Truly in a league of its own — WOW! Prominent 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath all brick two story corner lot Italianate stunner! No words can truly capture the beauty and grandeur of this breathtaking residential dwelling situated in the heart of historic Lincoln, Illinois. Step inside and prepare to be in absolute awe by the character, charm, and overall feeling captured by the remarkable pristine interior.
Main floor features a grand foyer complete with a gorgeous curved open staircase, a gracious bright living room with a decorative central fireplace, family room with a woodburning fireplace, roomy formal dining room with ample room for a large table and chairs in addition to superb overhead lighting, inviting den with a gas log fireplace, exterior access point, in addition to classic built-ins, a fully equipped ultra bright kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar, in addition to a neat adjacent 17X9 breakfast nook, quaint half bath, and a charming screened rear porch.
Upstairs, you will find a 12X6 landing/office area, five nice sized bedrooms — master features a private full adjacent bath — two additional bedrooms feature vintage sinks — rear bedroom features adjacent laundry facilities, a full hall bath (also accessible by one of the bedrooms), and a rare upper level screened sleeping porch — how cool!
Property also features an expansive walk-up floored attic, usable full basement, home security system, efficient hot water heat, gorgeous natural woodwork/wood flooring, breathtakingly impressive archways, thick crown molding, built-ins, transom windows, tall windows allowing abundant natural light to flow throughout, front as well as back staircases, three car detached garage — the list truly goes on and on!
Not to mention, home is situated on an expansive tree shaded corner lot with ample room to roam. All appliances to remain with property upon settlement including washer and dryer. Known as the Hoblit House, this stately 1874 constructed 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath beauty can be found on the National Register of Historic Homes and Places by the United States Department of Interior — also a Lincoln, Illinois Centennial Structure — both plaques are displayed proudly next to the front door! Own a piece of history — 505 College Avenue, Lincoln is truly an extraordinary small town property — prepare to be in awe — WOW!