513 N Lafayette Street, Mt Pulaski, IL 62548 (MLS # 20190159)

Price $134,900
Status Active
Beds 5
Baths 3 baths
Home size 2,377 sq ft
Lot Size n/a
Days on Market 45
Just a short walk down from the historic Mt Pulaski, Illinois square is this 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath updated and expanded Victorian two story bungalow with of over 2,300 square feet of finished living space. Just inside the ceramic tiled entry is the large 12X20/13X19 L shaped living room equipped with a gas log fireplace, new carpeting, built-in shelving, and a media center. Living area features nine foot ceilings and loads of natural light pouring in through the large picture windows. The dining room and library both have ten foot ceilings, with built-in floor to ceiling bookshelves in the library and Victorian moldings and trims throughout. Master suite is situated on the first floor with a ten foot barrel-vaulted ceiling and walk-in closet with over 14 linear feet of clothes rods. Electric fireplace in master neatly conceals a media center with surround sound; master also has an adjacent half bath with ceramic tile floor and countertop with oak wood lined walls. Kitchen has restored original Victorian distressed wood floor with marble and ceramic tile countertops installed on art deco inspired cabinetry with tile backsplashes and a generous adjacent pantry. Kitchen also features a ten foot ceiling and dishwasher in island. The side by side refrigerator/freezer is custom installed flush in wall of kitchen. A reverse osmosis filtration unit supplies the refrigerator as well as the cast iron double basin sink. Reserve osmosis drinking water filter, refrigerator, 5-burner gas range, and dishwasher to remain at time of settlement. A laundry room with ceramic tile backsplash and storage cabinets is located on the first floor. The main bathroom features ceramic tiling with custom details and an oval leaded art glass window above the tub. Rounding out the rooms on the first floor is a convenient second bedroom -- ideal for a nursery or for use as a home office if needed/desired. Traveling up the art deco inspired stairs you will discover another 3 bedrooms and a second full bath with mosaic tiled floor -- along with a bonus room floored attic (over 300 square foot of storage space). One bedroom boasts tongue and groove knotty pine on walls and ceiling and a polished wood floor and skylight. Two of the bedrooms are large enough to fit queen size beds comfortably while the third is a cozy retreat; each boasting a generous closet. Front bedroom measures 9X11 plus features a fabulous bright and airy 7X11 front facing nook. Home is situated on a 74X140 lot within an established neighborhood -- with only three houses on the same side of the block. Home is heated by embossed cast-iron Victorian radiators providing subtle draft-free warmth all winter long; additional electric heat in the bathrooms provide comfort even on the coldest nights. Central air conditioning helps to keep the main floor cool on the warmest of days. Newer architectural shingled roof, updated electrical with 100 amp service, updated plumbing with water softener, fully insulated, some vinyl replacement windows and other original wood windows with storms. Over 1,000 square feet of insulated basement storage and a rear shed provide ample room for storage or a shop. Sheltered off street parking for two vehicles out back as well plus a quaint rear patio with overhead pergola. Fresh paint inside and out. All appliances to remain upon settlement including washer and dryer. House has been lovingly remodeled and customized over the past 25 years by a professional carpenter. Sellers are retiring and downsizing -- do not miss out on your opportunity to own 513 N. Lafayette Street, Mt. Pulaski! Sellers offering a one year home warranty to buyer(s) upon settlement through Home Warranty of America ($590.00 Diamond plan).
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 5/21/2019 Year Built 1896
Community Mt. Pulaski Township County Logan


Elementary School Mt Pulaski
Jr. High School Mt Pulaski
High School Mt Pulaski

Price History

Prior to May 21, '19 $139,900
May 21, '19 - Today $134,900

Additional Details

AIR Central Air
APPLIANCES All Window Treatments, Dishwasher, Dryer, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
AREA Mt. Pulaski Township
BASEMENT Partial, Unfinished, Yes
EXTERIOR Landscaped, Mature Trees
GARAGE Carport
HEAT Baseboard, Hot Water
INTERIOR Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Floored attic, Foyer, Hardwood Floors, Skylights, Vaulted Ceiling, Walk-In Closet(s)
SEWER City Sewer
STYLE Two Story, Victorian
TAXES 1439.58
WATER City Water
ZONING Residential



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