Price
$ 487,200

979 S Rocky Hill Road, Galena, IL 61036  
  • 3 beds
  • 5 baths
  • 3,002 sqft

979 S Rocky Hill Road, Galena, IL 61036  

The Anderson home follows the architecture of the Saltbox homes that convey years of American colonial history in a single glance. With distinctive high pitched asymmetrical roofs, and flat, unadorned exteriors, these homes show how people lived in the nation's earliest days, between the early 16th and late 17th centuries, adjusting their homes as needed to make things easier. Because of their unique features, Saltbox homes are also instantly recognizable, and among the iconic residences of the Northeast coast Saltbox homes got their name because they looked like the large asymmetrical wooden saltboxes everyone used in colonial times. New construction of this 3000 sq. ft. home has reversed the old cliché to “Thinking Inside The Box.� By design the exterior appears to be a simple massive country barn centered on 5 plus acres. The land is a premium parcel located on top of and overlooking the entire Irish Hollow Valley. Once you enter the home the “Barn� is gone and you are now in the foyer leading to the grand staircase climbing to the second floor balcony area. The second floor is completely dedicated to the comfort of the Master bedroom suite. This area has lofty panoramic views from numerous windows. The suite has his & her bathrooms; his features an oversized walk in tiled shower and hers has a turn of the century soaking tub. There is a 12 X 11 WIC. The main floor /living area has the dining room, kitchen, living room, half bath and laundry. Designed to have the feel of a country farm house, using colors and built-ins to utilize every cubic space while warm with open spacious rooms. The massive country kitchen is designed for family dining with plenty of prep space and a walk in pantry. High end Wolf and Zero appliances complement the gourmet cook. With the panoramic views and plenty of space the kitchen will be the central room of this farm house, bringing back the days of old. The living room has numerous windows for the great vistas and p

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
20152538
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
5
House Size
3,002
Lot Size
5.41 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
2014
County
Jo Daviess
Full Bath
4
Half Bath
1
Garage
1.0
County School District
Galena
Taxes
7189.0
Listing courtesy of PREFERRED PROPERTIES OF GALENA
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7/5/2017 Price change $-36,300 (-6.9%) $487,200
4/20/2017 Price change $-101,500 (-16.2%) $523,500
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