444 South 5th Street

Watseka, IL
$ 235,000 Beds 5 Baths 4 Sq 4,528
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SUBLIME integration of classic design & modern comfort! This 4500 sq ft manor features wide open spaces, gleaming hardwood, great walls of arched windows, stylish fixtures, and lovely finishes. The grand foyer, along with the formal living & dining rooms, are just breathtaking. The sunroom has the original stone mosaic floor, and the SPLENDID library has gorgeous bookcases, writing desk & cozy fireplace. The family-friendly kitchen has a window seat, island, and loads of custom cabinetry. The master suite has a private spa bath & lounge/dressing room. ALSO: clever fitted storage throughout; 2 rooftop decks; elevator; 2nd basement for storage/utility; automatic lights in closets. The outdoor space is a pleasure - with a screened patio, garden, and landscaped grounds. This EXQUISITE home - with so many fine details - displays beauty & elegance at every turn. Come and see! c2020 FPG *Not in flood plain.*


  • Price
  • $ 235,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1.01 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,528
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1883
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 2
  • City, Zip
  • Watseka
  • Taxes
  • 7595
  • County
  • Style
  • Georgian
  • Area
  • Watseka
  • MLS#
  • 10676955
  • Zip
  • 60970
Listing Provided by: Coldwell Banker Residential



Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style Georgian
Assessment Includes None
Attached Garage Yes
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Park/Playground, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Contingency Financing
County Iroquois
Detached Type 2 Stories
Directions Rte 1 to Watseka; left on Walnut; right on S 5th St. Home on right.
District Elementary School 9
District High School 9
District Middle/Junior School 9
Electric Circuit Breakers
Exposure S (South)
Exterior Features Patio, Porch, Roof Deck, Porch Screened, Brick Paver Patio
Financing Options Conventional, FHA, VA
Full Baths 3
Garage Spaces 3
General Information School Bus Service
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Half Baths 2
High School Watseka Community High School
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Elevator, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Laundry, Built-in Features
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage, Space/s
Rehab Yes
Roof Tile
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments No
Status Contingent
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 7595.06
Waterfront No
Year Built 1883
Zoning SINGL

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Parquet
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Window Treatments All
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Window Treatments All
Additional Rooms Library
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 4 Name Sun/Florida Room Heated
Addtl Room 6 Name Screened Porch
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 7 Name Sewing
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 8 Name Recreation Rm
Air Conditioning Central Air, Partial, Zoned
Attic Full, Interior Stair, Unfinished
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Basement Description Partially Finished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 18X11
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 13X13
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 13X10
Continue To Show? Yes
Corporate Limits Watseka
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 23X13
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments All
Equipment Water-Softener Owned, TV-Dish, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump
Family Room Dimensions 16X15
Family Room Flooring Carpet
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Fireplace Locations Living Room, Basement, Other
Fireplaces 3
Grid 65
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Forced Air, Hot Water/Steam, Radiators
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood
Kitchen Dimensions 18X15
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Island, Pantry-Butler
Laundry Dimensions 10X9
Laundry Features Laundry Chute, Sink
Laundry Level/Floor Main Level
Living Area 4528
Living Room Dimensions 30X17
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments All
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 18X12
Master Bedroom Flooring Parquet
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 13X10
Other Room 2 Dimensions 25X11
Other Room 3 Dimensions 14X13
Other Room 4 Dimensions 21X12
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 6 Dimensions 18X15
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 13X10
Other Room 7 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 20X17
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, Foyer, Library, Sun/Florida Room Heated, Screened Porch, Sewing Room, Recreation Room
Street Suffix Street
Total Bathrooms 3.2
Total Rooms 13

Exterior Features

City Watseka
Acreage 1.012
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt, Circular
Foundation Details Concrete
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Carport, Heated
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 119X429.5X95X419
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Irregular, Landscaped Professionally, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area 1.0-1.99 Acres
Parking Ownership Owned
Total Parking 9
Water Source Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Elmwood Park, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Unknown Elementary School
Middle School Unknown Middle School
High School Watseka Community High School

Price History

3/26/2020 Listed $250,000
7/20/2020 6% - $235,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60970

AVG $120K
AVG $2,677
Year Built
AVG 1951
AVG 38
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444 South 5th Street Watseka, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $235000 with 4528 sqft and a lot size of 1.01 Acres Acre(s). 444 South 5th Street Watseka has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1883. The property's zip code is 60970 which is in Watseka, IL

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