427 Buell Avenue

Joliet, Illinois 60435

Dina DiSera

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Property Type
Single Family

Welcome to the A. S. Phelps home, designed by prominant Joliet architect James Weese circa 1887. This is a magnificient Italianate on a lofty hilltop perch in the coveted Upper Bluff Historic District. A true estate-type feeling complete with 2/3 of an acre of marvelous sweeping lawn, stone running wall and glorious views. Gorgeous inside and out, and loaded with beautiful vintage features and quality improvements and upgrades. Opulent original woodwork is graced by unique fluting and accent details, fabulous operable transom windows atop the panel doors...every room has something to explore and appreciate. Formal living/parlor with original tiled fireplace, formal dining with gilt accented crown molding. Exceptional goumet's dream kitchen with high end appliances including commercial hood and Wolf range with pot filler faucet, plus double wall ovens, granite counters, tile backspash, tall breakfast bar, farm sink, custom cabinetry. Charming enclosed porch with jalousie windows, ventless gas fireplace for cozy winter eves and serene views. Oversized main level laundry/mud room is perfect, with tons of storage, sink and direct access to yard (great changing room for the hot tub!). Original curved staircase leads to 2nd floor, which features a grand master bedroom w/huge walk in closet with built-ins. Handy doorway leads directly into 4th bedroom for an ideal nursery or sitting room/suite. Traditional rear 2nd staircase from the kitchen, plus a staircase to the full unfinished attic complete with six skylights, whimsical twist chimney, and access to the roof (not allowed during showings). Imagine the playroom or artist's studio of your dreams! Classic stone basement for storage, and the potential for your perfect wine cellar. And...WOW! Check out the outdoor living spaces. Stepping in through the garden gate is like entering a different world - private, peaceful and secluded. Amazing landscaping bursting with perennials. Paver walkways, bonfire pit, plentiful deck space, hot tub for relaxing evenings under the twinkle of patio lighting and the stars. 2 car concrete block garage dates to the 1930's. Double driveway gate opens up to your private parking area (with room to expand if needed). Roof/sheathing/gutters 2019-2020. New siding in 2004. Upper bath new in 2005. Two high efficiency HVAC systems. Blown in cellulose insulation. Tankless water heater. Custom storm windows. Vintage home fans will want to schedule their showing quickly to see this better-than-new timeless beauty.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Wood Siding
Basement: Exterior Access
Beds Above Grade: 4
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems
Appliances: Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Room Count: 10
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 2,260
Tax Amount: $6,088
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath, Walk-In Closet(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Granite Counters
External Features: Deck, Hot Tub, Brick Paver Patio, Fire Pit

Room Information
Living Room: 18X16 - Main Level
Dining Room: 13X12 - Main Level
Kitchen: 22X11 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 18X16 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 14X11 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 13X11 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 14X08 - 2nd Level
Attic: 28X40 - 3rd Level
Sitting: 15X08 - Main Level
Enclosed Porch Heated: 25X11 - Main Level
Foyer: 24X07 - Main Level
Walk in Closet: 08X07 - 2nd Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $6,088

Listing information updated 6/14/2021 at 10:03am

Listing Office: RE/MAX 10

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Joliet is known as the "Crossroads of Mid-America." As the third largest city in Illinois, Joliet benefits from two major interstates, I-80 and I-55, in addition to two Metra commuter lines and Amtrak service. Joliet is named after Louis Jolliet,…

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School District(s)
Joliet PSD 86, Joliet Twp HSD 204
Elementary School
Eisenhower Academy, Farragut Elementary School, Marycrest Early Childhood Center
Middle School
Hufford Junior High School
High School
Joliet Central High School

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Nearby Public Transportation

Heritage Corridor, Rock Island District

at Joliet Metra (0.82 miles away), Joliet


427 Buell Avenue Joliet, Illinois 60435 is a single family home currently listed at $274,900. 427 Buell Avenue features 4 bedroom(s) and 2 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since June 10th, 2021 and was built in 1893. Nearby schools include Eisenhower Academy, Farragut Elementary School, Marycrest Early Childhood Center. The nearest transit stops include Heritage Corridor Joliet Metra. Want to learn more about 427 Buell Avenue Joliet, Illinois 60435? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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