401 4th Street

Galena, Illinois 61036

John D'Ambrogio

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Property Type
Single Family

Be part of Galena's rich past with this unique historic home set on a magnificent 1+ acre lot overlooking historic Galena. Now known as The Dowman House, many original details have been preserved in this 1891 home that once served as the East Side School. The result is a special blend of historic character with modern updates. You enter into a dedicated foyer with double door entry and leaded glass transom windows. The large, lofty living area is ideal for entertaining. The great room includes 12-foot ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and large windows with vintage shutters on three sides. A lofted seating area includes a wet bar and opens out to a deck. The lower level includes a kitchen, family room, sunroom, and another full bath. Other features include a beamed ceiling, stone walls and a fireplace, and a wine closet. A former classroom, the upper level includes two bedrooms, a full bath, and a spacious den/sleeping loft. This beautifully landscaped property has a terrace, koi pond, mature trees, and a circular gravel driveway. It is ideal as a weekend home or the ultimate staycation. The hometown of President Ulysses S. Grant, Galena is known for its historic downtown, charming shops, superb dining, and nearby golf courses and skiing areas. It is located in the Illinois Driftless Area, a region noted for its high hills, deep river valleys and scenic beauty.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 2
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Space Pac
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Cooktop
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Space/s - Driveway
Parking Spaces: 3
Room Count: 7
Water Front: No
Square Feet: N/A
Tax Amount: $9,051
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Full Bath
External Features: Balcony, Patio, Storms/Screens

Room Information
Living Room: 27X23 - Main Level
Dining Room: COMBO - Lower
Kitchen: 09X17 - Lower
Family Room: 17X22 - Lower
Primary Bedroom: 12X16 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 12X09 - 2nd Level
Foyer: 09X08 - Main Level
Den: 12X28 - 2nd Level
Sunroom: 15X13 - Lower
Deck: 08X14 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $9,051

Listing information updated 7/28/2020 at 12:23am

Listing Office: Engel & Voelkers Chicago

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Galena is located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. It is the largest city of its county, with a population of about 3,500. Galena was the previous home of Ulysses S. Grant. The community is listed on the National Register of…

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School District(s)
Galena USD 120
Elementary School
Galena Middle School, Galena Primary School
Middle School
Galena Middle School
High School
Galena High School

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401 4th Street Galena, Illinois 61036 is a single family home currently listed at $379,000. 401 4th Street features 2 bedroom(s) and 3 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since July 22nd, 2020 and was built in 1891. Nearby schools include Galena Middle School, Galena Primary School, Galena High School. Want to learn more about 401 4th Street Galena, Illinois 61036? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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