home is being sold AS-IS.



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