Absolute Online Auction – Brainerd Trace - The Edwards House Lincoln, IL

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700 N. Union Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

Property #: TAA2022

Preview Times

August 9th at 12:00pm CT
August 16th at 12:00pm CT

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Vance Luksetich
Tranzon Asset Advisors

618-830-9091 vancel@tranzon.com


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Brainerd Trace - The Edwards House

Grand 19th Century Hilltop Mansion

Gracious Lines, Historic Provenance, Rarely Available with Unlimited Potential – A Home for All Times  
Come Explore the Historic Brainerd ~ Edwards House
Selling at Absolute – No Reserve 
  • 5,500 sf +/- Main Greek Revival styled Residence on 3+ Acres of Mature Shaded Estate
  • First Time on Market in nearly 60 years!  This is Your One Opportunity to Purchase History!
  • 6 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths
  • Significantly Enlarged/Renovated Home on 3.29 Acres +/- in 1882 – Original Residence dates to 1859
  • Beautiful Formal Rooms Throughout – Impressive Moldings – Wainscoting – Classic Architecture Abounds Throughout
  • Designed for Entertainment & Gracious Living of a by-gone era – Incredibly well Constructed & Maintained for over 130 years
  • First Floor contains: Formal Living Room, Informal Sitting Room/Office, Substantial Formal Dining Room, Large Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Full Bath & Half-Bath along with Informal Dining Area with Portrait Windows Overlooking the Grounds
  • Second Floor has: Amazing Formal Library, Incredibly Spacious Master Suite, Winding Staircase to Second Grand Entry, 3 Secondary Bedrooms & Sitting Area above the Foyer
  • Magnificent Grounds with Ageless Shade Trees, Mature Plantings, three Season Flowers and Ample Space for your Family’s lifestyle
  • This Home is Perfect for use as a Bed & Breakfast or AirBnB
  • Paved circle Driveway leads to the Impressive front Colonnade and separate Covered Porches
  • Two Garages one with Workshop Area – each Garage can accommodate two automobiles
  • The Stately front Columns were purchased and once graced President Lincoln’s Bank in Springfield
  • Central Heat & Air with Zoned Systems plus an Intercom & Whole Home Security Systems
  • All Utilities are operating and in good maintenance
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Recent Updates and Renovations Include:
  • 2012 Repaved entire driveway with blacktop
  • 2013 Home exterior completely painted 
  • 2014 New Raised Seam Insulated Roof on House & Both Garages
  • 2015 New High Velocity Air Conditioning System 
  • 2016 Replaced one of 2 Gas fired hot water boilers
  • 2018 Painted upstairs interior
  • 2019 Painted Downstairs interior
Convenient Centralized Location
  • 22 minutes from Springfield, IL
  • 28 minutes to Bloomington/Normal
  • 37 minutes to Decatur, IL
  • 2.5 hours to Chicago
Tranzon is Proud to work with Seth Goodman and Bob Neal of ME Realty-Lincoln, IL

Tranzon Asset Advisors, Vance Luksetich, IL Broker #471.014411

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Vance Luksetich: Tranzon Asset Advisors

618-830-9091 vancel@tranzon.com

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  • Buyer's Premium: 10% Buyers Premium based on the high bid.
  • Closing: 30-Day closing, sold in As-Is, Where-Is condition, no contingencies.
  • Deposit Amount: 10% deposit of the total sale price in guaranteed funds.
  • Broker Co-op: 2% of the high bid will be paid to a properly registered broker at settlement.
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