• Asking Price $199,900
  • Estimated Value: $220,353

  • 4 Beds 3 Baths 2,472 SqFt
  • Single Family Home / For Sale by Owner

Property Details for 268 LAKE DR, MURPHYSBORO, IL 62966


  • Price/sqft: $80
  • Lot Size: 0.7 acres
  • Total Rooms: 7
  • Stories: 200
  • Heating: Central
  • Construction Type: Frame


  • Year Built: 01/01/1963
  • Property ID: 567960290
  • Parcel Number: 14-23-327-001
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • County: JACKSON


This property is offered for sale directly by the owner. For Sale By Owner homes, also known as FSBOs, can be a good buying opportunity, because the owner will save up to 6% when there are no brokers involved in the transaction. This leaves more room for price negotiation and potential buyer savings.

This listing is NOT a foreclosure. UNDER CONTRACT(6/1 Update): This home is having an extensive exterior remodel and will be listed at a higher price to reflect the work done both inside and out.You will fall in love with this beautiful Colonial nestled in tranquil Lake Chautauqua.Welcome to this turn-key, Colonial style home in the desirable (private) Lake Chautauqua Community! Just minutes to Carbondale/SIUC Campus, located outside Murphysboro city limits.268 Lake Dr. has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Brick/vinyl, new poured front porch with gorgeous columns.At just under an acre, the yard is beautiful - loaded with perennials, landscaping, deck with attached gazebo, and a long black top drive. The wooded lot next to the home has been deeded to the Lake Chautauqua Community and will remain 1.5 acres of private woods.It's wonderful hilltop location overlooks Lake Chautauqua, 3 bedrooms and 1 of 2 Family Rooms have a lake view.The lake is wonderful for swimming, fishing , paddle boats or canoes. It has a lovely covered Pavilion, new docks (including a floating swimming/sunning dock) and firepit for cookouts and Smores.EVERYTHING has been done for you, completely move-in ready! Refinished Antique Front Door, Sub Floors, Flooring, Electrical and Drywall, Insulation, Paint, Interior Doors, Colonial style High Baseboards, Tile Floors in an amazing Herringbone pattern, and an economical Tankless Hot Water Heater, Anderson French Doors, Sliders and Windows in the Sunroom - the list goes on and on... Custom Kitchen with Painted/Glazed Soft-close Cabinets/Drawers, 2 Lazy Susan's, Pantry - HUGE antimicrobial Quartz Island with seating for 3 or more. Deep satin finish Farm sink with Automatic on/off Faucet in Island, along with Dishwasher and pull-out Trash and Recycle Bins. QUARTZ is naturally antimicrobial and stronger than granite.Appliances included; New Stainless French Door Refrigerator, Microwave, Range and In-sink Disposal.The Kitchen is bright, open to Dining and 1 of 2 Family Rooms. New Baths on Main (Powder Room) and Second floors including Full Bath and Master Bath addition. White Plantation Blinds, upstairs and down, not to mention a new, beautiful Oak Staircase.Newer Tilt-in easy clean Windows upstairs - Anderson down.Easy to care for hard flooring downstairs (tile and real hardwood), with newer carpet up. Both the Full Bath and Master Bath feature porcelain tile flooring for easy care. Huge Soaking Tub in Full Bath (fits an average size adult lying down) - Granite Sink. Custom tiled Master Bath with gorgeous vanity and Quartz top, custom paint color and soft-close drawers. His/Her closets.Amazing Sunroom has its own heat/AC (one of three HVAC units in home, very budget friendly) has been updated with whitewashed solid pine walls and tile floor. The TWO living/family rooms along with Sunroom flow together seamlessly for family events/entertaining. Laundry/Mud Room off Garage has custom built-in for Shoes - Hooks for purses, jackets, etc.(Negotiable) Stacked Laundry unit (Negotiable), standard size units could easily fit the space as well. Great storage and Sorting Nook with Bead board.Lovely storage throughout. Huge Coat Closet in Foyer, under-stair storage, Large Closets in all rooms, Pantry and 2 Linen Closets. Need more Storage? Check out the Shed (freshly painted) that's included. Will fit a zero-turn Mower and ALL your TOOLS.FURNITURE INCLUDED; Cherry "Millennium edition" Master Sleigh Bed (Queen with Pillowtop Mattress and Box Springs) and 2 large dressers (one with XL mirror attached) are included in the sale price!Home features a 1.5 car Garage with Workspace/bench along with an exterior Carport for a second vehicle.Blacktop drive has been sealed, rear Deck painted/sealed. Deck features a Gazebo which makes for an AMAZING Grilling space - no matter the weather!The Backyard is very Private with a "fence" of enormous Evergreens! Nice, shady area between home and protected wooded area.HOA (due once yearly, Sept. 30th - breaks down to approx. $57/mo) includes Sewage, Private Beach with Pavilion, Private Lake and a secluded, Tranquil community. Tons of rabbit, deer and wildlife to watch. Lovely people, great places to walk - esp. with "man's best friend."Please Note;*NO REALTOR/BROKER CONTACT PLEASE. If a Realtor contacts us on your behalf, please be prepared to pay their fee if we close - as we will not.*No furniture (OTHER than noted in Master, 3 pcs plus mattresses), Antiques, Decor, ect. are included in price/NOT for sale.* No Exterior Decor, and some Plants do NOT stay.*Will need bank/lender letter of Approval. $199,900! - Call, Text or Email, more on Zillow, Craigslist/So IL.*PLEASE NOTE*:24-48 hr notice before requested showing time.-No shoes allowed in home.-No pets at showing.-Well behaved Children are always welcome!(Please be courteous - No playing with toys, dolls, Legos, etc in the home).*Due to being priced extremely under investment, home is being sold "as is." Should the Buyer need/require an inspection, it will be at buyers expense.*Minimum $500 down with signed contract to begin home buying process.*No fees will be paid on sellers end except what is customary with seller's bank.Check will be cashed upon signed agreement and held by seller's bank.

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