309 W 16th Street, Sterling, IL
$ 299,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11862652
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CitySterling
  • AreaSterling
  • Zip61081
  • Style
  • Year Built1946
  • Taxes$ 9210
  • Price$ 299,900
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4518
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Always Admired! Stately 2 story home on a double corner lot near Kilgore Park. This custom built home offers so many special features and quality throughout, from the grand entry foyer to the beautiful open staircase. The living room features bay windows, built in shelving and gorgeous hardwood floors. Louvered french doors lead to the library with more beautiful built ins. The handy kitchen with ceramic tile flooring and solid surface countertops, offers a full set of appliances and a built in desk area. The adjacent breakfast nook with bay window overlooking the pretty sunroom, includes a wet bar, cabinets and a pass through from the kitchen. An extra spacious formal dining room features another bay window and is perfect for large dinner parties. The upper level consists of 3-4 bedrooms and 2 baths. The primary suite, generous in size, boasts a gas fireplace, private bath, a walk in closet with loads of cabinetry, drawers and storage, 2 additional closets and an adjacent sitting room or office (could be a bedroom as well). 2 more roomy bedrooms are features with a Jack and Jill bath between them. There is a fully accessible walk up attic, perfect for storage. A totally separate 4th bedroom suite is a unique feature of this home. It offers complete privacy, plenty of closet space and a full private bath. The main floor laundry area with adjacent mud room comes complete with tons of cabinets and storage. Pella windows are featured in the sun drenched Florida Room. Enjoy views of the private, shady backyard with mature trees and perennials. Six panel doors are featured throughout the home. There are 2 staircases to the basement. The finished portion of the basement offers a rec room with pool table. The unfinished portion makes a great workshop or storage room. Furnace (2012). Central air (2007). Water Heater (2019). Water softener (2005). 2 car attached garage has gas wall heater. Vinyl privacy fenced backyard. Storage shed. Only steps away from the Kilgore Park tennis courts and Imagination Station. Great walking path around the park too! Vacant lots to the north available for purchase.

Price History
8/18/2023 Listed $335,000
9/12/2023 11% - $299,900

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Partial
City Sterling
Community Features Park, Tennis Court(s)
Cooling Central Air
County Whiteside
Days on Market 33
Directions Locust Street to West 16th Street.
Elementary School District 5
Garage Spaces 2
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School District 5
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases
MLS Area Sterling
Middle/Junior School District 5
New Construction No
Other Structures Shed(s)
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Asphalt
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name 16th
Tax Annual Amount 9210.7
Tax Year 2022
Total Rooms 11
Township Sterling
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1946

Interior Features

Basement Partially Finished, Crawl, Storage Space
Bedrooms Possible 4
Fireplace Features Gas Log
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Livingareasource Assessor
Room Type Library, Breakfast Room, Recreation Room, Sitting Room, Foyer, Mud Room, Sun Room
Street Suffix Street
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

Living Area 4518
Exterior Brick
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 110 X 142
Lot Features Corner Lot, Fenced Yard
Other Equipment Water-Softener Owned, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump
Water Source Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 61081

AVG $280K
AVG $4,380
AVG 91
Year Built
AVG 1954
AVG 43
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