68 Ford Drive, East Dubuque, IL 61025 | 20210158 | Mel Foster Brokerage, LLC

68 Ford Drive $495,000


    68 Ford Drive East Dubuque, IL 61025

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    • 5 Beds
    • 4 Baths
    • 5,628 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# 20210158
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    Tucked back at the end of a long paved drive sits this sprawling 5 bed, 3.5 bath contemporary ranch with over 5000 square feet of living space, plenty of storage options, room to expand, and a multitude of outdoor entertainment/relaxation spots all nestled among 13+ combined acres in Presidential Manor Subdivision that overlook the Menominee River valley and offer a private wooded setting, incredible elevated views, and an abundance of nature and scenic beauty. Open and airy main level features a large living room with high ceilings, dramatic windows that frame in the outdoor scenery, wood-burning fireplace, barnboard accent wall, and a combination of newer wood-look designer ceramic flooring and new carpet (2020), huge dining room with ample space for formal or casual entertaining and more newer tile flooring, remodeled kitchen (2017) with custom cabinetry and soft-close drawers, stunning granite counters, separate Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, eat-at center island, and updated tile flooring, adjacent laundry room with newer LG washer and dryer (2017), more cabinetry, folding counter with sink, storage closet, built-in wall storage, and pantry, lodge-like four-seasons solarium with another vantage point to enjoy to surroundings, gas-fired stove, and access to side deck, gorgeous half bath with vessel sink, two generous guest bedrooms with nicely appointed shared bath offering an updated subway tile shower with river pebble basin, spacious master bedroom with built-in dresser storage, amazing walk-in closet, and luxurious master bath with whirlpool-style free-standing tub, double vanity, separate seated dressing counter, water closet, and doorless tiled shower with multiple heads. Walk-out lower level houses massive family room with wood-clad wall accents, living options galore and plenty of room for recreation, gas-fired stove, and full bar with mini-fridge and sink, two more comfortable guest bedrooms, another nicely adorned full bath with tile surround shower, huge hobby room/storage space with deep basin sink, utility room with additional deep basin sink and more room for storage, and workshop space with double door exiting to concrete patio area to side of home. Outdoor areas include covered front porch, expanded and rebuilt deck (2017), side patio, and expansive rear concrete patio with pergola. Three car attached garage with overhead doors and openers updated in 2016 offers plenty of room for vehicles or toys and is heated, and lower level integrated exterior storage room has lots of additional space for overflow. Other amenities include two furnaces dedicated by level for comfort, Aprilaire humidifier, water softener, water filtration system, and a Generac stand-by electric generator added in 2014 for extra peace of mind. Manicured grounds have been landscaped near entrance, along drive and sidewalk, and circling the house with many plants and bushes added as highlights, and raised beds were installed for gardening as well. Main property (Lot 68) is subject to a Conservation Easement favoring the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation in order to protect and preserve the resources and natural significance of the property for future generations. Full updates list available providing even more detail. Truly, a must see to appreciate in terms of setting, finish quality, and sheer space! Covenants and restrictions apply. Square footage is approximate. Adjacent 1.01 acre Lot 67 (Tax ID 43-05-002-005-67) is included in sale. Total acreage and taxes are a combination of both parcels. 2019 taxes: Lot 68 - $10,138.90 with owner occupied and senior exemptions, Lot 67 - $807.18.

    • General Features
      • AIR CONDITIONING Central
      • Appliances Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Water Softener-Owned, Washer, Dryer, Microwave
      • Deck Yes
      • Driveway Asphalt
      • Electric Circuit Breaker
      • Fireplace Gas/Gaslog, Wood
      • Flooring Carpet, Tile, Concrete
      • Heat Gas Forced Air
      • Laundry Main Floor
      • Porch Front, Covered
      • Roof Shingle
      • Sewer Septic
      • Style Contemporary, Ranch
      • Subdivision Other
      • Taxes $9,790.26
      • Type Single Family
      • Tax Year 2020
      • Walls Drywall, Panel
      • Water Private, Well
      • Water Heater Natural Gas
      • Year Built 1994
    • Building Features
      • Basement Full, Full Partially Finished, Full Walk-Out
      • Exterior Brick, Steel
      • Finished SqFt Lower 2078
      • Finished SqFt Main 3550
      • Garage Capacity 3
      • Garage Type Attached
      • Total Square Feet 5,628
    • Room Features
      • Baths Lower 1
      • Baths Main 2.5
      • 2 15'5 x 11'9
      • 2 Main
      • 3 12'8 x 11'9
      • 3 Main
      • 4 14'2 x 12'3
      • 4 Lower
      • 5 13'4x11'7+alcove
      • 5 Lower
      • Beds Lower 2
      • Beds Main 3
      • Dining Room Dimensions 21'1 x 18'6
      • Dining Room Floor Level Main
      • Family Room Dimensions 52'4 x 20'8
      • Family Room Floor Level Lower
      • Kitchen Dimensions 15'1 x 14'8
      • Kitchen Floor Level Main
      • Living Room Dimensions 28'2 x 18'6
      • Living Room Floor Level Main
      • Master Bed Floor Level Main
      • Master Bedroom Dimensions 16'9 x 15'
      • Total Bathroom 3.5
    • Property Features
      • Area Jo Daviess County
      • Lot Size Back Irreg
      • Lot Size Front Irreg
      • Lot Size Side1 Irreg
      • Lot Size Side2 Irreg
      • Number of Acres 13.68
    • Schools
      • School District East Dubuque


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    61025 (East Dubuque) Demographics

    43 Median Age
    137 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    31% College Educated
    $62,380 Estimated Median Income
    1,553 Estimated Total Home Owners
    482 Estimated Total Renters
    76% / 24% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    3 Estimated Average Household Size
    4,788 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

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        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source New Value: $495,000
        4/28/2021 5:36:11 PM Status Changed Source New Value: PENDING SHOW
        4/20/2021 12:36:14 PM Price Reduced Source New Value: $495,000 -9.84%
        2/21/2021 10:36:00 AM New in Database Source New Value: $549,000

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