1570 N. Academy St. Galesburg, IL 61401

Single Family Detached MLS #: 174784 Listed By CENTURY 21 Tucker-Swanson, Inc.


5 beds | 3 baths | 2 half baths | 4,431 sq ft
Est. Property Tax: $10,953
Estimated monthly payments: $2,351/mo.* (recalculate)
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Property Description

This Georgian styled brick home is a show stopper! Situated in one of Galesburg's finest neighborhoods on a large corner lot (made up of 2 lots) with both a front circle drive along with a back drive to the garage. Incredible landscape;metal fenced back yard with one of a kind pond/waterfall; expansive patio areas; & enclosed back porch make this perfect for entertaining, family gatherings, or just relax & enjoy. Inside you will find over 4,400 sq.ft. of designer decor & an impeccably maintained home. Stained glass windows in garden room are negotiable. See supplement for many other features. Exterior:

2 lots combined for a large corner lot

Mature professional landscaping in front and


Concrete front circle drive to front entry

Concrete back drive to attached 2 car garage

Solid brick exterior with most windows replaced

Total new 50 yr. architectural shingle roof 8/2017

Formal 12' x 9' covered front entry

21' x 11'6 screened porch with storms; access to

kitchen and dining room. Roof serves as balcony to west bedroom/office

Expansive 40'x 20' Purington brick patio with

access to screened porch and garden room

Combination decorative and Cyclone metal fencing

for patio, 14' x 9' potting area and back yard

10' x 8' yard shed with vinyl siding &

situated on a concrete pad

5,000 gallon Koi Pond with lights and waterfall

Gutter guard covers


11'4 x 7'7 entry foyer has tiled floors, 3

closets, and presents a custom curved stairwell up

Large living room features crown molding, accent

spots over a beautiful gas log fireplace and open doorways to the front entry,

garden room, and dining room

One of a kind garden room is personalized with

its custom pieces of art including a "Blue sky and clouds" painted ceiling with

accent lighting; antique breakfront customized to serve as a wet bar' and

custom French stained glass panels, which are negotiable. This room was added

by owners and has its own separate Trane heating and cooling unit. This room

also affords views of the park like patio/pond/yard and access thru French


Spacious formal dining room has windows and

French doors to screened porch

Updated kitchen offers custom birch Amish

cabinetry with granite counters; a cook's island and Jenn Air range and vent;

built in desk area and breakfast bar; 5'x4' walk-in pantry; plant window; and

is fully applianced including 2 Fisher Paykell dishwasher drawers. The kitchen

is also open to a cozy den; and access to bath, garage, back stairways to

upper and lower levels.

Den has custom built-in bookshelves and

entertainment center, stairway to lower level family room, and is open to


Upstairs has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 12' x 8'

hall walk-in closet , and a pull down staircase to the attic

Master bedroom includes a 20' x 7' combination

bath, walk-in closet, and dressing area

Middle west bedroom serves as office and has

door to balcony overlooking gorgeous patio, pond, yard

Northeast corner bedroom has a regular closet

plus a 20' x 5' dormer closet

Large lower level family room has full walls of

built-ins on both ends as well as a Woodsman wood-burning stove with brick

hearth and log storage. It also has a 10' x 5' wet bar with stools that

displays backdrop of stained glass and wine rack

23' x 14' hobby room/workshop in the lower level

Lower level laundry room includes Kenmore Elite

washer & dryer and is conveniently located next to back stairway

Lower level Bathroom.


A whole house generator was added in 2005

Pond with waterfall feature Advantage water pump

and artesian water filter systems new in 2005.


  • Age: Over 50 Years Old
  • Appliances: Dryer, Microwave, Range / Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Basement: Partial
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Exterior Description: Brick
  • Exterior Living Space: Patio, Screened Porch, Balcony / Lanai
  • Fencing: Fenced Yard
  • Fireplace Description: Gas, Wood Burning
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Mixed, Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet
  • Garage Count: 2 Car Garage
  • Garage Description: Attached Garage
  • General: Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Heating - Fuel Type: Gas
  • Heating Type: Forced Air
  • Interior: Walk-in Closet, Vaulted Ceilings, Wet Bar
  • Kitchen Features: Center Island, Butlers Pantry, Breakfast Bar
  • Sewer: City
  • Style: 2 Story
  • Water: City Water

Room Dimensions

  • Living Room: 26.6 ft x 15.6 ft
  • Dining Room: 16.5 ft x 14.2 ft
  • Kitchen: 19.0 ft x 12.7 ft
  • Family Room: 15.0 ft x 15.4 ft
  • Garden Room: 19.2 ft x 15.7 ft
  • Master Bedroom: 18.9 ft x 15.6 ft
  • Bedroom 2: 14.1 ft x 12.4 ft
  • Bedroom 4: 16.6 ft x 11.7 ft
  • Bedroom 5: 16.6 ft x 15.3 ft
  • Master Bath: 20.0 ft x 7.0 ft

School Information

1570 N. Academy St., Galesburg, IL 61401

Elementary School
Grades K-5 | Public School
Distance: 0.7 mi
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Middle School
Grades 6-8 | Public School
Distance: 0.6 mi
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High School
Grades 9-12 | Public School
Distance: 0.7 mi
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Other Nearby Schools Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
Galesburg Area Vocational Center 0.7 mi Public 11-12
Silas Willard Elementary School 0.7 mi Public K-5
Costa Catholic School 1.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8
Bright Futures Pre K Prog 1.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
Raes East Alternative Education 1.4 mi Public 9-12
Knox County Academy 1.4 mi Public 6-12
Knox County Academy (evening Diploma Program) 1.5 mi Public 12-12
Steele School 1.6 mi Public K-5
Galesburg Christian School 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12
Nielson Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5
Lombard Jr High School 2.2 mi Public 6-8
King School 2.7 mi Public K-5
Sources: Maponics, LLC and Onboard Informatics ©2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on in making any home-buying decisions. School information does not guarantee enrollment. Contact a local real estate professional or the school district(s) for current information on schools. This information is not intended for use in determining a person's eligibility to attend a school or to use or benefit from other city, town or local services.

Demographic Data

Galesburg, IL 61401

Median Age: 40.1
Married: 31.9%
Number of Households: 13,527
Households with Children: 2,910
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