Last Updated: 10/28/2016 2:23 PM
Description for 305 S East Street Carlinville, IL 62626
This Early Classical Revival home has some great history in Carlinville! It was built by the John Palmer family in 1845 and has since been known as the Palmer House. It features a Cross Gable Roof, a two tiered porch on the front with tiered columns, while the front door has a transom and sidelights. Ten foot ceilings and solid brass doorknobs are still a part of this historic home and both fireplaces have elaborate carved wood mantles and imported Italian ceramic tiles-one still has an original mirror over it. Two sets of pocket doors, original plaster crown molding, a restored, original staircase and the radiators provide clean, efficient steam heat. Three bedrooms are found in the upstairs, as well as a large bathroom with a claw foot tub. SIDENOTE - As an attorney, John Palmer was a local Judge in Macoupin county, an IL Senator, Governor of IL and was not only visited by Abraham Lincoln in this home many times but was an appointee of President Lincolns during the civil war!
Not In A Subdivision
Family Room, Living Room, Library, Utility Room
Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Range/Cooktop, Microwave, Other, Refrigerator, Washer
A/C - Other
Gas Heat, Radiators
2, Living Room
Woodburning Fireplace, Foyer Entry
Exterior / Lot Features
1 Carport Spaces, Covered
Porch Covered, Balcony
68 x 178
Street Lights, Pocket Door(s), Corner, Level
Current market conditions for 305 S East Street
Active Market Trends
Median list price$82,400
Days on market123
Properties for sale26
Sold Market Trends
Median sold price$88,000
Sales to list price87.6%
Median sq ft price$72
Arrows indicate 90 day trend
Listing Price History for 305 S East Street
Carlinville Real Estate
Carlinville is located in Illinois. Carlinville, Illinois 62626 has a population of 5,799.
The median household income in Carlinville, Illinois 62626 is $43,247. The median household income for the surrounding county is $48,788 compared to the national median of $53,046. The median age of people living in Carlinville 62626 is 40.4 years.
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