Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! Circa 1934 in Illinois. $129,500

October 1, 2023

This deal of the day has a bit of a mid-century modern feel to it! The home is situated in a private community with a lake, hiking trails and beach. The home was built in 1934. It is located on .57 acres in Makanda, Illinois. There is a guest apartment with bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. It also has a private entrance. The home features hardwood floors, deck, hot tub, wide baseboards and exposed beams. There is a small building on the property. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,500 square feet. $129,500

Contact Catherine Johnson with Five Star Realty: 618-457-2244

From the Zillow listing:


Midland Hills 3-4 bedrooms, 2 bath Cedar home nestled in Southern Illinois and surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest. MHCC is NOT a Homeowners Association, but club membership is required (see documents); access to a 15-acre lake, private beach, 300 acres of woods and meadows with hiking trails, creeks, and several ponds – an outdoorsman’s dream. HVAC replaced in 2021; septic in 2018; an antique wood cook stove highlights the kitchen, along with a wraparound counter, breakfast bar, wrought iron pot rack, and gas cook top; 2-3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, wood burning stove, hardwood floors, skylights, built-in shelves, clever closets, and a screened-in porch are all found on the first floor; the NE and SW additions feature wall to wall windows; the second floor has a separate 550 sq ft living space/apartment with 1 bedroom, 3/4 bath, kitchen, living room, outdoor deck with built in benches, and a private entrance; ALL appliances stay; fantastic space for entertaining outdoors on the 375 sq ft deck, stone patio, and beautiful lawn surrounded by beds of wildflowers and native trees; an additional 500 sq ft can be found in the unfinished basement. Enjoy the peace and quiet within Midland Hills or explore the wine trail minutes away. This family home of 72 years is ready for new adventurists. NO Drive-Bys. Midland Hills is a private community, so a realtor MUST accompany all interested parties at SCHEDULED showings only. Sold as-is. Hot tub is nonfunctional.



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