707 North Independence Street Monticello, IL
$ 279,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10798403
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyPIATT
  • CityMonticello
  • AreaBement - Bondville - Cerro Gordo - Cisco - Deland
  • Zip61856
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1950
  • Taxes4611
  • Price$ 279,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2601
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Property Description

Remarkable home located on a corner lot near the historical neighborhood in the unique city of Monticello! Previously owned by the Honorable Judge John P. Shonkwiler, this home offers both a classic style and grace. Exquisite refinished hardwood floors run throughout the main level, including the dining room lined with walnut paneling. Kitchen includes slate-front appliances, peninsula countertop cooking space, walnut cabinets, and additional breakfast room. Large living room w/ gas fireplace, office, and master suite complete the main level all lined with crown molding. The second level offers two more bedrooms, both with sitting rooms great for an extra bed or reading nook! Bonus feature... walkout balcony with space for a table and chairs, perfect for lounging and private conversations. Lower level offers a finished family room with a gas log fireplace, ideal for a movie theater or play area. Extra finished room could be used as an exercise room, office, or additional bedroom (no egress window). Laundry room, half bath, and extra storage located in the unfinished basement area. Enjoy hours of family time or entertaining guests on the back brick paver patio that includes a screened gazebo! Mature trees and landscaped lined stone pathway offer a private scenery optimal for relaxation! Bonus feature... screened breezeway that leads out to the 2-car attached garage. New carpet installed by current owners throughout entire house! New A/C unit (one of two) that service the home. Call to schedule your private showing, and make this meticulous house your HOME today!!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Monticello Elementary Monticello Junior High School Monticello High School
Price History
7/31/2020 Listed $279,900

General Features

Age 61-70 Years
Architectural Style Colonial
Assessment Includes None
Attached Garage Yes
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Park/Playground, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
County Piatt
Detached Type 2 Stories
Directions From N Market Street (Rt 105) turn east onto W Grant Street. Home at the corner of Grant and Independence Street.
District Elementary School 25
District High School 25
District Middle/Junior School 25
Elementary School Monticello Elementary
Exposure S (South)
Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Porch Screened, Brick Paver Patio
Full Baths 2
Garage Spaces 2
General Information None
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Half Baths 1
High School Monticello High School
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath
Middle/Junior School Monticello Junior High School
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab No
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments No
Status Contingent
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 4611.94
Waterfront No
Year Built 1950

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Carpet
3rd Bedroom Flooring Carpet
Additional Rooms Office
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Air Conditioning Central Air
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 17X14
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 13X13
Continue To Show? Yes
Corporate Limits Monticello
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 17X11
Dining Room Level Main Level
Family Room Dimensions 26X14
Family Room Flooring Carpet
Fireplace Features Gas Logs
Fireplace Locations Living Room, Basement
Fireplaces 2
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Hot Water/Steam
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Kitchen Dimensions 14X9
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space
Laundry Dimensions 11X11
Laundry Level/Floor Basement
Living Area 2601
Living Room Dimensions 23X15
Living Room Flooring Carpet
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 17X14
Master Bedroom Flooring Carpet
Master Bedroom Level Main Level
Other Room 1 Dimensions 14X10
Other Room 2 Dimensions 15X10
Other Room 3 Dimensions 14X13
Other Room 4 Level Not Applicable
Other Room 6 Level Not Applicable
Other Room 7 Level Not Applicable
Rooms List Breakfast Room, Den, Office
Street Suffix Street
Total Bathrooms 2.1
Total Rooms 10

Exterior Features

City Monticello
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Concrete
Foundation Details Block
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s)
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 105 X 124
Lot Features Corner, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area .25-.49 Acre
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Breakfast Rm 14X10 Main Level Hardwood
Den 15X10 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 17X11 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Family Room 26X14 Basement Carpet
Living Room 23X15 Main Level Carpet
Master Bedroom 17X14 Main Level Carpet
Office 14X13 Basement Carpet


  • 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

Property vs Zip Code Average in 61856

AVG $230K
AVG $4,001
AVG 23
Year Built
AVG 1990
AVG 37
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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