851 W Downer Place, Aurora, IL
$ 499,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11992399
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyKANE
  • CityAurora
  • AreaAurora - Eola
  • NeighborhoodBlackhawk
  • Zip60506
  • Style
  • Year Built1910
  • Taxes$ 7461
  • Price$ 499,900
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4203
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Welcome to this stunning American Foursquare style home nestled in the heart of Aurora, boasting timeless character and $200,000 worth of modern updates including new plumbing and upgraded electrical. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by a spacious foyer adorned with beveled, leaded-glass windows, setting the tone for the charm that awaits. The main level features original woodwork, trim, and hardwood floors, complemented by newer updates including fresh paint and hardwood floors in many rooms. Entertain in the large living room with built-in bookcases and a wood-burning fireplace adorned with original tile-work, or host memorable dinners in the formal dining room with its original chandelier, arched French doors, and bay windows. The updated kitchen delights with granite counter-tops, glass-front cabinets, custom tile work, and stainless steel appliances. Adjacent, a sunroom offers a cozy eat-in area with abundant casement windows. Completing the main level is a convenient full bath and laundry room. Descend to the fully finished English basement, boasting a bedroom that is currently used as a storage and a versatile workshop with a built-in workbench, full bath with updated fixtures. Retreat to the second floor, where four bedrooms await, including a lavish master suite with a private half bath and walk-in closet. Venture up to the third floor, where you'll find additional living space or a private office, complete with a newly renovated full bath featuring an original clawfoot tub. This home has been upgraded with a new high-efficiency HVAC system, zoned heating and cooling, and many replaced windows. Outside, enjoy a brick paver patio with a firepit-Entertainment Paradise, a 2.5 car garage with ample storage, and a fully fenced yard with a playset. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown Aurora, miles of walking and biking trails, and an array of shopping and dining options, this historic gem offers the perfect blend of elegance and modern comfort. Don't miss the opportunity to make it yours!

Price History
3/2/2024 Listed $524,900
4/12/2024 4% - $509,000
5/1/2024 2% - $499,900

General Features

Interior Features Hardwood Floors,First Floor Laundry,First Floor Full Bath,Bookcases,Ceiling - 10 Foot
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Natural Gas
Cooling Central Air,Zoned
Possession Closing
Appliances Range,Microwave,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Disposal
Exterior Features Brick Paver Patio
Garage Spaces 2
Association Fee Includes None
Year Built 1910
Electric Circuit Breakers,200+ Amp Service
Township Aurora
Tax Year 2022
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
County Kane
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Total Rooms 11
Status Active
Directions Randall Rd. to Downer Blvd,go east to home
City Aurora
High School District 129
MLS Area Aurora / Eola
Waterfront Y/N No
Street Name Downer
Tax Annual Amount 7461.74
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Virtual Tour
Days on Market 67
Standard Status Active
Middle/Junior School District 129
Elementary School District 129
Property Type Detached Single

Interior Features

Basement Full
Total Fireplaces 1
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Street Suffix Place
Total Bedrooms 5
Room Type Office,Bedroom 5,Foyer,Bedroom 6,Mud Room,Pantry,Sun Room
LivingAreaSource Assessor
Total Baths 5
Bedrooms Possible 6
Basement Finished,Lookout,Rec/Family Area

Exterior Features

Water Source Public
Total Parking 2
Lot Dimensions 80X150
Other Equipment Humidifier,CO Detectors,Sump Pump
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Type Detached
Garage Ownership Owned
Exterior Cedar


  • 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 60506

AVG $360K
AVG $6,840
AVG 144
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1950