• For Sale
  • Single Family

505 College Ave Lincoln, IL 62656 Get directions

$275,000 $82/Sq. ft.
5 Beds 3 Baths 1 Partial Bath 3,374 Sq. ft. 23,087 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 145 Years
  • MLS# 20190028
  • Listed 5 Months 1 Day Ago


Truly in a league of its own -- WOW! Prominent 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath all brick two story corner lot Italianate stunner! No words can truly capture the beauty and grandeur of this breathtaking residential dwelling situated in the heart of historic Lincoln, Illinois. Step inside and prepare to be in absolute awe by the character, charm, and overall feeling captured by the remarkable pristine interior. Main floor features a grand foyer complete with a gorgeous curved open staircase, a gracious bright living room with a decorative central fireplace, family room with a woodburning fireplace, roomy formal dining room with ample room for a large table and chairs in addition to superb overhead lighting, inviting den with a gas log fireplace, exterior access point, in addition to classic built-ins, a fully equipped ultra bright kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar, in addition to a neat adjacent 17X9 breakfast nook, quaint half bath, and a charming screened rear porch. Upstairs, you will find a 12X6 landing/office area, five nice sized bedrooms -- master features a private full adjacent bath -- two additional bedrooms feature vintage sinks -- rear bedroom features adjacent laundry facilities, a full hall bath (also accessible by one of the bedrooms), and a rare upper level screened sleeping porch -- how cool! Property also features an expansive walk-up floored attic, usable full basement, home security system, efficient hot water heat, gorgeous natural woodwork/wood flooring, breathtakingly impressive archways, thick crown molding, built-ins, transom windows, tall windows allowing abundant natural light to flow throughout, front as well as back staircases, three car detached garage -- the list truly goes on and on! Not to mention, home is situated on an expansive tree shaded corner lot with ample room to roam. All appliances to remain with property upon settlement including washer and dryer. Known as the Hoblit House, this stately 1874 constructed 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath beauty can be found on the National Register of Historic Homes and Places by the United States Department of Interior -- also a Lincoln, Illinois Centennial Structure -- both plaques are displayed proudly next to the front door! Own a piece of history -- 505 College Avenue, Lincoln is truly an extraordinary small town property -- prepare to be in awe -- WOW!


Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 12
  • Basement Features: Yes
  • Family Room Dimensions: 16 x 19
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Basement Description: Full, Unfinished


  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedroom 1 Level: Upper
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Upper
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Upper
  • Bedroom 4 Level: Upper

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air
  • Fireplace Features: Three or More, Gas/Gas Log, Wood Burning
  • Heating Features: Hot Water


  • Laundry Features: 0, Upper


  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms On Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms On Upper Level: 2

Interior Features

  • Alarm System
  • Built-Ins
  • Floored attic
  • Foyer
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Open Staircase

Kitchen and Dining

  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Kitchen Level: Main
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Combo Description: Breakfast Bar, Formal Dining

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Corner Lot
  • Mature Trees
  • Patio And Porch Features: Back Porch, Front Porch, Side Porch, Screened Porch
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 23200

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 0.53

Garage and Parking

  • Number of Garage Spaces: 3
  • Garage Description: Detached

School Information

  • Elementary School: Dist 27
  • High School: Lincoln
  • Middle School: Lincoln

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 4946.78
  • Source Listing Status: Active
  • County: Logan
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Source Property Type: Two Story
  • Other Features: All Window Treatments, Dishwasher, Dryer, Garage Door Opener, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Softener-Owned
  • Area: Logan County
  • Source Neighborhood: Logan County
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Property Subtype: Lincoln - In Town
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Square Feet Living: 3374
  • Year Built: 1874
  • Building Exterior Type: Brick
  • Flooring: Bedroom 1 Flooring: Carpet, Bedroom 2 Flooring: Wood, Bedroom 3 Flooring: Wood, Bedroom 4 Flooring: Wood
  • Foundation Details: Brick
  • Property Age: 145
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Levels or Stories: 2 Stories
  • Total Above Grade Area: Approx Above Grade SqFt: 3374, Approx SqFt Main: 1786
  • Total Area Lower: 1588


  • Sewer: City Sewer

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
6 Central Elementary School K-5 0.4 mi
7 Lincoln Jr High School 6-8 0.3 mi
3 Lincoln Community High School 9-12 1.3 mi
NA Carroll Catholic Private School PK-8 0.6 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 505 College Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2019-01-17 Listed $275,000 $81 LincolnIL
2018-01-16 Listing removed $0 LincolnIL
2018-01-15 Listing removed $288,000 $85 LincolnIL
2016-11-10 Listed $288,000 $85 LincolnIL

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.