906 N.5th

Overview of the Buyers

Jermaine Ward and his girlfriend April wanted to live in an historic neighborhood and found Enos Park through the local newspaper. They are both from Sparta, Illinois. Jermaine’s occupation is construction and his girlfriend April is a CNA at a hospital. He said one of the main reasons he picked Enos Park to live in was that he liked the neighborhood and all of the big houses.

History of the house

Jermaine said that the house was originally a group home at one time and he said the style of the house was Victorian 1800’s. The house is 2,300 square feet.

What they’ve done…

Jermaine and April have been doing primarily all of the construction and renovations to the house while working along with the city.

1) Waterfall- as you walk into the home. It is run off of recycled water.

2) Master bed/bath- They have re-tiled the floor and the tub area and added new sinks and has a walk-in shower. Also added a new sink and lighting.

3) Kitchen- They have added new ceiling and floor tiles, new cabinets and appliances, lights and counter top.


Jermaine and April are very happy with the progress of the house and are expecting renovation completion Summer 2013!!


Enjoy photos!!