Seller represented by:
SETH A. GOODMAN, Broker/Owner with ME REALTY

515 College Ave Lincoln, IL 62656
  • For Sale Pending
  • Single Family

515 College Ave Lincoln, IL 62656 Get directions

$269,900 $88/Sq. ft.
5 Beds 3 Baths 1 Partial Bath 3,056 Sq. ft. 9,800 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 26 Years
  • MLS# 20200546
  • Listed 3 Months 12 Days Ago


Simply the best in a class by itself -- talk about distinctive -- WOW! Elegance plus space await you with this quality designed and constructed 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath 3, 000+ square foot College Avenue showstopper! From the two story entry to the full deep poured finishable basement, this two story Lincoln, Illinois residential dwelling speaks of quality throughout! Step inside and be welcomed to the main floor by a grand two story foyer featuring a lovely open wide staircase and hardwood flooring -- brand new front door recently installed!, a bright living/dining room area with an electric fireplace and ample natural light (living room features cathedral ceilings, ) gorgeous kitchen with ample cabinetry, center island, breakfast bar, breakfast nook (features a French door leading to the back deck), porcelain tile flooring, Quartz countertops, new sink/faucet, and all appliances to remain (new refrigerator to be installed prior to settlement), stunning two story family room with a huge rear facing wall of windows, center gas log fireplace with adjacent built-ins, hardwood flooring, French doors, and ample floor space, laundry plus half bath areas (half bath features granite tile flooring), and a master suite host to a large walk-in closet, private bath with both a bathtub and a separate shower along with a double vanity, and an additional set of French doors leading to the back deck/privacy fenced backyard. Upstairs, you will find two separate bedroom wings separated by a wonderful landing/loft area that overlooks both the foyer as well as the family room area -- one wing features two bedrooms (one complete with a double closet) and an adjacent full hall bath -- the other features a fourth bedroom and a fifth bedroom/office area host to cathedral ceilings, skylight, and a third full adjacent bath! Other noteworthy features include a full deep basement that could easily be finished for additional living space if needed/desired by buyer(s) (features both an interior entrance as well as a separate entrance from garage), an oversized two car attached garage, privacy fenced backyard with a large multi level deck and storage shed (encompassed by newer vinyl fencing), Anderson windows throughout, solid oak woodwork/trim and six panel doors, plaster walls, ADT home security system, dual climate control (separate furnace/central air conditioning unit for each floor -- main floor furnace replaced in 2014), newer architectural roof (2016), water heater (2017) -- the list goes on and on! Enhanced exterior landscaping along with various updated interior as well as exterior fixtures, too. All appliances to remain upon settlement for new owner(s) including washer and dryer. Not to mention, this striking property is situated in an established area just a short stroll from historic downtown Lincoln, Illinois! This custom built 3, 000+ square foot two story residential dwelling will without question impress you and yours with all of its hard to find features and space. If you are searching for quality through and through top to bottom, why not make 515 College Avenue, Lincoln your next address? When only the utmost in quality will do!


Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 10
  • Basement Features: Yes
  • Family Room Dimensions: 17 x 20
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Basement Description: Full, Unfinished

Interior Features

  • Alarm System
  • Balcony
  • Cathedral Ceiling
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Foyer
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Loft
  • Open Staircase
  • Skylights
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Flooring: Bedroom 1 Flooring: Carpet, Bedroom 2 Flooring: Carpet, Bedroom 3 Flooring: Carpet, Bedroom 4 Flooring: Carpet


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

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air
  • Fireplace Features: Two, Electric, Gas/Gas Log
  • Heating Features: Force Air


  • Laundry Features: 6X6, Main


  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms On Main Level: 2
  • Bathrooms On Upper Level: 2

Kitchen and Dining

  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Kitchen Level: Main
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Combo Description: Breakfast Bar, Eat-In Kitchen, Formal Dining, Island, Living/Dining

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Fenced Yard
  • Landscaped
  • Mature Trees
  • Patio And Porch Features: Front Porch, Deck

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 0.224977
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 9800

Garage and Parking

  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage Description: Attached

School Information

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

Other Property Info

  • All Window Treatments
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Microwave
  • Range/Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Annual Tax Amount: 6454.04
  • Source Listing Status: Under Contract/Pending
  • County: Logan
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Source Property Type: Two Story
  • Area: East Lincoln Township
  • Source Neighborhood: East Lincoln Township
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Property Subtype: Lincoln - In Town
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Total Square Feet Living: 3056
  • Year Built: 1995
  • Building Exterior Type: Brick, Vinyl
  • Other Buildings: Storage Shed
  • Foundation Details: Concrete, Poured
  • Property Age: 26
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Levels or Stories: 2 Stories
  • Total Above Grade Sqft Area: Approx Above Grade SqFt: 3056, Approx SqFt Main: 1782
  • Total Area Lower: 1782


  • Sewer: City Sewer

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
8 Central Elementary School K-5 0.4 mi
8 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 515 College Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2020-11-12 Price Changed $269,900 $88 LincolnIL
2020-10-11 Listed $288,500 $94 LincolnIL
2014-04-29 Listing removed $219,600 $45 LincolnIL
2014-04-25 Sold - - Public Record
2014-01-27 Listed $219,600 $45 LincolnIL
2013-08-31 Listing removed $235,000 $48 LincolnIL
2013-01-31 Price Changed $235,000 $48 LincolnIL
2012-11-30 Price Changed $249,900 $51 LincolnIL
2012-06-11 Price Changed $259,900 $53 LincolnIL
2012-04-06 Listed $268,000 $55 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.