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Holy Rosary Abbey

820 East 5th St, Galesburg, IL 61401


17,000 SF | Special Purpose

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Special Purpose Property - Off Market

Building Size:
17,000 SF
Property Type:
Special Purpose
Property Sub-type:
Special Purpose (Other)
Property Use Type:
Lot Size:
5 AC
Listing ID
Last Updated
over 1 year ago


Offered for sale is a 17k +/- square foot facility originally built as a nursing home in the '70's, it is of brick and concrete slab construction with a conventional pitched roof over 4/5's of the complex, all situated on approximately 6+/- acres of surveyed and partially fenced property.
The facility has been for the past seven years, converted and is currently utilized as a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery. The property is adjacent to a city park and rests in a well kept residential neighborhood. City bus service stops in front of the complex.
Tremendous upgrades have been completed in the past seven years, including all new plumbing, electrical, new roof, hot water heaters and boilers. The building was built in a traditional "quadrangle" (with five wings) leaving a totally enclosed private courtyard that is about 40 x 100.
This facility has great potential for almost any use: women & children's shelter or safe-house, low income housing, homeless shelter, apartments, offices, congregate housing ... let your imagination be your guide.
The Benedictine monastery that utilizes the

820 East 5th Street - Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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