Circa 1927 Lovely Affordable Home in Decatur, IL $55K

Charming ranch with great curb appeal in a quiet neighborhood. Large living room leads to dining and kitchen that has opening with countertop great for social gatherings! Nice kitchen cabinets and stainless appliances. Bathroom has subway tile backsplash. Lots of character throughout. Full basement with fresh paint and a nice canning room area with antique ceramic sink. Walk up attic could be a finished 3rd bedroom. There is currently no homestead exemption applied to the property tax bill. If the home was owner occupied and this was added the taxes would go down by around $650. New roof in 2010. Replacement windows. – Per Zillow


  • 2bed
  • 1bath


Contact Tony Piraino w/ Brinkoetter Realtors Key Team

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Family History

The second owners of this home were Chesley Glover and his wife Rose. Chesley was a draftsman who in 1939 made a salary of $1,950/year. The couple lived in the home with their son Chesley Junior and Chesley Senior’s mother Ada. In 1959, Chesley was elected to the Lyon Lumber Company Employees Credit Union Board of Directors, while Rose was busy in craft clubs. After the couple became empty nesters, they moved to Maricopta County, Arizona.


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