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

513 N Lafayette St Mount Pulaski, IL 62548
  • For Sale Pending
  • Single Family

513 N Lafayette St Mount Pulaski, IL 62548 Get directions

$139,900 $59/Sq. ft.
5 Beds 2 Baths 1 Partial Bath 2,377 Sq. ft. 10,360 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 125 Years
  • MLS# 20200633
  • Listed 1 Month 7 Days Ago


Just a short walk down from the historic Mt Pulaski, Illinois square is this 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath updated and expanded Victorian two story bungalow with of over 2, 300 square feet of finished living space. Just inside the ceramic tiled entry is the large 12X20/13X19 L shaped living room equipped with a gas log fireplace, new carpeting, built-in shelving, and a media center. Living area features nine foot ceilings and loads of natural light pouring in through the large picture windows. The dining room and library both have ten foot ceilings, with built-in floor to ceiling bookshelves in the library and Victorian moldings and trims throughout. Master suite is situated on the first floor with a ten foot barrel-vaulted ceiling and walk-in closet with over 14 linear feet of clothes rods. Electric fireplace in master neatly conceals a media center with surround sound; master also has an adjacent half bath with ceramic tile floor and countertop with oak wood lined walls. Kitchen has restored original Victorian distressed wood floor with marble and ceramic tile countertops installed on art deco inspired cabinetry with tile backsplashes and a generous adjacent pantry. Kitchen also features a ten foot ceiling and dishwasher in island. A reverse osmosis filtration unit supplies the refrigerator (not staying with property) as well as the cast iron double basin sink. A laundry room with ceramic tile backsplash and storage cabinets is located on the first floor. The main bathroom features ceramic tiling with custom details and an oval leaded art glass window above the tub. Rounding out the rooms on the first floor is a convenient second bedroom -- ideal for a nursery or for use as a home office if needed/desired. Traveling up the art deco inspired stairs you will discover another 3 bedrooms and a second full bath with mosaic tiled floor -- along with a bonus room floored attic (over 300 square foot of storage space). One bedroom boasts tongue and groove knotty pine on walls and ceiling and a polished wood floor and skylight. Two of the bedrooms are large enough to fit queen size beds comfortably while the third is a cozy retreat; each boasting a generous closet. Front bedroom measures 9X11 plus features a fabulous bright and airy 7X11 front facing nook. Home is situated on a 74X140 lot within an established neighborhood -- with only three houses on the same side of the block. Home is heated by embossed cast-iron Victorian radiators providing subtle draft-free warmth all winter long; additional electric heat in the bathrooms provide comfort even on the coldest nights. Central air conditioning helps to keep the main floor cool on the warmest of days. Newer architectural shingled roof, updated electrical with 100 amp service, updated plumbing with water softener, fully insulated, some vinyl replacement windows and other original wood windows with storms. Over 1, 000 square feet of insulated basement storage and a rear shed provide ample room for storage or a shop. A 2019 constructed 24X24 2+ car detached garage with rear alley access as well as great cabinet/countertop work space can be found here plus a quaint rear patio with an overhead pergola. Fresh paint inside and out. House has been lovingly remodeled and customized over the past 27 years by a professional carpenter. Sellers are retiring and downsizing -- do not miss out on your opportunity to own 513 N. Lafayette Street, Mt. Pulaski! Sellers offering a one year home warranty to buyer(s) upon settlement through Home Warranty of America ($590.00 Diamond plan).


Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 10
  • Basement Features: Yes
  • Family Room Dimensions: 15 x 15
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Basement Description: Partial, Unfinished

Interior Features

  • Built-Ins
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Floored attic
  • Foyer
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Skylights
  • Vaulted Ceiling
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Flooring: Bedroom 1 Flooring: Carpet, Bedroom 2 Flooring: Carpet, Bedroom 3 Flooring: Wood, Bedroom 4 Flooring: Carpet


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

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air
  • Fireplace Features: Two, Electric, Gas/Gas Log
  • Heating Features: Baseboard, Hot Water


  • Laundry Features: 14X8, Main, Carpet


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

Kitchen and Dining

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

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Landscaped
  • Mature Trees
  • Patio And Porch Features: Front Porch, Patio

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 0.2378329
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 10360

Garage and Parking

  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage Description: Detached

School Information

  • Elementary School: Mt Pulaski
  • High School: Mt Pulaski
  • Middle School: Mt Pulaski

Other Property Info

  • All Window Treatments
  • Dishwasher
  • Drinking Water System
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Water Softener-Owned
  • Annual Tax Amount: 1578.66
  • Source Listing Status: Under Contract/Pending
  • County: Logan
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Source Property Type: Two Story, Victorian
  • Area: Mt. Pulaski Township
  • Source Neighborhood: Mt. Pulaski Township
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Property Subtype: Other Towns
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Total Square Feet Living: 2377
  • Year Built: 1896
  • Building Exterior Type: Wood
  • Other Buildings: Storage Shed
  • Foundation Details: Block, Brick
  • Property Age: 125
  • Roof: Flat, Shingle
  • Levels or Stories: 2 Stories
  • Total Above Grade Sqft Area: Approx Above Grade SqFt: 2377, Approx SqFt Main: 1793
  • Total Area Lower: 1050


  • Sewer: City Sewer

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
4 Mount Pulaski Elementary School PK-8 0.3 mi
3 Mount Pulaski High School 9-12 0.5 mi
NA Zion Lutheran Grade Private School PK-8 0.4 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 513 N Lafayette St

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2020-12-09 Listed $139,900 $58 LincolnIL
2019-07-01 Listing removed $0 LincolnIL
2019-05-21 Price Changed $134,900 $56 LincolnIL
2019-04-08 Listed $139,900 $58 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.