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Sullivan

Just north of Lake Shelbyville is the city of Sullivan: the largest city in Moultrie County and its county seat. True to their motto, Sullivan is “More Than Just a Small Town.” Located roughly 35 minutes away from the city of Decatur and 1 hour and 15 minutes from Springfield, this city’s greatest draw is its spectacular location close to the lake. With a rich history, Sullivan, Illinois offers residents slow-paced, small-city life accompanied by a friendly, welcoming community and plenty of things to do. View more Sullivan, IL real estate information.

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Sullivan Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $188K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $3.5M
Total Listings 653
Avg. Days On Market 156
Avg. Price/SQFT $95

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26 Asa Creek Court, Sullivan

$479,000

↓ $20,000 Active

26 Asa Creek Court, Sullivan

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,800 SqFt Single Family

Grant Beals C21 Realty Concepts

1034 State Highway 32, Sullivan

$399,900

↓ $15,100 Active

1034 State Highway 32, Sullivan

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial

Melissa Keays Glenda Williamson Realty

45 Bradford Hills, Sullivan

$293,500

↓ $6,400 Active

45 Bradford Hills, Sullivan

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,175 SqFt Single Family

Junette Randol Glenda Williamson Realty

211 S Market Street, Sullivan

$289,900

Active

211 S Market Street, Sullivan

0 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial

Kristina Frost Glenda Williamson Realty

909 S Hamilton Street, Sullivan

$179,900

Pending

909 S Hamilton Street, Sullivan

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,813 SqFt Single Family

Amanda Godden Glenda Williamson Realty

412 W Harrison Street, Sullivan

$161,500

↓ $6,000 Active Under Contract

412 W Harrison Street, Sullivan

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,373 SqFt Single Family

Cathrine Craig Shelby Realty Services

New
512 N Graham Street, Sullivan

$154,900

Active

512 N Graham Street, Sullivan

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,110 SqFt Single Family

Christopher Nichols Glenda Williamson Realty

1302 W Haydon Street, Sullivan

$143,900

Active

1302 W Haydon Street, Sullivan

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,188 SqFt Single Family

Debbie Waggoner Coldwell Banker Classic Real Estate

716 W Blackwood Street, Sullivan

$139,900

Active

716 W Blackwood Street, Sullivan

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,560 SqFt Single Family

William Highland Highland Real Estate

314 W Scott Street, Sullivan

$139,000

↓ $8,500 Active

314 W Scott Street, Sullivan

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,272 SqFt Single Family

Cathrine Craig Shelby Realty Services

106 W George Street, Sullivan

$119,900

Pending

106 W George Street, Sullivan

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,525 SqFt Single Family

Kristina Frost Glenda Williamson Realty

116 Harrison Street, Sullivan

$99,900

Active Under Contract

116 Harrison Street, Sullivan

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family

Nate Zimmer Elite Realty

Sullivan, Illinois Area Information

As the largest city in the area, Sullivan has a more bustling energy to it than perhaps other, smaller regions. Its major roads are West Jackson Street (or the IL 121) and North Hamilton Street (or the IL 32), both of which continue out into Moultrie County. The next biggest areas around Sullivan are as follows: Bethany to the northwest, Lovington to the north, and Mattoon to the southeast. 

The city of Sullivan, IL provides its residents and visitors with a plethora of things to do. Sullivan has two community centers, Building 1225 and Sullivan Civic Center, which are great options for families who want to get out and about.

Sullivan also has two large parks, located in the northern part of the city. Wyman Park and Tabor Park are wide open green spaces surrounded by large trees. Asa Creek, which runs through Tabor Park, eventually leads into Kaskaskia River.

Locals agree that one of Sullivan’s gems is The Little Theatre On The Square: a non-profit organization that puts on plays and musicals, and hosts events and workshops, focusing on children and teens. 

Nature-lovers will find Sullivan appealing for its location. Lake Shelbyville, one of the most popular attractions in the state, is just 3.5 miles away. Access campgrounds, nature preserves, parks, and more, all just a short drive away. 

Also nearby is the Sullivan Country Club, Kaskaskia River State Fish and Wildlife Management Area, and Bo Wood Campground.

Sullivan, Illinois Real Estate

Real estate in Sullivan, Illinois is composed mainly of quaint Bungalows on quiet streets, although you will sometimes encounter a multi-story home for sale. These single-family homes are built in more traditional architectural styles as opposed to modern, and this adds to the small-town charm of the city. 

Typically, properties in Sullivan come with fair sized yards with mature trees on the lot. The streets are relatively quiet and narrow, but it’s easy to get to the town center (where you will find a number of shops and restaurants). 

In regards to home price, this can range depending on a number of factors. The higher priced homes in the area are newer builds on larger sized properties. In general, homes for sale in Sullivan are priced higher than the small surrounding towns and areas. 

Sullivan, Illinois History

The city of Sullivan, Illinois was named after Sullivan’s Island in South Carolina, also the location of Fort Moultrie. This city has a long, rich history. Founded in 1845, this city was the site of two major fires that destroyed the courthouse and Titus Opera House, respectively, as well as the site of a riot during the Lincoln-Douglas presidential race. More information about Sullivan’s history can be found by visiting the Moultrie County Heritage Center, located on East Harrison Street. 

 

Schools in Sullivan

The city of Sullivan, Illinois is served by Sullivan Community Unit School District #300. Click for more information about Sullivan's School District.


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