915 Park Ave, Chester, IL 62233
At the end of the dead-end street Park Ave and just below the top of the hill sits this historic home on 4+/- acres with an interesting view of the Mississippi River. History has it that the original home was built during the Civil War by the Cole family which also had the first corn mill on the river where ConAgra is now located. The home has been occupied by the same owner for the past 34 years and improvements have been made. The style of the home is called Italianate and the main style and architecture can still be found in the details of the porch and overhang. A two-car garage has been added to the home along with other updates. The pool is used year to year and is conveniently located in the fenced yard overlooking the Mississippi River. On the main level of the home are 2 bathrooms, laundry room, foyer - large hall, family room, office, dining room, living room, kitchen, and three fireplaces (one with a gas insert). Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, one bath, and a fireplace. History period millwork and 11-foot ceilings are prominent on the main level. The 4 acres is partly wooded and overlooks the Mississippi River.
Address: 915 Park Ave, Chester, IL 62233
Directions: On IL 3 heading south out of Chester turn right onto Park Blvd, then left onto Park Avenue. The property is at the end of the road.
Agent Comments: A little extra history; Rumor has it that this home actually had electricity before St Louis or Chicago. When Mr. Cole put in the corn mill, Thomas Edison put in the power for that and the extra power was used to run this house and the street lights for Chester.
Legal Description: Part of Sec 25, T7S - R7W & Sec 30, T7S - R6W
Parcel(s): 18-090-010-00 & 18-090-013-00
Taxes: 2018 - $1,833.48
P#157 / Sold on 4/6/21 for $220,000
LISTED by Property Peddler Inc.
Designated Managing Broker - Brenda Chandler 618-201-3947