18 S Columbia Street Naperville, IL
$ 608,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10883791
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDU PAGE
  • CityNaperville
  • AreaNaperville
  • NeighborhoodDowntown Naperville
  • Zip60540
  • StyleGeorgian,Traditional
  • Year Built1928
  • Taxes13019
  • Price$ 608,900
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2800
  • Lot Size10,890 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Baird & Warner
Property Description

Welcome to 18 S Columbia Street in the charming Historic District of Naperville! Enter and be transformed back to the beautiful character of original Naperville while blending some modern features that today's buyers will love! Hardwood floors, extra wide baseboard, detailed crown moulding, and glass door knobs carry you throughout this stunner! Step into your spacious yet cozy family room complete with a wood burning fireplace with built-in shelving surround, plus double access points through French doors to your private and peaceful sunporch which leads to your sprawling backyard on your oversized lot! A naturally lit home office sits across the hall from the lovely family room and also features a built-in feature which adds to the character of this historic home. Your bright kitchen with a wall of windows is perfectly set up for all of your cooking needs featuring double ovens, stovetop with hood, and a new dishwasher. Enjoy more character of this home with the original milk delivery window still in place! The space continues in your large formal dining room or eating area which holds an original built-in china cabinet, bay window, and double doors leading you to your private outdoor flagstone patio. Ascend to your second level to find your master suite with double closets plus a sitting room and access to your master bathroom! Three additional generously sized bedrooms are on the second level all with great sized closets plus another full bathroom which shares an access point from the hallway and secondary bedroom. The fourth bedroom at the end of the hall is extremely generous in size and features another bay window, built-ins, and window seat that makes this room perfectly quaint. The space continues in your full basement which holds the perfect "man cave" area with a pool table that transfers with the home and second wood burning fireplace. Another private office area and workout spot can also be found in the basement. Take in these gorgeous Fall days in your estate-like backyard with plenty of green space, flagstone patio, and two car garage with access from both your driveway and alley access. This home is perfectly situated as it currently is, but also offers a fantastic footprint to be transformed into any buyers dream home with a little imagination. Unleash all of your HGTV ideas into this impressive all-brick home - this lot size and square footage at this price just can't be beat in Downtown Naperville! Enjoy this desirable location being just steps from the Downtown atmosphere, dining, shopping, library, River Walk, North Central College and Metra access! Highly acclaimed Naperville District 203 Schools! 18 S. Columbia has a wonderful history dating back to the 1920's when this home was originally built by high-ranking Kroehler Furniture Factory employee, E.J.T. Moyer (with Frank Lloyd Wright understudy, Harry Franklin Robinson, as the architect), as a wedding gift for daughter Mildred Moyer to Milton Staufer who eventually became the Mayor of Naperville. View "Additional Information" for the full write-up on the history! Welcome home!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Ellsworth Elementary School Washington Junior High School Naperville North High School
Price History
9/27/2020 Listed $609,900
10/16/2020 1% - $608,900

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Cooktop, Range Hood
Architectural Style Georgian, Traditional
Community Features Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Elementary School Ellsworth Elementary School
Elementary School District 203
Exterior Features Patio, Porch Screened
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Steam
High School Naperville North High School
High School District 203
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Historic/Period Mlwk
Middle/Junior High School Washington Junior High School
Middle/Junior School District 203
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active

Interior Features

Basement Partially Finished, Exterior Access, Lookout, Rec/Family Area, Storage Space
Basement Full
Bedroomspossible 4
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Laundry Features In Unit, Sink
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 4

Exterior Features

Door Features French Doors, Pocket Door(s)
Exterior Brick
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 75X149
Lot Features Sidewalks
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Dining Room 18X16 Main Level Parquet
Family Room 25X14 Main Level Hardwood
Game Rm 20X18 Basement
Living Room Not Applicable
Master Bedroom 16X13 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 9X4 Main Level Hardwood
Office 14X11 Main Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 16X14 Basement
Screened Porch 21X10 Main Level Other


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

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60540

AVG $1.18M
AVG $16,980
AVG 140
Year Built
AVG 1983
AVG 40
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