handyman special

Circa 1895 Handyman Special in Decatur, IL Under $47K

OHU50K Notes $46,897

This handyman special is a true beauty that just needs some loving care to make it shine again.  The James Millikin Homestead is only spitting distance away. In fact, our featured home was originally part of the Millikin Estate Trust.
House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

Realtor Comments

Can you imagine the history in this 127 year handyman special? With some love and care it could be restored to its natural beauty with vaulted ceilings and glass chandeliers. The Main Floor boasts a front Sun Room, Living Room with attached Sitting Room. Formal Dining Room. Kitchen with Pantry room. A Grand Staircase with near floor to ceiling windows. The Upper Level has 3 Bedrooms and 1 Full Bath. The Master Bedroom has a nice reading nook attached. 2 Car Detached Garage with shared concrete driveway. A nice back patio. Enjoy the warm summer evenings on the Covered Front Porch with a view of the James Millikin Homestead nearby. SOLD AS IS!!

  • 3bed
  • 1bath
  • Circa 1895

 

Living room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522     $46,897

 

Living room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

 

History

James and Anna Millikin built the mansion across the street from our featured home in 1876. It appears they also owned other properties along West Prairie Avenue, including our featured home. Below is a 1924 advertisement for the house.

 

1924

 

Living room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Living room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Dining room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Laundry room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Kitchen featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Kitchen featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Property featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Dining room featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Property featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Property featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Bedroom featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Bedroom featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Bathroom featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Bathroom featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Bedroom featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Property featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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Porch featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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House view featured at 724 W Prairie Ave, Decatur, IL 62522

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