812 S Bench St, Galena, Illinois, 61036
Historic Brick Galena Home one block from downtown Galena. Located above the Galena River this home has been very well maintained - at one time the home ran as the John Henry Guest Home & received an Historic Preservation Award. Sitting on over an acre with a Private Gazebo in the back yard. Original woodwork throughout home including Bay Windows with built in window seats, Built in China Cabinet, beamed ceilings, & multiple sets of swinging Double Doors leading to dining room, kitchen, & the wrap Around porch that offers views of the River towards Downtown Galena. Master suite on 2nd level offers an attached 2nd bedroom & bathroom or could be used as a 2 Suite room. Office on 2nd level has beautiful built in bookcases & desk with a bay window with River views. Enjoy the serenity off the upper deck overlooking the River & views to downtown Galena. Third floor has a finished attic with additional bedroom & bathroom. Property is located on a double lot Tax ID# 22-101-353-00. A garage was once approved off the driveway near the shed location. Recent improvements include reapinting, repaired wood boards on the front & back porch along with the pillars & lattice, Fascia installed on the house. Blacktop driveway redone.Professional landscaping & lighting installed to include rain water diversion from the home.